May 23, 2010
On the day before he was charged with first-degree murder, George Huguely V walked the fairways and greens of Charlottesville's exclusive Farmington Country Club, the Blue Ridge Mountains at his back. The University of Virginia men's lacrosse team, ranked best in the nation, had just won the last regular-season game of Huguely's senior year. The 22-year-old and some teammates had gathered at the club with their fathers to celebrate the storybook ending and to look forward to the NCAA tournament.
July 25, 1995
Sears, Roebuck & Co. said yesterday that its chairman and chief executive, Edward Brennan, will retire Aug. 9 and be succeeded by Arthur C. Martinez, who now is chairman of the Sears Merchandise Group and credited for much of the company's dramatic retailing turnaround. He joined Sears in 1992 from Saks Fifth Avenue. Sears Vice Chairman James Denny will also be stepping down on Aug. 9.
August 25, 1999
The Fed had to raise interest. Too many of us have jobs.Lawrence Bell spent $4,323 from campaign contributions in New York on clothes for himself and the establishment is scandalized that he went to Saks Fifth Avenue, not J. Press or Brooks Brothers.When Gov. Ventura refereed a pro wrestling bout, he demeaned 1. politics, 2. rassling, 3. Minnesota, 4. himself or 5. none of those. Choose one.Save water. Use dry ice.
December 5, 1997
Saks Fifth Avenue is coming back to Baltimore -- at least temporarily.The upscale retailer, which closed its department store in Owings Mills Mall nearly two years ago, said yesterday that it will sell marked-down merchandise in a 20,000-square-foot space in Hunt Valley Mall starting Dec. 12.The warehouse-style outlet will be neither a Saks Fifth Avenue store nor an Off-5th store, said Jennifer A. Mann, Saks' business publicity manager."
November 21, 1990
The new catch phrase in the coat business is "precious fibers." Coats made of such fibers camel's hair, cashmere and to a lesser extent, alpaca and vicuna are leading fall sales at Saks Fifth Avenue."
June 20, 2010
Mariah Walton owns a trendy Philadelphia clothing boutique, West London. And this 29-year-old Philadelphian knows how best to show off the merchandise — by wearing it herself. We "glimpsed" Walton at the Havana Club, where she was a guest at the annual fundraiser for Holding the Line Foundation, founded by NFL free agent Jason Murphy to help underprivileged youth in sports mentorship programs. Walton looked oh-so-chic in a dress of her own design. It had a turquoise, yellow and black crochet bodice, with a black lace back and a black cotton bubble skirt embroidered with flowers.