Gap Inc. to Hire 63,000 Seasonal Workers

Gap

Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta stores will add 63,000 seasonal workers for the holidays.

Guest Editorial: Quit Whining and Do Something!

Jack Abelson-FEATURED

Jack Abelson: Retailers need to focus on what they control and not what is out of their hands.

Quiksilver Makes Executive Changes as Founder Retires

Quiksilver

Founder Bob McKnight will remain a director and CEO Andy Mooney is elected chairman.

Will Leather Goods Opens First “Found” Shop

Will Found store-FEATURED

Will Leather Goods opened its first Found store in Portland, Ore., 2,000 sq. ft. collection of reclaimed bags and other one-of-a-kind creations.

Century 21 Opening in Philadelphia

Century 21

New York-based off-price retailer Century 21 will open its first store outside NY and NJ.

Kmart Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers After Security Breach

Sears Holdings Corp.’s Kmart division is the latest major retailer to suffer a cyber attack.

Lizette Chin Named VP Menswear at BJI

Larry Hymes Karen Alberg Grossman Lizette Chin Matthew Klein and Stu Nifoussi-FEATURED

Matthew Klein will lead sales at MRket. Stu Nifoussi will take a new corporate role.

Costco to Sell Online in China

Costco announced that it will enter the Chinese market through Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com.

Marvin Ellison to Succeed Ullman at JCPenney

Marvin Ellison

Marvin Ellison, the EVP of stores at Home Depot and a former Target executive, joins JCPenney as president and CEO-Designee in November this year and will succeed Ullman in August 2015.

Obituary: Chris Crowley of Maker & Co.

Chris Crowley

Christopher Crowley, a menswear veteran and co-founder of the Maker & Co. brand, died suddenly of a heart attack on Friday, October 10. He was 50.