Andrea Jung to Cede CEO Title at Avon

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The beauty firm's long-time leader will step aside next year and transition into the role of executive chairman once a successor is found, the company said Tuesday evening.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue


New Book Delves Into Agnelli Family History

“Mondo Agnelli: Fiat, Chrysler and the Power of a Dynasty,” by Jennifer Clark, examines the 2009 partnership without shying away from human drama.

clock December 9, 2011Cynthia Martens


Joe’s Jeans Gets Nasdaq Extension

The company has until June to meet the exchange’s $1 minimum bid requirement.

clock December 12, 2011Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Sebastian Suhl Said Headed to Fast Retailing

The executive exited last month his role as Prada’s chief operating officer.

clock December 13, 2011WWD Staff

Human Resources

PPR Names Jean-Marc Duplaix CFO

Retail-to-luxury group says the move will free up Jean-François Palus for extra duties.

clock December 13, 2011Joelle Diderich

Holiday shoppers.


November Sales Seen as Less Than Robust

The latest data on Black Friday weekend show it may not have been as strong as initially thought.

clock December 13, 2011Kristi Ellis and Arnold J. Karr

Jeans designed in Photoshop and printed digitally on cotton bull denim.


Sustainability Options Weighed at AATCC Forum

New practices, revised products explored by industry panel addressing denim and fashion garment washing.

clock December 13, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

Sophia Bush in Chris Benz.


Jessica Biel Plays Host at the charity: water Ball

The actress lent a hand to the drinking water non-profit in New York on Monday.

clock December 13, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Joe Gromek and Helen McCluskey

Human Resources

Helen McCluskey to Take Warnaco Reins

She is set to start her new post on Feb. 1, when current ceo Joe Gromek retires.

clock December 13, 2011Vicki M. Young

Andrea Jung

Human Resources

Andrea Jung to Cede CEO Title at Avon

The beauty firm’s long-time leader will serve as executive chairman once a replacement is found.

clock December 13, 2011Andrea Nagel

Sunglasses from Cavalli’s new collection.


Roberto Cavalli Relaunches Sunglasses

The brand revives classic looks for its new collection.

clock December 13, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

John Waters


John Waters Puts His Own Slant on the Christmas Special

The cult director will bring “A John Waters Christmas” to New York next week.

clock December 13, 2011Sharon Edelson

Julian Louie’s silk top and skirt. Bing Bang chain bracelet; Charlotte Bjorlin Delia ring and cuff.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2012 Trend: Panoramic View

From a sparkling galaxy to a field of poppies, landscape prints are a great change of scenery for spring.

clock December 14, 2011Mayte Allende

A look from Façonnable.

Designer and Luxury

Façonnable Names New Artistic Director

Julian Neale’s first collections will bow for pre-fall 2012 for both men and women, and for men’s fall 2012 in January at Pitti Uomo in Florence.

clock December 14, 2011Luisa Zargani

Graziano de Boni, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Ross Levi.

Fashion Scoops

ESPA Fetes Marriage Equality Bill

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the guest of honor at a Empire State Pride Agenda’s cocktail party at the Emporio Armani store in SoHo.

clock December 14, 2011David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Mentors Chosen for CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Honorees

Winner Joseph Altuzarra’s mentor is Calvin Klein Inc. president and chief executive officer Tom Murry.

clock December 14, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Alberta Ferretti Shows Collection in Houston

The designer premiered her spring line Stateside at Tootsies, teaming with American Express and InStyle Magazine for a 42-piece show.

clock December 14, 2011Heather Staible

The CFDA’s holiday card.

Fashion Scoops

CFDA’s Holiday Tidings

The Council of Fashion Designers of America just sent out its holiday e-card, which builds on the Design Manifesto it dispatched earlier this year.

clock December 14, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Mary Portas Issues Retail Report for U.K.

The outspoken British TV personality and retail expert has unveiled a whole host of ways to shake up down-and-out shopping streets.

clock December 14, 2011Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Frédéric Malle to Expand Distribution in U.S.

The luxury perfumer is exploring options after limiting distribution almost exclusively to Barneys New York flagships for nearly 10 years.

clock December 14, 2011Marcy Medina


Tumi Holdings Files for IPO

The firm hasn’t yet determined the number of shares for the offering nor the per share price range.

clock December 14, 2011Vicki M. Young

Michael Clinton


Michael Clinton, Hearst’s Billion-Dollar Man

After being very publicly passed over for the top job inside the Tower, one could argue the 30-year publishing veteran’s career is going better than ever.

clock December 14, 2011Amy Wicks

KJ Dell’Antonia


The New York Times Fills Motherlode Post

KJ Dell’Antonia will succeed Lisa Belkin as the paper’s primary mommy blogger.

clock December 14, 2011John Koblin


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