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G-Star Raw Will Feature Actors in Its Spring Campaign

Amsterdam-based denim label G-Star Raw is abandoning models for its spring advertising campaign, opting instead for actors to show off its wares.

– December 18, 2008

Men's

Equmen Launches Support Underwear

Are American men ready for their own version of Spanx?

– December 18, 2008

Retail

European Retailers Brace for Downturn

Department stores in Europe react more mildly than their American counterparts to financial crisis.

– December 18, 2008

Retail

Moss Signs New Topshop Contract

Kate Moss's collection for Topshop is set to keep on rolling. The retailer announced Wednesday that the model has signed a new contract.

– December 17, 2008

Retail

From Russia, Less Love: Luxe Shoppers Cut Back

The financial crisis is sending a chill through Moscow’s once red-hot retail scene.

– December 17, 2008

Business

Groupe Royer Buys Charles Jourdan

Groupe Royer, which bills itself as France’s largest footwear importer and distributor, has come to the rescue of Charles Jourdan.

– December 17, 2008

Beauty

Symrise CEO Linzbach to Depart

Gerold Linzbach said he will not renew his contract with the Holzminden, Germany-based flavors and fragrance firm in October 2009.

– December 17, 2008

Beauty

Italian Beauty Industry Struggles in '08

The Italian beauty industry is already feeling the side effects of the global recession.

– December 17, 2008

Retail

Printemps in Paris Reopens After Bomb Scare

Threat forced temporary evacuation of store.

– December 16, 2008

Beauty

Bettencourt Said in $1.36B Gift Flap

Liliane Bettencourt has reportedly given photographer François-Marie Banier gifts of some 1 billion euros.

– December 16, 2008

Eye

Roberto Cavalli Launches Club in Florence

Roberto Cavalli chose a 15th-century desecrated church in Florence as the location for his first club.

– December 16, 2008

Retail

Limi Yamamoto: Beyond Tokyo

Limi Yamamoto plants first retail venture outside of her native Tokyo in Paris.

– December 16, 2008

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