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Arnold Aronson, Who Revitalized Saks in the ?80s, Dies at 85
by By Robert D. Hershey Jr
28 Jan 2020 at 3:15pm
He transformed a venerable retail chain with a ?dowager image? by courting baby boomers, renovating its flagship store and expanding its national reach.
J. Crew Names Former Victoria?s Secret Executive Its C.E.O.
by By Sapna Maheshwari
28 Jan 2020 at 1:32pm
Jan Singer will take over the struggling retailer, which has been without a permanent leader since late 2018.
Buying a Mattress in an Actual Store? That?s So 2010.
by By Claire Martin
28 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
In ?Billion Dollar Brand Club,? Lawrence Ingrassia traces the rise of the direct-to-consumer revolution.
An Ode to Manhattan?s Chinatown
by By Amelia Nierenberg
27 Jan 2020 at 5:44pm
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, a pop-up store celebrates Chinatown with art.
Papyrus Is Shutting All Its Stores
by By David Yaffe-Bellany
24 Jan 2020 at 7:26am
Schurman Fine Papers, which also owns American Greetings and Carlton Card stores, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday.
Dealing With Clutter Hangover
by By Ronda Kaysen
24 Jan 2020 at 6:00am
The holidays are a distant memory and so too is the joy from all that new stuff you acquired. Marie Kondo would not be pleased.
She Owns the Boutique Bird. These Are Her 5 Places to Shop in Los Angeles.
by By Christian L. Wright
24 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
Until just recently, Jen Mankins had an outpost of her popular store in Los Angeles County. Here are her favorite places to shop there.
Alessandra Facchinetti?s Next Act
by By Elizabeth Paton
24 Jan 2020 at 12:00am
After top roles at Gucci, Tod?s and Valentino, the designer makes an unexpected move.
New York City Stores Must Accept Cash, Council Says
by By Ed Shanahan and Jeffery C. Mays
23 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
New York lawmakers passed a bill that puts New York at the forefront of a national movement to ban cashless businesses.
They Changed the Way You Buy Your Basics
by By Lawrence Ingrassia
23 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
Founders of Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker and other billion-dollar companies exploited giant rivals? weaknesses ? and really listened to their customers.