Online Battle Begins for Holiday Dollars

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Kenneth Cole at his first fashion show in India.

Designer and Luxury

Kenneth Cole Expands in India

As the brand becomes more aggressive about global expansion, the designer himself is engaging in more local terms across the world.

clock November 18, 2013Mayu Saini

Olivia Palermo

Fashion Scoops

Furla Toasts Olivia Palermo in Tokyo

The Italian brand brought the socialite to Japan to help launch its spring-summer collection.

clock November 19, 2013Amanda Kaiser

T.J. Maxx


TJX Boosts Sales, Profits in Third Quarter

Firm still holding open-to-buy for fourth-quarter in-season purchasing.

clock November 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Change in the Works at Pantene, Olay

The Procter & Gamble Co. has an antidote to get two of its largest beauty brands growing again.

clock November 19, 2013Molly Prior

Mergers and Acquisitions

Authentic Brands Group Buys Elvis, Ali Trademarks

The company, which already owns the Marilyn Monroe label, continues to bolster its celebrity roster.

clock November 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Chanel Iman


J. Mendel Fetes Madison Ave. Boutique

On Monday, the designer celebrated the opening as well as a collaboration with artist Enoc Perez.

clock November 19, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Inès de la Fressange


Uniqlo Ramps Up Fashion With Spring Collaborations

The retailer is unveiling its collections with Inès de la Fressange and Nigo alongside the presentation of its main spring lineup in Paris on Wednesday.

clock November 19, 2013Alex Wynne and Joelle Diderich

Will Ferrell and his wife, Viveca Paulin


Jumex Museum Opens With Weekend-Long Bash in Mexico City

Roughly 800 art world and business luminaries traveled celebrated the opening of the contemporary museum, including Eva Longoria and Will Ferrell.

clock November 19, 2013Ivan Castano

Mario Testino and Kim Kardashian


Mario Testino Exhibit Opens at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

There were two royals in attendance: Kim Kardashian, the queen of the American celebrity tabloid, and Queen Sofia of Spain herself.

clock November 19, 2013Erik Maza

Looks from the Isabella Blow exhibit.

Fashion Features

Isabella Blow: A Life Less Ordinary

An exhibit on the fashion icon’s life opens today at the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House.

clock November 20, 2013Samantha Conti and Julia Neel


All Eyes on J.C. Penney’s Earnings

The retailer reports third-quarter results Tuesday, and the loss is expected to widen from the year-ago figure.

clock November 19, 2013Vicki M. Young

Marimekko's one-of-a-kind silk dress, from the "Poppy" anniversary collection, designed by Teemu Muurimäki. Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer bracelet, Siloa & Mook flocked leather backpack.

Designer and Luxury

Finnish Up: Finland’s Fashion Moment

A clutch of promising young designers is making news, driven by cutting-edge schooling and an adventurous approach to fashion.

clock November 20, 2013Paulina Szmydke and Laurent Folcher

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Don’t Ask

WWD’s executive editor weighs in on the relationship in the fashion industry between the press and p.r. representatives.

clock November 20, 2013Bridget Foley


Barneys’ Attorney Finds No Wrongdoing

Attorney Michael Yaki, who serves on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, was asked to conduct an independent internal review of the recent incidents.

clock November 20, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Marketing and Promotion

Macy’s Joins Forces With Shopkick

The retailer is using Apple’s iBeacon-based presence signal, in partnership with the app, to further its push into omnichannel.

clock November 20, 2013Vicki M. Young

Holt Renfrew will spend $60 million to renovate Ogilvy.


Holt Renfrew to Expand Montreal’s Ogilvy

On Tuesday, the retailer disclosed that it will spend $60 million to renovate, expand and transform the landmark department store.

clock November 20, 2013David Moin

Paul Blum

Human Resources

Paul Blum to Exit Juicy Couture

He was brought in as ceo last December to lead turnaround efforts.

clock November 20, 2013Lisa Lockwood

C. Wonder launched its online gift guide on Friday.


Online Battle Begins for Holiday Dollars

After several years of retailers unveiling bells and whistles to attract online shoppers, this year is more about sticking to the basics.

clock November 20, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Tory Burch Pens Opinion Piece for The Economist

The designer was one of a handful of influential contributors to the magazine’s annual year-ahead issue, which hit newsstands this week.

clock November 20, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


David Zinczenko to Consult for Bonnier Corp.

Under a five-year management consulting deal, the former Men’s Health editor in chief will help oversee the expansion of the publisher’s branded book division.

clock November 20, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Honored at Worldwide Orphans Gala

Barry Diller heaped praise on his wife for her generosity at the fund-raising gala on Monday evening at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan.

clock November 20, 2013David Lipke

A look from the Suno capsule collection for The Webster.

Fashion Scoops

Suno Designers Create Capsule for The Webster

The eight-piece collection features the brand’s best-selling silhouettes, including a cutout dress and crop top, in breezy, tropical prints.

clock November 20, 2013Kristi Garced

The Duchess of Cambridge in Orla Kiely.

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge Dons Orla Kiely

She and the Duke of Cambridge made to London’s Only Connect charity to learn more about its work.

clock November 20, 2013Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Gucci in Trademark Tussle in U.K.

The United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Office ruled on the label’s rights to its GG trademark earlier this month.

clock November 20, 2013Nina Jones


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