Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 2hJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 19hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 19hLuisa Zargani

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Retail

Gap Inc. Plans to Trim Workforce With 216 Cuts

The company reported the San Francisco layoffs to the California Employment Development Department.

clock 1hKari Hamanaka

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Legal

Wal-Mart Dodges Shareholder Suit Over Bribery in Mexico

A federal judge in New York said an investor suit was simply too little, too late.

clock 4hKali Hays

A Walgreens location in New York.

Financial

Fitch Rates Walgreens Loans as BBB

Walgreens has extended the time for the proposed Rite Aid merger through July.

clock 6hAllison Collins

Claire's

Financial

Retail’s Debt Woes Nearing Recession Level

The number of distressed apparel retailers, including Claire’s and Rue 21, is approaching 14 percent of Moody’s portfolio, a level not seen since the Great Recession.

clock 6hKali Hays

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Media

Pitchfork Music Festival Unveils 2017 Headliners

LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange will headline.

clock 6hKara Bloomgarden-Smoke

VF acts to protect forests and the habitat.

Markets

VF Corp. Aims to Minimize Impact on Endangered Forests

The company has released its first forest-derived materials policy, detailing preferences for materials that help conserve forest habitats.

clock 6hLisa Lockwood

J. Jill, shopping bags,

Financial

J. Jill Estimates Up to $215M Will Come From IPO

The women’s apparel and accessories chain estimates more than 11 million shares will go for between $14 and $16.

clock 8hKali Hays

WWDMagic

Retail

Las Vegas Women’s Shows Upbeat Despite Challenges

It was a mixed bag depending on whom you asked, but buyers and vendors came out and got down to business.

clock 8hKari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

Jimmy Choo boutique Milan

Legal

WWD Law Review: Thrasher, Richemont and Coach’s Hangtag

Last week’s legal cases included a dispute between a skater bible and fast-fashion retailers, as well as domain battles involving Chinese sites and Jimmy Choo and Richemont.

clock 9hJulie Zerbo

Tsum department store in Moscow

Retail

Tsum to Fete 110th Anniversary With Event in Moscow

A range of international fashion brands will design products to fete the Russian department store’s anniversary.

clock 10hAlessandra Turra

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Fashion

Louboutin & the Law: Switzerland Turns Down Red Soles Trademark Request

clock 2hRobert Williams

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