Amazon, Nordstrom Lead Customer Satisfaction Index

The American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2014 report ranks Amazon the top e-commerce retailer and Nordstrom the top department store retailer.

Campion to Succeed Blair as Nike CFO

Nike Inc. EVP/CFO Donald W. Blair will retire from the company in October, to be succeeded by SVP of finance, strategy and investor relations Andrew Campion.

Jason Cater Joins Peter Millar as VP, Design & Merchandising

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Jason Cater has been named VP of design and merchandising at Peter Millar’s Peter Millar Collection division.

Salence Wins Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Award

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Whitney Hunter and Andy Gathings of Salence Outerwear have won Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Award for menswear.

In Other News: More Consumers Do Online Research

Webrooming is growing, and several reports show that it’s long eclipsed its dreaded opposite approach, “showrooming.”

Obituary: John Novachis

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John Novachis, owner of the J. Novachis better men’s specialty store in Edina, Minnesota, has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Pantone Picks Top Ten Fashion Colors for Fall

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Pantone, the professional color standards service for the design industries, released its Fashion Color Report Fall 2015 during Fashion Week.

Adler Promoted to President at JCS Apparel

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Michael Adler has been promoted to president of sales for men’s, boys’ and girls’ at JCS Apparel.

De Blasio Launches $15 Million Fashion Program for New York

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during Fashion Week that the City would triple its investment in the fashion industry, from $5 million to $15 million.

Michael Kors Opens SoHo Store with 4,000 Sq. Ft. of Menswear

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The store, at 520 Broadway between Spring and Broome Streets, has a 4,000 sq. ft. men’s store, marking the debut of menswear in a company-owned retail store.