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April 14, 2014

Levi Strauss & Co. has named former Walmart executive Marc Rosen as executive VP and president of global e-commerce, effective May 5.

April 11, 2014

Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22.

April 10, 2014

Rite Aid announced it has acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics.

April 9, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been named executive VP and CFO of the company, a position she is expected to take up in May, 2014.

April 8, 2014

Nordstrom announced plans to open at a Nordstrom Rack at The Shops at River Walk in Bakersfield, Calif.

April 8, 2014

Adidas Originals Collective (in Footaction) Design/architecture: Big Red Rooster, Columbus, Ohio Construction: Footaction, New York City Lighting: Artemide/Voltage, Cincinnati Fixtures/wallcoverings: G3K Displays, New York City; MDC Wall, New York City; Visual Magnetics, Mendon, Mass. Flooring: Questmark Flooring, Allentown, Pa.; Bolon/Mats, Stoughton, Mass.

AT&T, Atlanta Design/architect: Callison, Seattle General contractor: US Communcations, Alpharetta, Ga.

April 7, 2014

GE Capital Retail Bank announced a long-term extension of its agreement with American Eagle Outfitters to continue providing private-label credit card programs for online, mobile app, and store purchases made at any of the 856 American Eagle Outfitter and 115 Aerie locations across the U.S.

April 4, 2014

Footwear retailer Shoe Carnival on April 6 will launch its first integrated national advertising campaign in support of the spring season.

April 3, 2014

The Knot has released The Knot Wedding Planner App for iPhone. With two clicks, a couple can find a venue, read reviews, check availability and source the entire team responsible for the wedding, from planner to florist and photographer.

April 2, 2014

French home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin, a banner of Adeo Group, will install Pricer's electronic shelf label (ESL) system in all of its 121 stores by the end of 2015.

April 2, 2014

The Neiman Marcus Group is reorganizing its leadership structure by merging its stores and online management structure into one team as it looks to expand its presence across all channels.

April 1, 2014

Bergdorf Goodman is collaborating with Elad Group at the developer's newest luxury condominium project, 22 Central Park South.

April 1, 2014

Wells Fargo & Company and Dillard’s have entered into an agreement for Wells Fargo to fund, issue and service Dillard’s-branded private label and co-brand credit cards.

March 25, 2014

Italian eyewear maker Luxottica Group SpA has entered into an agreement to design, develop and distribute glasses based on Google's Internet-connected Glass eyewear.

March 25, 2014

I recently attended the 2014 SPECS (Store Planning, Equipment, Construction Services) conference in Grapevine, Texas, and came away with some fascinating food for thought. The event, which is produced by Chain Store Age, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.

March 21, 2014

Nordstrom Inc. is delaying the opening of its Nordstrom Rack chain in Canada until 2017, in order to focus its attention on the launch of its full-line department stores there, The Globe and Mail reported.

March 21, 2014

Engaged Capital, an investment firm specializing in small and mid-cap North American equities and stockholder of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has retained an independent global professional services firm to assist Engaged Capital in setting a new direction for Abercrombie.

March 21, 2014

A $473 million charge resulting from arbitration with The Swatch Group in December 2013 resulted in Tiffany & Co. reporting a net loss of $104 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.

March 19, 2014

Guess Inc. saw fourth-quarter profits slide 4% on softer sales in the three-month period.

March 17, 2014

Schimenti Construction Company is in the midst of building its first project for Canadian fashion apparel retailer Aritzia.

March 14, 2014

Nordstrom is going to be a big success in Canada, according to Antony Karabus, president, Hilco Retail Consulting.

March 11, 2014

American Eagle Outfitters Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit plunged 89% on lower sales and one-time charges related to employee severance costs, the discontinuation of a product line and other items.

March 11, 2014

Swatch Group SA is suing Target Corp. for illegally selling watches that copy Swatch watches.

March 10, 2014

Michael West has joined Neiman Marcus Group Inc as senior VP, distribution, logistics and fulfillment.

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