NEW YORK — While Pope Benedict XVI's visit that ended Sunday may have charmed New Yorkers, it posed a logistical challenge for retailers.
"Our Fifth Avenue store was open, but it was totally blocked," said Robert Siegel, chairman and chief executive of Lacoste USA. "The police wouldn't let people move by the store for about five hours, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., [Saturday] and wouldn't let people in that area with any shopping bags or backpacks."
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)