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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.

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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.

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Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

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Think 2002 Was Bad? Little Upturn Foreseen For Fashion Stocks in ’03

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Overview

Fashion just might have to wait another year to run with the bulls.

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Here, Tse’s cotton strappy top and pleated miniskirt.

Fashion Features

Short Cut

NEW YORK — It’s gettin’ hot in here — especially with all the sexy little skin-baring tanks and minis. Here, Tse’s cotton strappy top and pleated miniskirt. For more, see pages 4 and 5.

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Think 2002 Was Bad? Little Upturn Foreseen For Fashion Stocks in ’03

NEW YORK — Fashion just might have to wait another year to run with the bulls.

The least optimistic in the financial markets consider a…

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Financial

Senate Passes Jobs Bill, Bush Unveils Tax Plan

WASHINGTON — The House is set to follow the Senate’s lead today and pass an extension of unemployment insurance benefits expected to inject $7 billion into the economy — the first step in Congress’ effort to stimulate flagging…

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Financial

Warnaco Struggles Continue

NEW YORK — It’s a long and costly road back from bankruptcy.

In a Tuesday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, bankrupt Warnaco Group Inc. reported that, for the month ended Nov. 30, it sustained a net loss of $6.4…

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Financial

Tiffany’s Cloudy Outlook

NEW YORK — Citing holiday sales that clearly lacked sparkle, Tiffany & Co. warned investors Tuesday that the famed jewelry company had lowered its earnings guidance for the fourth quarter and full year.

On a morning conference call,…

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Labor Accord … Tommy Hits the Outback …

LABOR ACCORD: Brylane Inc. and UNITE reached an agreement Tuesday on how 1,000 workers at a Brylane distribution center in Indianapolis will determine whether a majority of them want to be unionized. For more than a year, UNITE and the catalog’s…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

Dana Glazer Gers has been named vice president of marketing at Ferragamo USA. Her surname was incorrect in an item on page 2, Tuesday.

The Hermès store that was renovated in Miami’s Bal Harbour Shops in the fall is 4,500…

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Suzy

Sick of reading about Jack Nicholson and his inamorata Lara Flynn Boyle? Really? I dare you to skip the next paragraph. Shades-loving Jack and seductively skinny Lara have been an odd couple since the get-go, but their recent sleeping arrangements in…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Vidal Finale … He’ll Take Manhattan … Nicole Heads Back …

VIDAL FINALE: Procter & Gamble is pulling the plug on the Vidal Sassoon hair care line in North America. Shipments of the ailing brand end in February and March. A P&G spokesman said the company will be “stepping back and re-evaluating the right way…

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Fashion Features

Filene’s Basement CEO Schlesinger Resigns Position

BOSTON — Filene’s Basement chief executive officer Alan R. Schlesinger has resigned after a two-year stint at the helm of the discounter.

Jim Rudd, chief operating officer for the Boston-based off-price store, will assume…

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Karavan was one of many exhibitors at Femme.

Fashion Features

Braving the Climate

NEW YORK — Despite the wintry weather conditions sweeping the city, retailers with spring and summer on the brain trekked to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this week for the Femme and Moda Manhattan trade shows.

Both shows took…

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Fashion Features

L.A. Tries for New Take

If the clouded holiday selling season has any silver lining, West Coast vendors hope it’s to shake buyers out of complacency and bring them to next week’s market ready for long hours and hard looks at new approaches.

“Just going to…

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