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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 1hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 16hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 9hWWD Staff

The New Mouseketeers

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Overview

Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Carine Roitfeld and Naomi Campbell are just a few of the fashion personalities to put themselves in the hands of Disney’s animators for Barneys New York’s holiday windows.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Executive Changes

Susan Duffy Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer at Stuart Weitzman

Since April 2011, she has been senior vice president of global marketing and communications.

clock November 8, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Parties

Fashion Delivers Raises $1 Million at Truncated Gala

The group hosted a party to honor Related Companies’ Stephen Ross, Feed Foundation cofounder Lauren Bush Lauren and Boscov’s Albert Boscov.

clock November 11, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Richemont Profits Up 52.4% in First Half

Johann Rupert will step down as chief executive officer on March 31, while remaining chairman.

clock November 9, 2012Samantha Conti

Parties

Chanel Jacket Expo Hits Paris

Fashion house hosts rollicking disco party at the Grand Palais.

clock November 9, 2012Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

Financial

Growing Pains Continue at J.C. Penney

The turnaround still has a way to go as same-store sales in the quarter fall 26.1 percent.

clock November 11, 2012Vicki M. Young

Executive Changes

Benetton’s Fabrica Restructures

Alessandro Benetton, chairman of the Italian apparel manufacturer and retailer and of Fabrica, revealed the appointment of Dan Hill as managing director.

clock November 9, 2012Alessandra Turra

Legal

Marzotto Lawyer Clarifies Tax Case

Victor Uckmar addressed several of the judge’s statements regarding the confiscation of some of the family’s assets.

clock November 11, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Stein Mart to Restate Earnings

Value chain going over errors in more than three years of financial filings.

clock November 11, 2012Evan Clark

Financial

Schiesser Buy Lifts Delta Galil Net

The July acquisition of the German underwear maker made an immediate contribution to sales, earnings and margins in the third quarter.

clock November 9, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Marion Cotillard: From New York to Paris

The actress promoted her new film, “Rust and Bone,” in New York and found herself at Printemps in Paris 16 hours later.

clock November 9, 2012Matthew Lynch and Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Pitti Uomo Organizers Upbeat on Fashion’s Future

The next edition of the show, which will be held Jan. 8 to 11, will showcase the fall 2013 collections of more than 1,020 international brands.

clock November 11, 2012Alessandra Turra

Department Stores

From the Magic Kingdom to Madison Avenue: Barneys to Unveil ‘Electric Holiday’

WWD previewed the cartoon fruits of the collaboration between the retailer and Disney, which will debut in the flagship’s windows on Wednesday.

clock November 12, 2012Jessica Iredale

Leather Goods

Loewe Taps Penélope Cruz

The actress has signed a three-year deal with the Spanish leather goods firm.

clock November 12, 2012Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Eres Expands Global Retail Presence

The Chanel-owned specialist of luxury lingerie and swimwear is opening its first store in Kiev, Russia, and St. Barth’s.

clock November 12, 2012Karyn Monget

Footwear

Social Media’s Impact on Spring

Platforms such as Twitter and Instagram are not only starting to dictate trends, they also influenced the accessories that buyers purchased for spring.

clock November 12, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

DJ Bennett’s Active Focus on Luxe

The new Web site offers serious sports enthusiasts luxury performance clothing, gadgets and gear for 20 sports and counting.

clock November 12, 2012Sharon Edelson

Memo Pad

The World of Interiors Introduces Fashion Issue

The issue took editor Rupert Thomas most of a year to commission.

clock November 12, 2012Julia Neel

Memo Pad

Du Jour Magazine to Feature Nicole Kidman Cover

For the magazine’s sophomore effort, out in two weeks, the actress was shot by Patrick Demarchelier in the South of France.

clock November 12, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Draws President Obama

The designer’s illustration depicts the president in a proud stance in front of the American flag, dressed in chef whites.

clock November 12, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Aid for AIDS International Honors Candy Pratts Price

On hand for the organization were longtime supporters Narciso Rodriguez, Carlos Campos and Marc Jacobs International president Robert Duffy.

clock November 12, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Royal Family Turns Out for Remembrance Sunday

Britons observed two minutes of silence and Queen Elizabeth laid the first wreath at the Cenotaph memorial in London.

clock November 12, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

H&M Fetes Miami Beach Flagship

More than 800 guests attended the opening of the 24,000-square-foot store, which is housed in the renovated Art Deco Lincoln Theatre.

clock November 12, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Scoops

Rebecca Minkoff Hosts Girls Night Out in Tokyo

The designer has been busy expanding her business throughout Japan.

clock November 12, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine President Gaetano Marzotto’s Take on Tax Probe

On the sidelines of the Pitti Uomo press conference in Milan Friday, Marzotto spoke to WWD.

clock November 12, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Names Journeys Awards Winners

Two hundred and fifty cinematographers from more than 40 countries submitted three-to-five-minute entries to the short film competition.

clock November 12, 2012Dacy Knight

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Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 16hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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