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Condé Nast Braces for Consolidations This Week

Consolidations are said to take place this week in advance of a trove of annual meetings.

clock 2hAlexandra Steigrad


Paris Couture Houses Braced for Change After Turbulent Year

As Dior and Schiaparelli mark anniversaries, Versace has canceled its Atelier Versace couture show in favor of client events.

clock 2hJoelle Diderich


Uncertainty — and Fear — Grip Fashion World as Trump Era Dawns

The fashion community is in wait-and-see mode as President Trump kicks off his agenda.

clock 10hEvan Clark

Trade in the Spotlight: Issue Seen as Key One In Race for White House

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Free trade or protectionism? Global commerce and its impact one American jobs and lifestyles are likely to weigh heavily on voters.

From This Issue

David Bowie skiing in the Italian Alps and visiting with Claude Nobs at Picotin (inset).

Marketing and Promotion

Applause for Montreux’s First 40 Years

“Live! From Montreux,” a deluxe, 1,583-page look back at the 41-year-old music festival, will try to grab shoppers with a shock effect: A crimson pair of plastic hands will serve as bookends for the $800, four-volume set written by Claude Nobs, the…

clock October 10, 2007Valerie Seckler

One way to dine in the 21 square feet of personal space provided for each guest.

Marketing and Promotion

Clubby Travels, From Plane to Page

It’s all about ready access to a captive — and wealthy — audience.

clock October 10, 2007Valerie Seckler

Imitation of Christ

Fashion Features

Show Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week will showcase spring looks in a variety of venues. Information is accurate as of press time, but the schedule is subject to change.

clock October 10, 2007WWD Staff

Marissa Ribisi and Sophia Banks

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch

Three young labels showing during fashion week are ready for their close-ups.

clock October 10, 2007Marcy Medina




Some of the newest eating and drinking establishments in Culver City are within blocks of Smashbox Studios.

clock October 10, 2007Rachel Rees

Fashion Features

Trade in the Spotlight: Issue Seen as Key One In Race for White House

Free trade or protectionism? Global commerce and its impact one American jobs and lifestyles are likely to weigh heavily on voters.

clock October 10, 2007Kristi Ellis


Key Issues: From China To WTO Talks

The American fashion industry, which imported $96.1 billion worth of apparel and textiles for the year ending July 31 – $31.3 billion from China alone – has a lot at stake in the next president’s trade agenda.

clock October 10, 2007WWD Staff


Weather Seen Weighing on Comp Sales

Unseasonably warm weather in September is expected to drag down same-store sales, which will be released Thursday.

clock October 10, 2007Liza Casabona


Kellwood Taps Divisional Merchandise Head

Kellwood Co. has named Hope Brick to the post of chief merchandising officer of its new Lifestyle Alliance division.

clock October 10, 2007Whitney Beckett


Wyett Named Hurley CEO, Stanton Promoted

Nike Inc. has made key high-level appointments, selecting Roger Wyett to be CEO of Hurley International and Jill Stanton, VP of apparel for the U.S. region, to succeed Wyett as VP of global apparel for the Nike brand.

clock October 10, 2007Whitney Beckett


In Brief: Art and Commerce… Reebok Thinks Pink and Young… Hollywould Hire

Calvin Klein Inc. is collaborating with British artist Martin Creed for an event to showcase its spring 2008 offering at London’s new underground venue P3 on Monday.

clock October 10, 2007WWD Staff

Lindsay Owen-Jones

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oreal Forms New Foundation for Science and Education

L’Oreal unveiled the creation of a new corporate foundation Tuesday designed to finance programs that specifically encourage education, promote scientific research and help people in need.

clock October 10, 2007Jennifer Weil and Ellen Groves

Beauty Features

Lush Unveils Macy’s Expansion

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics Ltd. plans to open in-store boutiques at select Macy’s Inc. locations as part of the British beauty brand’s expansion into the U.S. market.

clock October 10, 2007Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Neiman’s 100th: The Celebrations

From goat dressing to elegant gowns, Neiman Marcus will celebrate its 100th anniversary here this week with Texas-size parties reflecting the luxury retailer’s roots and style.

clock October 10, 2007Holly Haber

The special edition Gucci for UNICEF bag.

Fashion Features

Gucci Increases UNICEF Effort

As Christmas looms, Gucci is once again preparing its UNICEF holiday campaign, this time with a few goodwill tweaks.

clock October 10, 2007Alessandra Ilari


Memo Pad: Take That… Get Those Virtual Ad Dollars… No Pressure

The famous book critic is also “famously busy and famously rude”; he is “pale and bloated,” the “vitriolic scourge of writers, artists and musicians.”

clock October 10, 2007WWD Staff

Rick Darling, Gilbert Harrison and Stephen I. Sadove at last week's World Retail Congress luncheon.


Execs Predict Holiday Sales Soft

Industry deals and retail sales are in the rough. It’s a tough retail environment, but I would tell you luxury is healthy. Whether it is going to be as robust as it has been remains to be seen.

clock October 10, 2007David Moin


EU, China Come to Terms On Import Tracking System

European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said Tuesday the 27-nation bloc and China have agreed on a joint import surveillance system to track textile and apparel shipments for one year in 2008, when import quotas on 10 sensitive categories…

clock October 10, 2007John Zarocostas

Trudy F. Sullivan


Talbots Seeks Assistance In Brand Repositioning

Talbots Inc. said Tuesday that it retained a business consulting firm to help management with the company’s brand positioning.

clock October 10, 2007Vicki M. Young


Timberland Has Designs on Green

Nobody escapes scorecarding anymore. Suppliers are graded on fill rates and delivery dates, contract factories on human rights compliance and technology providers on service levels.

clock October 10, 2007Denise Power

One of Metropark's 39 mall-based boutiques.


Metropark Dresses Up Meez

How can a quickly growing but little-known retailer get attention? For Hot Topic spin-off Metropark, the answer was go where the kids are.

clock October 10, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Benjamin Busse's mocked up billboard.


Bits & Bytes: Spray Phone… Small-Screen Style… Lean Looks…

43% of consumers buy from a different retailer than the one they researched online because of price.

clock October 10, 2007Cate T. Corcoran

Marisa Berenson, Bruno Frisoni

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Naked Ambition… No Doubt… Hot Shot…

Skin is still in. Tonight, Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy will be honored by the NYU Cancer Institute at a gala at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

clock October 10, 2007WWD Staff


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