Checkout: Meyer Moving to Utah … Three Tapped at Mac Frugal’s … Big Business at Sears
MEYER MOVING IN UTAH: Fred Meyer has stepped up its expansion and remodeling plans in Utah. The company, based in Portland, Ore., will open supercenters, including general merchandise and full-service food departments, in West Jordan...
MEYER MOVING IN UTAH: Fred Meyer has stepped up its expansion and remodeling plans in Utah. The company, based in Portland, Ore., will open supercenters, including general merchandise and full-service food departments, in West Jordan and downtown Salt Lake City. Each will be 165,000 square feet, and each is slated to open by the end of next year.
In addition, the retailer is modernizing five of its existing stores in Utah and adding full-service food departments to them. This year, remodeling should be completed in Taylorsville and Holladay and, in 1995, in Granger, Ogden and Logan.
The company will end 1994 with a total of five new stores and seven major remodels, and plans six new stores and eight remodels in 1995.
THREE TAPPED AT MAC FRUGAL'S: Mac Frugal's Bargains-Close-outs Inc., Dominguez, Calif., has named Kathie Kaufman, John Johnson and Jim Lehman vice presidents. Kaufman continues over apparel; Johnson retains responsibility for food, health and beauty aids, toys, housewares and domestics, and Lehman remains in charge of imports.
BIG BUSINESS AT SEARS: Sears Shop at Home Services has added a special-sizes catalog to its roster of specialty catalogs
The new book, called Woman's View, offers women's apparel sizes 14 to 52, depending on the item, and footwear in sizes ranging from 6 medium to 14 triple E, again, depending on the style. The catalog will be mailed monthly and range from 72 to 100 pages.
Sears developed the book with Brylane LP, an Indianapolis-based direct marketer of women's special sizes. Brylane was one of the catalog divisions of The Limited, which sold a 60 percent stake in the operation last year.
“What he has done at Vuitton is really exceptional,” said @gameofthrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie on @mrkimjones’ final show for @louisvuitton. “He has rebooted luxury in terms of making it commercial, viable and contemporary. And most importantly artistic. He has never compromised his artistic vision for the sake of commodity.” (📷: @zefashioninsider)
After seeing a demand for men’s wear from its customers, British contemporary women’s wear label @ariesarise has added a men’s wear component and will launch a unisex collection with @mrporterlive. The 20-piece collection includes jackets, denim, logo T-shirts and more with deconstructed ‘90s vibes. Set to launch on January 18, you can shop the pieces on Aries’ website and on mrporter.com. #wwdfashion
“And so spending so much time with a character who thinks like that, inevitability you try and analyze yourself and go back and think about your own demons and dark chapters that you had in your life,” says @thedanielbruhl of his role in TNT’s “The Alienist.” The show, set in the Gilded Age of New York, also stars Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans. Head to WWD.com to read about how 39-year-old Brühl prepared for the role and why he thinks the show is so relevant to today #wwdeye ( 📷: @Eriktanner)
Now that Celine Dion’s collection has topped $10 million in sales, the pop superstar, fashion icon and newly-minted industry player is eyeing growth in Asia. Read the full report by @tiffanyap, link in bio. #wwdnews #celinedion
“My personal philosophy to beauty is paying attention to oneself. I love to be outdoors, lots of fresh air, trying to take care of yourself as best you can. I always notice that comes through,” says Felicity Jones, the global face of @shiseido-owned @cledepeaubeauteus, which launches today. Head to WWD.com to read more about the actress’ love for beauty and how she prepared for her new role in “The Basis of Sex,” playing the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #wwdbeauty (📷: @dandoperalski)
Among the familiar faces at @off____white’s show was a surprise figure: Japanese artist @takashipom, pictured here on Wednesday morning. Other show-goers included @jerrylorenzo, who spoke about his upcoming project: a @nike collaboration for back to school, with designs inspired by his childhood on the West Coast. Sitting in the front row were Future, Don Crawley, @miguel and more. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: Stephane Feugere)
According to @laurentsai, former “Terrace House: Aloha State” cast member, she didn’t know she was auditioning for the Japanese version of “Real World.” “I was telling a couple of my friends and someone’s like, ‘That sounds a lot like Terrace House.’ I was like, ’No it can’t be.’” Turns out, it was. But Tsai isn’t just a reality star — she’s an illustrator who has worked with Starbucks Japan and most recently, she’s dipping her toes into the fashion world. Head to WWD.com to read about her time on the show, modeling and her art. #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
More changes are coming to New York Fashion Week: Beginning with the spring 2019 collection, @alexanderwangny will move his New York show to June from September, adopting a biannual schedule with collections shown in June and December. Additionally, the @cfda is planning for an official summer/winter fashion season taking place as soon as June and December 2018. Read more about the upcoming changes on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @slovekinpics)