Barneys Settles Racial Profiling Complaints

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NY AG Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with Barneys over two customers’ racial profiling complaints.

Pantone Universe Colorwear at Barneys

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The Pantone Universe Colorwear apparel collection launched exclusively at Barneys Miami during Art Basel.

Barneys to Return to its First Flagship

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Luxury retailer Barneys announced that it will be opening a flagship store in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood in 2017—in the space occupied by the original Barney’s store..

Jay Z, Barneys to Continue Collaboration

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Rapper Jay Z will go forward with his upcoming collaboration with Barneys, despite some calls for him to abandon it after the luxury retailer fended off racial profiling accusations.

Customers Accuse Barneys Flagship, NYPD of Racial Profiling

Barneys is fending off accusations of racial profiling at its Manhattan flagship store after two incidents involving young black customers earlier this year became public.

April Showers

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Elise Diamantini: After finding one of his grandfather’s old fisherman jackets, Alexander Stutterheim was inspired to create a modern version of the classic style.

Barneys New York is closing its Dallas store

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Department store Barneys New York announced Monday that it is closing its Dallas location.

Perry Capital takes majority stake in Barneys

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Barneys New York has been taken over by Perry Capital in a debt-for-equity swap that reduces the luxury retailer’s borrowings by $540 million.

Rothmans moves to new location in Manhattan

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After 25 years on Manhattan’s Union Square, Ken and Jim Giddon (MR Uptown/Downtown award winners) are moving uptown…only one block, physically, to 18th and Park, but by this editor’s reckoning, to a whole new level in terms of luxurious visual appeal. The biggest difference, notes Ken Giddon, “is that we’re mostly on one floor now. […]

Barneys hires more restructuring help

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Barneys, the 39-door luxury specialty store chain, has reportedly hired the bankruptcy and restructuring law firm Kirkland & Ellis to help the negotiate new terms for a credit loan of $200 million due this September.