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Business

Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock 23hAmanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Redefining the Modern Man

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Overview

This year’s Men’s Wear Summit examined the trends, technologies and trailblazers impacting today’s fashion consumer.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Douglas Ewert

Retail

Happy Employees the ‘Secret Sauce’ at Men’s Wearhouse

For the 12th year in a row, the retailer has been ranked among Fortune magazine’s top 100 companies to work for.

clock March 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Eric Jennings

Human Resources

Saks’ Eric Jennings Talks ‘The New Normal’ for Men’s Fashion

Because so many men lost their jobs as a result of the recession, they needed to dress up to make a statement that they were serious about their futures.

clock March 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Nickelson Wooster

Retail

J.C. Penney’s Nickelson Wooster Stresses the Importance of Merchandise

The senior vice president of product development and design believes that if merchandise is irresistible to shoppers, it will sell.

clock March 28, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Courtney Colavita

Media

Courtney Colavita Discusses Gucci’s Digital Strategy

The key to the brand’s successful online presence is based on highlighting its heritage and history, as well as the fashion pulse — all at the same time.

clock March 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Maurizio Donadi, Kent Kilroe, Billy Reid and Michael Williams.

Retail

Industry Makes a Commitment to Made in America

Filson, Freemans Sporting Club and Billy Reid all have their reasons for manufacturing in the U.S.

clock March 28, 2013WWD Staff

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim

Designer and Luxury

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim: The Cool Kids of Opening Ceremony Remake Kenzo

The men’s business has grown in importance at Opening Ceremony over the years.

clock March 28, 2013David Lipke

Durand Guion

Retail

Macy’s Caters to the ‘Modern Man’

The department store is breaking fashion taboos by incorporating vivid colors into a guy’s wardrobe, or mixing prints and patterns in unpredictable ways.

clock March 28, 2013David Moin

Thom Browne

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Thrives With the Conceptual and Commercial

There’s a paradox to the brand in that it’s rooted in conservative gray flannel suits, but the runway shows are as fantastical as they come.

clock March 28, 2013David Lipke

Scott Schuman

Designer and Luxury

Talking the Blogosphere With Scott Schuman

He credits the success of his street style blog The Sartorialist to the 15 years he spent working in the fashion industry.

clock March 28, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Kevin Carrigan

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein’s Kevin Carrigan on the Modern Man

While there are unified product themes across the brand internationally, portions of the assortments are tailored to specific markets.

clock March 28, 2013David Lipke

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies