A retailer asks merchandise planning expert Steve Pruitt, “Are there any trends in the spring collections that we should get excited about and ready to push to our customers?”
Mall developer Taubman opened an 880,000 sq. ft. mall in Sarasota, Fla. today, anchored by Dillard’s, Macy’s and Saks.
Tengram Capital Partners has acquired what it calls “a significant interest” in the Italian luxury brand Luciano Barbera and appointed former Brioni North America chief Todd Barrato as its new CEO.
Retailers Sam, John and Scott Malouf got together recently to celebrate the success of Scott’s new venture, Malouf on the Plaza in Santa Fe.
Ralph Lauren executive Matthew Youngs has been named chairman of the National Father’s Day Committee.
Portland, Ore. jewelry store Gilt says it’s been using the Gilt name since the 1990s.
Nick Graham is expanding his eponymous brand with the help of Iconix Brand Group and a launch this week at Macy’s.
Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta stores will add 63,000 seasonal workers for the holidays.