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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 6hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Penney’s Growth Plan: Ullman Stresses Value And Off-the-Mall Stores

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Overview

J.C. Penney has a five-year growth strategy that company officials said was "dramatic and an evolution" for its plan to dominate the midtier retail.

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Penney’s Growth Plan: Ullman Stresses Value And Off-the-Mall Stores

J.C. Penney has a five-year growth strategy that company officials said was “dramatic and an evolution” for its plan to dominate the midtier retail.

clock April 20, 2005Rusty Williamson and Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Art’s Sake … Think Pink … Snyder’s Salute

ART’S SAKE: While Francois Pinault awaits a verdict in California in the Executive Life case, he’s on the move in Italy. Speculation is heating up in Europe that Pinault will buy Venice’s Palazzo Grassi to…

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Ann Taylor Price Tag Said at $2B

Several leveraged buyout firms are said to be eyeing Ann Taylor Stores with a price tag for the 738-unit chain of $2 billion, or $27 a share.

clock April 20, 2005Vicki M. Young and Meredith Derby

Financial

House Approves Brand-Protection Bill

The House approved a trademark protection bill that would make it easier for brand owners to get injunctive relief in trademark infringement cases.

clock April 20, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

In Brief: New Man … Amazon’s Link … London Leverage

NEW MAN: PPR on Tuesday appointed Ross McInnes as executive vice president of finance, the most recent management change since François-Henri Pinault took over as chairman in March. In the newly created post, McInnes, who begins…

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Producer Prices Down in March, But Up for Year

Wholesale prices for U.S.-produced women’s and girls’ apparel fell 0.5 percent in March, but were up 0.4 percent compared with a year ago.

clock April 20, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Alaia Previews Poiret Auction

PARIS — Modern may be an overused word in fashion, but it seems apt when describing the designs of the late French couturier Paul Poiret, he of hobble-skirt fame.

Consider a dress he made for his daughter in 1922, topped with a knitted…

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

People

Suzy

All about the upcoming On Stage at the Met extravaganza, celebrating its 20th anniversary … Gisele Bundchen’s side job.

clock April 20, 2005Aileen Mehle

Retail Features

Selfridges Celebrates Vegas Style

LONDON — What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas — until now.

On Friday, Selfridges will kick off a Las Vegas-inspired extravaganza, complete with a little white wedding chapel, Liberace fashion exhibition, Elvis impersonator…

clock April 20, 2005Samantha Conti

Memo Pad: Lifestyles of The Rich And Overexposed

LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND OVEREXPOSED: At last, a weekly magazine that isn’t obsessed with finding out which Hollywood couple conceived this week. The first issue of Celebrity Living, American Media Inc.’s newest title,…

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

H&M’s Walk in the Park

preview of Hennes & Mauritz’s fall collection is set to be unveiled at a big bash in the middle of New York’s Central Park tonight.

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

EU Trade Chief: Lift Cotton Duties on West Africa

EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said wealthier nations should provide duty-free access to cotton grown in West Africa by 2007.

clock April 20, 2005John Zarocostas

Textiles

Labor Problems Put Cambodian Exports in Peril

GENEVA — The takeoff in apparel exports that helped war-ravaged Cambodia rebuild its economy could be in jeopardy if authorities don’t put a stop to the recent escalation in labor abuses, an industry report warned Tuesday.

The spate…

clock April 20, 2005John Zarocostas

Fashion Features

On the Prowl for Prestige

NEW YORK — Status-seeking hasn’t lost its cachet.

In fact, it is a compelling consideration among luxury goods consumers in the country’s 10 percent of wealthiest households — contrary to the belief among many market…

clock April 20, 2005Valerie Seckler

Marketing and Promotion

Marketing Intelligence: Gay Titles In Fashion … Collegian’s Choices … Color Matching

GAY TITLES IN FASHION: Apparel and jewelry advertising in gay print media increased at more than twice the rate of ads placed in gay publications overall in 2004, climbing 39.2 percent to reach 618 pages, up from 444 pages in 2003….

clock April 20, 2005Valerie Seckler

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Principal Bobbi Brown Goes Back to School … Inter Parfums SA Sales Rise 22.3%

Principal Bobbi Brown Goes Back to School

NEW YORK — Bobbi Brown left a lasting impression at a Bronx vocational high school last week where she gave a makeup class, spoke with students and visited the school’s day…

clock April 20, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

De Quercize Named Chief Executive at Van Cleef & Arpels

Richemont named Stanislas de Quercize, who was Cartier’s president and ceo for North America, as president and ceo of Van Cleef & Arpels.

clock April 20, 2005Robert Murphy

Financial

KKR Files For $835M REIT IPO

NEW YORK — Kohlberg, Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm said to be making a play to acquire the Neiman Marcus Group, filed an initial public offering for $835 million with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a real estate…

clock April 20, 2005Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Green Day: Organic Fashion Takes Root

As the 35th Earth Day is celebrated on Friday, organic fashion is taking hold as a viable business attracting retailer investment.

clock April 20, 2005Nola Sarkisian-Miller

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