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Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 22hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 12hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Defending the Strategy: Lampert Blasts Critics Of Sears Turnaround

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In his letter to shareholders on Tuesday, the chairman of Sears Holdings Corp. blasted naysayers of his strategy as the company posted third-quarter results that were lower than a year ago but still managed to beat earnings expectations.

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Defending the Strategy: Lampert Blasts Critics Of Sears Turnaround

Sears chairman Edward Lampert blasted critics in a letter to stockholders, as the firm’s third-quarter profits fell from a year ago, but beat estimates.

clock December 7, 2005Vicki M. Young

Memo Pad: Project Runway … Ex Officio

The second season of “Project Runway” gets under way tonight, but it almost didn’t.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Bush Likely to Delay Tax Decision

Retailers concerned about a proposal to eliminate a tax deduction on the cost of imported merchandise and raw materials applauded reports that President Bush will likely postpone a push to revamp the federal tax code until 2007 or 2008.

clock December 7, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Kolb Says CFDA Is a ‘Dream Job’

Steven Kolb, the newly appointed executive director at the Council of Fashion Designers of America, may consider himself a little bit of a fashion outsider, but he sure is a quick study.

clock December 7, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Scott Tepper Exits Henri Bendel

Scott Tepper has left his post as fashion director and divisional merchandise manager at Henri Bendel.

clock December 7, 2005Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

In Brief: Oscar Names New Global VP … Zarkin Leaves Pink

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

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Versace Targets U.S. for Growth

With new senior management and a major strategic shift in place, Versace is positioning its U.S. business for substantial growth.

clock December 7, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Retail Features

Swiss Army Taps Siff to Launch Women’s Line

Swiss Army Brands is getting serious about women’s wear, and has hired Johanne Shepley Siff, formerly of Prada USA Corp., as the new president of its Victorinox global apparel and retail divisions.

clock December 7, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Retail Features

Boneparth: Product Is King in ’06

Peter Boneparth, chief executive officer of Jones Apparel Group, is ready for a challenging year.

clock December 7, 2005Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Looking to a Better Department

Next year, department stores are sure to have a whole new better sportswear area.

clock December 7, 2005Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Armani Parfums Seeks Growth Online

As Giorgio Armani Parfums continues to build its men’s fragrance business, the L’Oreal-owned firm is aiming to strengthen its women’s side.

clock December 7, 2005Matthew W. Evans and Jennifer Weil

Financial

Discover’s Network for Chinese Tourists

Discover Financial Services has joined with Chinese bank China UnionPay to provide debit card services to as many as 800 million China UnionPay cardholders for visits to the U.S.

clock December 7, 2005Meredith Derby

Financial

Dillard’s Slashes 3rd-Quarter Loss

Dillard’s Inc. significantly reduced its third-quarter loss and easily beat analysts’ consensus estimates even though total revenues were flat.

clock December 7, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

The Rahm Effect

The designer believes she does some of her greatest work for those ladies who don’t necessarily run in rarified red-carpet and entertainment circles.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Panel: Core Strength Key for Luxury Brands

Managers of luxury firms might be well-served to brush up on a little science.

clock December 7, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

Fashion Features

Herrera Gets Exotic in Texas

The well-heeled women of Houston adore their exotic-skin handbags, and designer Carolina Herrera showed them just how wearable they could be at a public appearance at the CH Carolina Herrera store there on Thursday.

clock December 7, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Jacobs Visits Russia

Considering Russia has been an inspiration for many designers over the last two seasons, Marc Jacobs spent four days in Moscow and St. Petersburg with one primary goal.

clock December 7, 2005Olga Zaretskaya

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Flashbulbs … Pas De Deux

While Karl Lagerfeld dresses his models in preparation for the Chanel show today in New York, busy bees out in Los Angeles are dressing the walls of the Lindbrook Gallery with the designer’s photographs.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Schwarzenegger Takes Aim at Sweatshops

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a big-screen action hero before winning elective office, has targeted a new enemy — sweatshops.

clock December 7, 2005Alice Suh

Fashion Features

Scene

A look at where to eat, play and rest during the upcoming domestic trade shows.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Material Professions

Textile show organizers use assets and alliances to bolster their business.

clock December 7, 2005Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Strength in Numbers

Despite — or perhaps due to — overlapping schedules, apparel events in Las Vegas continue to grow.

clock December 7, 2005Michelle Dalton Tyree

Fashion Features

Movers and Shakers

L.A.’s largest mart shifts direction to stay at the center of the California look and lifestyle.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Board Stuff

Organizers refine their events for the burgeoning action sports apparel market.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Urban Flux

New York events should draw a crowd with new shows and added attractions.

clock December 7, 2005Lauren DeCarlo and Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Extra Touches

Accessories shows are offering everything from gas money to Rudy Giuliani to boost attendance.

clock December 7, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Temporary High

Two tightly focused new shows are designed to sell time-strapped buyers on the Dallas Market Center.

clock December 7, 2005Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Boutique Mystique

FIG works to connect buyers with undiscovered resources.

clock December 7, 2005Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

Movement at the Mart

AmericasMart is updating its image with a little reorganization.

clock December 7, 2005Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

On the Road

Trafik travels to Miami Beach.

clock December 7, 2005Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Midwestern Expansion

The region’s largest women’s apparel show extends to four times a year.

clock December 7, 2005Beth Wilson

Fashion Features

Calendar

All listings are accurate at press time. Please contact individual shows to confirm.

clock December 7, 2005WWD Staff

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