P&G’s Ed Shirley to Exit In Beauty Unit Shake-up

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Procter & Gamble chairman, president and ceo Bob McDonald has shifted the responsibilities of Ed Shirley, vice chairman of Beauty and Grooming, effective July 1.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Kenneth Cole Posts Loss in Q1

Store closings and severance charges, including those to its former ceo, were contributing factors.

clock May 4, 2011Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Ed Shirley

Human Resources

P&G Move Shakes Up Beauty Division

Ed Shirley, vice chairman of Beauty and Grooming, announced that he is retiring as of January 1, 2012.

clock May 4, 2011Molly Prior and Andrea Nagel


Intermezzo Evacuates After Fire at Pier 94

Attendees were allowed back on the premises later in the afternoon.

clock May 4, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Amy Adams in L’Wren Scott


Cartier Helps the New York Party Set Decompress

The jewelry house hosted a quiet dinner on the roof of its Midtown mansion on Wednesday night.

clock May 4, 2011Alessandra Codinha


Spending Up, but Outlook Uncertain

Gas prices, cotton costs complicate projections.

clock May 4, 2011Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Judge Details Dolce, Gabbana Ruling

In a ruling deposited with the court, Milan-based judge Simone Luerti chastised Italy’s Revenue Office and its interpretation of the law.

clock May 5, 2011Luisa Zargani


Hearst, Apple Strike a Deal… Not a Great Start for The Daily…

Hearst has struck a deal with Apple that will make it the first big magazine publisher to sell subscriptions for its digital editions on the iPad.

clock May 5, 2011WWD Staff

Inside Bally’s Lugano, Switzerland, store.

Designer and Luxury

Bally Marks Anniversary With Expansion

Swiss brand celebrates 160 years with a capsule collection, a new online store in China and plans for new brick-and-mortar locations.

clock May 5, 2011Luisa Zargani

From left: Nautica’s linen jacket, Rag & Bone’s cotton T-shirt and Shipley & Halmos’ cotton pants. Florsheim Limited shoes. Perry Ellis’ linen jacket, Gant Rugger’s cotton shirt and Nautica’s linen pants. Giorgio Armani shoes.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Leisure Suit

Tailored clothing manufacturers continue to take the man out of the boardroom and into vacation mode.

clock May 5, 2011Alex Badia

Alistair Carr

Fashion Features

Pringle of Scotland Gets a Makeover

Brand is remodeling itself into a leaner, more focused operation while Alistair Carr readies first collections.

clock May 5, 2011Samantha Conti

A look from Superdry.


Superdry Eyes U.S. Expansion

The U.K.-based apparel brand is planning to open 10 to 12 stores a year for the next four years, depending upon availability of space.

clock May 5, 2011Jean E. Palmieri


Men of the Week: Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy

They turned up at the Costume Institute gala looking like a pair of Highlanders flung too far.

clock May 5, 2011WWD Staff

A look from Tallia Orange’s fall collection.


Tallia Orange: The Birth of a Brand

Tailored clothing giant Peerless International branches out with its own updated label.

clock May 5, 2011Jean E. Palmieri


Avon Fires Four in Connection With Bribery Probe

Company executives in China that allegedly bribed Chinese government officials had been on administrative leave.

clock May 5, 2011Molly Prior

Silk dress over a silk chiffon shirtdress, both by T by Alexander Wang. Paige Novick and Giles & Brother bracelets; Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2011 Trend: Button Up

The shirtdress is back for fall, and it’s more versatile than ever.

clock May 5, 2011Antonia Sardone

NAHM’s asymmetrical wool twill shirtdress.

Designer and Luxury

Shirting the Issue

Chalk it up to the rising mercury or the ever-popular layering motif, but the simple shirtdress has gone beyond its usual summer/resort terrain.

clock May 5, 2011Venessa Lau

A rendering of the Heart of Prêt section of WWDMAGIC.

Ready To Wear

WWDMAGIC, Prêt à Porter Paris In Deal

Trade shows have partnered to showcase French brands at the next MAGIC show in August.

clock May 5, 2011David Lipke

A photo of Michael Kors and his mother in Bloomingdale’s window.

Fashion Scoops

Bloomingdale’s Mother’s Day Tribute… Angelina Jolie for Louis Vuitton?…

For Mother’s Day, Bloomingdale’s gets up close and personal in its windows by showing photos of the mothers of five designers.

clock May 5, 2011WWD Staff

Oscar de la Renta

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta to Depart Seventh Ave.

The designer is relocating to West 42nd Street, gaining 10,000 square feet in the process.

clock May 5, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg


Today's Must Read

The Outdoor Voices brands in the "center stage" at the Nordstrom flagship in Manhattan.


Nordstrom Sees Sales and Earnings Decline

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Social Studies

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