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Retail

A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 2hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 2hWWD Staff

Paris Set to Bustle in September

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Overview

Earlier timing for the Mode City innerwear and swimwear salon in July, plus a new Paris Design Week initiative by the organizers of Maison & Objet, are among key developments in the City of Light.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Paris Set to Bustle In September

Organizers plan plenty of action for the City of Light.

clock May 18, 2011Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Business Features

China Turns to Innovation

Trade fairs go online and get creative.

clock May 18, 2011Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Business Features

Japanese Fairs Aim for Recovery

Key is to lure back foreign exhibitor and buyers.

clock May 18, 2011Kelly Wetherille

The Markets Features

German Shows Keep Building

It’s going to be “the more the merrier” on the German trade show scene this season, as new events and exhibitors join the already extensive lineup.

clock May 18, 2011Melissa Drier

The Markets Features

Italian Fairs Look for Export Growth

Made In Italy is a key selling point.

clock May 18, 2011Christine Lee

The Markets Features

International Trade Shows Calendar

Listing are accurate as of press time, but attendees are encouraged to confirm dates and locations.

clock May 18, 2011WWD Staff

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Fashion

Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 2hLorelei Marfil

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