Beauty

L’Oréal Stock Rises on Nestlé Speculation

clock September 22, 2017Jennifer Weil

Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Beauty

Artdeco Group Takes a Second Look at India Beauty Market

clock September 22, 2017Mayu Saini

Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur's fall campaign

Media

Agent Provocateur Taps Anton Corbijn for Film, Campaign

The brand has added Soho London sass to its fall effort.

clock September 5, 2017Samantha Conti

Pedestrians walk past a branch of the lingerie shop, Agent Provocateur in central London, Britain, 03 March 2017. British media report Agent Provocateur, which has 10 stores in the UK and employs 600 people has been bought by a firm linked to British businessman, Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct.Agent Provocateur in London, United Kingdom - 03 Mar 2017

Financial

Agent Provocateur Wins OK of $1.1M Asset Sale to New Parent Co.

The brand’s recently purchased U.K. parent scooped up the U.S. assets in a bankruptcy-led fire sale.

clock June 29, 2017Kali Hays

Pedestrians walk past a branch of the lingerie shop, Agent Provocateur in central London, Britain, 03 March 2017. British media report Agent Provocateur, which has 10 stores in the UK and employs 600 people has been bought by a firm linked to British businessman, Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct.Agent Provocateur in London, United Kingdom - 03 Mar 2017

Financial

Agent Provocateur Pushes OK of $1.1M Sale of U.S. Assets

The lingerie brand is hoping to close a deal with a Four Holdings affiliate.

clock June 13, 2017Kali Hays

Elton John and Theo Fennell

Financial

British Jeweler Theo Fennell Files for Administration

Fennell stepped down as creative director in 2009 and ceased to be involved in any operational management. Instead, he took on more of an ambassadorial role and consulted on design.

clock May 19, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Agent Provocateur's Menage a Trois Whatsapp campaign

Technology

Digital Download: Brands, Retailers Go on WhatsApp to Engage With the Consumer

Brands say the app offers a less crowded space than Instagram or Facebook to talk directly to the consumer.

clock May 19, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Pedestrians walk past a branch of the lingerie shop, Agent Provocateur in central London, Britain, 03 March 2017. British media report Agent Provocateur, which has 10 stores in the UK and employs 600 people has been bought by a firm linked to British businessman, Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct.Agent Provocateur in London, United Kingdom - 03 Mar 2017

Financial

Agent Provocateur U.S. Landlords Demand Months of Missed Rent

Landlords in New York and Florida say the lingerie brand stopped paying rent months before it filed for bankruptcy in the U.S.

clock May 2, 2017Kali Hays

Pedestrians walk past a branch of the lingerie shop, Agent Provocateur in central London, Britain, 03 March 2017. British media report Agent Provocateur, which has 10 stores in the UK and employs 600 people has been bought by a firm linked to British businessman, Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct.Agent Provocateur in London, United Kingdom - 03 Mar 2017

Financial

Agent Provocateur Hits Bankruptcy in U.S.

Weeks after the lingerie brand’s parent company was bought out of administration, its U.S. arm is looking to sell.

clock April 14, 2017Kali Hays

A visual of the Agent Provocateur spring 2017 ad campaign

Intimates

Agent Provocateur Withdraws From Australia

Four years after launching into the Australian market, all Agent Provocateur stores will be closed by May.

clock April 3, 2017Patty Huntington

Fashion Scoops

Four Holdings Buys Men’s Online Platform Oki-ni.com

This is Four’s second acquisition after Agent Provocateur.

clock March 24, 2017Samantha Conti

Fabrizio Malverdi

Mens Designer Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Brioni Confirms Fabrizio Malverdi as New CEO

The former Dior Homme executive starts on April 18 at the Italian men’s wear firm.

clock March 17, 2017WWD Staff

Mike Ashley

Mergers and Acquisitions

Controversial Retail Tycoon Mike Ashley Buys Ailing Agent Provocateur

The Sports Direct boss is looking to move upmarket.

clock March 2, 2017Samantha Conti

Agent Provocateur's Fall 2016 Campaign

Mergers and Acquisitions

Four Holdings Buys Ailing Agent Provocateur

Luxury lingerie brand was put into bankruptcy protection before the sale.

clock March 2, 2017Samantha Conti

A visual of the Agent Provocateur spring 2017 ad campaign

Marketing and Promotion

Agent Provocateur Unveils Spring 2017 Campaign

Inspired by Batter and her work in the Seventies, which emphasized feet, legs and stockings, the campaign was photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

clock January 23, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Arrow

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

clock September 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

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