Armani unveils Dubai hotel, Burberry beauty, Puma’s Q1 earnings soar, Macy’s boosts outlook, The American Woman

Armani Hotel, Burj Dubai | Source: Courtesy Photo

Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa | Source: Armani Hotels

Armani Unveils Hotel in Dubai (WWD)
“His first hotel in the world… occupies eight floors of the soaring Burj Khalifa here, a dramatic tower into the sky that is the world’s tallest building. The 160-room hotel, for which almost no expense has been spared, boasts eight restaurants, a spa and three retail outlets.”

Burberry forges ahead with beauty range (Independent)
“Burberry will launch its line of color cosmetics this July, joining a big list of fashion labels that have introduced their own-brand beauty collections recently. So how will it be different?”

Puma lifts World Cup year outlook after strong Q1 (Reuters)
“German sporting goods maker Puma lifted its earnings outlook for the soccer World Cup year of 2010 on Wednesday after posting slightly better-than-expected first-quarter earnings.”

Macy’s Boosts Outlook After Catering to Local Tastes (Bloomberg)
“Macy’s Inc., the second-largest U.S. department-store chain, boosted its annual profit and sales forecasts, helped by a strategy to better tailor merchandise to local tastes.”

The American Woman: Then and Now (WWD)
“As the Costume Institute prepares to unveil its spring exhibit next week, the female face of America will almost certainly become a key topic of conversation.”