Burberry on Track Despite Slowdown

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The luxury sector might be breathing easier as a bullish Burberry, undaunted by slower demand in China, said Thursday it will continue to open as many as 10 stores there each year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Nordstrom Testing Aveda Brand

This marks the salon brand’s first entry into department and specialty store distribution.

clock October 10, 2012Julie Naughton

A Carrefour hypermarket in Changzhou, China.


Carrefour Turnaround Gains Traction

Sales rose 2.1 percent in the third quarter, driven by emerging economies, although Southern Europe continued to struggle.

clock October 11, 2012Joelle Diderich


Fast Retailing Misses FY Targets

The retailer still posted double-digit growth in profit and sales for the year.

clock October 11, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Exterior of Burberry flagship store in Beijing, China.

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Strategy on Track Despite Slowdown in Sales

The brand said Thursday it will continue to open as many as 10 stores in Mainland China each year, in line with its original strategy.

clock October 11, 2012Samantha Conti

Carine Roitfeld in Givenchy.


Carine Roitfeld Joins Harper’s Bazaar in Global Fashion Post

She’ll work with creative director Stephen Gan, her collaborator on Fashion Book, on several stories a year.

clock October 11, 2012Erik Maza

Lindsey Wixson in Chanel and Chanel Fine Jewelry.


Chanel’s Bijoux de Diamants Fetes 80th Anniversary

Blake Lively, Elle Fanning, January Jones and Diane Kruger attended the event.

clock October 11, 2012Taylor Harris

An assortment of Becca products.

Color Cosmetics

Becca Staging Brand Comeback

The color cosmetics brand is focused on retrenching itself as a diverse color-matching authority.

clock October 11, 2012Belisa Silva

A product from E.L.F.

Color Cosmetics

Critical Mass: E.l.f. Ramps Up New Product Offerings

The brand that launched online first is building its retail business.

clock October 11, 2012WWD Staff

Mickey Drexler


J. Crew Takes on Hong Kong

The New York-based apparel maker is reentering the Asian market with an edited collection of its women’s and men’s wear at Lane Crawford stores.

clock October 11, 2012Ellen Sheng

A rendering of Caudalie's Bleecker Street store.

Body Care

Caudalie to Open Two New York Boutiques

The first store will open next week at Lexington Avenue and 74th Street; a second, larger store is scheduled to open in Greenwich Village in November.

clock October 11, 2012Pete Born

A rendering of the store.


Intelligent Nutrients to Open First Store

Set for a soft launch on Black Friday, the 1,000-square-foot space in the Mall of America will officially open its doors the following week.

clock October 11, 2012Belisa Silva

Abbie Cornish in Roland Mouret, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler.


‘Seven Psychopaths’ Screens in New York

A few of the film’s stars, including Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell, attended the Cinema Society- and Hugo Boss-sponsored screening.

clock October 11, 2012Matthew Lynch

A look from the Figue collection.

Designer and Luxury

Stephanie von Watzdorf Launches Figue

Tory Burch’s former founding vice president of design has created a new collection of seasonless clothes.

clock October 11, 2012Jessica Iredale

Rita Ora and Wale.


Paper Hosts 8th Annual Nightlife Awards

The magazine celebrated the stage of the new demimonde — social media.

clock October 11, 2012Erik Maza

An ad visual for Eros.

Designer and Luxury

Versace to Launch Eros Men’s Fragrance

Donatella Versace delved deeply into Greek mythology to find the key to scent’s positioning: unbridled sexual attraction.

clock October 11, 2012Pete Born and Cynthia Martens


Ron Johnson’s Thank You to JCP Customers

The retailer is looking to expand its loyalty program with additional incentives, according to a company spokeswoman.

clock October 11, 2012Vicki M. Young


Printemps Sets First Openings Since ’82

The French department store chain plans to open two new stores in 2014, including a smaller-format store in a shopping mall adjacent to the Louvre.

clock October 12, 2012Joelle Diderich

A Pomellato bracelet.


Expanding Pomellato Hints at IPO

The Italian jewelry firm is eyeing brand extensions with watches and a fragrance and is evaluating a public listing.

clock October 12, 2012Luisa Zargani

Brian Atwood New York City Flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Brian Atwood Opens First Store

The Madison Avenue shop, which opens today, will carry the largest selection of the designer’s shoes and handbags in the world.

clock October 12, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Leonardo Ferragamo Stands Up for Florence

One of the sons of the late Salvatore Ferragamo rushed to the defense of his hometown following disparaging comments by Fiat Chrysler ceo Sergio Marchionne.

clock October 12, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Eraldo Poletto to Exit CEO Post at Furla

Executive will leave the company effective Nov. 2 for a new position outside the firm.

clock October 12, 2012Luisa Zargani


Layoffs Hit Condé Nast

The publishing company eliminated roughly 60 positions this week, sources said.

clock October 12, 2012Erik Maza


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