Bergdorf Goodman Fills Marketing Slot

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Overview

Bergdorf Goodman has named Michael Crotty to manage its intensifying marketing efforts.

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Stefano Pilati

Fashion Features

Exclusive: Stefano’s Saint Laurent

Even though Stefano Pilati worked under Tom Ford for three years at Yves Saint Laurent and helped carve a new image for the house, he’s no clone.

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Bergdorf Goodman Fills Marketing Slot

Michael Crotty, vice president of marketing and advertising for NM Direct, has been named to the same position at Bergdorf Goodman.

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Kanebo to Exit Fibers in Restructuring

Kanebo Ltd. announced its restructuring plan Monday including withdrawal from the natural fiber business and concentration on home products, pharmaceutical goods, foods, and fashion, including Fila and Lanvin.

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Wednesday: Industry 212, New York (through Friday).
Luxury Health & Beauty Fair, Paris (through Friday).
Neiman Marcus Group reports third-quarter sales and earnings.

Thursday: The JCK Show, Las Vegas (through June…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Growth at Gus … Surf’s Up … Sander Speak …

GROWTH AT GUS: Great Universal Stores plc, the retail and services group and Burberry’s parent company, reported an 86.6 percent increase to $850 million, or 500 million pounds, from $455.6 million, or 268 million pounds, in the fiscal…

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Philip Green

Fashion Features

Timing Might Be Right for Green’s Second M&S Bid

For maverick British entrepreneur Philip Green, the second time around might be the charm in his pursuit of retailer Marks & Spencer.

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Daniel Rachmanis

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Firmenich Names Rachmanis

Daniel Rachmanis has been named president of fine fragrances, Americas, for Firmenich, succeeding Charles Drayson

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Party Line … Fantasia’s Future … The Anti-Big Biggie …

PARTY LINE: Christophe Girard, director of fashion strategy at LVMH, is getting even more political. Already deputy mayor of Paris since 2001, Girard also is running for the European parliament — but in central Italy, not France….

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Other

Carrying the Torch

Talking with Konstantin Kakanias about “Mrs. Tependris…just before the Olympic Games in Athens [the triumph of chic].”

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Karenna Gore Schiff with Sloan Barnett, both in Celine.

Other

Eye Scoop: The Affair of the Necklace

THE AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE: Guests at a Celine-sponsored dinner to celebrate the Doris Duke collection auction at Christie’s, which begins tomorrow, were especially smitten by Lot 111, a Belle Epoque diamond and pearl pendant necklace by…

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The end of quotas will affect apparel imports.

Fashion Features

Asians Join Call for Quota Extension

The global coalition of apparel and textile groups calling for a three-year delay of quota elimination has signed up 25 more associations.

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Fashion Features

Quota Watch: Eye Out for Embargoes

Importers and retailers are watching rapidly filling quota categories around the world to avoid getting caught in any early embargoes — the government process for denying goods entry into the country — during this last year the quota…

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Fashion Features

Paris Hilton: Scent of a Woman

NEW YORK —?Controversial socialite Paris Hilton has consummated her fragrance deal.

As reported by WWD on May 5, the hotel heiress had signed a letter of intent in early May with Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Parlux Fragrances to develop,…

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Oleg Cassini

Fashion Features

Cassini Goes Platinum

Oleg Cassini is adding another layer to his $50 million bridal business by introducing the Oleg Cassini Platinum collection of wedding gowns.

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Fashion Features

Coney Island’s Art Invasion

NEW YORK — Coney Island, Brooklyn’s fabled but worn mecca of sea, sand and amusements, is getting some airbrushing.

Twenty-five artists are redesigning arcade signs, murals and the facades of some rides in the neighborhood that…

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Nordstrom is expected to maintain its comps momentum.

Financial

Growing Confidence Lifts Index

NEW YORK — The tide of robust first-quarter profits washed away fears about higher oil prices, an interest rate hike and Mideast violence to lift share prices last week to their biggest gains in more than a month.

As a result, the WWD…

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Star’s “Hunk of the Month,” a centerfold of Freddie Ljungberg.

Media

Memo Pad: Did Bailey Bite The Hand That Feeds Her? … Thirty-Day Supply … Bonnie’s Boy Toys …

DID BAILEY BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS HER?: Has the “What It Costs to Be a Socialite?” article in the June issue of Harper’s Bazaar cost editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey the good graces of the Hearst family? Hardly. Ann…

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Fashion Features

Cerruti Suitors?

MILAN — Employees are bracing for job cuts at Cerruti and talk is circulating that men’s wear firms like Ermenegildo Zegna and Corneliani are looking to buy the brand from financially troubled Fin.part.

Giuseppe Augurusa, a…

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