Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.
China will impose tariffs on 148 apparel categories starting Saturday in an apparent response to international pressure to control its exports.
Designers want to build on their 2004 momentum by opening more stores in the U.S., while exploring Europe, Asia and other far-off places.
Muscovites are thronging to shows by British designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Kim Jones, and buying Doc Martens and Pringle sweaters.
Frederic Moreno Growing With Promotions
PARIS — Frederic Moreno, the French hair salon business known for slick marketing operations, is growing at a rapid clip.
“Constant promotions have been central to…