2013 WWD CEO Summit: Day Two

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Four headline-making designers, an entrepreneur and a turnaround specialist were among the speakers as the WWD Retail & Apparel CEO Summit continued.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Names Director for Art Museum

Sophie Durrleman is joining the forthcoming Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation.

clock January 8, 2013Miles Socha


Target Unveils New Price Policy

The Minneapolis-based retailer appears to be addressing the fact that price is the priority for online shoppers.

clock January 8, 2013Sharon Edelson

José Luis Duran

Business Features

José Luis Duran Tapped as Lacoste CEO

He succeeds Christophe Chenut, who is leaving the company but remains ceo of Devanlay SA, Lacoste’s global apparel licensee.

clock January 8, 2013Joelle Diderich

Nadine Möllenkamp and Silke Geib of Blaenk.

Designer and Luxury

Berlin Preview: Ones to Watch

Fresh faces to check out on the runways and at the trade shows.

clock January 9, 2013WWD Staff

Premium then: In the U3 U-Bahn-Tunnel underneath Potsdamer Platz in January 2003.


Berlin: Ten Years After

The city’s fashion scene has grown exponentially in the decade since a few trade shows first set up shop.

clock January 9, 2013Melissa Drier


Beauty Features

Berlin the Beautiful

A smattering of the newest spas and beauty stores in town.

clock January 9, 2013Susan Stone

Kurfürstendamm has had a retail renaissance.

Real Estate

Berlin’s Retail Compass Shifting Back West

The city’s hottest action is in the western part of the city.

clock January 9, 2013Melissa Drier

Cow Girl shoes, 2010, by Iris Schieferstein.


The Berlin Scene

A smattering of stats, places to check out and some trade-show news.

clock January 9, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Berlin Preview: Show Calendar

Following are the runway and trade show schedules for Berlin Fashion Week, Jan. 14 to 19.

clock January 9, 2013WWD Staff

A Paul Stuart shop.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Paul Stuart Acquired by Mitsui

The family that owns the company sold its shares at the end of the year.

clock January 8, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Edward Lampert


Market Reacts to Sears Exec Change

Shares fell 6.4 percent Tuesday to close at $40.16, following the announcement that Sears Holdings’ ceo, Lou D’Ambrosio, will step down.

clock January 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Big M operates 84 Mandee Shops.


Mandee, Annie Sez Plan to Restructure

Parent company Big M Inc. plans to reorganize, but in the meantime is hoping for a resolution of its insurance claims for damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy.

clock January 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Human Resources

Thomas Moran, Former Fairchild Editor, Dies at 64

A longtime employee of Fairchild Publications, he helped convert W magazine from a bimonthy broadsheet to a monthly glossy.

clock January 8, 2013Lorna Koski

Marc Jacobs

Designer and Luxury

WWD CEO Summit: Marc Jacobs

One of the most famous and influential designers in the world, Jacobs reflected on his career, to what he owes his success and why fashion matters.

clock January 9, 2013Jessica Iredale

Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice

Ready To Wear

Vince Founders Rea Laccone, Christopher LaPolice to Exit

The departures come at a time when Kellwood’s parent, Sun Capital Partners, has been exploring an initial public offering for the contemporary brand.

clock January 9, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Karl Lagerfeld

Designer and Luxury

WWD CEO Summit: Karl Lagerfeld

The designer sat down with WWD’s executive editor Bridget Foley to discuss a wide range of topics, from his fashion impulses to the relevance of couture.

clock January 9, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough

Designer and Luxury

WWD CEO Summit: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough

Proenza Schouler’s designers talked about their decade in fashion and their talent for finding the right partners, both creative and financial.

clock January 9, 2013Jessica Iredale

Chris Burch

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: J. Christopher Burch

The entrepreneurial founder of C. Wonder has one simple rule when it comes to retailing. “All we care about is our customer,” he said.

clock January 9, 2013Sharon Edelson

Emanuel Chirico

Business Features

WWD CEO Summit: Emanuel Chirico

Over the past decade, PVH Corp. has completed a series of acquisitions that turned the company into one of the largest apparel marketers on the global stage.

clock January 9, 2013David Lipke

David F. Dyer and Harold D. Reiter


WWD CEO Summit: Chico’s David F. Dyer

The president and chief executive officer knows a thing or two about turnarounds.

clock January 9, 2013David Moin

Carolina Herrera's spring campaign has an optical illusion.


Carolina Herrera Unveils Spring Campaign

The designer tapped stylist Giovanna Battaglia, who did the honors for her September show.

clock January 9, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Maurie Perl


Maurie Perl to Exit Condé Nast

Condé Nast Entertainment has hired the Rubenstein agency to handle all public and media relations.

clock January 8, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

PPR Closer to Investing in Christopher Kane?

According to sources, candidates have been interviewed to become chief executive of the designer firm.

clock January 9, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Terry Lundgren Joins Procter & Gamble Board

Macy’s chairman and ceo will serve on the board’s governance and public responsibility and its innovation and technology committees.

clock January 9, 2013Evan Clark

A marketing image from the limited-edition babyGap collection inspired by Beatrix Potter’s "The Tale of Peter Rabbit."

Fashion Scoops

Gap Launching ‘Peter Rabbit’ Line for BabyGap

The collection debuts on Saturday at The Grove in Los Angeles, followed by a worldwide store and gap.com rollout on Jan. 14.

clock January 9, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Gildo Zegna Denies Considering Public Listing

Ermenegildo Zegna group’s ceo responds to a report in Italy’s daily Il Sole 24 Ore that the Italian Stock Exchange has set its sights on the company.

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

A look from the Woolrich John Rich & Bros. women's collection

Fashion Scoops

Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Upgrades Women’s Collection

In keeping with a “Gentlewoman” theme, the new women’s design team worked in an assortment of luxury materials, fabrics and patterns.

clock January 9, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Taps Florentine Heritage for New Scent

Intended for both men and women, the eau de parfum, called Forever Now, is slated to debut at the Gucci Museo this week.

clock January 9, 2013Cynthia Martens


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clock January 22, 2021Tara Donaldson

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