Report: Barneys to retire Co-op nameplate
New York -- Barneys New York is getting rid of it Co-op brand moniker.
In a Women's Wear Daily report, the upscale retailer said it will convert and rebrand its existing Co-op stores as Barneys. All the existing Co-op stores will be remerchandised and remodeled, the report said. The Co-op concept was developed as a lower-priced, entry-level brand for younger shoppers.