Murphy’s Move: Peck Takes the Reins in Major Gap Shake-up

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Gap Inc. chairman and chief executive officer Glenn Murphy has triggered a sweeping shake-up of the struggling Gap brand. ? ? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

I.T Buys A Bathing Ape’s Parent Company

The Hong Kong-based retailer has paid $2.8 million for the stake in Nowhere Co.

clock February 2, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Marka Hansen

Retail

Art Peck Takes the Reins in Major Gap Shake-up

He succeeds Marka Hansen as president of Gap North America.

clock February 1, 2011David Moin

Financial

American Apparel Gets Temporary Lion Waiver

Vendor seeking to remove EBITDA covenant from loan.

clock February 1, 2011Evan Clark

Financial

J. Crew Shareholders Back Out of Settlement

Plaintiffs to seek “very significant monetary recovery” in court.

clock February 1, 2011Evan Clark

Financial

Dow Hits Multiyear High

Experts believe the rally is justified by the general improvement in the business climate.

clock February 1, 2011Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Scott Sternberg in his new Chinatown showroom, which was formerly a fortune cookie factory.

Ready To Wear

Band of Outsiders Branches Out

Label has opened its first New York showroom and inked a new distribution deal for the Japanese market.

clock February 2, 2011David Lipke

TESCO

Body Care

Tesco Enters Treatment Business

British chain has begun to trial nail bars, eyebrow threading, waxing and hair styling and coloring at a handful of units.

clock February 2, 2011WWD Staff

Human Resources

P&G Consolidates to Cut Costs

Global Beauty and Grooming will absorb oral care and feminine care and Global Household Care will absorb the personal health, pet and snacks businesses.

clock February 2, 2011Andrea Nagel

La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway

Lifestyle

The Las Vegas Scene: Puttin’ on the Glitz

A look at the latest hot spots for eating, drinking and relaxing on the Strip and off.

clock February 2, 2011Hallie von Ammon

Maria Bello

Business Features

Magic Preview

10 things to look for at the show.

clock February 2, 2011WWD Staff

Lauren Hutton for Alexis Bittar.

Fashion Scoops

Lauren Hutton for Alexis Bittar… Tom Ford Mix-up…

Actress and model Lauren Hutton stars in Alexis Bittar’s latest poster blitz going up during New York Fashion Week.

clock February 2, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The Weighting Blame

The fashion world alone can’t monitor models’ health.

clock February 2, 2011Bridget Foley

Desiree Rogers

Color Cosmetics

Make Way for Desirée Rogers

The ceo of Johnson Publishing is focused on getting the company back on the growth track.

clock February 2, 2011David Lipke

Moda trade-show show entrance.

Ready To Wear

Mood Lifts at N.Y. Trade Shows

Buyers and vendors see a slow revival for spring.

clock February 2, 2011WWD Staff

A rendering of Moritz Waldemeyer’s obelisk installation.

Jewelry

Hannah Martin’s Light Fantastic

A ring by Hannah Martin is the focal point of an obelisk installation at London’s Dover Street Market.

clock February 2, 2011Venessa Lau

Glamour March 2011

Media

Memo Pad: Anne Christensen’s Mark… Condé Nast Toasts Execs…

Anne Christensen’s fashion editing debut appears in the March issue of Glamour.

clock February 2, 2011WWD Staff

Nicole Richie

Designer and Luxury

Gilt Groupe Teams With Nicole Richie

Site to host a full-price sale event of the celebrity-turned-designer’s House of Harlow 1960 and Winter Kate spring collections.

clock February 2, 2011Sharon Edelson

A look from Theyskens’ Theory.

Designer and Luxury

Theory Appoints Brian Blake

Company names former Gucci chief president and coo for the U.S. and Europe.

clock February 2, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Teen Retailers to Opt Out of Monthly Same-Store Sales Reports

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., American Eagle Outfitters Inc. and Aéropostale Inc. to end their participation.

clock February 2, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

David Tutera

Retail

David Tutera in Exclusive With Sears

Celebrity wedding planner’s jewelry collection features engagement rings and wedding bands.

clock February 2, 2011David Moin

Essentialist

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The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.

Business

Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

clock 15hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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