Turnaround Mission: Gap Inc. Taps Glenn Murphy to Be CEO

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Gap Inc. headed north for its new chairman and chief executive, tapping Glenn Murphy, a Canadian with strong retail turnaround skills but no fashion experience.

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Lotta Luv's Hershey's bath products.

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Desserts Get a Lotta Luv From Beauty Firm

Lotta Luv is spreading in new directions.

clock July 27, 2007Faye Brookman

Jafra Control Dynamics for oily skin.

Beauty Features

Jafra Unites Science and Botanicals

Simple yet complex is direct sales company Jafra Cosmetics International’s battle cry for its new skin care line.

clock July 27, 2007Rachel Brown

Carol's Daughter's Jersey City store.

Beauty Features

At Carol’s Daughter, the Family Continues to Grow

Carol’s Daughter is growing up quickly.

clock July 27, 2007Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Procter & Gamble Prestige Products Inks Deal With Italian Brand Replay

Italian fashion brand Replay has signed a fragrance agreement with P&G Prestige Products.

clock July 27, 2007Stephanie Epiro

Zac Posen

Beauty Features

Posen Signs Fragrance Deal

Zac Posen, one of the rising stars of American fashion, has ended the suspense and stepped into the fragrance ring by signing a licensing deal with Selective Beauty.

clock July 27, 2007Pete Born

Lisa Hoffman's new Variations collection.

Beauty Features

Variations Line Offers Round-the-Clock Scents

Lisa Hoffman, wife of actor Dustin Hoffman, hopes to change the way women wear fragrances this fall with the launch of her Variations collection, a line designed to offer scents suitable for both day and night.

clock July 27, 2007Michelle Edgar

Beauty Features

Clarins’ 2nd-Qtr. Net Sales Rise 7.6 Percent

Groupe Clarins posted second-quarter 2007 net sales up 7.6 percent year-on-year at 254.2 million euros, or $343 million at average exchange, for the three-month period.

clock July 27, 2007Ellen Groves

Perlier from Borghese family.

Beauty Features

Adding Up Beauty: HSN Turns to Beauty for Image Makeover

The Home Shopping Network is practicing what it preaches to its viewers, a do-it-yourself approach to self-improvement.

clock July 27, 2007Molly Prior

Mark's Little Black Box.

Beauty Features

Mark Gives Women a League of Their Own

While men are glued to their computers playing fantasy football this fall, Mark is giving women their own fantasy league.

clock July 27, 2007Michelle Edgar

New Elique products.

Beauty Features

L.A. Salon Owner Waxes Eco-friendly

For Elisha Reverby, opening her waxing studio in the heart of Los Angeles’ coastal Venice area was pure common sense.

clock July 27, 2007Kavita Daswani

Bernard Arnault

Fashion Features

LVMH, PPR Thriving and Bullish

The dollar and yen may be sliding against the soaring euro, but LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and PPR remain bullish about luxury.

clock July 27, 2007Robert Murphy


Senate Committee Passes China Currency Bill

The Senate Finance Committee overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that takes the first legislative step toward establishing rules to punish China if it does not boost the value of its currency.

clock July 27, 2007Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Topshop to Pay Chloe In Dress Settlement

Topshop has agreed to pay Chloe, the French fashion house owned by Compagnie Financiere Richemont, more than 13,000 pounds, or $26,700, in an out-of-court settlement regarding a yellow overall dress.

clock July 27, 2007Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: No Shift… Tee Time In London… Soccer Fever…

So much for Patrizio Bertelli’s call to change the dates of Milan Fashion Week to January and July from February and September.

clock July 27, 2007WWD Staff


Hanesbrands Profits Up, Shares Rise 12.8%

Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. soared 12.8 percent Thursday to $30.07, pushing past overall market woes thanks to second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations.

clock July 27, 2007Erica Owen


Kenneth Cole Earnings Dive 49% in Second Qtr.

Kenneth Cole Productions reported second-quarter earnings Thursday that plummeted 49 percent, hurt by decreased sales and increased expenses in the men’s sportswear business.

clock July 27, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Kate and Andy Spade

Fashion Features

Kate and Andy Spade Exit Brand

Husband-and-wife team Kate and Andy Spade are saying goodbye to their brainchild.

clock July 27, 2007Whitney Beckett

Glenn Murphy


Gap Inc. Taps Glenn Murphy to Be CEO

Gap Inc. headed north for its new chairman and chief executive, tapping Glenn Murphy.

clock July 27, 2007David Moin and Jeanine Poggi

Peter Som

Fashion Features

Blass Taps Som to Head Women’s

Bill Blass is forging into the future with not one, but two designers at the creative helm.

clock July 27, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

An image from Seven For All Mankind's print campaign.

Fashion Features

VF Acquires Seven For All Mankind

VF Corp. has made the big-impact acquisitions that Wall Street was expecting.

clock July 27, 2007Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

In Brief: L.A. Ports Deal…

A clerical union and shipping employers struck a labor deal Thursday to avert a strike at the nation’s largest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach.

clock July 27, 2007WWD Staff


Stocks Slide as Dow Sheds More Than 300 Points

Stocks plunged Thursday as markets tumbled on credit and housing concerns — compounding fears of an already shaky foundation for consumer spending and pushing the S&P Retail index to a nine-month low.

clock July 27, 2007Erica Owen and Molly Fergus

The Carolina Herrera fall ad campaign.


Memo Pad: From Page to Stage… Looking for a Weekend Boost… Still All in the Family…

For the second time in recent memory, a New Yorker article is coming to life onstage.

clock July 27, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Vuitton Top-Ranked Among Fashion Brands

Louis Vuitton led an array of 14 fashion names that appear on Interbrand’s just-disclosed list of the 100 best global brands.

clock July 27, 2007Valerie Seckler


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