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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
When it comes to makeup, Paramore’s Hayley Williams doesn’t care about boundaries. Evident in her debut episode of Kiss-Off, a series of three- to five-minute Webisodes that incorporates music and beauty, Williams’ friend and makeup artist Brian J. O’Connor will replicate a... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
Control of Italy’s World Duty Free SpA has passed to Switzerland’s Dufry AG. Edizione srl, the parent holding company of the Benetton family, on Saturday sold its 50.1 percent stake in the airport mega-retailer to its Swiss competitor for a sum of 1.3 billion euros, or $1.4... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
RACHEL ZOE, INVESTOR: Rachel Zoe Ventures is among a group of investors that participated in a $1.6 million seed round for a Los Angeles-based software start-up, Bringhub. The deal, which closed in mid-February, also included BAM Ventures and Canyon Creek Capital, and takes... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
RACHEL ZOE, INVESTOR: Rachel Zoe Ventures is among a group of investors that participated in a $1.6 million seed round for a Los Angeles-based software start-up, Bringhub. The deal, which closed in mid-February, also included BAM Ventures and Canyon Creek Capital, and takes... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Carolina Herrera Ltd. has named Francois Kress chief executive officer. Kress, who was most recently global president of Stuart Weitzman LLC, joins the Herrera team following consecutive years of profitability at the fashion brand, stemming from such initiatives as... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
LONDON — The plummeting euro and the pumped-up dollar have made for one strong cocktail of pleasure — and pain — for businesses and consumers on both sides of the Atlantic. The new currency normal has left European companies rejoicing about cheaper exports, fatter bottom lines... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:01pm
From a profitability perspective, specialty apparel retailers had a challenging fourth quarter, and it looks like things might not improve anytime soon. In a perfect storm of heavy markdown activity, soft sales and the impact of a West Coast ports shutdown, an analysis by WWD... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 1:41pm
In case you are a Super Mario fan, then you probably played the amazing Super Mario 64 game, which originally released in 1996. Almost 20 years later the game of course feels a little outdated, but we have good news for you. A game developer has released a HD version of the... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 1:00pm
French sportswear brand le coq sportif explores their wilder side with the release of the Spring/Summer 2015 “Tropical” pack. The pack contains a mixture of athletic silhouettes and lifestyle models inspired by the flora of an island paradise. The brand has chosen to outfit... read more
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 12:08pm
Shares of Quiksilver Inc. fell more than 15 percent, below the $2 mark, after the company ended Andy Mooney’s tumultuous two-year-plus tenure as chief executive officer and promoted Pierre Agnes, the company’s president, to the post. Bob McKnight, who founded the company in... read more

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