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Robert Graham Licenses Shirt Avenue

Robert Graham

Robert Graham has extended its relationship with its dress shirt licensee, Shirt Avenue, to include tailored clothing and neckwear.

Jim Fortier Opens Blueprint 5 in Rhode Island


Blueprint 5, with 1,200 sq. ft. of selling space designed by BKLYN Dry Goods, features a mix of better contemporary and classic brands.

Bread & Butter Files for Bankruptcy

Bread and Butter

Bread & Butter, the beleaguered Berlin-based trade show, has filed for bankruptcy, according to media reports.

Sears CEO Speaks About Store Closings in Corporate Blog

Sears Holdings CEO Eddie Lampert spoke out about the closings of more than 200 Sears and Kmart stores in a post titled “Moving Forward” on the corporate blog yesterday. “I am proud of the work associates contribute to serve our members in all of our stores and believe that the decision to keep some of […]

Crocs Names Gregg Ribatt CEO

Gregg Ribatt, who was most recently interim CEO at Spanx, will join Crocs at the end of next month.

Brown Shoe Sells Shoes.com

Brown Shoe Co has sold Shoes.com to Canadian e-commerce retailer Shoeme.ca for an undisclosed amount.

Nearly 1,000 Retailers to Participate in Free Shipping Day

“Free Shipping Day,” Thursday, December 18 this year, has 987 participating retailers so far.

Gucci CEO di Marco and Creative Director Giannini Stepping Down

Kering announced that Gucci’s chief executive Patrizio di Marco and its creative director Frida Giannini will both be leaving the company in the next couple months.

Crespy and Hoffman Join International Laundry

International Laundry has named Michael Crespy VP of marketing and operations and Steven Hoffman VP of sales.

Tommy Hilfiger and GQ Honor Men of New York

Willie Geist Tony Goldwyn Sam Rockwell-FEATURED

Today Show co-anchor Willie Geist and actors Tony Goldwyn and Sam Rockwell were among the men honored by Tommy Hilfiger and GQ last night at the Tommy Hilfiger flagship in NYC.