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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Human Resources

Human Resources

Launchmetrics Taps Jessica Michault

The seasoned fashion journalist will oversee the content strategy for the Fashion GPS Radar platform.

clock 12hKatya Foreman

Human Resources

French Fashion Federation Appoints New Legal Director

Frédéric Galinier, who joined the French fashion industry’s governing body in November, succeeds federation veteran Sylvie Zawadzki.

clock 18hKatya Foreman

American Apparel factory Los Angeles

Human Resources

American Apparel Bidders Warm to Facilities, Interest Staves Off January Layoffs

Interest from Gildan Activewear, Color Image Apparel and possibly more bidders in the company’s facilities prompted the latest update on the company’s workforce.

clock December 6, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Human Resources

Keen Bolsters Executive Ranks With Global Value Chain Specialist

Jens Christian Meier will serve as executive vice president of global value chain — a new position.

clock December 6, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

gap stores

Human Resources

Nike, Coach and Gap Among Brands Garnering Perfect Equality Scores

This year, the foundation had the largest number of companies with perfect scores at 517 of the 817 firms that participated in the ratings.

clock December 5, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Human Resources

Melissa Burgess-Taylor Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fruit of the Loom

Burgess-Taylor succeeds Rick Medlin, who died unexpectedly on Sunday.

clock December 2, 2016Aria Hughes

Human Resources

Avon Appoints Jamie Wilson as CFO

Current chief financial officer James Scully will stay on board as chief operating officer through 2017.

clock December 1, 2016Allison Collins

Francesco Trapani

Human Resources

Francesco Trapani to Become Executive VP of Tages Holding

Trapani will join Tages Holding with a 9 percent stake through a reserved capital increase.

clock December 1, 2016Luisa Zargani

Massimo Dell'Acqua

Human Resources

Trussardi Group Appoints Massimo Dell’Acqua as Managing Director

Dell’Acqua will report to chief executive officer Tomaso Trussardi, who owns 50 percent of the Italian group’s shares.

clock December 1, 2016Alessandra Turra

Human Resources

Neiman Marcus Group Names Michael Fung Interim CFO

The former Wal-Mart executive has an extensive background in key financial positions.

clock November 29, 2016David Moin

House of Fraser's Oxford St. store

Human Resources

Nigel Oddy Steps Down as Chief Executive Officer of House of Fraser

Oddy had been in the role for less than two years.

clock November 28, 2016Samantha Conti

Alessandro Benetton

Human Resources

Alessandro Benetton to Exit Board of Directors

Sources say the young entrepreneur was not in sync with the rest of the family on the strategies for the Benetton fashion chain.

clock November 28, 2016Luisa Zargani

G-Star Raw Fall Campaign

Human Resources

Patrick Kraaijeveld, Rob Schilder Named Co-CEOs of G-Star Raw

Kraaijeveld and Schilder will succeed Jos van Tilburg, who served as ceo for 27 years.

clock November 24, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Looks from Isabel Marant's spring collection.

Human Resources

Isabel Marant Confirms Executive Hire

Anouck Duranteau-Loeper has been named deputy ceo as the Paris firm plots growth under new ownership.

clock November 21, 2016Miles Socha

Human Resources

Scotland’s Begg & Co. Names Patrick Albaladejo Chairman

Albaladejo was previously deputy chief executive at Hermès International.

clock November 21, 2016Samantha Conti

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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