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Columbia Sportswear's Freeze Degree Half Zip, which includes three technologies: Omni-Freeze Zero, Omni-Wick EVAP and Omni-Shade.

The Markets

Bryan Timm Named Columbia Sportswear President

Tim Boyle continues as firm’s chief executive officer.

– 23 minutes ago

Luxottica

Business

Management Turmoil Doesn’t Slow Luxottica

North America drove record net profits and sales in 2014 for eyewear giant Luxottica Group SpA.

– 51 minute agos

Converse, Chuck Taylor, Kate Lanphear

Business

Converse Celebrates Chuck Taylor Sneakers in New Campaign

The spring 2015 Chuck Taylor campaign is going streetside.

– 5:27 PM, EST

Backstage at Marni RTW Fall 2015

Beauty

Backstage at Milan Fashion Week

Highlights from behind the scenes at the fall shows in Milan.

– 5:22 PM, EST

Business

Study: Online Apparel Yields Strong Multiple Sales

HookLogic survey finds high conversion rates, average sales.

– 4:57 PM, EST

Nest fragrances sold at Sephora.

Beauty

Nest Fragrances Adds Two New Executives

The brand is bulking up its leadership team.

– 4:56 PM, EST

Sofia Vergara's first scent.

Beauty

The Fragrance Foundation Reveals Consumer Choice Award Nominees

The voting opens on fragrance.org on March 16 and the winners will be honored on June 17 at The Fragrance Foundation’s award ceremony.

– 4:26 PM, EST

The Markets

Mexico’s Vicky Form Details Expansion

Vicky Form, a fast-growing Mexican lingerie brand, plans to operate over 2,500 doors by 2016, a company insider told WWD.

– 4:20 PM, EST

Retail

Royal Mail Announces China Link-Up Through Alibaba’s Tmall

Britain's Royal Mail is joining Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Tmall Global's online marketplace, hoping to link small British companies with Chinese consumers.

– 4:12 PM, EST

Garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Business

Bangladesh Alliance Names Chief Safety Officer

Mark Chubb was named to the newly created position.

– 4:02 PM, EST