Jones Apparel Group
Sycamore Taking Jones Group Private
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Nine West, a division of The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY) ("Jones"), looked no further than Decades store founder and vintage connoisseur, Cameron Silver and Nine West's Contributing Style Director and former Shopbop Fashion Director Kate Ciepluch, to create their latest Shoelaboration™ inspired by 80's punk. Shoelaborations™ is a collaborative platform celebrating fashion, design, music and pop culture through creative partnerships with unique artistic talents.
Jones Continues To Enhance Management Team with Leading Talent
The Jones Group Inc. today announced the promotion of Cynthia DiPietrantonio to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In this expanded role, Ms. DiPietrantonio will oversee production in The Jones Group's overseas facilities, including its production offices in China and Hong Kong, in addition to her current responsibilities overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Company. Ms. DiPietrantonio, the senior-most operations executive, has been with The Jones Group in several capacities over the past 30 years, most recently as Chief Operations Officer. She will continue to report to Wesley R. Card, Chief Executive Officer of The Jones Group.
The New Store Houses the Largest Collection of Brian Atwood Product in the World
Brian Atwood, a division of The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE: JNY), announces the opening of its first flagship store at 655 Madison Avenue, at East 60th Street, in New York City. The store, designed by William Sofield of Studio Sofield, in collaboration with designer Brian Atwood, spans 1500 square feet of retail space and houses the largest selection of Brian Atwood product in the world.
Jones Apparel Expands Executive Bench as Part of Company Expansion
Stuart Weitzman announced that it has expanded its executive bench with the promotion of Wayne Kulkin to the newly created position of Vice Chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Kulkin was formerly President and will continue to report to Stuart Weitzman, Executive Chairman of Stuart Weitzman.
Nine West Partners with Nigel Barker, Chrissy Teigen, Elsa Hosk & Fiat
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, continues to step out to raise funds and awareness for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC), The Council of Fashion Designers of America's (CFDA) charitable organization, through the Nine West Runway Relief Program in New York City during Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Week. The program, which is now in its third year, aims to marshal the forces of the fashion and modeling industries to step up for a cause. Since the creation of QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" in 1994, Nine West has been committed to raising funds for breast cancer awareness and prevention.
Company Recruits Leading Talent to Support Design-Led Innovation Across All Brands
The Jones Group Inc. today announced that it has named George Sharp Executive Vice President of Design, a newly created position. Mr. Sharp will report to Stefani Greenfield, Chief Creative Officer, and will work across all brands.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, is taking the next step in New York City for Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Week to continue to raise funds and awareness for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC), The Council of Fashion Designers of America's (CFDA) charitable organization, through the Nine West Runway Relief Program. The program, which is now in its second year, aims to marshal the forces of the fashion and modeling industries to step out for a cause. Since the creation of QVC Presents FFANY Shoes on Sale in 1994, Nine West has been committed to raising funds for breast cancer awareness and prevention.
The Jones Group Inc. today announced that it has acquired Kurt Geiger, Europe's largest luxury shoe retailer based in the United Kingdom, from Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, for approximately $350 million (or 215 million pounds Sterling) in cash, inclusive of debt acquired. The transaction, which was financed with cash on hand, is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share, exclusive of any required purchase accounting adjustments.
The B Brian Atwood Showroom has opened in New York City's Meatpacking District. The opening of the showroom brings the launch of Brian Atwood's highly anticipated new contemporary line, B Brian Atwood, one step closer to fruition.
The Jones Group Inc. today announced that it has appointed Sally Ross Executive Vice President of Merchandising for Nine West Direct, effective immediately. This addition further enhances the Company's in-house talent consistent with its commitment to establishing the leading portfolio of fashion brands in the industry. Ms. Ross' focus will be on leading the merchandise initiatives for Nine West Retail, Nine West Outlet and NineWest.com, and she will report directly to Ron Offir, President, Jones Direct Group.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE: JNY), announces the launch of “Shoelaborations™,” a creative platform that seeks talented individuals doing original work in their unique artistic areas and allows them the opportunity to collaborate on a rotating basis with Nine West. Through this collaboration, Nine West will be able to bring the visions of these choice international trendsetters, artists and designers to consumers worldwide.