Big Changes at Neiman’s: Burt Tansky to Step Down, Katz and Gold Move Up

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Burton M. Tansky, president and chief executive officer of The Neiman Marcus Group and long a leading figure in luxury retailing, is retiring.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Inter Parfums Sales Gain 32.1%

Inter Parfums Inc. sticks by its first-quarter profit guidance.

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Hoda Kotb


Karen Murray Honored at Annual Heartworks Gala

Supporter of the Marfan Syndrome cause received special Founder’s Award from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Business Features

Jimmy Choo’s Mellon Named Chief Creative Officer

Tamara Mellon has a new title at Jimmy Choo, but her role will remain the same.

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Alberto-Culver Profit Rises in Second Quarter

Sales gains helped Alberto-Culver Co. boost its profits in the second quarter.

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Burton M. Tansky and Karen W. Katz

Business Features

Tansky Ending Reign at Neiman Marcus

Burton Tansky, ceo of The Neiman Marcus Group and a leading figure in luxury retailing, will retire on Oct. 6.

clock April 26, 2010David Moin

Alessandro Zuek Simonetti’s portrait of musician Robert A.A. Lowe for Dickies 1922.

Ready To Wear

Dickies Creates Vintage-Inspired Capsule Collection

Workwear Brand Touts Its American Heritage

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Rufus Yerxa

Government and Trade

WTO Role Hinges on External Factors

One issue for the WTO In the next decade is the effects of currency manipulation on global trade.

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The Fiber Price Sheet: April 26, 2010

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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A look from the new co-branded line by Adidas Originals and Burton.


Adidas, Burton to Collaborate on Men’s Line

Adidas Originals and Burton are teaming up to create a limited edition collection of men’s apparel and footwear.

clock April 27, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Taubman Bullish on Malls, Luxury

Mall executive William Taubman says forecasters’ dire predictions about shopping centers were premature.

clock April 27, 2010Rachel Brown


Human Resources

Ulta Sets CEO Succession Plan

Current chief, Lyn Kirby, to step down by fall as firm names Chuck Rubin, who is to take the post, president and chief operating officer.

clock April 27, 2010Molly Prior


Citizens of Humanity Taps CEO

Giorgio Presca has joined Citizens of Humanity as ceo.

clock April 27, 2010Ross Tucker

Glen Senk


Urban’s Senk in Line for 1 Million Shares

Urban Outfitters ceo Glen Senk’s reported income for 2009 was $29.9 million, more than nine times the $3.3 million total reported for 2008.

clock April 27, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Retail Stocks Gain 0.5% Monday

S&P Retail Index comes within a fraction of the 500 mark.

clock April 27, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Anti-government protesters block a main road leading into Bangkok.

Government and Trade

Bangkok Malls Look to Save Businesses

Antigovernment protests in Thailand seen hurting small shops.

clock April 27, 2010Joyce Barrett

Lorry Newhouse, Carolina Herrera and Hamish Bowles.

Fashion Scoops

Insider Trading… Brunello Sends His Regrets… Castelbajac’s New Digs…

Carolina Herrera, Rachel Roy, and Hamish Bowles have donated some of their clothes to the upcoming Posh charity sale.

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Amanda Seyfried in Viktor & Rolf.


Amanda Seyfried: Red Carpet Flash

The actress Amanda Seyfried wore not-so-basic black to the premiere of “Letters to Juliet.”

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Photographer Martine Malle


Camera Ready: Martine Malle Photography Show Opens in SoHo

“The Virgins of Gabriel” photo exhibit at Ennagon Gallery include still images from Lola Schnabel’s upcoming short film.

clock April 27, 2010Sarah Haight

“The Thoughtful Dresser” by Linda Grant.


Author Linda Grant on Why Clothes Matter

Journalist and novelist Linda Grant looks at the significance of dressing in a global recession.

clock April 27, 2010Nina Jones

An image from the Eres-Chanel photo series by Karl Lagerfeld.

Marketing and Promotion

Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Eres Tie-Up

Karl Lagerfeld masterminds a quirky photo-based “private co-branding” tie-up between Chanel and its sister brand, Eres.

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Business Features

Fordham to Create Fashion Law Institute

Fordham Law School creating Fashion Law Institute, which university officials claim is the first of its kind in the world.

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Lou Doillon and Lizzie Jagger

Ready To Wear

H&M Line Gets Festive

Lizzie Jagger and Lou Doillo pose in H&M collection ads for special charity line.

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Frida Giannini for Marty… The Visionary’s Visionaire… The Big Reveal…

Gucci’s Frida Giannini will cohost a dinner with Graydon Carter at the Hotel Du Cap to honor Martin Scorsese.

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Counterfeit watches displayed at the ICE press conference.

Government and Trade

Feds Crack Down on Counterfeits

John Morton, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for ICE, said it was a record month for counterfeit enforcement.

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Wal-Mart Gender Lawsuit Advances

Federal appeals court allows a potentially landmark gender-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart to to move forward as a class action.

clock April 27, 2010Matthew Lynch

Hunter Dixon's polyester and cotton dress and Guishem shoes.

Designer and Luxury

Globe Runners: Fresh Talent From Around the World

Stacy Clark’s Odilon line is influenced by horror films, while Alexander Koutny, responsible for Björk’s 2001 swan dress, finds inspiration in plate tectonics.

clock April 27, 2010Venessa Lau and Jessica Iredale and Mayte Allende

Karen Katz

Business Features

Key Players at Neiman Marcus

Karen W. Katz’s management style is intense and focused.

clock April 27, 2010WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: April 26, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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