About MRketplace Staff

Articles written by various members of the MRketplace staff.

Joe’s Jeans CEO Marc Crossman Resigns

Joe's Jeans

President and CEO of Joe’s Jeans, Marc Crossman announced that he will step down from his position, moving into a consulting role for the company.

Bon-Ton CFO Plowman to Retire


Keith E. Plowman, chief financial officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., will retire in August this year.

Deckers Names Lafitte Chief Operating Officer

David Lafitte

Lafitte, who has been general counsel for Deckers since 2012, replaces the retiring Zohar Ziv.

Vince Camuto Dies After Battle With Cancer

Vince Camuto

Camuto, the co-founder of Nine West and his own brand, was 78.

Gucci Promotes Alessandro Michele to Creative Director


Alessandro Michele replaces Frida Giannini, whose departure was announced in December.

Scottish Textiles: The Unfortunate Demise of an Industry


Lynn Elliot: The Scottish textile industry is endangered, down by half from its latter-day peak in the 1980s.

Watch SNL’s Kate McKinnon Play Justin Bieber

McKinnon as Bieber

Saturday Night Live mocked Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein ads with cast member Kate McKinnon playing the diminutive pop star.

Schmoozing: Paul & Shark Market Party


Paul & Shark hosted a market week party in its showroom last Saturday evening.

Robert Graham Opening Second NYC Store

Robert Graham

Robert Graham will open a new store—its second in Manhattan—in The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center this spring.

Express and Sycamore Partners End Talks


Sycamore Partners has ceased its pursuit of the retail chain Express.