Chinese Tourists Are Luxe’s Savior

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China’s fast-growing economy is fueling a rise in outgoing tourism, with shopping for high-end fashion and beauty products near the top of travelers’ agendas.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jochen Zeitz

Business Features

Puma Lays Out Five-Year Plan

Puma AG ceo Jochen Zeitz aims for $5.16 billion in sales by 2015.

clock October 26, 2010Joelle Diderich


Inter Parfums Sales Gain

Quarterly revenues for New York-based Inter Parfums Inc. were up 12.9 percent.

clock October 26, 2010Matthew W. Evans and Jennifer Weil

Poster of the CULTURE CHANEL exhibition

Fashion Scoops

Chanel Sets ‘Culture’ Exhibition in Shanghai

Museum to display 400 pieces charting French house’s literary and artistic links.

clock October 26, 2010Miles Socha

Coach's men’s-only store in Manhattan.

Business Features

Coach Profits Climb in First Quarter

Sales for Coach increased due to a spike in shipments to U.S. department stores and overseas.

clock October 26, 2010Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

Police Bust L.A. Counterfeit Apparel Factory

Authorities say location is one of the largest manufacturer facilities of its kind found in Southern California in the last decade.

clock October 26, 2010Rachel Brown and Alexandra Steigrad

Business Features

Consumer Confidence Inches Up Slightly in October

Present Situation Index grew to 23.9 from 23.3 last month.

clock October 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Vicki M. Young

Business Features

LVMH Now Owns 17% of Hermes

The French luxury group LVMH said Tuesday it acquired the 3 million shares it had previously described as derivative instruments.

clock October 26, 2010Miles Socha

Tourists outside Galeries Lafayette.

Designer and Luxury

Chinese Tourists Boost Luxury

Chinese tourists put shopping for high-end fashion and beauty products near the top of travelers’ agendas.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Dylan Lauren

Fashion Scoops

Dylan Lauren’s Sweet Deal… Timberland Goes Bionic… Stella, Take Two…

Dylan Lauren, on tour for her book “Dylan’s Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life,” reaches Los Angeles.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

Loulou de la Falaise in 1976.

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: It Takes Loulou

The fabulous Loulou de la Falaise on working at Yves Saint Laurent and her childhood.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Maija Kovalevska


Nota Bene

Opera Star Maija Kovalevska sings Mimi for the third time in a Met production of “La Bohème.”

clock October 26, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Human Resources

Obituary: Yossi Shachnovitz, 55

Yossi Shachnovitz, a longtime employee at Elie Tahari Ltd. and a close confidante of the designer, died of cancer.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Kareem Iliya’s illustration for Slane.


Slane Waves: Fine Jewelry Firm Rebrands

Alexander Vreeland recently became president and coo of the fine jewelry firm formerly known as Slane & Slane.

clock October 27, 2010Venessa Lau


In Brief: Ashley Stewart’s New Owner

Details of amount unavailable as of press time.

clock October 26, 2010WWD Staff

A Judith Leiber wedding-cake minaudière.


Judith Leiber Says ‘I Do’

After nearly 50 years in love with luxury, Judith Leiber is ready to walk down the aisle.

clock October 27, 2010Jessica Iredale

The new London store under construction, with still-empty jewelry cases.

Designer and Luxury

Faraone Mennella’s Next Stop: London

Jewelry firm Faraone Mennella will open a 1,000-square-foot flagship, designed by architect Ante Vrban, on Nov. 1 in England.

clock October 27, 2010Venessa Lau

Michael McNamara


Mastercard’s Web View

Michael McNamara, vice president, SpendingPulse, MasterCard, said the market share shift toward online is continuing to grow.

clock October 26, 2010Lisa Lockwood


Condé Nast’s Digital Shakeup… D.C. Goes West… Blow Film Progresses…

Condé Nast said on Tuesday afternoon that publishers will finally get full control of their Web sites.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Greg Rogers


Pictela: Giving Multiple Lives to Catalogs

The content management platform transforms high-definition brand assets into online ads and social media.

clock October 27, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Bradford Matson


Bluefly Catches Customers Offline and Online

Bradford Matson, chief marketing officer of the online shopping site, said integrating offline and online advertising is an effective way to draw consumers.

clock October 27, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Martine Reardon


Saks and Macy’s Share Online Strategies

Retail web sites, such as, grow into big business.

clock October 26, 2010Evan Clark

Jon Kubo


Wet Seal’s Social Stance

Specialty retailer Wet Seal finds new ways to drive traffic.

clock October 27, 2010WWD Staff

Tom Jarrold


A|X Armani Exchange Pushes Tech Edge

“We’re in the middle of a technical revolution and it’s affecting everything we do,” said Tom Jarrold, chief marketing officer for A|X Armani Exchange.

clock October 26, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Lisa Gavales


Express: E-Commerce is More Than a Store

An online store is not just a store, according to Lisa Gavales, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Express Inc.

clock October 27, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Kevin Ranford


1-800 Flowers: Socially Engaged

The floral and gift company 1-800-Flowers likes to stay ahead of the curve.

clock October 27, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Jeffrey Max


Venda Talks About Change in E-commerce

Jeffrey Max, chief executive officer of e-commerce platform provider Venda Inc, talks technology.

clock October 26, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

A look from Brood.

Designer and Luxury

Young Brood

On Monday in New York, Serkan Sarier presented his first solo collection under the label Brood.

clock October 27, 2010Jessica Iredale


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Backstage at Burberry RTW Spring 2018


Burberry Named Most Popular British Brand on Instagram

clock 10hLorelei Marfil

Social Studies