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Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:21am
“MAD MEN” MANIA: In anticipation of the final seven “Mad Men” episodes that get started April 5, the women behind the show are already reinventing themselves. For January Jones and Christina Hendricks, transformation calls for new locks — pale pink for Jones and blonde for... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:06am
PARIS — The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards served as a powerful platform for women in science to defend gender equality in their respective professional domains The 17th annual edition of the event, held in the Grand Amphitheater of the Sorbonne on Wednesday night,... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:39am
HONG KONG — Li & Fung, the Hong Kong-based sourcing company that’s seen as a bellwether for the U.S. retail sector, said Thursday that its full-year net profit fell 12 percent amid weak consumer spending as well as increased operating costs on key investments in the company... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:04am
MILAN — Greenpeace has once again ranked Benetton Group as one of the world’s most sustainable companies. The recognition was also bestowed to the Italian company in 2013. “When it comes to Detox, Benetton Group has continued to show its true, trend-setting colors,” Greenpeace... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:56am
MILAN — Florence continues to beckon Peter Dundas. On Thursday, Roberto Cavalli SpA appointed Dundas as the Florence-based company’s new creative director, confirming speculation reported by WWD as far back as October. The Norwegian designer had been the artistic director of... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:52am
NEW YORK — No excuses. That’s the tag line for Eileen Fisher’s Vision2020 campaign this spring, which details steps to reach a goal of 100 percent sustainability over the next five years. The brand has launched a $1.7 million national ad campaign, supported by social media,... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:00am
While not quite as important as taste, the packaging a company chooses to use for a product serves as a visual treat to entice buyers into choosing their product instead of the compositions. NPR recently explored the “the boxes, bags and bottles that protect our edibles [that... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:42am
adidas Originals releases the official campaign video for their forthcoming Superstar “Supercolor” pack in collaboration with the ubiquitous Pharrell Williams. Boasting black and white cinematography with pops of color hinted via the vibrant Superstar, the voiceover from... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:38am
Although Vince Holding Corp. posted a fourth-quarter profit increase, investors weren’t thrilled with fiscal-year 2015 guidance. Investors sent shares of Vince down 16.4 percent to close at $17.89 in Big Board trading on Thursday. For the three months ended Jan. 31, net income... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:20am
In adding to previous titanium, platinum and rose gold iterations, TAG Heuer is releasing a new black carbon composite option of its V4, aptly dubbed the Phantom. The clear upgrade here is the carbon material that is featured on the case and the bridges, as titanium carbide is... read more

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