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Obit: Giacomo Festa Bianchet

Giacomo Festa Bianchet, chief executive officer of the high-end mill Loro Festa, died Sunday in Milan of lymph gland cancer. He turned 54 that day.

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WIN Gala Honors Hoffman, Lieve

The Women in Need annual benefit dinner honored Brendan Hoffman, the CEO of Lord & Taylor.

Penberthy Hired at Lacoste

Elizabeth Penberthy to serve as vice-president of wholesale, replacing Per Inglander, who left the company.

Baselworld Bounce: Watch Firms Gaining Traction in '09

Major brands such as Rolex, Tag Heuer and Omega show at Baselworld. Retailers arrive in lighter mood.

Minding Her Own Business

ENK’s Elyse Kroll discusses her production company and the Coterie, past, present and future.

Karkus Exits Under Armour

Matthew Mirchin assumes supervision of apparel wholesale unit on an interim basis.

Marvin Goodman, Apparel Ventures Founder, Dies at 76

Marvin Goodman made the Gardena, Calif.-based Apparel Ventures company a leader in the swimwear sector.

Bally Taps Hauptkorn as CEO

Bally has appointed Berndt Hauptkorn as chief executive officer, effective Monday.

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Obituary: Former MFA Chief Norman Karr

Norman Karr, whose 50-plus year career included executive director of the Men's Fashion Association, died Wednesday.

Obit: Oscar Micucci of Tod's

Oscar Micucci, the global communications and marketing director at Tod’s Group, died Tuesday in his Milan apartment of a heart attack.

Faye McLeod Joins Louis Vuitton

Faye McLeod has joined the luxury label Louis Vuitton as creative director of visual merchandising.

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Obit: Jimmy Moore, Fragments Jewelry Co-Founder

Jimmy Moore, co-founder of the New York-based Fragments jewelry store and showroom, died Friday at his home in Leachburg, Pa. He was 61.

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