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Inside Loewe's Spring Collection

Jonathan Anderson elaborated on the long, languid silhouettes he introduced for fall, here more organic and unfinished, but just as alluring.

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Chloé is the Epitome of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

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Bottega Veneta Names New CEO

He succeeds Carlo Alberto Beretta, who will take on the new role of chief client and marketing officer at Kering.

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Barneys Up for Grabs: Store Hires Adviser for Possible Sale

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Barneys New York said it has retained investment banking firms Morgan Stanley and Peter J. Solomon to explore strategic alternatives.

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Sears Acquires 54 Kmart Sites for $620M

Sears, Roebuck & Co. is building its store base with the acquisition of 54 Kmart locations in a deal worth $620 million.

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The new Aesop store in Taipei.

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Beauty Beat: Aesop Building Asian Presence

MELBOURNE — Australian skin and body care company Aesop has unleashed plans to expand in the Asian market.

In December, Aesop opened a store in downtown Taipei, Taiwan, and has another unit planned for Taipei and one in Hong Kong this…

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Rise in Interest Rates

NEW YORK — The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee followed through on expectations Wednesday and raised short-term interest rates a quarter point to 1.25 percent, its first rate hike in four years.

The increase will impact…

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Wet Seal Funded $27.2M

Wet Seal’s financial advisers believe an influx of $27.2 million from the private placement of equity securities will hasten a turnaround.

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Coach’s Marunouchi flagship in Japan.

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Coach to Expand in Japan

Coach, the $1.3 billion accessories company, is aggressively expanding its presence in Japan.

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Latino Logistics: U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas with the highest percentage of Hispanic residents.

Estimated at 42.5 million, Hispanics are the largest and fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., representing 14 percent of the population. By 2010, their numbers should reach 52 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The annual median…

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Butterfly Stroke

These days, some designers, such as Giorgio Armani, think of cruise collections as pre-spring, or even pre-fall, essentially a look ahead.

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Barneys New York flagship on Madison Avenue.

Designer and Luxury

Barneys Up for Grabs: Store Hires Adviser for Possible Sale

Barneys New York said it has retained investment banking firms Morgan Stanley and Peter J. Solomon to explore strategic alternatives.

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In Brief: New Hire at Loro Piana … K2 Deal Money … Too Move …

NEW HIRE AT LORO PIANA: Carolee Yuvienco has been named director of women’s sales for Loro Piana U.S.A. She succeeds Michele Mascarenhas, who left the firm in January. Most recently, Yuvienco was director of women’s sales at Hugo…

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Corrections

Movado, which opened in November 2001, is located at 138 Spring Street. This information was incorrect in a story on June 21.

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The Timberland Co. aims to use organic cotton for 5 percent of all the cotton it consumes…

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The revamped Azzaro shop.

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Paris Scene: Store Front … Red Alert … Table Manners …

The snapshots of Guy Bourdin…Stores spruce up for summer…”Haute Couture,” the book…A Shanghai retrospective.

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Tommy Bahama swimwear is licensed to Apparel Ventures.

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Warnaco Eyeing Ocean Pacific

The Warnaco Group Inc. is on the prowl for new acquisitions and is said to be eyeing two West Coast firms: Ocean Pacific and Apparel Ventures.

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Fashion Scoops: Duck Feat … Out of the Shadows … Fashion Short …

DUCK FEAT: Karl Lagerfeld’s new designs for H&M won’t hit stores until November, but he’s already selling stacks of T-shirts elsewhere — at Disneyland Paris, of all places. To help the theme park celebrate Donald…

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Urge to Merge

Dick’s Sporting Goods purchase last week of Galyan’s Trading Co. is part of a pattern of consolidation that’s expected to continue.

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A photo from “Surf Culture — The Art History of Surf.”

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Sidelines: Surf’s Up

SURF’S UP: Sports have long inspired artists, and now a Manhattan exhibit is celebrating the culture of surfing. Called “Surf Culture — The Art History of Surf,” the exhibit will be on view at the Milk Gallery at 450…

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TKO Apparel purchased Unzipped Apparel from Candie’s Inc. Now, TKO plans to expand Bongo’s offerings.

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TKO Sets Sights

Hip-hop may be the next frontier for TKO Apparel, the $200 million manufacturer of pants for Levi’s, Wrangler, Calvin Klein and Perry Ellis.

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The new C. Ronson boutique on New York’s Mulberry Street.

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C. Ronson’s Girly Escape

NEW YORK — Charlotte Ronson is stepping up her game with the opening of her new store.

Ronson, who runs contemporary brand C. Ronson, has expanded her business in the last year. Now a more than $1.5 million firm, Ronson has moved from a…

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A look from Marithé & François Girbaud.

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Denim Dish: Issacs Returns to Black … Rabbit Redux … Coke Adds Clothes …

Coke adds clothes…FCUK does premium denim…Marithé & François Girbaud Jeans turns a profit…VF Corp. closes deal for Vans.

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

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