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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Fashion

Fashion Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners

The rebranded event, known until recently as the British Fashion Awards, was held on Monday at Royal Albert Hall.

clock 23hSamantha Conti

Business

Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

clock 17hLuisa Zargani

A New View of Bridge: Bloomingdale’s Updates Floor to Boost Category

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Overview

The Bloomingdale's flagship in New York sets out to be at the forefront of the rapidly changing bridge business.

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Ralph Lauren Black Label is front and center.

Retail

A New View of Bridge: Bloomingdale’s Updates Floor to Boost Category

The Bloomingdale’s flagship in New York sets out to be at the forefront of the rapidly changing bridge business.

clock August 10, 2005David Moin

Roger Farah, Polo

Financial

Polo Pounds Wall Street Estimates

Polo’s income vaulted 298.5 percent to $50.7 million in the quarter ended July 2, as sales rose 24.1 percent to $751.7 million.

clock August 10, 2005Vicki M. Young

Financial

Dan River to Exit Apparel Business

Dan River has put its apparel fabrics division up for sale to focus on its core home fashions business.

clock August 10, 2005Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

In Brief: Zane’s New Trade Role … Wolford Rises … Gina Mantelli Hire

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock August 10, 2005WWD Staff

A look from the Harajuku Lovers line.

Fashion Features

Stefani Says Hello to Harajuku

Gwen Stefani continues her assault on consumer culture with the rollout this month of her newest fashion enterprise, Harajuku Lovers: A Fatal Attraction to Cuteness.

clock August 10, 2005Rose Apodaca

Retail

Finish Line Sets Women’s Specialty Apparel Stores

Financial and market sources said the new concept will be an apparel specialty chain that also will include some active footwear.

clock August 10, 2005Vicki M. Young

Media

Memo Pad: Spirited Teen … Boy’s Club … Masthead Touch-Ups

She isn’t technically a teenager until Aug. 18, but the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love was just shot for Teen Vogue.

clock August 10, 2005Jeff Bercovici and Sara James

Fashion Features

It’s Down to Business in Germany

Spring-summer 2006 got off to a quiet start in Germany as trade fairs in Berlin and Dusseldorf attracted fewer visitors than last year, especially from abroad.

clock August 10, 2005Melissa Drier

Cousin Johnny's sweater that started it all in 1995 is being updated for fall.

Fashion Features

Cousin Johnny Gives Back

When Kelly and David Shelsky opened for business 10 years ago, they began with a single sweater.

clock August 10, 2005Julee Greenberg

Financial

Jonathan Logan Brand Goes Up for Auction

Once a powerhouse apparel company in the Seventies and Eighties, the Jonathan Logan label is once again up for grabs.

clock August 10, 2005Julee Greenberg

Financial

Warnaco Sees 42.5% Lift in 2Q Net

The Warnaco Group Inc. reported a 42.5 percent jump in second-quarter income.

clock August 10, 2005Vicki M. Young

Tara Subkoff, designer of Imitation of Christ.

Financial

Imitation of Christ Signs Blue Concept Denim Deal

Blue Concept has signed Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff to design a premium denim women’s collection.

clock August 10, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Retail

H&M Said Adding 5th Ave. Site

Hennes & Mauritz is said to be closing in on a space on lower Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron District.

clock August 10, 2005Sharon Edelson

Alvin Valley

Fashion Features

W Hotels Taps Alvin Valley for Fashion Rollout

Alvin Valley has landed a deal with W Hotels to design exclusive apparel, trunk shows and uniforms for the hotel.

clock August 10, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Charges Sink May Co. Profits

Despite robust sales in the second quarter, May Department Stores Co.’s bottom line fell sharply as the retailer took hefty charges relating to its merger with Federated Department Stores.

clock August 10, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Ann Taylor and Victoria's Secret were the only two apparel specialists among 40 stores people shopped most often during the first quarter.

Financial

The Shopping Experience: Service Is Key

The best way to keep shoppers from abandoning an apparel store for good isn’t having the best selection of fashion or even the most convenient location.

clock August 10, 2005Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

Gauging Impact of McDonald’s Designer Duds

Will McDonald’s be able to lift employee morale at its 13,700 U.S. restaurants with uniforms from celebrity brands or high-profile designers?

clock August 10, 2005Valerie Seckler

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Technology

Bits and Bytes

Like to find out what color-obsessed designers think about the latest color trends?

clock August 10, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

The front door of the Lee store on the sears.com Web site.

Retail

Lee opens shop at Sears.com

The store-within-a-store concept is heading to the Web.

clock August 10, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Retail

Web Stores Ponder Carts

Consumers who abandon their online shopping carts before completing the checkout process may get a little tap on the shoulder.

clock August 10, 2005Denise Power

Retail

E-retailers loyal to rewards programs

So many online retailers are jumping into rewards programs that their efforts could soon prove to be a wash, a Jupiter Research report released last week has found.

clock August 10, 2005Meredith Derby

Technology

Tech Revs Up Warehouse Ops

Is radio frequency identification an important technology in warehouse management?

clock August 10, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Scott Edmonds, president and ceo, Chico's FAS.

Technology

The View From The Top: CEOs On Tech

They may not be proficient enough to restore a crashed network, but a greater confidence in technology has made retail ceo’s more vocal than ever about systems that will help them plan merchandise assortments on a store-by-store basis.

clock August 10, 2005Denise Power

Kathryn Cullen, Kurt Salmon Associates.

Retail

What Retailers Need Now

Kathryn Cullen is a senior principal in the technology innovation practice of Kurt Salmon Associates, the Atlanta management consulting firm.

clock August 10, 2005Denise Power

Filippo Evangelista

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Quest Bolsters Fine Fragrance Staff … Givaudan Profits Drop

Swiss flavors and fragrance company Givaudan announced first-half sales of 1.37 billion Swiss francs, or $1.13 billion at average exchange.

clock August 10, 2005Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

Roxy on a Roll

The world of Roxy, the $400 million sister of board sports behemoth Quiksilver Inc., is about about to get bigger.

clock August 10, 2005WWD Staff

Muppets fashion.

Fashion Features

West Watch: 7th on Sixth Goes Green … Muppets Mania … Schwartz Returns …

A brief look at some of the new and noteworthy names from the West coast.

clock August 10, 2005WWD Staff

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Todd Snyder Opens New York Flagship

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