David Au remains international communication director at Céline. The company is seeking a Paris-based public relations manager, a position previously held by Blandine Viry, who has left the company and who reported to Au. These points were misstated in a story on page 5, Monday.
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The retail workers’ union in Germany is Ver.di, which launched a two-day strike at several dozen Wal-Mart stores in that country on Friday and Saturday. The union was attempting to get Wal-Mart to join the German Employer’s Federation, so employees would be covered by all aspects of the union’s salary negotiations with the German retail industry. The information was misstated in a story that ran on page 28, Monday.
A story on page 8, July 25, incorrectly reported that In Style will be down about 8 percent in September, with between 560 and 565 pages of ads. For September, the magazine actually has 360 pages of ads, a drop of 8.9 percent from last year’s 395 ad pages.