PVH on the Prowl as It Reduces Debt

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PVH Corp. is on the acquisition hunt again. The $5.89 billion apparel giant is following the same pattern it used after its Calvin Klein acquisition before going on to buy Tommy Hilfiger.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Daniel Salem

Human Resources

Condé Nast’s Daniel Salem Dies at 87

Jonathan Newhouse, Condé Nast International chairman, called the French-born Salem, who served as chairman from the Sixties until 1991, a brilliant executive.

clock April 23, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Runway Shows Set for Atelier Versace

Fashion house will stage two couture shows at The Ritz Paris on July 1.

clock April 24, 2012Marc Karimzadeh


Brunello Cucinelli Offer Sees Strong Demand

Luxury brand’s IPO already has the backing of two other major Italian labels: Ermenegildo Zegna and Benetton Group.

clock April 24, 2012Luisa Zargani


Wal-Mart Works to Combat Bribery Scandal

Retailer’s stock took another lashing in the markets Tuesday, falling an additional 3 percent, making for a two-day decline of 7.5 percent.

clock April 24, 2012Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Alessandro and Luciano Benetton

Human Resources

Changing of the Guard at Benetton Group

After 47 years, Luciano Benetton, the company’s co-founder and chairman, is passing the baton to his son Alessandro.

clock April 24, 2012Luisa Zargani

Lew Frankfort

Business Features

Coach Profit Up; Firm to Adjust Pricing

“Significant” changes in its pricing model at outlet stores and growth in the China business lifted Coach’s third-quarter profit 21 percent.

clock April 24, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

The Galleria at Sowwah Square, in Abu Dhabi.

Real Estate

Abu Dhabi Tenants Confirmed for Mall

The Galleria at Sowwah Square has lined up more than 80 brands including Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Christian Louboutin, Prada and Tom Ford.

clock April 24, 2012David Moin

A scale rendering of the new Printemps denim department.


Printemps Doubles Down on Denim

Paris store sets new deli-inspired jeans area for May opening.

clock April 24, 2012Joelle Diderich

From Left: Zhang Jie, Yang Chuanhua, Leonello Borghi, Ni Ni, Mary Wikstrom, and Emmanuel Lenain cut the red ribbon the Lancel store opening ceremony.

Designer and Luxury

Lancel Opens Second Shanghai Store

The new concept store — the brand’s largest in Asia — is located in a historic building on Huaihai Lu, a high-end shopping street.

clock April 24, 2012Lara Farrar

Bill Cunningham


Bill Cunningham’s Night at Carnegie Hall

Unaccustomed as he is to being the center of attention, once The New York Times lensman joined the festivities, he pretty much beamed all night.

clock April 24, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Richard Gere and Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann.


Tilda Swinton, Richard Gere Headline Venetian Heritage Gala

The actors narrated a documentary on the life of Luchino Visconti at the benefit.

clock April 24, 2012Matthew Lynch

A look from Limited's Eloquii.


The Limited Ups Eloquii Exposure

Company is carving out room for the large-size division in its brick-and-mortar space.

clock April 24, 2012David Moin

Annabelle Dexter-Jones


Bullett Magazine, Reece Hudson Host Screening

An intimate dinner party celebrated Jenna Elizabeth’s new film for the brand starring model Chanel Iman.

clock April 24, 2012Alessandra Codinha

A look at the Fresh Produce store.


Fresh Produce Aims for Bigger Crop

Brand’s aggressive growth plan includes doubling the store count from 25 to 50 units in three years.

clock April 24, 2012Sharon Edelson

A Hermès Birkin bag.

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: A Chinese Shopping Spree

A whirlwind Paris trip reveals some of the interesting habits of Chinese consumers.

clock April 25, 2012Huang Hung

A rendering of the Ugg men’s store.


Ugg’s Retail Expansion Plans

In addition to a new store in New York’s Meatpacking District and a men’s store on Madison Avenue, the brand is opening units in Japan, Paris and London.

clock April 25, 2012Sharon Edelson

Manny Chirico

Mergers and Acquisitions

PVH Corp. Eyeing Acquisitions, Once Again

The company is also developing shop-in-shops for fall 2012 for five or six brands within J.C. Penney, including 600 Izod locations.

clock April 25, 2012Vicki M. Young

Sutton Foster in Altuzarra.


Sutton Foster, From Broadway to ‘Bunheads’

After calling New York City home for 15 years, the Tony-winning actress is off to Hollywood.

clock April 25, 2012Sharon Edelson


Time Inc. Developing Social Media Policy for Employees

When it’s ready, policy will likely address the kind of thing that recently happened to managing editor Michael Bullerdick at Essence magazine.

clock April 25, 2012Amy Wicks


Carven Names Communications Director

Cyril Cabellos was previously global press and special projects manager at Yves Saint Laurent.

clock April 25, 2012Katya Foreman

Sky Ferreira


Mario Sorrenti Shoots Sky Ferreira for Vigoss Campaign

The ads will break in the August issues of Teen Vogue and Nylon magazine.

clock April 25, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Max Mara Sponsors Natasha Law Exhibit in New York

At the one-night-only show at Chelsea’s Bortolami Gallery, the artist showed a series of paintings created specifically for Vogue’s annual shape issue.

clock April 25, 2012Allan Kustanovich

Fashion Scoops

LIM College Adds to Fashion Industry Advisory Board

The 13 new members include executives from Bloomingdale’s, Financo Inc., Fendi USA and Aéropostale Inc.

clock April 25, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Philippe Fortunato Heading to Louis Vuitton?

Sources said the longtime managing director of Fendi Group is slated to become Vuitton’s new president in China.

clock April 25, 2012Miles Socha

Belinda Carlisle

Fashion Scoops

The Go-Go’s Front Woman Branches Into Design

Belinda Carlisle has launched a home accessories line called Belindia that made its debut at Bergdorf Goodman in March.

clock April 25, 2012Marcy Medina


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