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Led by Gucci Group, PPR Revenue Rises 5.8% in Third Quarter

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Luxury buoyed PPR in the third quarter as the French retailer on Thursday reported that revenue grew 5.8 percent in the three months through September, in line with most analysts' expectations.

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Led by Gucci Group, PPR Revenue Rises 5.8% in Third Quarter

Luxury buoyed PPR in the third quarter as the French retailer on Thursday reported that revenue grew 5.8 percent.

clock October 27, 2006Robert Murphy

Diane Neal

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Limited Names President of BBW

Limited Brands has recruited Diane Neal from the Gap to become president and chief operating officer of its Bath & Body Works division.

clock October 27, 2006David Moin


Vietnam Set for WTO

After 11 years of difficult talks, Vietnam on Thursday completed the process to enter the World Trade Organization.

clock October 27, 2006John Zarocostas


Shiseido Profits Fall Despite Sales Gain

Shiseido Group reported Thursday that first-half net profit slipped 8.6 percent to 9.83 billion yen, or $83.7 million at average exchange.

clock October 27, 2006Koji Hirano


In Brief: Lamer to Lambertson… Vegas Double Down

Lambertson Truex, the New York-based luxury accessories firm that was acquired by Samsonite in July, has named David Lamer to the new position of president of sales.

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

Marc Menesguen, Jean-Paul Agon, Patricia Turck-Pacquelier and Vincent Boinay.

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Business Aloft at Tax Free World Association Show

Beauty’s travel-retail business is flying high.

clock October 27, 2006Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Sean "Diddy" Combs and friends.

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Diddy Does Duty Free

The high point of the week was a bit of showbiz razzle-dazzle not seen since the last film festival.

clock October 27, 2006Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

Manufacturers Spotlight Upcoming Products

Amid the din of those decrying the commoditization of fragrance, Michel Mane has decided to try and bring back some of the old magic.

clock October 27, 2006Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

The ad visual for Darling.

Fashion Features

Kylie Minogue’s Brand-New Dance

Coty has a new darling: pop princess Kylie Minogue.

clock October 27, 2006Brid Costello

Calgon's Get Juic'd.

Fashion Features

Top Notes: Fruit Forward… Regis’ Organic Deal… Men’s Line Makes Debut…

Calgon is taking a cue from the fruit-scented trend taking place in prestige fragrance and is launching a line of mists and lotions with fruit-flavored formulas.

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

An offering of Nexxus hair care.


Alberto-Culver Profit Climbs

Two weeks away from a shareholder vote to split the company into two parts.

clock October 27, 2006Molly Prior

Matthew Teri with Robin Mason.

Fashion Features

Men’s Corner: Lab Series Out to Get Oil

Lab Series Skincare for Men is taking aim at oily skin with the January introduction of a range called, naturally enough, Oil Control.

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

A cream from the Rilastil Hypersensitive Skin Treatment line.

Fashion Features

Rilastil Eyeing U.S. For Hyper Growth

Rilastil, the Italian cosmeceutical company that ranks among the top-selling skin care makers in Italy, is solidifying its U.S. presence.

clock October 27, 2006Kavita Daswani

Baby Silk is the first collection from MD Moms.

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MD Moms: The Doctors Are In

Baby, are doctors in the skin care market these days.

clock October 27, 2006Julie Naughton

Select items from Therapy Systems' new collection.

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Therapy Systems Gets Into Color

Therapy Systems is getting into color this fall, as founder Linda Roberts launches a full-color cosmetics line, Therapy Systems Color.

clock October 27, 2006Michelle Edgar

Glow After Dark

Beauty Features

JLo Glows After Dark

This year, J.Lo’s doing it after dark.

clock October 27, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

J.Mendel on Fast Track

Designer Gilles Mendel of J.Mendel is setting his sights on expanding his luxury brand in the U.S. and abroad.

clock October 27, 2006Beth Wilson

Gowns and more at Guy Laroche.

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Guy Laroche Enjoying U.S. Return

What a difference a dress makes.

clock October 27, 2006Sharon Edelson


Memo Pad: Mistery Solved… Top Stuff… Three’s A Charm…

The mystery behind Victoria Hearst’s message left on one of the large banners at the Oct. 9 Hearst Tower opening gala has been solved.

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

Craft contributor Leah Buechley's electric tank top.


Updating Crafts for the High-Tech World

What do crafts, technology and fashion have in common?

clock October 27, 2006Cate T. Corcoran


Italian Execs Discuss Luxury Growth at Altagamma

Given the numbers, Italian luxury goods executives had plenty of reasons to be upbeat at a meeting of the Altagamma association here last week.

clock October 27, 2006Luisa Zargani

Renderings of the Archi-Tectonics'.

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Design: Young European Architects: Collectively Speaking

A new informal group of globe-trotting architects believes there is strength in numbers.

clock October 27, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

One of Jean Prouve's "tropical houses" on the Seine.

Fashion Features

Jean Prouve Finds a Home on the Seine

Galerie 54 here is adding a tropical touch to the Seine’s monument-lined banks.

clock October 27, 2006Emilie Marsh

Peter Marino's prize-winning design.

Fashion Features

On The Drawing Board: Going up… All Ashore… On The Mark

Dubai is all about the next big thing.

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bread & Butter Berlin No Longer Happening

Bread & Butter Berlin is closing its doors in its home market.

clock October 27, 2006Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

Tommy Hilfiger CFO Exits

Joe Scirocco has resigned as group chief financial officer of Tommy Hilfiger Corp.

clock October 27, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

Green Reports Big Net Drop at Arcadia

Sir Philip Green, British retail mogul and owner of Arcadia Group, Topshop’s parent, reported a 22 percent drop in profits.

clock October 27, 2006Samantha Conti

Monique Lhuillier

Fashion Features

Monique Lhuillier Adds New Categories

Monique Lhuillier, like many of her designing counterparts, is on her way to building a luxury lifestyle brand.

clock October 27, 2006Beth Wilson

Lauryn Hill

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Late Arrival… Bella Noche… Horsing Around

Celebrating a credit card?

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff

Anne Lewin in 1989.

Fashion Features

Obituary: Anne Maree Lewin, Lingerie Designer

Anne Maree Lewin, a lingerie designer known for contemporary daywear, sleepwear, robes and at-homewear bearing the Anne Lewin label, died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan.

clock October 27, 2006Karyn Monget

Paul DeCamp

Fashion Features

New Labor Dept. Enforcer Fends Off Union Criticism

Paul DeCamp said he will be guided by the law and the best interests of workers as administrator of the Labor Department’s Wage & Hour division.

clock October 27, 2006Evan Clark


Developers Diversified Buys Inland Retail REIT for $6.2B

Developers Diversified, one of the largest U.S. shopping center real estate investment trusts, has taken a major step in a new joint venture partnership with the acquisition of Inland Retail Real Estate Trust Inc. for $6.2 billion.

clock October 27, 2006Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Claiborne’s 3Q Earnings Decline 16.2%

Liz Claiborne Inc. posted a third-quarter profit decline Thursday of 16.2 percent.

clock October 27, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“It’s pretty surprising to have the man who brought you the mullet here in this temple of fashion.”

clock October 27, 2006WWD Staff


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