American Apparel Names Thoryn Stephens Chief Digitial Officer

American Apparel

As chief digital officer, Stephens will work on digital marketing data analytics, and e-commerce strategies.

Schmoozing: Randa’s Margaritas & Mojitos Party in Las Vegas


Randa Accessories hosted its Margaritas & Mojitos party at the Border Grill in Mandalay Bay Resort during Las Vegas market week last Tuesday.

West Coast Ports and Union Announce Tentative Deal

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative deal for the labor contract on the West Coast Ports late last week.

Mall of America Named as Potential Terror Target

The largest mall in the country was named in a video released by terrorists, says Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Obituary: South Coast Plaza Developer Henry Segerstrom

Henry T. Segerstrom, the developer of Orange County, Calif.’s South Coast Plaza—the largest mall on the West Coast—has died at the age of 91.

Nordstrom Q4 Profit Hit by Trunk Club Acquisition


Nordstrom’s net earnings were down in Q4 despite net sales rising 9% to $3.9 billion.

Walmart Will Give 500,000 People Raises to $9 an Hour

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Walmart will raise the wages of 500,000 full- and part-time employees of both Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to $9 an hour in April.

Marc Schneider Named CEO of Kenneth Cole Productions

Marc Schneider

Schneider comes to Kenneth Cole from PVH, where he has been group president of the Heritage Brands division since 2011.

Hawke & Co. to Launch Footwear Collection

The shoes, which will be inspired by the Pro, Outfitter and Black collections, will be produced under license by Core Classics.

Hudson CEO Resigns from Joe’s Jeans Board, Hires Advisors

Hudson Jeans

Kim joined the board in 2013 when Joe’s Jeans acquired Hudson for $97.6 million.