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A rendering of the temporary Under Armour pop-up shop.


Under Armour to Open Pop-Up Shop in NY

Performance apparel and footwear brand Under Armour is setting up a temporary boutique, which will offer a preview of several of the winter Olympic uniforms.

clock December 2, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Pieters Stepping Down at Hugo

New design team at German label to take over from fall collection.

clock December 1, 2009Melissa Drier


Bulgari Executive Sells Shares

Transaction to finance Nicola Bulgari’s “personal projects.”

clock December 1, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Christian Lacroix taking a bow at his last couture show.

Designer and Luxury

Lacroix Shrinks to Licensing Operation

Fashion house Lacroix to become a licensing operation as potential suitors retreat.

clock December 1, 2009Miles Socha and Elena Berton

A Mango store in Italy.


Penney’s Sets Rollout of Mango Line

J. C. Penney Co. Inc. said Tuesday that it has signed on as the exclusive U.S. department store retailer of European fast fashion firm Mango.

clock December 1, 2009Matthew Lynch


Memo Pad: Murdoch Says Pay Up… A Local Huffpo… Times Buyouts Uphill…

News Corp. ceo Rupert Murdoch intends to move to a pay model for all the company’s publications.

clock December 1, 2009WWD Staff

Will Smith

Marketing and Promotion

Celebrity Sells: The New Match Game

Will Smith and Brad Pitt identified as effective brand endorsers.

clock December 2, 2009Valerie Seckler

Tiger Woods’ effectiveness in some ads, like this one for Accenture, has been called into question following his car accident.


Tiger Woods’ Crash: Assessing the Damage

Tiger Woods, one of the world’s most famous and popular athletes, has seen his profile raised in a way that could soon reduce his power as a marketing force.

clock December 2, 2009Valerie Seckler


Selective Beauty Sues Claiborne

Selective Beauty, a onetime distributor of Juicy Couture and Usher fragrances in Europe, has sued Liz Claiborne Inc. for $20.2 million.

clock December 2, 2009Matthew Lynch


Marionnaud Confirms Layoffs

Marionnaud Group confirmed Monday it is trimming its French workforce by 582, of which 405 have opted for voluntary redundancies.

clock December 2, 2009Jennifer Weil

Ready To Wear

Moncler to Close French Plant

Moncler, the Milan-based down jacket specialist, is to shutter its Pepper Grenoble French subsidiary and logistics site, based in Echirolles, near Grenoble.

clock December 2, 2009Katya Foreman


Retail Stocks Gain 1.8 Percent Tuesday

Retail stocks rose yesterday on e-commerce strength, economic data.

clock December 2, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Yoox Sets IPO Price

The price per share of Internet fashion retailer Yoox Group has been set at 4.30 euros.

clock December 2, 2009Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Cotton Exporters Lean on U.S. Over Subsidies

Trade ministers from poor West African nations said that a recent increase in subsidies threatened to bury their cotton industry.

clock December 2, 2009John Zarocostas

Human Resources

In Brief: LIM to Honor Grossman

Mindy Grossman, chief executive officer of HSN Inc., will deliver the main address at LIM College’s 71st annual commencement.

clock December 2, 2009WWD Staff

Aniello Musella

Designer and Luxury

Madison Ave. Initiative to Boost Italian Luxury Firms

Italian luxury firms are working to overcome the challenges of the economy and the unfavorable exchange rate.

clock December 2, 2009David Moin

A bag will be carried at Fendi's pop-up shop.


Pop-Up Shops Ready for Art Basel

More than art and design booths will be popping up, come the Art Basel Miami Beach and Design Miami fairs that kick off today.

clock December 2, 2009WWD Staff

Karl-Johan Persson


H&M’s Persson Talks Expansion

H&M ceo Karl-Johan Persson said the Swedish giant likely would open its first home stores soon.

clock December 2, 2009Miles Socha

Fabrics from Liberty of London.


Target Links With Liberty of London

Target is partnering with Liberty of London to launch one of the largest collections it’s ever undertaken with an outside brand.

clock December 2, 2009Samantha Conti and Sharon Edelson

A gift promotion at Charlotte Russe.


Cyber Monday Sales Get Boost, Neiman Marcus Direct and Net-a-porter among those pleased by Cyber Monday sales.

clock December 2, 2009Cate T. Corcoran


New CEO Tapped for Lucky Brand Jeans

Liz Claiborne Inc. has named David DeMattei as the next chief executive officer of its Lucky Brand Jeans division.

clock December 2, 2009Ross Tucker

A stamp designed by Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz for the French postal service.

Fashion Scoops

Lanvin Stamp-Ede… Fashion Parties Galore at Art Basel… “Looped” In…

Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz has designed two stamps for the French postal service.

clock December 2, 2009WWD Staff

A show horse in front of the Eiffel tower.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci to Sponsor European Equestrian Masters

Gucci is aiming to trumpet its equestrian heritage as the main sponsor of the European Equestrian Masters, the international horse-jumping show.

clock December 2, 2009Natasha Montrose

Looks from the RM by Roland Mouret Rainbow Project line.


Net-a-Porter Partners With Roland Mouret

Roland Mouret has teamed with for another limited edition collection.

clock December 2, 2009Samantha Conti

Louis Vuitton store in Macau.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Heads to Macau

Louis Vuitton, wagering that Macau’s retail outlook is golden, has opened a new Maison here.

clock December 2, 2009Constance Haisma-Kwok

Kellwood acquired Vince in 2006.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Poised to Grow, Kellwood Eyes Deals

Kellwood CEO Michael W. Kramer wants to acquire at least one brand, and discusses European plans for Vince and a new venue for Kimora Lee Simmons.

clock December 2, 2009Vicki M. Young and Julee Kaplan


Daily Stock Wrap: December 01, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock December 2, 2009WWD Staff


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