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Overview

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. has found its "number-one warrior." That’s how Myron "Mike" Ullman 3rd, ceo of Penney's, described the hiring of president and ceo-designee Marvin Ellison, in an interview Monday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Luxottica’s Turmoil Goes On as Del Vecchio Adds CEO Post

He is assuming the role after the departure of Enrico Cavatorta, who was appointed ceo of corporate functions and interim ceo of markets only last month.

clock October 13, 2014Luisa Zargani

Marvin Ellison

Retail

J.C. Penney Names Marvin Ellison as CEO-Designee

The Home Depot executive will join Penney’s on Nov. 1 and will succeed Mike Ullman as ceo next summer.

clock October 13, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Peter Copping

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Confirms Peter Copping Appointment

Copping’s first collection for de la Renta will be for the fall 2015 season in February.

clock October 13, 2014Jessica Iredale

A vanity table made for the Duchesse de Berry is on loan from the Louvre.

Designer and Luxury

‘Legend of Crystal’ Exhibition Celebrates Baccarat

An exhibition opening in Paris on Wednesday, charts how such showcases propelled French crystal maker Baccarat, marking its 250th anniversary this year.

clock October 13, 2014Miles Socha

Inside the L.A. International Textile Show.

Textiles

New Sourcing Model Seen at L.A. Textile Show

The show got a boost from emerging designers and independent brands.

clock October 13, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

German Economic Slowdown Spares Retailers

The country’s fashion sector is so far maintaining its ground — even if it isn’t growing that fast.

clock October 13, 2014Melissa Drier

Elle Macpherson

Activewear

Elle Macpherson and Bendon Parting Ways

Signaling a shift in strategy, Elle Macpherson Intimates, which traditionally launched in Australia and Europe first, will place an added focus on the U.S.

clock October 13, 2014Sharon Edelson

Coco Chanel's Maltese cuffs

Jewelry

Verdura Marks 75th Anniversary With N.Y. Show

The New York-based duke was the go-to jeweler for Hollywood actors, socialites and royals from the Thirties through the Sixties.

clock October 14, 2014Samantha Conti

The cover of "Vivienne Westwood"

People

Ian Kelly Discusses Vivienne Westwood Biography

Eager for the story to be genuine, the designer waived all rights of censorship and handed full creative control to the British historian and playwright.

clock October 14, 2014Samantha Conti

Flowers being grown and cultivated in the FIT Natural Dye Garden.

Textiles

FIT’s Natural Dye Garden Set for Next Step

The student-led sustainability project is going forward with laboratory testing and exploration of product development and marketing opportunities.

clock October 14, 2014Arthur Friedman

Benetton's flagship in Moscow

Retail

Benetton Sets Russian Expansion

The Italian retailer said it is planning to roll out about 40 more stores across Russia by the end of 2017.

clock October 14, 2014Howard Amos

Houghton Bridal Fall 2015

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Bridal Trend: Break With Tradition

Separates made an interesting, if unconventional union for brides who want something other than the expected.

clock October 14, 2014WWD Staff

Human Resources

Marvin Ellison Joins a Very Intimate Club

The executive’s ascent at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. is remarkable not just because it signals a vital transition for the long-struggling retailer.

clock October 14, 2014Evan Clark

Media

Time Inc., Newspaper Guild Negotiations at an Impasse

WWD has obtained a copy of the publisher’s three-year offer, which the Guild rejected on Friday.

clock October 14, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Raf Simons to Show Dior’s Pre-Fall Collection in Tokyo

Cruise isn’t the only collection that goes on the road, WWD has learned.

clock October 14, 2014Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Columbia Sportswear’s Gert Boyle Makes $100M Donation

Last fall, the Knight Cancer Challenge was launched with a vow to donate $500 million to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute by February 2016.

clock October 14, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Hublot Names Bar Refaeli First Female Ambassador

The Swiss luxury market is still rife with opportunity among female customers.

clock October 14, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera Collaborates With Appy Couple

Brides to be can now create designer Web sites dedicated to all things wedding related.

clock October 14, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Bart Simpson’s mug on a printed sweater from Forever 21’s Simpsons collection.

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21 Launching Simpsons Apparel Collection

Printed with imagery of the animated family, the 16-piece line for men and women debuts in stores Thursday.

clock October 14, 2014Rebecca Dancer

Fashion Scoops

Reem Acra to Be Honored at Bridges of Understanding Dinner

CFDA chief executive officer Steven Kolb will present the Building Bridges Award to the designer at the event.

clock October 14, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

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Prince Philip's Many Faces in 'The Crown'

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