Value Retail, Operator of Luxury Outlet Shopping Destination Fidenza Village Near Milan, has Celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Wear Daily

By Value Retail, PRNE
Sunday, July 3, 2011

LONDON, July 4, 2011 -


For the past 100 years Womens Wear Daily
has been the voice of authority for the fashion, beauty
and retail industries. Founded in 1910 and published by Fairchild
Publications, WWD remains the fashion bible. To celebrate
this landmark, Value Retail has hosted a cocktail and dinner
reception at the spectacular Palazzo Crespi in Milan.

Ed Nardoza and Jim Fallon, WWD’s Editor-in-Chief and
Contributing Editor respectively, were honoured at the event,
together with special guest and retailing legend Marvin Traub,
former President and CEO of Bloomingdale’s and Chairman of M T

The event, in celebration of WWDs 100
years of excellence at the forefront of fashion industry publishing
was attended by distinguished designers, business and opinion
leaders including Diego Della Valle, Stephen Dorff, Tommaso
and Roberto Rimondi, Cesare Paciotti, Stefania Rocca and
Carlo Capasa, Dragana and Ennio Capasa, Arianna Alessi and Renzo
, Kean and Costanza Etro, Marina and Maurizio Corneliani,
Michael Burke, Massimiliano Giornetti, Thierry Andretta, Luisa and
Sergio Loro Piana, Gianni Castiglioni, Giorgio Guidotti, Maria
Giulia Prezioso Maramotti, Angela Missoni, Rosita and Ottavio
Missoni, Francesca and Remo Ruffini, Neil Barrett, Alessandro
‘Acqua, Umit Benan, Laudomia Pucci, Peter Dundas, Miki and
Marco Zanini, Andrea Della Valle, Matteo Marzotto, John Richmond,
Saverio Moschillo and more.

I am delighted to be honouring
s Wear Daily on this special occasion with
Marvin Traub, and with so many distinguished fellow retailers and
brands from the
international fashion industry.
s Wear Daily has an impressive history of
creating a community out of the business of style and fashion and
Value Retail is proud to recognise this

, Chairman of Value Retail

In 60 years as a retailer and a daily reader of WWD,
I find there is no better way to be aware of what is happening in
fashion, design and gossip. It
s extremely
appropriate that we hono
ur WWD, Ed Nardoza and Jim

Marvin Traub, former
President and CEO of Bloomingdale
s and Chairman of
T Associates

About Value Retail

Value Retail operates Fidenza Village, located an hour outside
of Milan, which is host to leading Italian and international
fashion and lifestyle brands in over 100 boutiques. Fidenza Village
is one of the Collection of nine Chic Outlet
®Villages operated by Value Retail, the only
company to specialise exclusively in the development of luxury
outlet villages. With its unique combination of premier European
locations, distinctive open-air ‘village’ settings, and five-star
hospitality and service, Value Retail has redefined the concept of
outlet shopping, delivering an innovative retail model to brands
and an unparalleled shopping experience to the sophisticated
international consumer.

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About Chic Outlet Shopping

The nine Chic Outlet Shopping®Villages are
home to some 900 boutiques of luxury brands offering authentic
previous seasons’ collections with substantial savings on the
recommended retail price, all year round. The Villages are located
within easy driving distance of some of Europe’s favourite cities -
London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels/Antwerp/Cologne,
Frankfurt, Munich and Dublin - and have become international
tourist destinations in their own right.

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