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No. 11: The Kardashians Have Arrived

This was the year the Kardashians defied all rational expectations by becoming even more famous than they already were.

– December 19, 2014

Retail

Newsmaker of the Year: Terry J. Lundgren

Macy’s Inc.’s chief executive officer is the staunchest defender of the department store and one of retailing’s most innovative players.

– December 19, 2014

Beauty

Beauty's Biggies No. 4: Coty to Buy Bourjois

In a move to strengthen its foothold in masstige color cosmetics, Coty Inc. agreed to acquire Bourjois Paris from Chanel.

– December 19, 2014

Fashion

Fashion Moments of 2014

Looking back on the year.

– December 19, 2014

Fashion

No. 12: Jean Paul Gaultier's Bold Move

The designer has stepped away from ready-to-wear to focus on couture and fragrance. Are others likely to follow?

– December 19, 2014

Fashion

No. 2: Oscar de la Renta, the Passing of an Icon

When the designer passed away on Oct. 20, de la Renta left a deep void, one that spanned continents and generations.

– December 19, 2014

Fashion

They Said It: Best Quotes of 2014

The highly quotable, at it again.

– December 19, 2014

The Markets

No. 8: The Growth of Activewear

The category sprinted to the head of the fashion pack this year, with its new sister classificaiton: Ath-leisure.

– December 19, 2014

Retail

No. 6: Chipping Away at Security Breaches

Retailers are stepping up their aggressive battle against hackers.

– December 19, 2014

Retail

No. 4: The Marigay McKee Movement

The industry is fascinated with the innovative, mile-a-minute style of Saks Fifth Avenue's president.

– December 19, 2014

Retail

No. 5: The Saga of Sears

A once great retail institution is morphing into a shrewd real-estate play.

– December 19, 2014

Business

No. 3: The Rise of Wearable Technology

This is the year that wearable tech drew a seat at fashion’s table.

– December 19, 2014

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