Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 11:27am
BEAUTY À LA MODE: Beauty typically plays second fiddle to fashion during couture week, but not this season. Four major fragrance and makeup-related events, starting on July 4 — the eve of the first high fashion show — will take place in Paris through July 8. And they’re no... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 11:17am
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:57am
Adidas’ Eric Liedtke used the spotlight at United Nations’ General Assembly Monday night to celebrate the brand’s new partnership with Parley for the Oceans and talk about making T-shirts out of recycled plastics. Parley for the Oceans, which is dedicated to fighting plastic... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:40am
RewardStyle, which helps bloggers make money by connecting their audiences with e-commerce options, raised $15 million from some high-profile backers to expand its reach globally. Maverick Capital Ventures led the Series A funding round, with participation from Russian media... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:27am
MILAN — Yoox Group, which is expected to close its merger with Net-a-porter in September, has appointed Alex Alexander, who joined the company this month, as chief information officer. In the newly created position, Alexander will lead all of Yoox’s technology functions. Prior... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:15am
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose nearly seven points in June after a small gain in May, putting it above the 100 mark for the third time this year. The index came in at 101.4 versus its revised 94.6 finish in May. The Present Situation Index was up 4.5... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:11am
The National Retail Federation on Tuesday wasted no time in criticizing the U.S. Labor Department’s proposed rule changes defining eligibility for overtime pay. The DOL’s proposal, which was unveiled Tuesday morning and has now been reviewed and approved by the Office of... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:01am
LONDON — The British law firm Baker & McKenzie has published a Global Legal Guide for Luxury and Fashion Companies that outlines international trends and potential legal minefields in what has become a $254 billion luxury and fashion industry. “The growth of online... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:58am
U.S. markets tried to shrug off Monday’s steep selloff but while major indices inched back into the green at midday trading, the gains were weak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2 percent to 17,626 while the S&P 500 gained 0.3 percent to 2,062. The S&P... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:00am
Upon recently unveiling their Spring/Summer 2015 collection over at Selectism, this week London-based imprint COPSON is back delivering a new short film in further promotion of the range. Titled A Young Summer’s Heart, the flick follows amateur Danish skater and first-time... read more