Kering Restructures Senior Management

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In a bid to accelerate growth of its fashion and “hard” luxury brands, Kering has shuffled top management.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ron Howard and Robert De Niro


Chanel Toasts Tribeca Film Festival

The house’s annual dinner for the Tribeca Film Festival Artists Program is always a splashy affair, and Tuesday night’s go-around was no exception.

clock April 23, 2014Taylor Harris


Swiss Watch Exports Slip 0.3% in March

Sales to Japan remained buoyant, while the United States experienced a sharp downturn.

clock April 24, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Under Armour is expanding its product assortment.

Business Features

Under Armour Net Gains 73%

The Baltimore-based activewear company is in growth mode, and it’s paying off on the bottom line.

clock April 24, 2014Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri


Lucky Editor, Condé Nast Deny Magazine Closing

Follows report magazine was due to be shuttered.

clock April 24, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Céline, Dior Robbed in Paris

Thieves struck the stockrooms of boutiques as a rash of luxury crime sweeps Europe.

clock April 25, 2014WWD Staff

Albert Bensoussan

Business Features

Kering Revamps Management in Luxury

Marco Bizzarri gets big promotion, and Albert Bensoussan joins the French group.

clock April 24, 2014Miles Socha

Human Resources

Aleta Wells to Retire From Meijer Chain

She has held the role of buyer and merchandiser for beauty and nail care for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based, family-owned retailer for 42 years.

clock April 24, 2014Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: NACDS Goers Ready to Tackle Big Issues

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Annual Meeting, expected to draw more than 2,500 retailers and suppliers, will be held through Tuesday.

clock April 24, 2014Faye Brookman


Ladies’ Home Journal Goes Quarterly

The 131-year-old monthly magazine is going quarterly, from 10 issues a year, and shuttering its New York office.

clock April 24, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Emmy Rossum and Jordana Brewster both in Carolina Herrera.


Celebration and Controversy at Carolina Herrera Luncheon

Emmy Rossum, Camilla Belle and Jordana Brewster turned out at the Beverly Hills Hotel to fete the designer’s archive print collection.

clock April 24, 2014Lindzi Scharf

A view of the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fashion Features

‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ Headed to London

The record-breaking show held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011 will open in the spring of 2015 at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

clock April 24, 2014Samantha Conti

Part of the Dior offering.


Givenchy, Dior Round Out Saks’ Fragrance Overhaul

The retailer is putting the finishing touches on a fragrance-department renovation of its Fifth Avenue flagship in New York.

clock April 24, 2014Julie Naughton

Clarisonic Smart Profile


Clarisonic Plugs Into New Technology

The brand credited with reigniting the beauty tools and implements category will introduce its smartest device to date, Smart Profile, on May 15.

clock April 24, 2014Belisa Silva

Grace Hightower in Carmen Marc Valvo with Robert De Niro, Mayor Bill De Blasio and Chirlane McCray.


Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Cuomo Meet at Tribeca Film Festival

Unexpectedly, two political families came together under the historic dome of the New York State Supreme Court in Lower Manhattan.

clock April 24, 2014Erik Maza

bareMinerals' bareSkin Foundation advertisement.

Color Cosmetics

Bare Escentuals Rethinks Liquid Makeup

BareMinerals is vying to bring holdouts on board with bareSkin, its foundation franchise that will be launched Thursday.

clock April 25, 2014Rachel Brown

Leonard A. Lauder

Human Resources

Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA Honors Leonard Lauder

He received the Renaissance Man of the Year Award during a dinner at the historic Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.

clock April 25, 2014Cynthia Martens

The Clarins counter at Macy’s.


Clarins’ Asian Play in N.Y.

Executives gathered on Tuesday afternoon to inaugurate their newly renovated counter in Macy’s Flushing branch.

clock April 25, 2014Pete Born

The bag Simon Porte Jacquemus created for Lancôme.

Color Cosmetics

Lancôme Taps Three Paris Designers

The designers have each created a couture makeup bag for the project entitled Nouvelle Vague by Lancôme, due out in mid-June.

clock April 25, 2014Jennifer Weil

The stage show at the Burberry event in Shanghai, China.

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Goes Big With Shanghai Event

The runway show marked the opening of the brand’s largest flagship in Asia, located in the new Kerry Centre on Nanjing Road.

clock April 25, 2014Lara Farrar


Aéropostale Sues Hennes & Mauritz

Aéropostale sued Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz in Manhattan federal court Thursday.

clock April 25, 2014Evan Clark

A look from Gerlan Jeans.

Fashion Features

Patrick Kelly’s Career Feted in Exhibition

Museum curator Dilys Blum interviewed more than 50 friends and business associates of the late designer for the exhibit opening at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

clock April 25, 2014Kathleen Nicholson Webber

People rallied Thursday to commemorate lives lost in the Rana Building collapse one year ago.


Crowds in Bangladesh Remember Rana Plaza

Rallies and memorials marked the one year anniversary of the disaster in Dhaka.

clock April 25, 2014Mayu Saini

Dan Mozena

Government and Trade

U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena Pushes for Labor Changes in Bangladesh

In the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster, Mozena has been at the forefront of many of the many discussions and negotiations among the multiple stakeholders.

clock April 25, 2014Mayu Saini

Human Resources

Jason Weisenfeld to Depart Coach

The accessories brand’s senior vice president of global brand communications and collaborations will exit May 16.

clock April 25, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Dorchester Collection Responds to Proposed Industry Boycott

Some have taken issue with the company’s ties to the Sultan of Brunei and his support of new antigay laws.

clock April 25, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Elizabeth Arden Shares Rise on Reports

The firm is said to have hired Goldman Sachs to help it explore a sale of the company.

clock April 25, 2014Julie Naughton and Vicki M. Young

The Dior unit at the Bellagio.

Fashion Scoops

Dior Reopens at Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas After Renovation

The makeover aligns it with the design concept Peter Marino unveiled at 30 Avenue Montaigne in Paris in 2007.

clock April 25, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Nicole Miller Toasts 20 Years in Philadelphia

The designer, the brand’s ceo Bud Konheim and Mary K. Dougherty, who owns and operates both of the brand’s Philadelphia boutiques, were present to celebrate.

clock April 25, 2014Kathleen Nicholson Webber


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