Macy’s Bulks Up E-Commerce

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Macy’s Bulks Up E-Commerce

In a dramatic buildup of its online operations, Macy’s Inc. will add 725 positions at and over the next two years.

clock January 4, 2011David Moin

Irving Place plans to boost Dots’ expansion.


Irving Place Acquires Dots

Private equity firm looks to speed value retailer’s growth.

clock January 4, 2011Evan Clark

Looks from UK Style by French Connection


Sears Taps Lana Cain Krauter

Industry veteran to head apparel unit.

clock January 4, 2011David Moin

Rebecca Taylor

Business Features

Kellwood Acquires Rebecca Taylor

Deal closed on January 4.

clock January 4, 2011Vicki M. Young

Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2011

Tunic dresses were a key element worn with cigarette pants and egg-shaped coats.

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Tila March store in Paris


Tila March Opens Paris Unit

Four years after launching, the Paris-based accessories line is getting its first stand-alone store in the French capital.

clock January 5, 2011Joelle Diderich

Karen Klok Anderegg and Leonard Lauder

Beauty Features

Karen Klok Anderegg Dies at 70

Memorial services are being planned for the former editor in chief of Elle magazine and president of Clinique Laboratories.

clock January 5, 2011Pete Born

Pret-a-Surf’s polyester tank and board shorts; Aryn Glasser’s cotton and polyester pants; Twin Set by Simona Barbieri’s cotton hoodie; Dallin Chase’s cotton shirt. Illesteva sunglasses; Mawi necklace.


Summer 2011 Trend: No Sweat

Contemporary designers are pumping up their new summer collections with activewear-inspired pieces.

clock January 5, 2011Mayte Allende


Business Features

Luxury Key to December Comp Results

Analysts question if consumers can keep up the pace as economic headwinds accelerate.

clock January 5, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Sir Stuart Rose, former chairman of Marks & Spencer

Fashion Scoops

Marks & Spencer’s Chairman Steps Down… No Barneys Return for Gene Pressman…

The departure of Sir Stuart Rose marks the end of a dramatic era at Marks & Spencer, the U.K.’s largest clothing retailer.

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Sylvie Cachay

Ready To Wear

Nicholas Brooks Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charge

The accused was the boyfriend of Sylvie Cachay, the 33-year-old swimwear designer found dead at the Soho House.

clock January 5, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg


Memo Pad: Roitfeld Successor Coming Soon… ‘Voice’ Columnist Is Cut…

Vogue Paris’ fashion director Emmanuelle Alt is on the short list to become the glossy’s new editor in chief.

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Mark Weber

Business Features

Mark Weber Named AAFA’s Man of the Year

Neiman Marcus and the Toledos will be honored along with the ceo of LVMH and chairman and ceo of Donna Karan International.

clock January 5, 2011WWD Staff

CVS’ Beauty Club.

Human Resources

Queen Latifah to Tout CVS Loyalty

The pharmacy has enlisted the help of the actress and Cover Girl spokeswoman to introduce its new beauty loyalty program on live television tonight.

clock January 5, 2011Molly Prior


Procter & Gamble Sells Zest Soap

Private equity firm Brynwood Partners VI picks up the brand, which was launched by P&G in 1954.

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Human Resources

Jay Friedman to Join Claire’s Stores

The new president of the retailer’s North American division is the former president and ceo of The Jones Group’s Nine West Group.

clock January 5, 2011Lauren Benet Stephenson

Karl Lagerfeld and Blake Lively

Fashion Features

Blake Lively, Official Chanel Ambassador

The “Gossip Girl” star has been tapped to be the face of the brand's new Mademoiselle handbag line.

clock January 5, 2011Miles Socha


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