Hudson’s Bay IPO Could Raise $392M

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Overview

Hudson’s Bay Co. wants to be the next stock market darling. The retailer, which owns Lord & Taylor, The Bay and Home Outfitters, has filed for an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail

Forty Five Ten Opens New Retail Concept

Lifestyle boutique and organic juice bar to be called Number One/Le Jus.

clock October 12, 2012Holly Haber

Liz Goldwyn

Color Cosmetics

Liz Goldwyn, MAC Team Up for Holiday

Three-piece range includes a brush bag, an evening-style clutch and a hanging bag packaged with various MAC products and palettes.

clock October 15, 2012Marcy Medina

Media

Ruth Altchek Elevated, Kristina O’Neill Hired at WSJ

O’Neill will report to Altchek under a reorganized masthead.

clock October 17, 2012Erik Maza

Michelle Obama

Fashion Features

Political Fashion: Michelle Obama and Ann Romney’s Dueling Pink Dresses

WWD takes a purely superficial look at the twinsies situation by asking the ol’ tabloid standard: Who wore it best?

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

A view of the pierrebalmainstore.com Web site.

Designer and Luxury

Ittierre Launches Pierre Balmain E-commerce

Launched in Italian and English, the brand’s new online boutique is available in 35 countries in Europe, and the company is gearing up to expand.

clock October 17, 2012Luisa Zargani

A view of the Paul & Shark store.

Designer and Luxury

Paul & Shark Relocates New York Store

The Italian brand has expanded its presence by taking a 2,200-square-foot two-level spot across the street from Barneys New York.

clock October 17, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Dior to Open in Dallas

The brand plans to open its only full-line women’s store in Texas in February at Highland Park Village.

clock October 17, 2012Holly Haber

A view of the De Beers store.

Designer and Luxury

Richemont Buys Retail Condominium in St. Regis Hotel

The company reportedly paid around $375 million for the 24,800-square-foot prime retail property.

clock October 17, 2012Sharon Edelson

Richard Baker

Financial

Hudson’s Bay Share Offering Puts Valuation Near $2.5B

Department store files for IPO on Toronto exchange, cites real estate holdings as a strength.

clock October 17, 2012Evan Clark

From Juicy Couture's short film to promote its holiday collection, starring Candice Swanepoel and directed by Terry Richardson.

Media

Juicy Couture’s Digital Initiative

The company will introduce a Terry Richardson-directed digital short film to promote its holiday collection on Nov. 15.

clock October 17, 2012Marcy Medina

Assos shirt and bodysuit. Oakley sunglasses; Asics armwarmers; Assos gloves; The Lazer Tardiz helmet; Sidi Ergo 3 cycling shoes; Cervélo P5 Three bike.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Cycle Diaries

Extreme performance fabrics, bright colors, graphic prints and sleek silhouettes are the key trends in the growing athletic market.

clock October 18, 2012Alex Badia

Retail

Uniqlo to Launch U.S. E-commerce Site

The fast fashion retailer presently operates e-commerce businesses in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and the U.K.

clock October 18, 2012Sharon Edelson

Ralph Rucci, Martha Stewart, Calvin Klein and Tory Burch.

Business Features

Mickey Drexler, Tory Burch Talk Entrepreneurism at American Made Panel

Presentation was part of a two-day event at Grand Central for Martha Stewart’s inaugural American Made Awards that celebrate “innovative spirit.”

clock October 18, 2012Lisa Lockwood and Jean E. Palmieri

Media

InStyle Names Rebecca Minkoff Contributing Editor

She will write the monthly advice column “Ask a Designer” for six months.

clock October 18, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Macy's mstylelab.

Retail

Macy’s Initiative Targets Millennials

By next spring, the retailer will have launched 13 new brands and expanded another 10 in an aggressive push to lure shoppers between the ages of 13 and 30.

clock October 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

TRUMPET CALL: Dennis Basso for Kleinfeld Bridal Spring 2013

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Bridal Trends

Tradition took precedence at the recently held bridal week, where designers looked to classic silhouettes and all manners of frou.

clock October 18, 2012WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Harry Winston Shopping Watch and Jewelry Business

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and PPR were said to have been approached.

clock October 18, 2012Vicki M. Young and Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Bulgari Joins Rodeo Drive Walk of Style

Nicola Bulgari, the company’s vice chairman and third-generation family member, will accept the award in a ceremony on Dec. 5 in Beverly Hills.

clock October 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Bulgari Hosts Dinner at New York Flagship

The Tuesday night event honored Isabella Rossellini and welcomed Alberto Festa, its newly appointed president of North America.

clock October 18, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

A view of the Chanel cruise show.

Fashion Scoops

Chanel Reprises Cruise Show in L.A.

On Tuesday, Beverly Hills philanthropist Susan Casden, along with Saks Fifth Avenue, hosted an encore of the Versailles runway show on her tennis court.

clock October 18, 2012Marcy Medina

Michael Bastian

Fashion Scoops

Michael Bastian Staging Runway Show in Portugal

The men’s show will include a selection of the designer’s favorite looks from his spring collection, which was shown during New York Fashion Week in September.

clock October 18, 2012David Lipke

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