Target Under Pressure Promises Faster Action

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Struggling Target Corp. has a lot of work to do — and on Wednesday promised to move faster.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Marketing and Promotion

BrandZ’s Most Valuable Global Brands Unveiled

Apparel brands are a hot commodity worldwide, according to global research agency Millward Brown.

clock May 22, 2014Karyn Monget

The visual evoking the mood at Chanel in Aspen.

Fashion Scoops

Chanel to Pop Up in Aspen

The ephemeral boutique, to be located at the Casa Tua eatery and private club, will be open for just 10 days.

clock May 20, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Target cyber attacks Footwear News

Business Features

Target’s Q1 Profits Fall 16.1%

The retailer reiterated plans to open smaller, more flexible store formats while vowing to grow traffic and sales in the U.S., among other initiatives.

clock May 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

A rendering of the Paul Stuart store in Washington, D.C.


Paul Stuart to Open D.C. Store

The venerable New York-based specialty store will open a nearly 10,000-square-foot store at the new CityCenterDC development next spring.

clock May 22, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

The Dior boutique in Florence.

Designer and Luxury

Christian Dior Opens Boutique in Florence

The brand’s ceo, Sidney Toledano, stressed the increasingly strong commercial and social relations between France and Italy.

clock May 21, 2014Luisa Zargani

Sean Combs


Catching Up With Puff Daddy

Sean Combs’ Sean John brand projects $1 billion in sales from new licenses, international growth.

clock May 22, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

SSUR Store in West Hollywood.


Streetwear Brand SSUR to Open L.A. Store

The 1,300-square-foot shop on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood will also serve as an art gallery.

clock May 21, 2014Frederick Marfil

Jodie Foster


Hermès Is ‘All About Women’

The Wall Street venue was varnished in the French house’s signature motifs: happy orange boxes, jangling enamel bracelets and all manners of equine.

clock May 21, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Taylor Harris


Luxottica to Support Bocconi University

The company will finance a program of study grants for five years.

clock May 21, 2014Luisa Zargani


American Eagle Looking Overseas for Growth

Firm’s plan to close 150 more stores and its 86.2 percent drop in first-quarter net income shows there’s no end in sight to the struggles teen retailers face.

clock May 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Robin Rotenier, Men’s Jewelry Designer, Dies at 51

The cause of death is said to be suicide.

clock May 21, 2014David Yi

A look from Eponymous by Hvrminn.

Designer and Luxury

In the Spotlight: Eponymous by Hvrminn

The first ready-to-wear collection by Hvrminn reinterprets American staples for the traditional gentleman.

clock May 22, 2014WWD Staff

Boss' wool and silk three-piece suit and ATM's cotton tank top. Tommy Hilfiger pocket square.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Code Blue

Long gone are the days of navy as the ultimate color choice for suits.

clock May 22, 2014Alex Badia

Ryan Reynolds

Fashion Features

Celebrities Mix It Up on the Red Carpet

Lately, several actors have been stepping outside of what was once a clearly defined box and establishing a new red-carpet code.

clock May 22, 2014Marcy Medina


Spurt in Japan, Luxe Strength Lift Tiffany

Shares advanced more than 9 percent Wednesday after the jeweler reported better-than-expected first-quarter results.

clock May 21, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A post on Tunepics.


Tunepics Melds Sound and Vision

The new social network, being launched by Justin Cooke, aims to bring more music into the world of social media.

clock May 22, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Ready To Wear

Jessica McClintock Focusing on Licensing Brand

The San Francisco-based designer is now focusing on licensing all aspects of her brand and her other intellectual property to manufacturers.

clock May 22, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg



EBay Customer Data Compromised

Cyber thieves have struck again, this time at eBay Inc. — proving once more that the World Wide Web is still a little Wild Wild West.

clock May 22, 2014Evan Clark

Human Resources

Oscar de la Renta Names New CFO

The label has tapped Steven Speaks as chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations.

clock May 22, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Marc Jacobs


Trey Laird Again Organizes CFDA Journal Shoot

He lined up photographer Willy Vanderperre and stylist Olivier Rizzo to capture the 2014 CFDA Award winners and nominees.

clock May 22, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Quvenzhané Wallis in the Armani Junior fall ad campaign, photographed by Stefano Azario.


Giorgio Armani Unveils Armani Junior Fall Ad Campaign

The brand has tapped Quvenzhané Wallis, who received an Academy Award nomination for 2012’s “Beast of the Southern Wild,” to be the face its campaign.

clock May 22, 2014Alessandra Turra

The scene at the Hermes Women's Universe event.

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Fetes the Feminine Side

Hermès International rode into town with dancing girls, fortune tellers and photo booths to shine a spotlight on its women’s product universe.

clock May 22, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Pete Born

Fashion Scoops

Number 13 Not So Lucky for Taylor Swift

Lucky 13 filed a trademark infringement suit against Grammy winner, alleging that she appropriated the phrase on her own apparel.

clock May 22, 2014Marcy Medina

Ryan Lochte

Fashion Scoops

Ryan Lochte Visits Macy’s Herald Square

The 29-year-old Olympic swimmer, who just moved to Charlotte to train, won’t tip his hand on which events he plans to swim in Brazil.

clock May 22, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana Seeking a New Home?

The company is looking for new locations to host Milan’s fashion shows, although the search process is in the early stages.

clock May 22, 2014Gordon Sorlini

Fashion Scoops

Milan Reports on Restoration of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele

While Versace will finance the first part of the works, Prada will take care of the second session, starting in September.

clock May 22, 2014Alessandra Turra

Designer and Luxury

Burberry to Launch Skin-Care Line

Christopher Bailey appears to have passed his first test as Burberry Group plc’s new chief executive officer.

clock May 22, 2014Samantha Conti


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Alessandro Michele


Gucci's Alessandro Michele Discusses Brand Longevity Turning 100

clock April 15, 2021Luisa Zargani

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