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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

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Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 3hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

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Hennes & Mauritz & Karl: Lagerfeld Goes Mass With Fast-Fashion Force

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Overview

On Monday, Swedish giant Hennes & Mauritz confirmed its collaboration with Lagerfeld for the coming fall-winter season, with a 30-piece Karl Lagerfeld for H&M collection slated for delivery to roughly 800 doors in 19 countries.

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Financial

Harrods’ Net Up 63%

LONDON — A hunger for luxury brands and a string of cost-cutting measures drove Harrods’ net profit up 63 percent to 15.3 million pounds, or $28.2 million, in the fiscal year ended Jan. 31. Sales rose 2.5 percent to 472.5 million pounds,…

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Memo Pad: Photo Op … Life, or Something Like it … To Hal and Back …

PHOTO OP: It’s so typical. Heap on the accolades, and the stubborn prodigy refuses to perform.

David Granger, who picked up four National Magazine Awards this spring, three of them for writing, will forgo text almost…

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People

Anglo Files

Even before Wimbledon began, a volley of parties landed in London.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

People

Kabaret Act

Partying at Kabaret’s Prophecy.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

People

Cuppa Room

Tea time in Soho.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

People

Eye Scoop: Sweet Charities

A soft scoop.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Dick’s in Deal For Galyan’s

Furthering consolidation in the sporting goods industry, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. said it was buying Galyan’s Trading Co.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Revlon Lowers Outlook, Shares Fall

NEW YORK — Shares of Revlon Inc. fell 11.4 percent on Monday after the beauty company lowered expectations for growth and pre-tax earnings for 2004.

Revlon, saying the slowdown was caused by sluggish sales of color cosmetics such as blush…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Consultant Carol Farmer, 59

NEW YORK — Carol Farmer, president of Carol Farmer Associates, a consulting firm for retail and other industries, died of a stroke on Saturday at Delray Medical Center in Delray, Fla., said Ann C. Hunt, president of…

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Fashion Features

U.S. and China in Accord

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and China signed four letters of understanding on Monday, agreeing to coordinate efforts to improve labor, employment and workplace safety in China, U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao said in Beijing.

Chao, who is…

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Fashion Features

Chinese Prep for 2005

: Exhibitors at the China Textile & Apparel Show were looking forward to the end of import quotas, but with a guarded approach.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Boston Retailers Fear Sales Dip With Democrats

Almost nothing has gone by the book for planners putting together the Democratic National Convention, set for July 26-29 in Boston.

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Fashion Features

Beantown’s Democratic Roots Run to Kennedys, Kerry

There is probably no place in the U.S. more appropriate to stage a Democratic National Convention than the city of Boston.

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Fashion Features

Friends Toast McFadden, a Bit Too Much

Mary McFadden’s wild ride to Pennsylvania.

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Fashion Features

Designer Hopefuls Vie for Prime Time

Hundreds lined up for a shot at “Project Runway,” a reality show debuting this fall on Bravo.

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Fashion Features

The Victorian Edge

MILAN — Sometimes a soft touch is required, a quiet sort of beauty. CFDA International Designer of the Year Miuccia Prada, for example, opted for subdued colors, tonal beading and some Victorian touches for resort. Here, a silk brocade top with a…

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Fashion Features

Hennes & Mauritz & Karl: Lagerfeld Goes Mass With Fast-Fashion Force

Swedish giant H&M confirmed its collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld for a 30-piece collection slated for distribution in 800 doors in 19 countries.

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Fashion Features

Simon in $4.8B Deal for Chelsea Outlets

Simon Property Group will buy the Chelsea Property Group through a $3.5 billion merger that combines the nation’s largest mall and outlet developers.

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Oxford Collars Ben Sherman … Luxury Openings … Surf’s Up …

OXFORD COLLARS BEN SHERMAN: Oxford Industries is acquiring privately held U.K. firm Ben Sherman Ltd. for $146 million in an all-cash transaction expected to close in late July. Ben Sherman, Oxford explained, is being acquired from 3i,…

clock June 22, 2004WWD Staff

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