WWD Staff

Luxury Eyes New-Generation CEOs to Court Millennial Consumer

Human Resources

Luxury Eyes New-Generation CEOs to Court Millennial Consumer

WWD asked leading headhunters and consultants what are the key qualities required of the fashion ceo of tomorrow.

clock August 14, 2017Joelle Diderich

Human Resources

Bottega Veneta Hires Meenal Mistry

Formerly at Off Duty at The Wall Street Journal, she will become senior director, global editorial content and copy at the Italian house.

clock August 7, 2017WWD Staff

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8771916f)Shoppers browse through the vast selection of merchandise at the grand opening of the first Macy's Backstage in Georgia at Macy's Gwinnett Place Mall on in Duluth, GaMacy's Backstage Gwinnett Place Mall Grand Opening, Duluth, USA - 29 Apr 2017

Business Features

What It Takes to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

Industry thought leaders convene to share strategic insights for retailers and brands.

clock August 7, 2017WWD Staff

Andrew Bolton and Rei Kawakubo

Fashion Scoops

The Met’s Costume Institute Said Eyeing Fashion and Religion for Next Year’s Exhibition

A host of European designers have referenced religion in their collections, including the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano and Riccardo Tisci.

clock August 4, 2017WWD Staff

Mens Accessories

Randa Creates Digital Lab Division

The division will be headed by Heath Golden.

clock August 4, 2017WWD Staff

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elie Saab Said to Be Seeking Investors

According to market sources, representatives for the Beirut-based fashion house have been putting out feelers to potential partners.

clock August 3, 2017WWD Staff

Wonder Woman Paris

Fashion Scoops

French Label Paule Ka to Part Ways With Creative Director

According to market sources, Alithia Spuri-Zampetti is leaving the French firm after a two-year collaboration.

clock August 2, 2017WWD Staff

Sarah Rutson

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sarah Rutson Tapped to Build American Fashion Group

The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories.

clock July 27, 2017WWD Staff

A new Credit Suisse report estimates that 20 percent to 25 percent of American malls will close in the next five years.

Real Estate

Saving the Mall

Malls are losing shopper traffic and relevance and must reinvent to survive.

clock July 24, 2017WWD Staff

Laurent Claquin

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Tomas Maier Taps Laurent Claquin as CEO

The executive also continues to head Kering Americas.

clock July 19, 2017WWD Staff

Pierre-Yves Roussel and Eric Marechalle

Designer and Luxury

Kenzo Exec to ‘Further Develop’ Marc Jacobs as CEO

Eric Marechalle is to join the New York-based firm in Q3 and succeed Sebastian Suhl.

clock July 18, 2017WWD Staff

Jim Fallon

Media

James Fallon Appointed Editorial Director for Fairchild Fashion Media

Fallon will have editorial oversight of WWD, FN, Beauty Inc and Fairchild Live Media.

clock July 12, 2017WWD Staff

The Alexander McQueen Fall 2017 Campaign

Fashion Scoops

Iceland Inspires Alexander McQueen’s Fall 2017 Campaign

Jamie Hawkesworth shot the images.

clock July 11, 2017WWD Staff

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Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Taps Olivier Lapidus as Artistic Director

The French designer succeeds Bouchra Jarrar, who recently exited the house after a 16-month stint.

clock July 10, 2017WWD Staff

Consumer spending shifts toward services and restaurants.

Retail

RetailNext Report Reveals Retail Traffic Decline Year-Over-Year

Sales and traffic also showed a steep decline from May to June.

clock July 10, 2017WWD Staff

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