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Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

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Fashion

Inside Jonathan Anderson's Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Fashion

Bottega Veneta Names Claus Dietrich New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Latest Designer Link: Brooks Bros. to Unveil Thom Browne Women’s

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Trading up is getting contagious and Brooks Brothers is the latest to catch the bug.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Clarins and L’Occitane Eye Acquisitions

Groupe Clarins is looking to make acquisitions, both on its own and through a venture with L’Occitane, Clarins executives said at the company’s annual results presentation for financial analysts on Friday.

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A sketch from Black Fleece.

Fashion Features

Latest Designer Link: Brooks Bros. to Unveil Thom Browne Women’s

Trading up is getting contagious and Brooks Brothers is the latest to catch the bug.

clock March 19, 2007David Moin

Financial

Retail Apparel Prices See Uptick in February

Retail prices on women’s apparel increased a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent last month compared with January and were up 5.2 percent from a year earlier.

clock March 19, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

Foot Locker Said Readying Bid for Genesco

Foot Locker Inc., eyeing Genesco Inc., is prepared to go hostile, said financial sources close to both firms.

clock March 19, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Firms Expand “Powerhouse” Stables

The old mantra in the footwear and apparel sectors was to “control the destiny of your brand.”

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Financial

Stock Merger Creates Baby Business Boom

BabyUniverse Inc. and eToys Direct Inc. inked an all-stock merger agreement last week that results in a combined company aimed at offering youth-related products, Web content, e-commerce, new media and direct marketing.

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Financial

Real Estate Agents Get Hit With Fees

As the relocation industry continues to consolidate, specialists in the field are vying for corporate business, lowering costs and, in some cases, even eliminating up-front fees in order to compete.

clock March 19, 2007Amy S. Choi

Financial

Eastern Europe Emerges As Relocation Destination

While companies have been sending employees overseas for decades, the places and the faces have drastically changed.

clock March 19, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Company Offers Fresh Take on Factoring

Andrew H. Tananbaum, president and chief executive officer of Capital Business Credit, has always focused on forging entrepreneurial relationships, whether…

clock March 19, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

Legal Briefs

Chrome Hearts LLC and OSA International filed a lawsuit against Uniopt GmbH, which does business as Robert La Roche Eyewear, for allegedly infringing on an eyeglass frame copyright.

clock March 19, 2007Liza Casabona

Since employees and businesses find moving overseas daunting, many firms hire relocation companies that say they provide services ranging from moving to language training.

Financial

Retailers Move Employees Overseas

As companies become immersed in mergers and acquisitions, and expand their service base both domestically and internationally, the number of employees transferred out of the country to run these operations continues to rise.

clock March 19, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Michael Teperson's Ice Cube clutch.

Retail

Bags, Baubles on Upswing at Premiere Classe

Retailers confirmed a bubbling accessories market at the recent edition of Premiere Classe.

clock March 19, 2007Katya Foreman and Ellen Groves

A rendering of Bulgari's Fifth Avenue flagship.

Financial

Bulgari Looks to U.S. for Growth

After amping up product categories and sharpening retail strategies in Europe and Asia, Bulgari, the Roman jewelry firm, is expanding in the Americas.

clock March 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Louis Vuitton Keeps Watches Ticking

The Swiss watchmaking community is closely guarded and bonded by the steadfast tradition of making timepieces.

clock March 19, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

Benetton Names Music Exec as CEO

Benetton SpA tapped a new chief executive officer, once again turning to a fashion world outsider.

clock March 19, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Ann Taylor Profits Fall 21.5% in 4th Quarter

Fashion misses, the warm December and heavy markdowns hurt fourth-quarter sales and earnings at AnnTaylor.

clock March 19, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Adidas vs. German Soccer

Adidas is taking the German Football Association, or DFB, to arbitration, claiming it had effectually extended the existing supplier agreement with the DFB in August 2006 until at least 2014.

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A Parmigiani watch.

Fashion Features

Findings: Foot Up… Be My Valentine… Beach Chic…

Wolford, Austria’s high-end hosiery maker, said Friday its “strategic repositioning” over the last couple of years was paying off.

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Rachel Lilly Steir models a top and flutter-cropped pants.

Fashion Features

Ganz Targets Tweens With R. Lilly by Tuckerwear

There’s a new category of undergarments and lifestyle pieces that are aimed at a specific consumer segment – tweens.

clock March 19, 2007Karyn Monget

Nundies is packaged with fun visuals.

Fashion Features

Nundies: Contemporary Product With Dual-Purpose Flair

Panty lines aren’t a problem with Nundies, a new single-use disposable panty that adheres to the inside front of pants.

clock March 19, 2007Rusty Williamson

Robert C. Skinner Jr

Financial

Kellwood 4Q Net Down, But Still in Black for ’06

Kellwood Co. reported reduced earnings during the fourth quarter after a onetime restructuring charge, but the firm reached positive year-end results.

clock March 19, 2007Whitney Beckett and Liza Casabona

Retail

Donna Karan to Move London Flagship

Donna Karan is moving her London flagship to a shop around the corner.

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Janet Brown on the far right

Human Resources

Obituary: Retailer Janet Brown

Janet Brown, whose tiny namesake store on Long Island developed into a shopping mecca for a wealthy, discreet clientele, died Friday after suffering a heart…

clock March 19, 2007Bridget Foley

Bijou Phillips

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Girl Talk… Devious Doppel Gangers… Fashion Entourage…

Los Angeles Fashion Week kicked off, naturally, with a celebrity-hosted party, Bebe Sport’s bash for spokesmodel Eva Longoria at Skybar Wednesday night.

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A Look inside COS.

Retail

COS Debuts in London

With its white walls, larchwood floor and minimal steel and wood fittings, the global flagship of COS, the new up-market line from H&M, speaks as subtly as the brand’s debut collection of classic pieces.

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Pete Doherty on cover of Vogue

Memo Pad: New Hommes… Annie’s Sale… Green Grab

With ubiquitous British bad-boy rocker Pete Doherty on the cover (shot by Mario Testino), the new issue of Vogues Hommes International heralds its relaunch under the editorial direction of Carine Roitfeld and editor in chief Olivier Lalanne.

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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