Chanel’s Global Goal: Standardized Pricing

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  Positioning its brand for the future in an increasingly flat and digital world — and one racked by currency fluctuations — Chanel said Monday it plans to begin aligning the brand’s global pricing.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Chanel

Designer and Luxury

Chanel to Harmonize Global Prices

Effective April 8, the French fashion house is to harmonize sticker prices for three of its most iconic handbags.

clock March 17, 2015Miles Socha

Joe Mimran

Human Resources

Joe Mimran to Exit Joe Fresh

Joe Mimran is exiting Joe Fresh, the company he founded nine years ago, putting Mario Grauso, the president of the brand, in charge of the design team on top of his other responsibilities.

clock March 16, 2015David Moin

Joseph Altuzarra

Designer and Luxury

2015 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees Named

Joseph Altuzarra, Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors are among the nominees for the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards.

clock March 16, 2015Jessica Iredale

H&M

Financial

H&M Sales Rise 15% in February

The gain was on par with the Swedish retailer’s pace in the fiscal first quarter.

clock March 16, 2015Miles Socha

A bank was the former tenant of the corner location.

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils Second Paris Flagship

The American designer is to host an official opening cocktail on March 31, although the store had its soft opening on Feb. 27.

clock March 16, 2015Miles Socha

Domenico de Sole

Human Resources

Domenico De Sole Named Chairman of Sotheby’s

The former Gucci chief is to work with new ceo Tad Smith.

clock March 16, 2015Nina Jones

A look by Diane von Furstenberg for the "New York Spring Spectacular."

Designer and Luxury

Rockettes ‘New York Spring Spectacular’ Makes Fashiony Splash

Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen and Isaac Mizrahi created costumes for the show’s fashion segment, a tribute to New York Fashion Week.

clock March 17, 2015Kristi Garced

A look from Safilo designed by Marc Newson.

Eyewear

Safilo Outlines 2020 Strategic Plan

The Italian eyewear group expects to double its 2014 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in 2020.

clock March 16, 2015Luisa Zargani

Iconix Brand Group, Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Iconix Completes Purchase of Chinese JV

Pays $56.4 million in cash and stock for 50 percent of venture it didn’t already own.

clock March 16, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Terry Lundgren

Retail

Terry J. Lundgren Conference Agenda Set

Headliners include Terry J. Lundgren, Margo Georgiadis, Annie Young-Scrivner, Kip Tindell, and Calvin McDonald.

clock March 17, 2015David Moin

David Meister Fall Collection

Designer and Luxury

David Meister Finds New Home With Groupe JS International

David Meister will relaunch for fall under a new agreement with Groupe JS International.

clock March 16, 2015Kristi Garced

The L.A. International Textile Show

Textiles

L.A. Mills Focus on Added Value

Designers and manufacturers at the L.A. International Textile show put a premium on organic textiles, digital prints and custom trims.

clock March 16, 2015Khanh T.L. Tran

Scouting out the Spin expo show.

Textiles

Economic Issues Impact Spin Expo

Chinese brands dominated, while buyers took advantage of reduced-price Italian yarn at the 25th edition of the Spin Expo yarn fair.

clock March 16, 2015Charlotte Middlehurst

Textiles

GOTS Sets First Global Summit in India

The theme for the inaugural Global Organic Textile Standard summit is "Strong Partnerships for Success."

clock March 16, 2015Arthur Friedman

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

Fashion Scoops

Dolce, Gabbana Hit Back at Elton John

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana's views on "traditional families" continued to generate a social media backlash Monday, as well as headlines in Italy and internationally.

clock March 16, 2015Luisa Zargani

Marie Claire's April Subscriber Cover Featuring a Native Ad by Stuart Weitzman.

Media

Marie Claire Goes Native for April

Marie Claire has decided to give subscribers the native advertising treatment. The magazine has released its first native cover sponsored by Stuart Weitzman to its subscribers.

clock March 17, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Unveiling New Objets Nomades Collection at Salone del Mobile

Louis Vuitton is taking over Palazzo Bocconi during Milan’s annual Salone del Mobile to unveil its latest Objets Nomades collection.

clock March 17, 2015Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Li Ning Teaming With Huami Technology for ‘Smart’ Running Shoe

Chinese sportswear company Li Ning has linked with software company Huami Technology to develop “smart” running shoes.

clock March 17, 2015Ellen Sheng

A necklace from Swarovski's fine jewelry collection.

Jewelry

Swarovski Launches Fine Jewelry

The brand is turning 120 by entering a new product category: fine jewelry.

clock March 17, 2015Lauren McCarthy

Inside the 3,330-square-foot Tourneau store at 3 Bryant Park.

Retail

Tourneau Opens Third Manhattan Unit

Tourneau opened its third store in Manhattan, a 3,330-square-foot unit at 3 Bryant Park at the corner of Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street.

clock March 17, 2015Sharon Edelson

Giorgio Armani RTW Fall 2015

Media

Armani Starts 40th Anniversary Celebrations

Giorgio Armani launched the celebrations of the company’s 40th anniversary with a dedicated Web site.

clock March 16, 2015Alessandra Turra

Products from Fekkai.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Frédéric Fekkai Looking to Buy Back Hair Brand

Frédéric Fekkai is looking to take advantage of the turmoil of restructuring at the Procter & Gamble Co. and buy back his luxe hair-care brand.

clock March 17, 2015Evan Clark

Stella McCartney RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Trend: Cream of the Cropped

Some Fall 2015 styles revealed just a hint of skin. Others invited creative accessorizing via textured hosiery and statement boots.

clock March 17, 2015WWD Staff

A view of the Yves Saint Laurent 1971 exhibit.

Designer and Luxury

New Exhibition Spotlights Yves Saint Laurent’s 1971 Collection

A new exhibition at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent shines the spotlight on the late couturier’s infamous 1971 collection, which was inspired by the Forties.

clock March 17, 2015Joelle Diderich

Gwyneth Paltrow

Parties

Stars Flock to Hong Kong for amfAR, Art Basel

A bevy of celebrities, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, touched down in the city this weekend for the first amfAR gala coinciding with the latest edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong.

clock March 15, 2015Payal Uttam

Stella Jean cuff

Retail

Holt Renfrew Taps Into African Culture

In its second installment, Holt Renfrew’s H Project is back with a continent’s worth of craft and culture to uncrate — that of Africa.

clock March 17, 2015Sharon Edelson

Essentialist

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