The Markets

Giuseppe Giovannetti Tapped as Tomas Maier CEO

Marco Bizzarri’s management makeover at Kering has reached the U.S., with a new chief executive officer arriving at New York-based Tomas Maier, WWD has learned.

– 15 minutes ago

The Markets

Freitag Launches Clothing Concept

Swiss Bag-maker Freitag is launching a clothing line after developing own eco-friendly fabric.

– 6:58 PM, EDT


Il Sole 24 Ore Group Launches New Digital Daily

Il Sole 24 Ore Group, which publishes Italy’s economic newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, on Thursday launched a new digital daily called Italy24.

– 6:11 PM, EDT


Harmont & Blaine to Get Infusion, New CEO

Italian private equity fund Clessidra SGR finalized its agreement to take a 35 percent stake in Harmont & Blaine SpA.

– 6:11 PM, EDT


Lauder’s New Counter Lands in London

Selfridges will be home to the first new counter design to roll out in the U.K.

– 4:46 PM, EDT

Footwear News

Preen Introduces Sporty Stilettos

Justin Thornton talks to FN about the label's athletic-inspired accessories line for spring '15.

– 1:17 PM, EDT


Britain's Daily Telegraph Slashes More Jobs

Arts, fashion positions fall victim to latest round.

– 12:41 PM, EDT


New Vivarte Owners Appoint Richard Simonin as CEO

Marc Lelandais, who oversaw the financial restructuring of the French retail group, has exited the group.

– October 30, 2014


Rent Squeeze Points to Frailty of Spain's Retail Bounce

Many retailers could be forced to shut up shop next year when a 30-year-old regime of below-market-rate rents ends.

– October 30, 2014


Catwalking on the Eiffel Tower

Jessica Minh Anh is to stage a fashion show on top of the Paris monument on Friday, featuring eight designers from around the world.

– October 30, 2014


Marcolin to Double Capacity in Italy

The eyewear firm buys a manufacturing facility to support expansion.

– October 30, 2014


Spring 2015 Accessories: Paris

A comprehensive roundup of accessories from the recent shows and presentations.

– October 29, 2014

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