Friday Jul 18
s on the Move: Week Ending July 18
The Western Union Co. has promoted Raj Agrawal to lead the finance function. He most recently was interim CFO; before that, he was president of Western Union Business Solutions.
Chain Store Age
Bebe shuffles board membership
New York Bebe Store Inc. has named Seth Johnson, Blair Lambert and Brett Brewer to replace Caden Wang, Barbara Bass and Cynthia Cohen on the company's board of directors, effective immediately.
Retail Roundup: South Park Mall gets Crazy, H&M's debut and other retail news
South Park Mall is adding another name to its mix - Crazy 8, a clothing store for kids, courtesy of The Gymboree Corp. The retailer will occupy a space of 2,400 square feet near Center Court, next to Bath & Body Works.
Lansing State Journal
Children's clothing store Crazy 8 opens in Meridian Mall
A new children's clothing retailer is open in the Meridian Mall. Crazy 8, a lower-priced brand of San Francisco-based Gymboree Corp., is open in a 2,300-square-foot storefront in the Younkers women's department store anchor wing.
3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'
The business model used by retailers such as Zara and H&M to quickly move catwalk styles to store shelves requires manufacturing hot trends in bulk with cheaper material.