Departures

How the Food & Wine Classic Became America’s Hottest Festival

With 11 restaurants in three countries, a trio of cookbooks and multiple TV appearances, Marcus Samuelsson—the celebrity chef whose grandmother started him cooking at the age of 6—has lots of memorable experiences in the kitchen.

Departures Increases Frequency of Home + Design Supplement

If the fashion’s record-breaking September issue paging is any indication, the luxury wave is still booming.

Departures Launches Home + Design Spinoff

Further evidence of the strength of luxury advertising in an otherwise slumping ad market, Departures this month is launching Home + Design, a one-off issue that will be delivered to half a million subscribers—otherwise known as American

AOL Loses Ad Tech Head Ned Brody in Portal Tug of War

AOL has lost the leader of its business’s biggest bright spot. The company confirmed on Thursday that Ned Brody, who ran AOL’s ad tech arm AOL Networks, has resigned.

AmEx Publishing Ups Steve DeLuca

American Express Publishing has given expanded duties to Steve DeLuca at a time when the company faces growing print competition for the luxury ad dollar. 

Zynga Loses Marketing, Revenue Chief

The hits keep coming for Zynga. Problem is, hits for the social gaming company used to mean another uber-popular game—likely ending in -ville.

After Losing CEO Post, Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo

Ross Levinsohn lost the Yahoo CEO gig after serving as interim chief following Scott Thompson’s ouster. Now Yahoo is losing Levinsohn, as first reported by AllThingsD.

Home Improvement

Haven’t you always dreamed of owning a Hamptons weekend getaway “inspired” by the Lazienki Palace in Warsaw and the Château de Groussay outside Paris, like the mega-crib featured in this month’s Veranda?

Fast Chat: Nicole Lapin

Nicole Lapin left a plush gig as anchor of the CNBC program Worldwide Exchange last week, in part to start her own multimedia production company aimed at bringing her unique brand of business news to a wider (and younger) audience.

‘Departures’ Launching Unique Take on E-Commerce

Flash sale sites like Gilt.com may have taken off lately, but Departures, the AmEx Publishing magazine that is sent free to those members, is taking a decidedly different approach to e-commerce.