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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

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Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

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Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

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Penney’s Quest Begins: Taps Search Firm to Find Successor for Questrom

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An executive search firm has been retained to find a successor to Allen Questrom, chairman and chief executive officer of J.C. Penney.

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Jack of All Trades

Barking with Brooklyn’s Tillie, a dog who leads an artist’s life.

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Take a Gather

Cruise collections usually offer something for everybody, and the season’s offerings from Donna Karan, Christian Lacroix and Celine are no exception.

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Penney’s Quest Begins: Taps Search Firm to Find Successor for Questrom

An executive search firm has been retained to find a successor to Allen Questrom, chairman and chief executive officer of J.C. Penney.

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Apparel, Textile Lose 600 Jobs in May

Apparel and textile makers cut a combined 600 jobs in May, while the Labor Department revised its April numbers downward sharply.

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Cohen to Join St. John in Fall

St. John Knits said Richard Cohen, ceo of Ermenegildo Zegna’s U.S. operations for the past 16 years, will become its ceo.

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Coming This Week

Monday: New York resort market (through June 18).
CFDA Fashion Awards, New York.
FFANY New York Shoe Expo (through Wednesday).

Tuesday: Luxe Pack New York (through Wednesday).
Licensing 2004, New York (through…

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In Brief: Kmart Sells Of Stores … Wooster Bids for Aigner … M&S Cash & Carry

KMART SELLS OFF STORES: Kmart Holding Corp. has signed an agreement to sell up to 24 stores to The Home Depot Inc. The number and locations of the stores will be determined over the course of the next 60 days. A maximum purchase price of $365…

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Mills Guiding Votes in Key Carolina Races

U.S. textile firms, battered by job losses and low-cost imports, are mounting an intense election-year campaign to influence voters.

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Breaking Ground on Fresh Shopping Venues

America’s shopping center developers are focusing on a nation of consumers with a renewed appetite to shop.

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Lingerie Swings Back to Bendel’s

Henri Bendel is getting back into lingerie, with plans to open a luxe lingerie department that will have an international flavor.

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Embracing Innerwear as Outerwear

NEW YORK — More than a decade after Madonna ignited the innerwear-outerwear trend in her 1991 Blonde Ambition tour when she wore Jean-Paul Gaultier’s bullet-shaped bustiers, mainstream America has finally embraced this dual-purpose…

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Kidston’s Cozy New Home

U.K. designer Cath Kidston’s new store on Mulberry Street in Manhattan is a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll.

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Cotton Quota Looms Over Hosiery

POINT CLEAR, Ala. — Pros and cons of outsourcing, mounting problems with shipping and the steamroller threat of China on the U.S. hosiery industry were hot topics at the annual meeting and convention of the Hosiery Association here last month….

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Homeland Security Uncovers Counterfeiting Ring

NEW YORK — The Department of Homeland Security was definitely following the money as a trail led to the arrests of 14 individuals involved in the counterfeiting of designer goods last Friday.

Homeland Security, along with one of its…

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Korb Joins Harry Winston

NEW YORK — Thomas O’Neill, who joins Harry Winston Inc. as chief executive officer next month, is already busy putting his team together, tapping Susan Korb to the new post of chief marketing officer.

Korb is currently the president…

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Top Executives Switch Hands

NEW YORK— Movado and Gucci Group Watches made major changes in their top executive ranks last week.

John Pistner, former president of the Movado brand worldwide, was named president of Gucci Group Watches, succeeding Paul Woods, who left…

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Financial

J. Crew Cites Progress, Despite Widened Loss

NEW YORK — J. Crew saw its net loss widen and its revenues slip in the three months ended May 1. However, officials said the firm was making progress in its turnaround effort and cited improvements in retail sales and margins and reduced…

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Financial

May Sales, More Jobs Nudge Stock Index Up

NEW YORK — The WWD Composite Stock Index advanced for the second straight week, albeit grudgingly, ticking up 0.9 percent to 110.22 from 109.24.

Although May same-store sales were strong and the Labor Department said the economy added…

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Compliance, Diversity Focus at Wal-Mart Annual

Wal-Mart’s president and chief executive officer Lee Scott responded to detractors and outlined a series of corporate employment reforms at its annual meeting.

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Kaufman, Franco Hardly New Kids on the Block

NEW YORK — One of the best things for Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco about starting their first signature collection more than 15 years into their careers is that they get all of the benefits of being a “new designer,” even when…

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Fashion Scoops: Sokol Not Joining Sean John … After Shock … Pre Shock …

SOKOL NOT JOINING SEAN JOHN: It looks like Susan Sokol isn’t joining Sean John after all. “I’ve had conversations with them but have no plans to join the company at this time,” said Sokol Friday. Reports…

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Beauty Beat: Shiseido to Grow Clé de Peau Brand … Bobbi Brown Promotes Mangan … Lanvin, Inter Parfums Deal Close …

NEW YORK — Shiseido Cosmetics (America) Ltd. appears determined to make serious inroads into the ultra-high-priced and esoteric color cosmetics and treatment market with plans to continue building the specialty store distribution of its Clé…

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Hudsons Inc. Forms Liquidation Subsidiary

NEW YORK — The liquidation segment at retail has a new player: Hudsons Inc., and it’s on the prowl for real estate with a newly formed subsidiary, Hudson Capital.

Hudson Capital has tapped Jim Shaye to fill the chief executive…

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Girly Show

Dior celebrates D’Trick at the Argyle on Sunset Boulevard.

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Chic of the Week

FAMILY STYLE: From the Olsen twins to the Traina sisters, Manhattan has been awash in style-conscious siblings recently. Now, add Lola and Jemima Kirke, the teenage daughters of Lorraine Kirke, owner of the…

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