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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

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Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen Over the Weekend

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

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Aiming at the Bull’s-Eye: Target Move Signals New Strategy in Retail

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Some see Target Corp.'s decision to sell its Marshall Field's and Mervyn's units as a sign that the era of retail conglomerates is coming to an end.

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The Gamine

PARIS — The Valentino woman is usually one of the most feminine around. But this season, her favorite designer took a different tack, saying that his collection was inspired by Helmut Newton’s photography and Rainer Werner…

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Fashion Features

Aiming at the Bull’s-Eye: Target Move Signals New Strategy in Retail

Some see Target Corp.’s decision to sell its Marshall Field’s and Mervyn’s units as a sign that the era of retail conglomerates is coming…

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Financial

Movado Net Ticks Up 11.2%

Strong sales across all its brands propelled Movado Group Inc. to double-digit earnings growth for its fourth quarter and year ended Jan. 31.

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Fashion Features

More Call for Quota Extension

Fifteen sub-Saharan African textile and apparel associations and four European groups have joined a coalition calling for an extension of quotas.

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: By George, We’re Growing … Getting Tarnished … Little Miss …

BY GEORGE, WE’RE GROWING: George, the apparel and accessories brand from Asda, the Wal-Mart-owned supermarket chain, plans to extend its trial of stand-alone stores in the U.K. Two more High Street locations are due to open this May, in…

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Kevin Boyce Resigns Unilever Post … Salon AKS’ New Digs …

NEW YORK — Nine months after taking the helm of Unilever Cosmetics International as president and chief executive officer, Kevin Boyce has resigned and been succeeded by Fergus Balfour, a 30-year Unilever veteran.

Balfour, 51, is…

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Fashion Features

Ross Gets Cone Mills, Headed to Greensboro

W.L. Ross & Co.’s bid to acquire Cone Mills was approved and new owner Wilbur Ross is heading to North Carolina to give employees the lowdown.

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Fashion Features

Maxwell Nixes Jones Proposal

Maxwell Shoe Co.’s board rejected the unsolicited bid by Jones Apparel Group to acquire it, calling the $20-per-share offer “financially inadequate.”

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Fashion Features

Blue Martini Plans Package Upgrade

NEW YORK — Blue Martini Software Inc. is expected to announce today the availability of a version 6 for its sales optimization package.

The existing package is already in use by Bloomingdale’s at two of its stores, with a rollout to…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Gucci Watch … After Dark … Cinema Scope …

GUCCI WATCH: A new contender to replace Domenico De Sole at Gucci has emerged, according to sources. Those watching to see whom majority owner Pinault-Printemps-Redoute will choose as the Gucci’s next chief executive have named Ginmario…

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Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Tuesday: Ross Stores reports on fourth-quarter and full-year earnings.

Wednesday: The Labor Department releases the Consumer Price Index for February.
Goody’s Family Clothing reports on fourth-quarter and full-year…

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Fashion Features

Correction

Sarah Jessica Parker is currently in negotiations for a movie version of “Sex and the City,” while her co-stars on the series, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall, have already signed deals for the film. Also, Parker is not…

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People

‘Twentieth Century’ Fox

Talking with Anne Heche about her new Broadway play, “Twentieth Century,” and the virtues of her Nu Bra.

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People

Eye Scoop

San Francisco socials are atwitter about this potential storm in a teacup: Danielle Steel’s glamorous biannual Star Ball, which benefits the Nick Traina Foundation, has been set for May 1 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel — as it has been…

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Fashion Features

WWDWalkthrough: Shopping the Big Three

NEW YORK — After spending what may seem to some as an inordinate amount of time deliberating over spring’s wardrobe needs, I decided upon a few “must-haves,” like a handbag, colorful ballet flats, a floral skirt and perhaps a…

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Fashion Features

Garrard’s New SoHo Gem

British crown jeweler Garrard is arriving in Manhattan this Thursday, with a club-like and cosy jewelry salon at 133 Spring Street.

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Fashion Features

Bonnie Doon Barks Again

NEW YORK — When Bonnie Doon bought back its license from Trimfit, in an effort to breathe new life into the legwear brand, its executives found they weren’t familiar with the product or its 85-year history. So, on eBay they went.

As…

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Fashion Features

JBT Legwear’s New Steps

NEW YORK — JBT Legwear LLC, which holds licenses for Ellen Tracy and Givenchy hosiery, is involved in a number of new projects.

The company, in a partnership with Lycra, is launching an interactive in-store concept to help pair legwear…

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Fashion Features

La Perla Opens Third N.Y. Store

Luxury lingerie firm La Perla has opened its third boutique in Manhattan, in the trendy Meatpacking District.

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Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Party Mode

PARTY MODE: The recent holiday market was highlighted by several industry festivities, notably the annual Femmy Awards cocktail and dinner gala at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York that drew more than 800 retailers and industry…

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Financial

Charming Shoppes Raises Guidance

NEW YORK — Charming Shoppes Inc. expects substantial bottom-line growth on minimal top-line gains by the end of its current first quarter.

The Bensalem, Pa.-based specialty retailer said Friday that for the three months ending May 1…

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Financial

Deb Shops Sees Net Fall 26.4 Percent

NEW YORK — Merchandising challenges and slower mall traffic sharply reduced Deb Shops Inc.’s profits in the fourth quarter and full fiscal year.

For the three months ended Jan. 31, the Philadelphia-based specialty retailer said net…

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Financial

Fossil Declares Stock Split

NEW YORK — Fossil Inc. said Friday that its board has declared a 50 percent stock dividend on its common stock, having the effect of a 3-for-2 stock split.

Stockholders of record on March 26 will be entitled to one additional share of…

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Fashion Features

Rampage Expanding Globally

NEW YORK — Rampage is getting a facelift.

With the help of the Buxbaum Group, a Los Angeles-based firm, the 15-year-old junior apparel brand will be provided with strong financial and operational resources to expand globally. This is a…

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Fashion Features

Business Uptick Boosts D&A

NEW YORK — Vendors reaped the benefits of more economically assured retailers at Designers & Agents last week.

The show ran March 1-3 at the Starrett-Lehigh Center here and featured 116 exhibitor booths showing products from 175 companies….

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Fashion Features

Variety, Ts Spur Sales at FAME

NEW YORK — For retailers on the prowl for a variety of merchandise, the Fashion Avenue Market Expo fit the bill.

Business Journal Inc.’s FAME, which ended its three-day run on Tuesday, showcased an array of sportswear, ready-to-wear…

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