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The creative director of Montblanc says high-end brands no longer define what luxury means for the consumer — and that’s a good thing

Montblanc celebrated its collaboration with The Webster – a luxury multibrand retailer that originated in Miami, where its flagship location was originally a hotel – with a November event at The Webster’s Soho location in New York City. Prior to the event, Business Insider spoke with Montblanc’s creative director, Zaim […]
The creative director of Montblanc says high-end brands no longer define what luxury means for the consumer — and that’s a good thing
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Barneys officially sells to Authentic Brands Group in a deal that is expected to close most of the luxury chain’s remaining stores, leaving 2,000 jobs in uncertainty

Bankrupt Barneys officially sold to Authentic Brands Group on Friday morning, following approval from bankruptcy judge Cecelia G. Morris on Thursday. The deal as it stands will lead to the shuttering of most of Barneys’ remaining stores. However, the flagship location in New York City will remain open for at […]
Barneys officially sells to Authentic Brands Group in a deal that is expected to close most of the luxury chain’s remaining stores, leaving 2,000 jobs in uncertainty
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Barney’s just declared bankruptcy. Meet the company’s billionaire chairman, who was once considered one of Wall Street’s most promising investors and owns at least 3 homes across the US.

Former hedge-fund manager and chairman of Barney’s New York Richard Perry made mistakes that led to the famed department store’s financial troubles, the Wall Street Journal reported. Barney’s New York filed for bankruptcy on August 6 and put itself up for sale, according to Reuters. Perry’s own hedge fund, Perry […]
Barney’s just declared bankruptcy. Meet the company’s billionaire chairman, who was once considered one of Wall Street’s most promising investors and owns at least 3 homes across the US.
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Barneys Workers Allege That Black Customers Were Regularly Followed

Barneys has been hit with allegations of racism since a black customer came forwardwith his story about being detained by police after purchasing an expensive belt. Now, employees tell Kim Bhasin and Julee Wilson at The Huffington Post that racism was allegedly a part of employee culture. Some employees allegedly […]
Barneys Workers Allege That Black Customers Were Regularly Followed
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Disney Characters Get A Serious Slim-Down For Barneys Holiday Campaign Ads

[credit provider=”Barneys Advertisement”] First, Disney gave “The Little Mermaid” some plastic surgery, then they made a light-haired, blue-eyed Latina princess, and now, three vital Disney characters have been placed on a serious diet in the name of fashion.Minnie Mouse, Daffy Duck and Goofy have been elongated and slimmed down for […]
Disney Characters Get A Serious Slim-Down For Barneys Holiday Campaign Ads
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This HUGE Chart Shows Why All Fashion Retailers Should Be On Pinterest

[credit provider=”Screengrab”] Campalyst, a social media marketing measurement firm, released a report on social media use by the internet’s top 250 online retailers, almost 100 of which aren’t on Pinterest.The data, which was collected from mid-April through May 2, shows the dominance of fashion retailers on Pinterest.
This HUGE Chart Shows Why All Fashion Retailers Should Be On Pinterest
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Lady Gaga Created A Window Display For Barneys Entirely Out Of Hair

Now there are two ways to fulfil that Lady Gaga fix in NYC: renting the one-bedroom apartment where her career got started and wading through crowds on Madison Avenue to admire the Gaga-designed holiday windows at Barneys New York. Yesterday morning the games began, complete with giant inflatable spiders, street […]
Lady Gaga Created A Window Display For Barneys Entirely Out Of Hair
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Barneys Officially A Bargain Basement

Barneys New York is now officially cheaper than Saks, slashing prices more than its midtown competitor, likely designed to lure recession-minded shoppers in the door.
Barneys Officially A Bargain Basement