Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 6hJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 23hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 23hLuisa Zargani

Retail

Retail

Survey: President’s Day Weekend Sees Consumers in Spending Mood

Five-hundred consumers were interviewed after President’s Day.

clock 4hDavid Moin

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Retail

Gap Inc. Plans to Trim Workforce With 216 Cuts

The company reported the San Francisco layoffs to the California Employment Development Department.

clock 5hKari Hamanaka

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Retail

Las Vegas Women’s Shows Upbeat Despite Challenges

It was a mixed bag depending on whom you asked, but buyers and vendors came out and got down to business.

clock 12hKari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

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Retail

Tsum to Fete 110th Anniversary With Event in Moscow

A range of international fashion brands will design products to fete the Russian department store’s anniversary.

clock 14hAlessandra Turra

Retail

Another Brick-And-Mortar Retailer To Disappear

Retailers of athletic wear under siege.

clock February 25, 2017Sharon Edelson

J.C. Penney

Retail

Amid Store Closings and Newfound Profits, Penney’s Sets Initiatives to Sustain Rebound

The chain’s apparel business slumped last year, but improvements are expected as early as this spring.

clock February 24, 2017David Moin

Sara Melki aims to build a U.S. network of accounts.

Retail

Tranoï Attendees Emphasize Customer Service to Try to Boost Business

Tranoï founders Armand and Martine Hadida could talk business with retailers since the pair also own the L’Eclaireur stores.

clock February 24, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Retail

Maria Grazia Severi Opens First Flagship in Milan

The 1,076-square-foot store is located in Milan’s Golden Triangle luxury shopping district.

clock February 24, 2017Alessandra Turra

Ivanka Trump Andrews Air Force Inauguration

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Facing Canadian Protest Over Ivanka Trump Merch

A Canadian offshoot of the #GrabYourWallet campaign is planning to protest Hudson’s Bay in Toronto.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

A rendering of Westfield Milan, set to open in 2019.

Retail

Westfield Corp. Wants Nothing Less Than World Dominance

The mall developer believes bigger is better.

clock February 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

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Retail

Ebates Acquires ShopStyle, Partners With PopSugar for ‘Content Commerce’

The couponing and cash back web site said the acquisition and partnership will drive traffic to fashion merchants.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

Marvin Ellison

Retail

J.C.Penney Turns Profitable; Closing Up to 140 Stores

While turning profitable, turnaround efforts continue by downsizing the retail footprint.

clock February 24, 2017David Moin

Nasty Gal

Retail

Nasty Gal Addresses Shipping Delays

Operational challenges helped take the company down and persist as operations wind down.

clock February 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Retail

Nordstrom Posts Fourth Quarter Profit Gain, Beats Expectations

Online and off-price gains, inventory controls and greater full-price selling fueled the profit increase.

clock February 23, 2017David Moin

Consumer shopping preferences could change the makeup of malls.

Retail

Import Tax, Higher Cost of Goods Sold: Retail Predictions for 2017

Other predictions include: more mobile commerce, psychographic data, subscription services and more store closures.

clock February 23, 2017Vicki M. Young

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