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Earlier this week, the New York Times published an op-ed by Delia Ephron (yes, that Ephron) airing her frustrations with J.Crew’s (among others) holiday shopping and shipping service. Ephron called her experience with the retailer as “mundane and problematic as all our Web purchases, which in my family include paper towels and toilet paper.” On Thursday, J.Crew’s Mickey Drexler responded.
We’ve been quietly mourning Sally Singer‘s departure from T Magazine for almost 24 hours now, but it’s beginning to look like the split was inevitable. Singer was appointed editor-in-chief of the title just over two years ago, but publishers were reportedly impatient for a spike in ad sales that just never came.
Stefano Tonchi — former editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine — has just been named the Editor In Chief of W Magazine.
On Monday, we reported that luxury powerhouse LVMH had gone to war against Google, hoping to get the search engine to stop selling branded trademarks as ad keywords. Today, WWD reports that the case has been heard at the European Union’s highest court and according to the ruling, Google has not violated any trademark laws by selling keywords like Fendi or Louis Vuitton.