Levi Strauss still isn’t about to celebrate a turnaround despite a triple-digit increase in earnings in the second quarter, as a pivotal second half looms.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Skechers, the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based footwear brand, has signed “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood to a global endorsement deal.
Gail Gordon, divisional merchandise manager and vice president of cosmetics at Macy’s East, is leaving to start her own company after working for a decade at the store and for 23 years in retailing.
Those who can’t get enough of the slew of makeover and plastic surgery shows on television will love the July issue of Italian Vogue, which features an 80-page fashion shoot photographed by Steven Meisel called “Makeover Madness.”
Lanvin, one of the hottest French labels for women, is hoping to heat up its men’s department, too.
On the eve of her summer tour, Hilary Duff, in a Giorgio Armani slip dress and Prada heels, turned out Monday night to kick off her role as the poster girl for Candie’s new juniors’ line.