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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

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Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

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A Bigger Playing Field: Active Brands Tackle Growth by Going Mass

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Overview

The mass market is getting more active. While retail powerhouses such as Wal-Mart and Target have offered sports equipment from major brands for years, they haven't sold that much activewear or footwear.

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Grass Jeans Take Root

Grass jeans take root come April.

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A Higher Sanctuary

White Label, Sanctuary’s higher calling.

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Juniors at a Juncture

Junior apparel firms are appealing to teens through celebrity connections, ads in fashionable magazines and through better product.

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Retail Features

A New Co-Op on the West Side

NEW YORK — The eve of any store opening is always fraught with nervous energy and frantic last-minute fixes. And Barneys new Co-op on the Upper West Side is no exception.

A fleet of managers, assistant buyers and creative-services types…

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Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Optimal Outcome Helps Post-Op Cosmetic Surgery … Lorenzo Takes Givenchy Post

Optimal Outcome Helps Post-Op Cosmetic Surgery

NEW YORK — Marjorie Borell’s new face and body treatment line Optimal Outcome was inspired by her own experiences waiting to heal from cosmetic…

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Retail Features

Sears Accused of Illegal Contributions

Sears could face a fine of up to $20,000 if convicted of allegations it made an illegal $25,000 contribution in Texas to a Republican PAC.

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Fashion Features

Lhuillier’s Moment: From Britney to the Emmys

LOS ANGELES — When her phone rang early Sunday, designer Monique Lhuillier’s thoughts were on the Emmys later that day and the four actresses — Allison Janney, Jamie-Lynn DiScala, Megan Mullally and Famke Janssen — who would…

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Retail Features

Kmart in Talks for Headquarters Move

NEW YORK — Kmart Holding Corp. might be making a move closer to the New York metropolitan area, according to sources.

Executives at the retailer have been talking with government officials about whether it will leave its Big Beaver Road…

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Fashion Features

Obituary: Milliner Alfred Solomon

NEW YORK — Alfred Solomon, the founder of Madcaps, a millinery company, died Sept. 4. He was 104.

Solomon’s family and friends plan to observe his birthday, as scheduled, with a party on Saturday, which was his wish. The gathering…

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Retail Features

Worldwide High-End Store Counts: Upscale Brands With the Most Freestanding Stores Worldwide

There are several ways to judge the momentum of high-end brands. Of course, financial results are key, but store openings can also tell a story. Ferragamo launched 66 stores in 2003, but it’s important to remember that the company has seven…

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Fashion Features

An Aegean Air

Seafaring looks are spring classics, and this season’s crop of striped knits, peacoats and white trousers evoke the yachting life in Deauville.

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Retail Features

A Bigger Playing Field: Active Brands Tackle Growth by Going Mass

In a radical shift in the way sports apparel is marketed and sold, big-name activewear brands are entering the mass channel in a major way.

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Textiles

In Brief: No Wellman Indictment … Pac’s Team … Nike Adds One …

NO WELLMAN INDICTMENT: Polyester maker Wellman Inc. said in a statement released late Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division had informed the firm that it would not be indicted for price fixing. In July, the…

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Retail Features

Lerner Said in Running For Holt Renfrew Post

NEW YORK — The search for a new president at Holt Renfrew heated up this week with reports that Caryn Lerner is among the candidates.

Lerner could not be reached for comment Monday. Twelve months ago, Lerner departed from Escada, where…

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Fashion Features

G+J Puts YM on the Block

NEW YORK — Russell Denson has finally unveiled his master plan for YM: Get rid of it.

The Gruner + Jahr chief executive said Wednesday he has hired media investment bank AdMedia Partners to explore a sale of the star-crossed teen title….

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Memo Pad: Pots vs. Kettles

POTS VS. KETTLES: The many news executives and TV personalities gathered at the Four Seasons Tuesday night were only interested in talking about one thing: Dan Rather’s memo misfire. Rupert Murdoch, who was there to toast the…

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Fashion Features

Victoria’s Angels to Star in TV Road Trip

Victoria’s Secret’s big-money holiday marketing campaign is a nationwide tour called Angels Across America, which will be chronicled on a VH1 show.

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People

The Children’s Hour

Riley Keough held down the fort of star power at Monday’s New Yorkers For Children gala.

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Upping the Tempo

Brooklyn’s new eateries have a Mediterranean flavor.

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Fashion Features

The Eclectic Company – Giles Deacon, Julien Macdonald, Eley Kishimoto, Pringle, Preen, Boudicca, Jonathan Saunders, Miki Fukai and Emma Cook

As ever, London designers traveled their own paths this season…Giles Deacon was inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli…Julien Madonald seemed to be channeling Hubert de Givenchy…at Eley Kishimoto, the inspiration was the city’s hot Brixton…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: More on Mulberry … Annabel’s Mag … Designing Minds

MORE ON MULBERRY: It’s Mulberry’s moment. In addition to naming a new design director, and making a major U.S. debut, the ready-to-wear and accessories brand has opened a 535-square-foot London store. The unit, a former antiques…

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Retail Features

Rbk’s Hollywood Hit

LOS ANGELES — With hopes of wooing Hollywood, Reebok has opened its second U.S. Rbk concept store on the northern end of L.A.’s über-trendy Robertson Boulevard, sartorial home to shopping veterans such as Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie…

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Fashion Features

JNCO Takes On Women’s

JNCO has a new sister, JNCO Jeans.

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Angel Gets New Wings

Angle in denim.

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