M&A Deals Roll On Despite Stock Market

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Global stock markets might be yo-yoing, but plenty of companies are still shouting, “Let’s make a deal.” SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Wall Street followed European markets up in early trading.


Stocks Tick Ahead in Choppy Trade

The swings in the market over the past three weeks have left investors without a clear path forward.

clock August 22, 2011Evan Clark and Nina Jones

Human Resources

Richard Kunes to Step Down at Estée Lauder

Once the cfo post is filled, he intends to remain at the company as executive vice president, senior adviser to the chief executive officer.

clock August 22, 2011Molly Prior

A look from the Red Daisy collection.


Red Daisy Enters Luxury Sports Bra Market

Lingerie entrepreneur Phylise Sands created the sports bras to support breast cancer awareness after her mother and sister were diagnosed with the disease.

clock August 22, 2011Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Brioni Said Ending Women’s Line

Brand also plans to terminate its contract with designer Alessandro Dell’Acqua, according to sources.

clock August 22, 2011Luisa Zargani

Vicky Tiel


Vicky Tiel Releases Tell-All Book

“It’s All about the Dress: What I learned in Forty Years About Men, Women, Sex, and Fashion” tells the story of the designer’s life.

clock August 22, 2011Lorna Koski

Glenn Murphy

Government and Trade

Gap Sets New Targets for Sustainability Drive

On Monday the retailer set a goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. by 20 percent over a seven-year period concluding in 2015.

clock August 22, 2011Arnold J. Karr


CVS Names Mark Cosby President

The former Macy’s executive will oversee all aspects of the drugstore chain’s retail business.

clock August 22, 2011Molly Prior


Former Duane Reade CEO Sentenced

A Manhattan Federal Court sentenced Anthony Cuti to three years in prison for securities fraud.

clock August 22, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

A Supima Fashion Show.


Supima: A Century of Cultivating Cotton

Often referred to as “the cashmere of cottons,” Supima is known to be the top type of cotton for softness, strength and brilliance of color.

clock August 23, 2011Arthur Friedman

1916: Seeking cotton sturdy enough to make tire cord, Goodyear invests in pima production.


Supima: A History

Highlights of the fiber’s history include the genesis of its name, which is a contraction of the words “superior” and “pima.”

clock August 23, 2011WWD Staff

Roland Nivelais’ folded silk lamé peplum top and long silk taffeta skirt.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2012 Trend: White Magic

That pristine palette is not just for brides. In fact, long white looks are surfacing with silvery shimmers of beads, sequins and even leather.

clock August 23, 2011Bobbi Queen


Carlos Slim Helú Acquires Additional Saks Shares

The Mexican billionaire is now the largest direct holder of shares, bumping Tod’s SpA chairman and ceo Diego Della Valle into second place.

clock August 22, 2011Vicki M. Young

Doneger Group showcased the top trends for men for spring at the MAGIC show in Las Vegas.


Buyers in Las Vegas Weather Stock Market Swings

Merchants walking the trade shows here this week reported promising back-to-school business and continue to feel optimistic about fall and holiday.

clock August 23, 2011Jean E. Palmieri and Rachel Brown


People Bets on Kardashian Ka-Ching

The title is said to have paid $1.5 million to the reality star and her new husband for this week’s cover.

clock August 23, 2011Amy Wicks


Mimma Viglezio Joins i-D

The former executive vice president of global communications at Gucci Group has a new role in the editorial world.

clock August 23, 2011Samantha Conti

The Hilfiger Foundation has been a key sponsor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial project.


Tommy Hilfiger to Speak at MLK Memorial Events

The designer will be honored at a gala prior to the opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial this weekend — and he’s outfitting the crowd with gear.

clock August 23, 2011Lisa Lockwood

François-Henri Pinault

Fashion Scoops

François-Henri Pinault Plans Trip to China

The chairman and ceo of Gucci’s parent company PPR is heading abroad to support two corporate social responsibility programs.

clock August 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Gearing Up for Missoni for Target Madness

Judging from the posts on the retailer’s style Facebook page, the upcoming collection is generating big demand.

clock August 23, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

London, Tokyo Districts Partner in Tourism Push

The aim is to increase luxury consumers’ visits to the two shopping areas.

clock August 23, 2011WWD Staff

An ad for the Tommy Hilfiger line produced by Fishman & Tobin which was acquired by LF USA earlier this month.

Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A Deal Activity Remains Strong

Global stock markets might be yo-yoing, but plenty of companies are still shouting, “Let’s make a deal.”

clock August 23, 2011Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young


Today's Must Read

“The Future Streets” installation in the Meatpacking District.


New York City Stores to Get More Outdoor Space to Welcome Shoppers

clock 2hRosemary Feitelberg

Social Studies

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