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Financial

Retailers Not Buoyed by Economic Gains

Gas prices and unemployment are down and the stock market is up — but retailers just aren't feeling they'll see much of a lift in business this year.

clock February 27, 2015WWD Staff

Human Resources

Jim Maki Promoted to President at Sisley USA

Maki had served as executive vice president since joining the company in 2012.

clock February 27, 2015Julie Naughton

Karen Behnke, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lisa Gersh.

Human Resources

Gwyneth Paltrow Invests in Juice Beauty

Gwyneth Paltrow, who thrives on sustainability and eco-chic living, has taken a stake in Juice Beauty.

clock February 27, 2015Jayme Cyk

The Kilian store in Paris.

Fragrance

M&A Heats Up for Indie Fragrance Brands

Indie fragrance brands from Europe are in the spotlight these days as mergers and acquisition activity heats up in the beauty arena.

clock February 27, 2015Jennifer Weil

Versace Pre-Fall 2015

Financial

Versace’s Ferraris Talks IPO

Twelve months after the sale of a 20 percent stake in Versace to Blackstone Group, ceo Gian Giacomo Ferraris is on track to see a public listing.

clock February 27, 2015Luisa Zargani

Hand-painted porcelain by Richard Ginori, which was saved by Gucci.

Business Features

Preserving Master Craftsmanship in Italy

Preserving the master craftsmanship tied to an industry’s creativity and production is well worth the investment for many Italian firms.

clock February 27, 2015WWD Staff

A look from Faircloth X Urban Outfitters.

Fashion Scoops

Faircloth & Supply Teams With Urban Outfitters

The capsule collection is made up of six organic linen and dead-stock cotton silhouettes retailing from $159 to $300.

clock February 27, 2015Marcy Medina

Lupita Nyong'o in Calvin Klevin Collection and Chopard.

Fashion Scoops

Lupita Nyong’o’s Pearl Embellished Calvin Klein Dress Stolen

The police report put the value of the gown at $150,000.

clock February 27, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Color Cosmetics

Davines Teams With Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity

The deal combines founder Davide Bollanti’s passions for good food and innovative cosmetics.

clock February 27, 2015Cynthia Martens

Castor launched Mantù ready-to-wear in 2010.

Business Features

Italian Producers Hedging Their Bets

Subject to the uncertainties of the marketplace, high-end producers are capitalizing on their finely honed techniques and capacity to launch their own lines.

clock February 27, 2015Alessandra Turra

Government and Trade

U.S. Signs Trade Agreement With Five East African Countries

The U.S. signed a new trade cooperation agreement with five East African countries on Wednesday.

clock February 26, 2015Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

LVMH, Parsons and Chinese-American Planning Council Extend Partnership

Launched last year, the partnership was established to address the needs of luxury retailers to better serve their Mandarin-speaking clientele.

clock February 26, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

Bella Vince Camuto

Fragrance

Parlux to Launch Last Fragrances Worked On by Vince Camuto

In March, his fragrance licensee will launch the last two fragrances the late designer collaborated on, Bella and Solare.

clock February 26, 2015Julie Naughton

Matte Shadow Duo from Palladio.

Color Cosmetics

New Brands Create Buzz at Palladio

The emergence of Kiko, NYX and Essence created a buzz about value-brand cosmetics.

clock February 26, 2015Faye Brookman

Moschino RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Moschino RTW Fall 2015

Jeremy Scott’s fall target: early Nineties hip-hop and all its stylistic collateral.

clock February 26, 2015Jessica Iredale

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