Closing Four Magazines, Condé Nast Reshaping In Publishing’s New Era

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Closures of Gourmet, Cookie, Modern Bride and Elegant Bride magazines to affect 180 staffers.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Closing Four Titles, Condé Nast Reshapes in New Era

After news that Gourmet, Cookie, Modern Bride and Elegant Bride would close, ceo Charles Townsend stressed Condé Nast wouldn’t close any more titles.

clock October 5, 2009Stephanie D. Smith and Irin Carmon and Amy Wicks

Business Features

Jimmy Choo in Scent Deal With Inter Parfums

Company and Inter Parfums SA have signed a 12-year global fragrance development and distribution licensing agreement.

clock October 5, 2009Jennifer Weil

Textured fabrics topped shopping lists for several designers at the L.A. International Textile Show.


Texture, Rich Colors Spur Interest at L.A. Textile Fair

Exhibitors at the Los Angeles International Textile Show were joined for the first time by Material World.

clock October 6, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran

CTC offered this colorful print.

Marketing and Promotion

At Atelier, Retailers Test Innovative Strategies

Specialty store retailers attending Atelier at the Doubletree Times Square in Manhattan discussed their own means for resourcefulness.

clock October 6, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

A cheery look from Algo.

Designer and Luxury

Essex House Trade Show Attendees Upbeat

At the latest Designers at the Jumeirah Essex House, buyers warmed to high-end clothing from vendors such as Algo and show newcomer Francesca Miranda.

clock October 6, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Marcus Samuelsson and Zac Posen


Fashion Plate: Zac Posen and Marcus Samuelsson Cook Up a Storm

Marcus Samuelsson, Aquavit coowner, and Zac Posen pals talk food and fashion over a late lunch.

clock October 6, 2009Emily Holt

Georgette Mosbacher and Mercedes Bass


Opening Night at Carnegie Hall

Media and fashion heavyweights turn out for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

clock October 6, 2009WWD Staff


Roland Mouret to Broadcast Runway Show Online

Roland Mouret is teaming with to allow his customers to experience his RM ready-to-wear show from the front row or anywhere else they choose.

clock October 6, 2009Samantha Conti

Inside Harleys.


Men’s Retailer Harleys Opens in New Location

The 60-year-old men’s retailer Harleys has relocated to a new store four blocks away from its former location in Shorewood, Wis.

clock October 6, 2009Jean E. Palmieri


Group Pressures European Retailers to Lift Wages

Clean Clothes Campaign will target Tesco and Carrefour as part of an international effort to raise wages for garment workers in India and the Far East.

clock October 6, 2009Samantha Conti and Melissa Drier


Retail Stocks Advance 1.4 Percent Monday

S&P Retail Index rose 4.95 points yesterday, with department stores leading the retail pack.

clock October 6, 2009Evan Clark

Government and Trade

USTR Kirk Announces Small Business Initiative

New USTR program intends to assist companies in boosting their exports grow jobs in the U.S.

clock October 6, 2009Liza Casabona

A fall look from Ellen Tracy’s last season in the bridge area.


Macy’s Gets Ellen Tracy Sportswear Exclusive

Macy’s Inc. confirmed Monday that it will be be the exclusive department store retailer of Ellen Tracy better women’s sportswear next spring.

clock October 6, 2009Lisa Lockwood


Parlux Posts Sales Gain

Revenues for Parlux driven by new fragrance launches.

clock October 6, 2009Matthew W. Evans


Memo Pad: New at Hearst… Tatler’s Brittania….

Hearst Corp. has tapped four executives to its board.

clock October 6, 2009WWD Staff

Prince and Bria Valente

Fashion Scoops

Princely Behavior: Front Row at Yves Saint Laurent

Rock star Prince headlined a strong VIP turnout at the Yves Saint Laurent show.

clock October 5, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Disco Night: Front Row at Sonia Rykiel

Iconic French chanteuse Juliette Greco joined Katy Perry, Leigh Lezark, Elettra Wiedemann and actress Sylvie Testud at the disco-themed Sonia Rykiel show.

clock October 5, 2009WWD Staff

Estrella Archs and Lindsay Lohan

Fashion Scoops

Lohan’s Critics… Flesh Tones for Juergen Teller… Inner Piece…

Commenters on, responding to WWD’s negative review of Lindsay Lohan’s debut at the fashion house, were divided about evenly on both sides.

clock October 6, 2009WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: October 05, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock October 6, 2009WWD Staff

Sarah Lerfel, Delfina Delettrez Fendi and Kate Mulleavy.


Rag Time

Delfina Delettrez Fendi, Michael Stipe and Dasha Zhukova turned out for Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s exhibit in Paris.

clock October 6, 2009WWD Staff


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