Coty’s Beauty Makeover: Scannavini Steps Up, Beetz to Exit as CEO

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Overview

Bernd Beetz, one of the beauty industry’s most competitive and hard-charging chief executives, will soon be on the sidelines.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Medium Rare in Beijing

Retail

Medium Rare Opens in Beijing

An offshoot of a store in Hong Kong, retailer emphasizes men’s clothing and Japanese designers.

clock July 24, 2012Debra Bruno

Human Resources

Individualized Apparel Group Promotes Four

Bob Denton has been named president of the Oxxford Clothes division, and Jay Myers has been promoted to president of IAG’s Measure Up division.

clock July 24, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Bernd Beetz

Human Resources

Michele Scannavini Steps Up, Bernd Beetz to Exit as Coty CEO

The impending management change comes less than a month after the company filed for its IPO, following a failed attempt to acquire Avon Products Inc.

clock July 25, 2012Molly Prior and Evan Clark

Business Features

Jones Group Shares Tick Ahead Following Earnings

Gross margins and cost controls drive improvement at the apparel giant.

clock July 25, 2012Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Iconix Q2 Profit Falls 31.2%, Looks to Global Expansion

The apparel vendor said the acquisition of its Ed Hardy license in 2011 propped up year-ago income.

clock July 25, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Bon-Ton's blue Stomp Out Bullying T-shirt.

Retail

Bon-Ton Fights Back Against Bullies

The retailer’s back-to-school initiative, which kicks off Aug. 1, centers around Stomp Out Bullying, a national initiative for kids and teens.

clock July 25, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Coco Rocha

Fashion Features

Swing Big: CFDA Takes Citi Field

The Council of Fashion Designers of America is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and so are the Mets — a coincidence turned commercial opportunity.

clock July 25, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Jessica Iredale

FROM LEFT: Mickey Boardman, Alexis Bittar, Lori Goldstein, Terron Schaefer, Cynthia Rowley and Michael Bastian.

Designer and Luxury

Insiders Clue in Fashion Newbies at FIT

Presented by the YMA Scholarship Fund, the event was billed as “Starting Out: What I Wish I Knew Then and Other Insights from Fashion Leaders’ Early Years.”

clock July 25, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Pankaj and Nidhi Ahuja and their winning design.

Designer and Luxury

Pankaj & Nidhi Win Indian Woolmark Prize

The judges praised them for their use of color and spontaneity inspired by “craftsmanship, symbolism and cultural objects.”

clock July 25, 2012Mayu Saini

Financial

Sustainability Index Unveiled

Green guide will help fashion companies measure eco footprint.

clock July 25, 2012Evan Clark

Textiles

Perry Ellis Signs Neckwear License

The firm has signed a licensing agreement with Bespoke Fashion LLC, a new company for which Danielle Mandelbaum is listed as chief executive officer.

clock July 25, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Isaora’s down tunic over Diesel’s polyester dress. Shwood sunglasses; Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co. belt; Sticks & Stones Accessories ring; Sorel boots. FOREGROUND: Lifetime Collective’s cotton sweatshirt and acrylic and wool sweatpants. Filson hat; BearPaw slippers.

Fashion Trends

Sportswear Trend: Into the Woods

Whether you’re hiking or just sitting pretty, the latest performance and sportswear looks are about form, function and great style.

clock July 26, 2012Kim Friday

French Connection’s jacket and Adidas Originals Blue’s T-shirt and shorts, all in cotton. Herschel Supply Co.’s case; M. Cohen bracelets; Sperry top-sider shoes.

Sportswear

Color and Novelty Spur Interest at New York Market

Men’s retailers are hoping they can continue to shake off the still-fragile economy.

clock July 26, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

The cover of Lucky's September issue.

Media

Every Page Counts: Magazine Publishers Release September Ad Counts

While some titles crowed this week of breaking their own records for the month, other publishers are contending with figures that are much softer than expected.

clock July 26, 2012Erik Maza

Retail

Harvey Nichols to Launch Beauty Bazaar

The stand-alone store will offer ranges from such brands as Chanel, YSL, Estée Lauder, Nars, MAC, Laura Mercier and Bliss.

clock July 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Marni Considering Options for Growth

Speculation is mounting in Milan that the Italian fashion brand is considering taking on a partner or even perhaps going for an initial public offering.

clock July 26, 2012Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Renzo Rosso Creates Fund to Help With Earthquake Relief

Executive launched the Brave Circle fund with $6 million from his own personal fortune to start a micro-credit project for families and companies in the area.

clock July 26, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Nina Garcia Gives Bounce to J.C. Penney Stock

The fashion director of Marie Claire, “Project Runway” judge and new “style voice” for Penney’s sent the retailer’s stock soaring after an approving tweet.

clock July 26, 2012Evan Clark

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