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Quiksilver Cofounder Bob McKnight to Retire

Separately, Wet Seal sets headcount reductions at headquarters and in the field.

Alvin Valley Taps Damion Hänkejh as CEO

Hänkejh will work with the Valley leadership to maintain strong customer relations and monetize its e-commerce site.

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Didier Grumbach, a Rich Life in Fashion

Executive reflects on his diverse career, from manufacturer to retailer, entrepreneur to industry organizer and mentor.

Design Entrepreneurs Awards Given

The program wraps up on the heels of Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiling three city-backed initiatives geared to strengthen the fashion industry.

Pietro Marzotto Faces Trial in Italy

The former chairman and chief executive officer of the Marzotto textile group is facing charges of environmental disaster and manslaughter.

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Caroline Brown Resigns From Carolina Herrera

The brand's president is leaving after a four-year tenure.

Etro Names Francesco Giannaccari as General Manager

The role was previously held by Ippolito Etro, who exited his family’s company last March.

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New Roles for Avery Baker, Gary Sheinbaum at Tommy Hilfiger Group

Baker, who continues as chief marketing officer, will add the title of chief brand officer. Sheinbaum will become ceo of Tommy Hilfiger Americas.

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Pronovias Names New Managing Director

The Barcelona-based bridal manufacturer has appointed Andrés Tejero Sala the group’s new managing director and vice president.

Hanes Axes 1,200 Workers in Costa Rican Exit

Hanes Brands will close its Costa Rican boxer manufacturing business in November as it shifts production to Vietnam.

Betty Halbreich to Discuss New Book with Isaac Mizrahi

Bergdorf Goodman’s head personal shopper will be discussing her life, career and new book, “I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style, With a Twist.”

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