LVMH vs. Google: Key European Court Ruling in Search Terms Case

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Perry Ellis Beats Estimates in Return to Profit

Stock down 9% Friday despite earnings beat and upbeat future view.

clock March 21, 2010Vicki M. Young

LVMH logo.

Designer and Luxury

LVMH vs. Google: Key European Court Ruling in Search Terms Case

European court rules that onus rests on advertisers to clarify origin of goods and services.

clock March 23, 2010Miles Socha

Stefano Tonchi


Tonchi Named W Editor in Chief

Appointment of Stefano Tonchi becomes effective April 12.

clock March 23, 2010Nick Axelrod

Marketing and Promotion

Joseph Abboud Signs Deal With New York Giants

Joseph Abboud brand will become the official men’s wear partner of the New York Giants.

clock March 23, 2010Brenner Thomas

Zac Posen for Pologeorgis.


Fur Gains Momentum at Milan Trade Show

Fur industry’s resurgence continued to show an evolving face at the latest edition of Mifur in Milan.

clock March 24, 2010Kerry Olsen

Leit Motiv on the runway.


Internationals Return to Milan Trade Fairs

The overall sentiment was tepid at the recent round of trade shows here.

clock March 24, 2010Cristina Ranieri

Kirstie Clements, Francisco Costa and Malcolm Carfrae.

Designer and Luxury

Francisco Costa Talks Creation and Critics

Francisco Costa and Malcolm Carfrae appeared at an informal question-and-answer session at the L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival Business Seminar.

clock March 24, 2010Patty Huntington

The Alberta Ferretti Web site.

Designer and Luxury

Alberta Ferretti Launches Online Store With a Twist

For Alberta Ferretti’s first online store, the designer will provide styling advice to the site’s most loyal customers.

clock March 24, 2010Luisa Zargani


Walgreens Net Up 4.5 Percent in Second Quarter

Walgreen Co. reported that profits for the second quarter ended Feb. 28 were up 4.5 percent to $669 million.

clock March 24, 2010Matthew W. Evans and Liza Casabona


PVH to Supply Wal-Mart Neckwear

Calvin Klein provides big boost to PVH’s bottom line.

clock March 24, 2010Vicki M. Young


Fed Issues New Rules on Gift Cards

Federal Reserve on Tuesday limiting the fees and expiration dates on gift cards.

clock March 24, 2010Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona


Elizabeth Arden, Kate Spade Ink Beauty Deal

The Kate Spade brand is headed into the fragrance market this fall, with Elizabeth Arden as its licensee.

clock March 24, 2010Julie Naughton


Old Navy Names Marketing Exec

Old Navy filled a key slot last week, naming Amy Curtis-McIntyre senior vice president of marketing.

clock March 24, 2010David Moin

Human Resources

Obit: Cosmetics Supply Executive Peter DeGaetano

Funeral services were held March 9 for Peter DeGaetano, a top executive who worked for 40 years on the supplier side of the cosmetics industry.

clock March 24, 2010Pete Born


Feigenbaum Joins Syms

Syms Corp. named Joel Feigenbaum chief integration officer, in a new role to head up the Filene’s Basement division.

clock March 24, 2010David Moin


Jewelry Designer Sues Tiffany

Alleges use of designs without pay.

clock March 24, 2010WWD Staff


Hampshire Posts Profit in Fourth Quarter

Hampshire Group Ltd. reversed a year-ago loss with a more than $10 million fourth-quarter profit.

clock March 24, 2010Arnold J. Karr

A view of Uniqlo’s new store in Moscow.


Uniqlo to Open in Moscow

Following recent flagship openings in Paris, London and New York, Uniqlo will open its first store in Moscow, based in the upscale Atrium shopping mall.

clock March 24, 2010Katya Foreman

Looks from Cavi’s first women’s line.


Cavi Jumps Into Juniors Market

Sisters Sharon and Estee Elkayam, founders of the Secrets of Charm line, are branching out into the junior market as designers of Cavi’s first women’s line.

clock March 24, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Pins by Marianne Batlle.


Jewelry Selling Strong at Premiere Classe

Exhibitors at the Premiere Classe accessories fair were well prepared for the higher numbers of buyers.

clock March 24, 2010Ellen Groves

Alexander McQueen underwear.


McQueen Brand to Launch Underwear

Among Lee Alexander McQueen’s final projects was a men’s underwear collection, licensed to Italy’s Albisetti SpA.

clock March 24, 2010Miles Socha

Jeffrey Kalinsky


Jeffrey Fashion Cares Sets New Records

The seventh annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares fund-raiser Monday night in Manhattan broke records, as expected.

clock March 24, 2010Jean Scheidnes and Brenner Thomas

A handbag from Elie Tahari’s fall collection.


Tahari Raising Accessories Profile

Elie Tahari aims for sales of $100 million in the accessories category.

clock March 24, 2010Sophia Chabbott

A carbon and black diamond pendant from Lapo Elkann.

Designer and Luxury

Lapo Elkann Designs Jewelry

Lapo Elkann, who made carbon fiber an eyewear sector staple, is now bringing the material to people’s wrists and necks, too.

clock March 24, 2010Miles Socha

A piece from Leviev’s Floral collection.

Designer and Luxury

Leviev’s Spring Fling

Diamond jeweler Leviev is launching a collection inspired by flora.

clock March 24, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Jamison (center) performing “Revelations” in 1970.


Judith Jamison on Dance

The esteemed artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Judith Jamison, talks to Women’s Wear Daily.

clock March 24, 2010David Lipke

A Manolo Blahnik sketch.

Fashion Scoops

Liberty’s Manolos… Danny Glover Supports Factory Workers…

Manolo Blahnik will design a range of items for Liberty, the British department store.

clock March 24, 2010WWD Staff

A resort look from Oonagh.


Nanette Lepore Grows Her Product Range

Nanette Lepore may be determined to keep production in New York City, but her broader vision is to expand her $140 million business.

clock March 24, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Lister-Jones wears Adam Adam Lippes’ jacket and Anna Sui’s dress. Wein wears Band of Outsiders’ coat, Shipley & Halmos’ jacket and sweater, Thom Browne’s shirt and Brunello Cucinelli’s pants. Florsheim by Duckie Brown shoes.


“Breaking Upwards” Filmmaking Couple Takes Life as Inspiration

Real-life couple Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones dramatized their relationship for the film, “Breaking Upwards.”

clock March 24, 2010Antonia Sardone and Alex Badia and Priya Rao

Dr. David B. Herzog, Natalia Vodianova, Michael Kors and Anna Wintour.

Marketing and Promotion

Michael Kors and Anna Wintour Debate Body Type Issue

Michael Kors, discussing eating disorders, said he’ll no longer hire models under age 16 and called on his peers to follow suit.

clock March 24, 2010Katherine Bowers


Marc Jacobs Just Likes Them… Lindbergh’s Return Journey…

Marc Jacobs didn’t cast the buxom babes — Laetitia Casta, Alessandra Ambrosio, Elle Macpherson and others — on his Louis Vuitton runway as a commentary.

clock March 24, 2010WWD Staff


Saks Shuttering Portland Stores

Saks will shut its regular and men’s stores in Portland, and additional closures could follow.

clock March 24, 2010Arnold J. Karr and David Moin


Gap to Expand to Australia

The first Gap store in Australia is slated to open in Melbourne this fall.

clock March 24, 2010Jean E. Palmieri


Daily Stock Wrap: March 23, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock March 24, 2010WWD Staff


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