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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 17hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 23hWWD Staff

Caught in a Vise: Closures, Rent Cuts Squeeze Mall Developers

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Overview

Now that General Growth Properties Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the question is whether more recession-hit developers might follow. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Uniqlo to Sell Online in China With Taobao

Japanese brand forms partnership with Chinese e-tailing giant.

clock April 16, 2009Lisa Movius

Business

Bally Severs Ties With CEO Franchini

Executive leaves luxury firm for personal reasons after seven-year stint.

clock April 16, 2009Andrew Roberts

Business

General Growth Fails in Bankruptcy Fight

The Chapter 11 filing of General Growth Properties, which operates more than 200 malls, is the the largest bankruptcy in the history of U.S. real estate.

clock April 16, 2009Vicki M. Young

Executive Changes

Nat Nast Names DeParis CEO

Men’s sportswear firm Nat Nast taps former Escada executive, Lawrence C. DeParis.

clock April 16, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Atlanta Buyers Willing if Not Always Able

Budgets trimmed but interest is high.

clock April 17, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

Retailing

Pacifica Embarks on Push Into Retail Stores

Pacifica’s transition from gift brand to beauty brand has been given the stamp of approval from specialty beauty retailers.

clock April 17, 2009Rachel Brown

Body Care

A Down to Urth Introduction

Face care marketer Urth Skin Solutions for Men is planning to branch into body care with the launch of four new products during the third quarter.

clock April 17, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Beauty Features

Snippets: IFF CFO… Nelly’s Apple Bottom Perfume…

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. said Thursday it named Kevin Berryman executive vice president and chief financial officer.

clock April 17, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Port Authority Launches Pop-Up Shop

Save Fashion, a month-long pop-up shop with a roster of rotating designer labels, will debut next month in the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York.

clock April 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Hair

John Frieda Names Murenu Global Creative Consultant

John Frieda has named Italian hairstylist Luigi Murenu as global creative consultant to help extend the brand’s worldwide reach.

clock April 17, 2009Gillian Koenig

Color Cosmetics

Maybelline Adds Sheen to Lip Category With Color Sensational

Maybelline New York readies for its biggest lipstick launch in years with Color Sensational line.

clock April 17, 2009Andrea Nagel

Retailing

In Paris, Aépure Boutique Guns for Independents

The new Left Bank beauty store Aépure sells solely independent brands from around the globe.

clock April 17, 2009Jennifer Weil

Retailing

Bobbi Brown Plots Global Growth

Bobbi Brown is thinking globally, with a plan that will nearly triple her number of international freestanding stores within the next three years.

clock April 17, 2009Julie Naughton

Retailing

Amala Readies Specialty Store Launch

Amala enters prestige beauty market in U.S., debuting at Barneys stores across the country.

clock April 17, 2009Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Italy’s Esxence Fair Highlights Niche Fragrances

People on the scent of novelty have a new destination in Italy: the Esxence niche fragrance fair.

clock April 17, 2009Jennifer Weil

Skin Care

Frederic Brandt Gives Product Collection a Face Lift

Dr. Brandt has a prescription for spring: refreshed packaging, two new product collections and lower price points.

clock April 17, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Coty Touts Integration Strides

For attendees at last year’s National Association of Chain Drug Store’s Annual Meeting, Coty Inc. was the talk of the conference.

clock April 17, 2009Faye Brookman and Molly Prior

Retailing

Laura Geller Goes Into Overdrive

Makeup artist Laura Geller, best known for products like Spackle makeup primer, is banking on bricks-and-mortar to fuel a planned growth spurt.

clock April 17, 2009Molly Prior

Forecasts and Analysis

Gloomy Forecast for Luxury

New study concludes high-end spending is at record low.

clock April 17, 2009Cecily Hall

Government and Trade

Yeohlee Teng Discusses Changing Garment Center

Designer Yeohlee Teng and architect Calvin Tsao discussed the evolution of the Garment Center and the possibility of a buy-local initiative.

clock April 17, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Prepping for a Vionnet Exhibit

Show to kick off in June.

clock April 17, 2009Katya Foreman

Financial

Carrefour Sales Fall

Carrefour’s results hit by France, Spain.

clock April 17, 2009Miles Socha

Government and Trade

Textile Industry Upset Over China Report

Domestic textile firms are upset about the Obama administration’s decision not to declare China a currency manipulator.

clock April 17, 2009Liza Casabona

Department Stores

South Korean Retailers Brace for Downturn

Tourists help boost sales in South Korea.

clock April 17, 2009Brett Cole

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 16, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 17, 2009WWD Staff

Department Stores

L&T to Meet with Vendors

Retailer Lord & Taylor to discuss operations and plans.

clock April 17, 2009David Moin

Specialty Stores

Muji Slows Expansion

Retailer to focus on Asia.

clock April 17, 2009Kelly Wetherille

Specialty Stores

Marni Opens Second N.Y. Shop

Marni opens second unit in Manhattan in uptown location.

clock April 17, 2009Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Rowley Rattles… Woody Allen v. Dov… Prada Test Run…

Cynthia Rowley and her husband, gallerist Bill Powers, are known to have an affinity for contemporary art.

clock April 17, 2009WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Meeting the Prez… New at In Style…

The White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner has long been some combination of griping and gawking

clock April 17, 2009WWD Staff

Media Features

Albert Maysles on Grey Gardens

In a career that’s spanned nearly five decades, Albert Maysles has taken on everyone from Bible salesmen to The Beatles to Christo and Jean-Claude.

clock April 17, 2009Jacob Bernstein

Financial

Mall Developers Face Uphill Battle

Now that General Growth Properties Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the question is whether more recession-hit developers might follow.

clock April 17, 2009Sharon Edelson

Financial

Retail Stocks Move Forward Thursday

Retail stocks advance 3.2 percent despite General Growth bankruptcy, weak housing data.

clock April 17, 2009Evan Clark

Financial

Bulgari Forecasts First-Quarter Loss

Company rules out putting itself up for sale.

clock April 17, 2009Andrew Roberts

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