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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 8hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock 12hLuisa Zargani

Medium Is the Message: Screen-Based Marketing Seen as Next Big Wave

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Overview

In a world where screen-based media is becoming ever more important and TV is the best means which to spark the emotional circuits of consumers, fashion marketers must adapt rapidly or else get lost in the shuffle.

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Kevin Roberts

Financial

Medium Is the Message: Screen-Based Marketing Seen as Next Big Wave

Saatchi & Saatchi ceo Kevin Roberts’ book examines how marketers can convey emotion-infused stories via sight, sound and motion.

clock November 30, 2005Valerie Seckler

Shoppers were out in force on Black Friday.

Financial

Consumer Confidence Up in November

Buoyed by declining gas prices and a better jobs picture, consumer confidence in November posted the biggest increase in more than two years.

clock November 30, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

New Textile Negotiator Heads for WTO Meet

Scott Quesenberry, named Tuesday as special textile negotiator in the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, is going to have to hit the ground running.

clock November 30, 2005Evan Clark

Fashion Features

In Brief: Kmart Pension Deal … Quiksilver Board … Wet Seal CFO

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

clock November 30, 2005WWD Staff

George Horowitz wasn't afraid to step into the ring. Here, he goes a few rounds at Macy's in 2001.

Fashion Features

Obituary: George Horowitz, 55, Everlast Chairman

George Horowitz, the affable and innovative chairman and ceo of Everlast Worldwide, died Monday at the age of 55.

clock November 30, 2005Melanie Kletter

Financial

Abercrombie & Fitch Said to Be Opening Savile Row Unit

Industry sources here say the American retailer will move into the Jil Sander flagship at 7 Burlington Gardens, on the corner of Savile Row.

clock November 30, 2005Samantha Conti and Whitney Beckett

Financial

Chico’s Net Up 43.5% on Strong Sales

Women’s specialty retailer Chico’s FAS Inc. delivered another quarter of strong financial results.

clock November 30, 2005Meredith Derby

Behind the scenes at Bongo's shoot with Laguna Beach cast members.

Media

Bongo’s New Ad Campaign Heads for ‘Laguna Beach’

Iconix Fashion Group recruited six cast members from MTV’s “Laguna Beach” to star in its Bongo spring advertising campaign.

clock November 30, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Gottschalks Lowers Guidance for Year

Gottschalks Inc. reported mixed results on Tuesday and lowered guidance for the full fiscal year.

clock November 30, 2005Vicki M. Young

The new facility at Shiseido's China Research Center.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Shiseido Upgrades Research Facility … Inter Parfums Ups Forecast

Shiseido has expanded its Beijing-based research center as part of an upgrade that includes the construction of a 32,345-square-foot building at the three-year-old facility.

clock November 30, 2005WWD Staff

Peter Nygård Signature, a new division for the company, will launch in the spring.

Fashion Features

Nygard Takes On N.Y. With a Vengeance

A move to Manhattan is only the beginning of a new phase for Nygard.

clock November 30, 2005Julee Greenberg

A Panda Snack top made of bamboo.

Fashion Features

A Panda Snack In a T-shirt

Who knew that a Panda would want to snack on a T-shirt?

clock November 30, 2005Julee Greenberg

David R. Jaffe

Fashion Features

Dress Barn Secure in Its Niche

Never flashy, never pricy, the 800-unit Dress Barn chain is proof that, in the fickle fashion world, sometimes it pays to play it safe.

clock November 30, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Groups to Step Up Pressure Over China’s Currency Policy

Lawmakers were also critical of the Treasury Department report released Monday, which held off on designating China as a currency “manipulator.”

clock November 30, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Pakistan Minister Key to Trade Talks

Pakistan Minister of Commerce Humayun Akhtar Khan will take on the role of facilitator in talks to liberalize trade in industrial goods, including apparel and textiles, at a crucial World Trade Organization meeting next month.

clock November 30, 2005Evan Clark

Financial

Guez Puts Public Spin on Firms

Danny Guez, the 28-year-old president of Versatile and partner in Bella Rose, became chief executive officer, president and director of Century, which will be based in Los Angeles.

clock November 30, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Tensions Rise Heading Into Doha Parley

Irritated by a new draft declaration for next month’s ministerial trade summit in Hong Kong, tensions have escalated between rich and developing countries ahead of the crucial Doha Round meeting.

clock November 30, 2005John Zarocostas

Looks from Trovata's spring 2006 line.

Fashion Features

Trovata Foursome Try to Keep It Real

This year has been a turning point for Trovata, the three-year-old contemporary brand conceived in a college dorm.

clock November 30, 2005Rose Apodaca

Media

Memo Pad: ‘Tis The Four Seasons … Undeck The Halls … Working Lunch

Today marks the annual migration of black sedans from 4 Times Square to the Four Seasons for the holiday lunch for editors and publishers of Conde Nast magazines, thrown by S.I. Newhouse Jr.

clock November 30, 2005WWD Staff

Donatella Versace in an ad for the Breast Health Institute.

Fashion Features

Donatella Lends Hand In Breast Cancer Fight

Shelley Schwartz, founder of the Breast Health Institute, couldn’t have picked a better day than Thanksgiving to personally thank Donatella Versace for lending her face and donating the institute’s first real ad campaign.

clock November 30, 2005Alessandra Ilari

An image by Jona Frank.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Moss And MacCartney, Together Again … The Blonde And The Brunette … Picture Perfect …

Kate Moss will star in Stella McCartney’s spring 2006 campaign.

clock November 30, 2005WWD Staff

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