Coach Bags More Than 300 Jobs

| Tim Parry

Even though struggling Coach Inc.’s sales rose 13% in the third quarter, the accessories merchant announced Tuesday that it will bag more than 300 positions worldwide, representing about a 10% decrease in its global corporate staff. That includes these two top-ranking company officials.

Coach Acquires Stuart Weitzman

| Daniela Forte

Coach announced it is acquiring luxury footwear brand Stuart Weitzman through a private equity firm Sycamore Partners. See what this will mean for both brands.

Coach Launches New Mobile App

| Daniela Forte

Coach utilized MicroStrategy Mobile that provides its retail teams with the ability to examine sales trends for any given geography, including at the individual store level, with a simple swipe or tap on their iPad devices.

Stritzke Named President and CEO of REI

| Erin Lynch

Outdoor apparel and gear retailer, REI, has named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s president and CEO following an extensive national search. Prior to joining REI, Stritzke was the president and COO at Coach but resigned on September 2.