Fashion

Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

"A genius actress, but cheapness also, no?”

clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Business

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo: Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

Repatriation of luxury spending and improving consumer sentiment are seen to lift business.

clock February 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

Miuccia Prada showed an alternative take on seductive dressing for fall 2017.

clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Can brands come back from bankruptcy?

Financial

Life After Death

Can brands find redemption and reinvent themselves after bankruptcy?

clock 10hKari Hamanaka

Government and Trade

Bangladesh to Reinstate Jailed Workers

After international pressure, the authorities agreed to free jailed workers on the eve of an apparel summit in Dhaka.

clock 11hMayu Saini

J.C. Penney

Retail

Amid Store Closings and Newfound Profits, Penney’s Sets Initiatives to Sustain Rebound

The chain’s apparel business slumped last year, but improvements are expected as early as this spring.

clock 11hDavid Moin

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Media

Bloomberg Bails on Hosting White House Correspondents’ Dinner After Party

This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner is shaping up to be less festive than in the past.

clock 11hKara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Sara Melki aims to build a U.S. network of accounts.

Retail

Tranoï Attendees Emphasize Customer Service to Try to Boost Business

Tranoï founders Armand and Martine Hadida could talk business with retailers since the pair also own the L’Eclaireur stores.

clock 12hRosemary Feitelberg

A Limited storefront.

Financial

Sycamore Capital Plans to ‘Reintroduce’ The Limited

The private equity firm skimped on the details, but confirmed it intends to bring back the specialty brand in some form, someday.

clock 12hKali Hays

Real Estate

Marschall Joins CBRE as ‘Store-Within-a-Store’ Specialist

Smaller retailers opening shops inside larger retailers is a growing trend.

clock 13hDavid Moin

Larry Flynt Hustler Hollywood

Legal

Hustler Sues Fresno for Blocking New Retail Spot

The adult media company operates a retail chain selling lingerie and other goods and claims Fresno changed city rules in an effort to block a new location.

clock 14hKali Hays

Business Features

Google’s Ruth Ballet Advises Retailers on a Mobile-First Experience, the Potential of AI Technology

Ballet was among the keynote speakers at IMRG’s Fashion Connect conference held in East London.

clock 14hLorelei Marfil

Human Resources

Louis Vuitton Names New Americas President

Lanessa Elrod, who has worked for the brand since 2010, succeeds Anthony Ledru.

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Business

EXCLUSIVE: Céline Finds Next CEO; Plots Online Sales

clock February 24, 2017WWD Staff

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