Macy’s Restructuring Will Cut 2,500 Jobs

Macy's Inc

Macy’s Inc. will combine two of its regions, dissolve nine districts into neighboring ones and lay off about 2,500 people.

Well Furnished

Robert Talbott

Shirt and tie business at better men’s specialty stores is in stasis: good, but not growing. By Harry Sheff

Loehmann’s Liquidation Sales Start Tomorrow


Going-out-of-business sales will begin at the 39 Loehmann’s off-price stores in 11 states tomorrow.

ICSC Buys Kiosk Trade Magazine, Conference

Iinternational Council of Shopping Centers

The ICSC has acquired Specialty Retail Report and several retail-focused conferences from Pinnacle Publishing.

Forever 21 Stores Fined for OSHA Violations

Forever 21

Forever 21 has been fined of $236,500 by OSHA for safety violations at stores in N.Y. and N.J.

Barbour International Launching Deus Ex Machina Collaboration

Barbour x Deus Ex Machina

Barbour International will be launching a collaboration with custom motorcycle builder Deus Ex Machina for fall 2014.

Bob Skinner Joins Women’s Denim Brand

Bob Skinner

Former Smart Apparel CEO Bob Skinner has been named president and CEO of NYDJ, a women’s denim brand.

PVH Signs Australian Licensee for Izod


PVH has licensed Australia-based Axis Golf for men’s sportswear and golf apparel under the Izod brand.

Capsule Acquired by Reed Exhibitions

Capsule and Reed

Reed Exhibitions, which acquired Agenda a year ago, has added Capsule to its fashion trade show portfolio.

Men’s Wearhouse Makes New Offer for Jos. A. Bank

Men's Wearhouse

Men’s Wearhouse has made another offer for rival Jos. A. Bank, this time for $57.50 per share or $1.6 billion.