With A Store In Harlem Lane Bryant And Others Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The parent company of Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor, LOFT, Justice, Catherines, and Lou & Grey — ascena retail group, inc. — is the latest retailer to take a fall from the COVID-19 pandemic and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Continue Reading →

The Rental Car Behemoth Hertz Latest To File For Bankruptcy Closing Spots From Harlem To Hawaii

Hertz with a number of locations in Harlem is the latest major company to implode after the COVID pandemic nearly halted all business and leisure travel worldwide. Continue Reading →

Pier 1 Imports Wants To Close All Its Stores From Harlem To Hollywood For Good

The last we heard from home goods chain Pier 1 Imports was in February when the retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it would shutter 450 of its 942 stores. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ann Lowe The Fashion Designer To First Ladies

Diva Ann Cole Lowe, 1898 – February 25, 1981, was a Harlem resident, American fashion designer and the first African American to become a noted fashion designer. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kathy Kuo Opens Luxe Home-Decor Store In Harlem

In the latest advance for Harlem retail, high-end online home-decor boutique Kathy Kuo Home has signed a lease for 2,350 square feet at 1961-1963 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., the retail portion of the Morellino condo apartments building at 159 W. 118th Street in Harlem NY. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Salters Scene, Brett Johnson Trunk Show at Neiman Marcus NJ

Brett Johnson

By Udo Salters

Men’s clothing designer Brett Johnson hosted a trunk show in Neiman Marcus New Jersey on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Continue Reading →


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