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Eyewear retailer raises $100 million in funding
Online eyewear retailer Warby Parker (New York) has completed a round of financing that has put $100 million in its pockets...
Handheld ordering devices decrease service time
Starbucks Corp. (Seattle) opened its first Express store in New York. The new model aims to provide faster service than...
Expanding women’s wear footprint in stores
Capitalizing on the “athleisure” trend, where customers -- particularly women -- are wearing athletic wear as...
Will recreate runway show during visit
Tommy Hilfiger (New York) will visit Beijing in late May to open his largest store in China. The two-story, 5400-plus-...
Lays off head of human resources
Bob Evans Farms Inc. (New Albany, Ohio) announced it will close 20 underperforming Bob Evans Restaurants this year, mostly...
Will build 11 new stores, remodel 22 others
The Kroger Co. (Cincinnati) announced it will build 11 new stores in Indianapolis by 2017. The company also plans to expand...
Adds sportswear to rental mix
Rent the Runway (New York City), provider of designer dress and accessory rentals, will open its fifth physical outpost...
Will create 1350 new jobs
Superdrug (London) is planning to expand by adding 100 new stores and 1350 new jobs across the U.K. by 2018. “We are...
Will build 150 new stores by 2017
Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) announced today it will build 150 new stores in China by 2017 and upgrade 50 existing stores...
Ends 2-year search to fill position
Diane von Furstenberg has named Paolo Riva ceo of Diane von Furstenberg Studio (New York), a new position to commence May 18...

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