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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Rolling With The Punches: Sale of Joe Boxer Label Is Said to Be Imminent

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Overview

Joe Boxer, the high-profile label best known for its outrageous marketing and underwear, is close to being sold.

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Retail

Spanning the Retail Globe

An online-only expanded list of the most attractive emerging countries for global retail expansion

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Sara Lee to Take Charge … Kellwood Hire … Burma Ban …

General news from around the globe

clock July 21, 2005WWD Staff

Media

Memo Pad: Cocked and Loaded … Oversharing …The Seduction Chronicles

A brief overview of the day’s happenings in media and advertising.

clock July 21, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Standard & Poor’s Ups Saks Debt Rating

Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday raised its debt rating on Saks Inc., which is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors, citing a tender offer that cut debt by $585 million.

clock July 21, 2005David Moin

Jennifer Lopez

Retail

The World of JLo to Bow at Field’s

Marshall Field’s is opening the first World of J.Lo shop in its Chicago flagship featuring fashion, handbags, watches and fragrances.

clock July 21, 2005Beth Wilson

Rose Marie Bravo

Financial

Bravo Cashes $14.2M In Burberry Options

Rose Marie Bravo, ceo of Burberry, bulked up her bank account by 8.2 million pounds, or $14.2 million, after cashing in stock options this week.

clock July 21, 2005Samantha Conti

Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham.

Financial

Rolling With the Punches: Sale of Joe Boxer Label Is Said to Be Imminent

Joe Boxer, the high-profile label best known for its outrageous marketing and underwear, is close to being sold.

clock July 21, 2005Vicki M. Young

Retail

Joe Boxer at Kmart

A spot check at the Kmart store on 34th Street here showed the Joe Boxer brand was well positioned and at attractive price points in several categories.

clock July 21, 2005Sarah Ascione and Ashley Moore

A new look from young Italian designers.

Fashion Features

Italian Fashion Industry Seeks Next Generation of Designers

In a country where Dolce & Gabbana are widely considered the latest new designers, the need to find and support a fresh generation of talent is becoming a priority.

clock July 21, 2005Luisa Zargani

Cavalli in his Madison Avenue boutique.

Fashion Features

Roberto Cavalli in Fine Spirits

Roberto Cavalli’s work ethic has slightly changed since his early design days in the Seventies.

clock July 21, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Ruiz de la Prada brings a touch of humor to her designs.

Fashion Features

Ruiz de la Prada Brings Bold Palette to U.S.

Don’t tell Agatha Ruiz de la Prada that black is back.

clock July 21, 2005Sharon Edelson

Keys to the Streets of Fear’s Hedi Slimane record cover.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoop: Slimane Song

Hedi Slimane has been known to seek inspiration from the rock scene. Now, Boston-based indie rock group Keys to the Streets of Fear is returning the tribute with a song dedicated to the Dior Homme designer.

clock July 21, 2005WWD Staff

Red Engine’s 80s Wash jeans.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Acid Wash Redux … Diesel Shepherds New Designers … A Boutique Grows in Brooklyn

A boutique grows in Brooklyn … Acid-wash jeans are the latest Eighties’ revival item … Diesel helps cultivate design talent.

clock July 21, 2005WWD Staff

Annette Breindel in her TriBeCa home.

Retail

Annett B. Calls It a Day

Annette Breindel, owner of the Annett B. Showroom in New York, reflects about her 25 years helping many designers get their start.

clock July 21, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Red Carter

Fashion Features

Swim Fights Slump With Fashion

Combine the plethora of swimwear shows with the excess of South Beach, and it would be hard to tell swimwear has had a tough year.

clock July 21, 2005Georgia Lee

Items from the True Gentlemen collection.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: A Shaving Line for Gentlemen

The proprietor of a three-year-old e-commerce site called Egentlemen.com has created his own men’s shaving line and named it – what else? – True Gentlemen.

clock July 21, 2005Matthew W. Evans

Beauty Features

Sales at Inter Parfums Gain 31.5% in Quarter

Inter Parfums Inc., after announcing an exclusive deal for bath and body products for Gap and Banana Republic, said Wednesday net sales jumped 31.5 percent in the second quarter to $61.4 million from $46.7 million a year ago.

clock July 21, 2005Amy S. Choi and Brid Costello

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