Business

Gucci Drives 31.2% Rise in Kering Q1 Revenues

clock 12hJoelle Diderich and Katya Foreman

Business

LVMH Makes 6.5-Billion-Euro Offer for Christian Dior Couture

clock April 25, 2017Joelle Diderich

Business

J. Crew Reorganizes Management, Cuts Headcount

clock 17hDavid Moin

Going Bigger in Tokyo: Swatch Group Is Latest In Rush fro Megastores

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Overview

Swatch Group is the latest luxury player to place a big bet on Tokyo. The world's largest watch firm has joined the rush of companies opening megastores in the Japanese capital.

From This Issue

The metal staircase at the Balenciaga flagship in Milan.

Fashion Features

Milan’s Balenciaga Gets Golden Touch

The prospect of a dozen tall, arched windows on a corner site in Milan’s “golden square” shopping district would set many fashion folk dreaming of display possibilities.

clock June 13, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Neutrogena Inks Garner as Spokeswoman…

Neutrogena said today it has signed actress Jennifer Garner as a spokeswoman to be featured in future print and TV ad campaigns.

clock June 13, 2007WWD Staff

Streetwear brand Degaine launched at the D&A show.

Fashion Features

Dresses, High Waists Popular at L.A. Holiday Market

Dresses and high-waisted jeans and trousers topped the trends during the holiday market that ended Tuesday here.

clock June 13, 2007Emili Vesilind

Gabrielle Reece in tops from her collection.

Fashion Features

Reece Launches Line With Velvet

Model and professional volleyball player Gabrielle Reece has teamed up with T-shirt maker Velvet to create a nine-piece collection of tops, called Velvet for Gabrielle Reece.

clock June 13, 2007Marcy Medina

Financial

Warnaco’s McCluskey Adds Swim Oversight

The Warnaco Group Inc. is expanding group president of intimate apparel Helen McCluskey’s responsibilities to include its global swim businesses.

clock June 13, 2007Whitney Beckett

Financial

Coach Names Greater China Head

Coach has tapped former L’Oreal executive Thibault Villet as president of Greater China, a new post aimed at longtime growth in the area.

clock June 13, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Financial

House Passes Child Labor Penalty Bill

The House, by voice vote, passed a bill Tuesday directing the Secretary of Labor to increase the maximum penalty for child labor violations leading to death or serious injury to $50,000 from $11,000. A companion bill has not yet been introduced in…

clock June 13, 2007Kristi Ellis

A fall 2007 look from Dries Van Noten.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Something Blue… Taking A Break… Coat Check…

It looks like Alber Elbaz is ready to pop the question.

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Antonio Marras

Fashion Features

Marras Signs License for Diffusion Line

Antonio Marras’ decision to launch a second line for fall 2008 marks yet another step in the ongoing democratization of fashion.

clock June 13, 2007Luisa Zargani

Kathleen McFeeters' daughter Alexandra models Ali Ro looks.

Fashion Features

Donna Morgan Enters Contemporary With Ali Ro

Even better dress market stalwart Donna Morgan LLC is embracing the contemporary market.

clock June 13, 2007Whitney Beckett

A summer look from American Eagle Outfitters.

Financial

American Eagle Ups Cash Dividend by 33%

At its annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday in New York, the board of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. voted to raise the cash dividend payment as a signal of “our continuing confidence in the strong growth prospects and future financial performance.”

clock June 13, 2007Sharon Edelson and Ross Tucker

Media

Memo Pad: Remembering David… Backing Katie… Do Or Don’t…

The pews of Riverside Church were packed Tuesday afternoon with the friends and admirers of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam, who died in a car accident on April 23.

clock June 13, 2007WWD Staff

Anthropologie is making it easier for customers to shop across channels.

Fashion Features

Retailers Mix and Match Systems

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to integrating systems and processes behind the scenes at multichannel retailers.

clock June 13, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Financial

Urban Outfitters Tries Out Text Messaging Program

Urban Outfitters launched a text-messaging program last week that could be a first step toward mobile commerce, where consumers shop by cell phone.

clock June 13, 2007Denise Power

All-terrain phone.

Fashion Features

bits & bytes

Take calls in the shower or the desert with the water-resistant Casio G’zOne Type-S cell phone, a sibling of the G-Shock watch.

clock June 13, 2007WWD Staff

Swatch watch celebrating the Japan headquarters' opening.

Financial

Swatch Group Is Latest In Rush for Megastores

Swatch Group is the latest luxury player to place a big bet on Tokyo.

clock June 13, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

J. Crew Mission: Being Best, Not Biggest

J. Crew Group held its first annual meeting Tuesday since going public in June 2006 and it proved to be a breeze for Millard “Mickey” Drexler, the chairman and chief executive.

clock June 13, 2007David Moin

A rendering of the store's interior.

Retail

Adampluseve Readying Manhattan Opening

Adam Lippes, founder, creative director and chief executive officer of adampluseve, is thinking big when it comes to retail.

clock June 13, 2007Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

In Brief: Designer Sex Case… Kelain Sold… True Religion Stock…

Fashion designer Anand Jon, who has been accused of raping or sexually assaulting 12 aspiring models, was charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Tuesday with attacking six more victims.

clock June 13, 2007WWD Staff

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump (right)

Business

Think Tank: War-gaming Seen as an Antidote to Trump Trade Policy Uncertainty

clock 16hJim Singer and Johan Gott

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