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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:12am
PARIS — Galeries Lafayette has appointed Matthieu Caloni as strategy and transformation director of its Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais department stores. Caloni, 41, succeeds Marc Riard, who left the group. Caloni, whose nomination took effect April 18, reports to Nicolas... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:00am
Jay Fielden’s Esquire is coming into focus. Fielden, who was appointed editor in chief of the men’s magazine in January, will unveil the first issue of Esquire with his name on top of the masthead. Although the June/July issue, which hits newsstands on May 31, isn’t the... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:00am
Jay Fielden’s Esquire is coming into focus. Fielden, who was appointed editor in chief of the men’s magazine in January, will unveil the first issue of Esquire with his name on top of the masthead. Although the June/July issue, which hits newsstands on May 31, isn’t the... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:00am
Downtown Los Angeles has been undergoing a major cultural makeover the last few years, but nothing compares to the changes that have taken place inside the ticket booth fronting the Theatre at Ace Hotel. On a recent Wednesday, when the sky exuded the same shade of gray matching... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:32am
Asian shares rallied Wednesday on higher oil prices. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 1.6 percent to end at 16,757 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 2.7 percent to finish at 20,368. Shanghai’s SSE did not fare as well, it inched down 0.2 percent to close at 2,815. Gainers included Fast... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:26am
LONDON — European markets were up in morning trading on Wednesday. The DAX in Frankfurt rose 1.3 percent to 10,183.38, while FTSE MIB in Milan advanced 1 percent to 18,088.47. The CAC 40 in Paris gained 0.9 percent to 4,472.85, and the FTSE 100 in London was up 0.3 percent to 6... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:56am
LONDON — The British Competition and Markets Authority, the regulatory agency monitoring businesses and anticompetitive activities, has taken a further step in its ongoing probe into the U.K. modeling sector. As part of the investigation that began in March 2015, the regulator... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:56am
Three years after rolling out the Pebble smartwatch, the California startup has unveiled its next generation of wearables: the Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2. A Kickstarter campaign for these new devices, launched only three days ago, has already surpassed its funding goal of $1,... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:33am
SHANGHAI — Neighboring Disney’s $6 billion Shanghai amusement park, the latest Chinese property from European discount shopping conglomerate Value Retail opened here on May 19. The 592,000-square-foot Shanghai Village features 140 designer brand boutiques with discounts of up... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:24am
PARIS — Hennes & Mauritz has teamed with Kenzo to create a limited-edition line for the Swedish retailer. The capsule collection will hit select H&M stores and go online  November 3. “Since joining the house in 2011, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have set their own... read more

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