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Are Loyalty Programs Worth It?

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E-Commerce expert Neal Kaiser: Offering a loyalty program has a lot of value for your company and your customers, but it likely won’t look like loyalty programs of previous generations.

Has Band of Outsiders Shut Down?

Band of Outsiders, the LA-based brand founded by Scott Sternberg in 2004, may be calling it quits. According to a report in Fashionista this morning, the brand has laid off most of its staff and cancelled fall orders. The brand has not publicly commented on the rumors as of this afternoon. Sternberg, who didn’t have […]

Gander Mountain Opening Stores in St. Louis, El Paso

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Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain is opening new stores in the St. Louis area and in El Paso, part of a planned expansion that will reach at least eight stores this year.

New Barbour Boston Store Opens Today

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North American subsidiary of J. Barbour & Sons, Ltd., of Britain, Barbour Inc., will open the doors of its new Boston store today, May 22nd. The new store, located at 79 Newbury Street, is a relocation and expansion from 134 Newbury Street where the brand spent 10 successful years. “We’re thrilled to welcome Bostonians and visitors […]

Walmart Increases Job Guarantees For Transitioning Troops

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Walmart announced the next step in its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment by guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the commitment’s original launch on Memorial Day 2013. The previous commitment was for veterans within 12 months off active duty. In addition to the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, […]

Dolce & Gabbana Opens Store in Moscow

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Dolce & Gabbana announced their latest store opening in Tretyakovsky Proedz 2 in Moscow.

Paul Smith’s Art Exhibit Opens in London

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Paul Smith’s latest art exhibition, “The Secret Life of the Pencil,” pays homage to the pencil.

Perry Ellis International Shifts Leadership

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Perry Ellis International has made some shifts in its executive structure, with George Feldenkreis passing on his CEO title to his son, president and COO Oscar Feldenkreis, and retaining the chair position.

Jeff Block Named President of Slate & Stone

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Slate & Stone, a three-year-old New York-based sportswear brand, has hired former PEI VP Jeff Block as its president.

H&M Opens NYC Flagship Across from H&M Store, Down Block from Another

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The 63,000 sq. ft. store is across 34th Street and Broadway from an existing H&M store and a block from another – both of which will remain open.