By Andrew Asch | August 18, 2016
In 2011, Fraser Ross hired Chris Lee to turn the Kitson chain of boutiques into a global brand.
Lisa Harper, who has been named the new chief executive of Belk department stores, starts her new job on July 5. She was most recently the chief executive of Hot Topic Inc.
Retailers scrambling to enter the omni-channel world may already be behind their competitors.
While the Los Angeles Fashion District Business Improvement District searches for a new executive director, the BID’s managing director will step in on an interim basis.
Shop.org, the digital retail division of the Washington, D.C.–based National Retail Federation, added five new board members, bringing the board total to 12.
Forever 21, which launched a small fleet of stores in Great Britain six years ago, is taking another look at its retail portfolio after losing millions of dollars.
Barbara Fields Buying Office is reopening at the California Market Center.
Brigade LA is moving to a new space at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.
Most large retailers reported sales declines in May, but a recent NRF survey points to increased spending in June.
Stories abound about the death of bricks-and-mortar stores, but retailers in Los Angeles keep setting up outposts and rents keep going up.
The Way We Wore owner Doris Raymond has launched a new e-commerce site featuring vintage and more recent pieces.
On May 26, WithMe took the wraps off its first permanent mall-based store, housed inside Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif., where an arsenal of high-tech gadgets is used to make shopping easier for customers and retailing more efficient.
ModCloth—the San Francisco–based online purveyor of its own clothing brand as well as an e-commerce site that offers an assortment of fashion, accessories, shoes and home décor from independent designers—has named Nicolas Genest as its chief technology officer.
After reporting dismal sales for its first quarter, Gap Inc. announced it is closing all 53 of its Old Navy stores in Japan and 75 Banana Republic stores in mostly overseas locations as it concentrates on other geographies.
Statistics show that during the first three months of this year, retailers were putting up more signs for special promotions than during the same period last year.
All of Gap Inc.'s retail chains showing negative same-store sales for April.