Retailers Not Buoyed by Economic Gains

Gas prices and unemployment are down and the stock market is up — but retailers just aren't feeling they'll see much of a lift in business this year.

Carhartt Taps Joe Monahan as SVP of Sales

This work wear brand has hired Joe Monahan, a former Nike executive, as SVP of sales.

David Edwab Retires From Men's Wearhouse

Edwab has been the primary dealmaker for the retailer since joining the company in 1991.

Cavalli FY Profits Sink 33.9%

The company said sales rose 4.2 percent to 209.4 million euros, or $278.5 million.

Sears Narrows Q4 Loss

Sears amends $400M loan agreement.


Stein Mart Plans 11 New Stores

Stein Mart Inc. will expand its store base this year as it opens 11 stores and enters three new markets — the Bay Area, Long Island and suburban Detroit.

WWD Men's Wear Summit Set for March 26

Men’s wear has been gaining ever-greater momentum over the past several years as the male shopper embraces fashion.

TJX Ups Minimum Pay, But Target Hangs Back

Major retailers' moves to boost the minimum pay of their workers gained an ally Wednesday in The TJX Cos. Inc. but failed to win the support of Target Corp.

A&F Civil Rights Case Argued Before Supreme Court

The court heard arguments in a case involving a Muslim woman who was denied a job because she wore a head scarf not complying with the company's dress code.

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JustFab to Add Men's, Expand Apparel

The company will add some 5,000 stockkeeping units in clothing to its site April 1 and is set to introduce Fabletics for men this year.

Bread & Butter Revises July Dates

Karl-Heinz Müller released new dates — July 7 to 9 — as well as further information about the show’s reworked concept.

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