ITC Case Could Set Fashion Precedent

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The U.S. International Trade Commission patent infringement case aimed at 17 American and European brands and retailers could stir alarm in the industry.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kenneth Faried and Russell Westbrook


Russell Westbrook Unveils Line for Barneys

The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard held court on the eighth floor of Barneys New York Tuesday night to unveil his collaboration with the store.

clock August 20, 2014Erik Maza


Li & Fung Profits Rise 16% in Half

The sourcing giant on Thursday posted higher first-half net profit and sales despite a “mixed economic landscape.”

clock August 21, 2014Ellen Sheng


Authority Green-Lights Karstadt Takeover

Signa acquired the department store chain from Nicolas Berggruen.

clock August 21, 2014Melissa Drier


Edward Menicheschi Named Condé Nast’s Chief Marketing Officer

The changes keep coming at the publishing company.

clock August 21, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Issey Miyake's nighttime fragrance for men, Nuit d’Issey.


Issey Miyake to Unveil New Men’s Fragrance

Nuit d’Issey is due out globally in September.

clock August 21, 2014Jennifer Weil

Rite Aid's remodeled Beverly Hill's location.


Critical Mass: Rite Aid’s Beauty Evolution

Along with premium products, the store is ramping up events and services.

clock August 21, 2014Faye Brookman

StriVectin Facial Toner


StriVectin Launches First Device, Plots Growth

With the brand’s debut skin-care device, the company is hoping to preserve facial muscle mass.

clock August 22, 2014Jennifer Weil and Jayme Cyk

Tracy Holland, Christie Hefner and Ben Bennett.

Human Resources

Christie Hefner Leads Growth at Hatchbeauty

The company, which is estimated to generate $100 million to $200 million in annual retail sales, is divided into three separate entities.

clock August 21, 2014Rachel Brown

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Moroccanoil's Inspired campaign.


Moroccanoil Taps Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

The argan-oil-infused hair and body brand will also launch its debut multimedia advertising campaign on Sept. 17.

clock August 21, 2014Jayme Cyk

Maria Sharapova in Marc Jacobs.


Maria Sharapova, CFDA Celebrate Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

The tennis pro held court at the New Museum’s rooftop Sky Room on Wednesday.

clock August 21, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Government and Trade

ITC Patent Case Reflects Tech’s New Role

As new technologies come into play, so do new legal woes, as evidenced by the patent infringement case aimed at 17 U.S. and European brands and retailers.

clock August 21, 2014Kristi Ellis

Prabal Gurung is fulfilling a longtime dream with the launch of his first beauty effort, a color cosmetics collection created in collaboration with MAC Cosmetics.

Color Cosmetics

Prabal Gurung Enters the Beauty Realm

During a break from putting the finishing touches on his spring collection, the designer turns animated as he shows off his first cosmetics line.

clock August 22, 2014Julie Naughton

Interior of the Fred Segal store in the SLS Las Vegas hotel.


Fred Segal to Unveil Vegas Lifestyle Store

In a city where one-upmanship has become second nature, Fred Segal is preparing to take retail to the next level.

clock August 22, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Dawn Ostroff


Media People: Condé Nast Entertainment’s Dawn Ostroff

Ostroff heads the division that focuses on the production of original television, feature film and digital video offerings.

clock August 22, 2014Alexandra Steigrad


Activist Investor Key in Dollar Store War

Dollar stores jockey for their respective negotiating positions in the battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc.

clock August 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Sam Roberts


Metropolitan Diary: Sam Roberts Discusses His New Book

The Brooklyn-born author’s citified voice is true-blue in his new book, “A History of New York in 101 Objects.”

clock August 22, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Diego Della Valle and Family Add to Tod’s Stake

The Della Valles invested about 17.27 million euros, or about $23 million at current exchange.

clock August 22, 2014Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

LIE SANGBONG Opening in New York

The Seoul-based designer in October will open his first boutique in the Meatpacking District.

clock August 22, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Mark Wahlberg WWD 2014 Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops

Mark Wahlberg in Boston Filming ‘Ted 2’

The actor has also been tough to miss during early-morning workouts at Equinox lately.

clock August 22, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg



Retailers Cautious Following Q2 Results

Even those to emerge relatively unscathed from the pressures of the period were careful to keep their customary optimism about the second half in check.

clock August 22, 2014David Moin and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr


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Model on the catwalk


Thom Browne Men’s Spring 2019

clock 6hSamantha Conti

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