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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 24hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 24hWWD Staff

Eyeing India’s Riches: As Barriers Come Down, Luxury Brands Go Slow

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Overview

A change in government regulations now allows single brands to have majority ownership of their operations in the country. But the deal comes with a major hurdle: the have to wait for improvements to the country's shoddy infrastructure.

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Financial

Eyeing India’s Riches: As Barriers Come Down, Luxury Brands Go Slow

India’s designer retail market is going to get a lot hotter, now that a change in government regulations allows single-brand store ownership.

clock March 13, 2006Amy S. Choi

Financial

Wal-Mart: From Bentonville to New Delhi

With its growing middle class, India is high on Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s to-do list for international expansion.

clock March 13, 2006Katherine Bowers and Amy S. Choi

Financial

Bombay Dispatch: Expanding Malls

Nowhere is the rise of India’s new consumer class more evident than in the sparkling new malls springing up around the country.

clock March 13, 2006Ritu Upadhyay

Financial

Tony Melillo Exits Generra

Tony Melillo, the creative director who helped revived the Eighties brand Generra, has left the company after three years.

clock March 13, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Financial

PVH Appoints Sirkin President

Emanuel Chirico, Phillips-Van Heu­sen’s new chief executive officer, has begun shuffling his top management team.

clock March 13, 2006Julee Greenberg

Financial

Macy’s to Occupy Philadelphia L&T Site

Macy’s is moving into downtown Philadelphia.

clock March 13, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A brief look at the coming week’s events.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Royal Appointment … Analyst’s New Role

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

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Lane Bryant Plans New Lingerie Stores

Lane Bryant’s plan to completely outfit the plus-size consumer is going forward with its lingerie store concept, Cacique.

clock March 13, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Jo Wood Organics Plotting Face Care … Lancome, Harlow Deal Said in Works … Color Me Pucci: LVMH Brand to Unveil Makeup

Now that Jo Wood has got the body covered, she’s going for the face.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Seems Like Old Times … Ford Gets Slimaned

The cutting remark most often used to describe magazine publishers: They all want to be editors.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Amid Change, Fashion Looms Large

Product innovation and the look of luxury were key statements of this month’s fall and transitional market.

clock March 13, 2006Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Premiere Classe Buyers Go for Novelty

With their budgets as much as 20 percent higher, buyers were thinking big at the Premiere Classe accessories fair.

clock March 13, 2006Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Fall Forecast: Polished and Ladylike

There will be a new lady in town this fall, and when it comes to accessories, her act is becoming more refined.

clock March 13, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Findings: Romancing The Watch … Celebrate Good Times … The Finishing Touch …

Patek Philippe, the 167-year-old Swiss watchmaker, is launching a new advertising campaign for its women’s lines.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

WWD Stock Index Falls 0.2%

A rise in the unemployment rate Friday had investors thinking that the Federal Reserve might not raise interest rates too sharply or swiftly.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Textile, Apparel Sector Cuts 3,300 Jobs

U.S. textile and apparel producers cut a seasonally adjusted 3,300 jobs from their payrolls in February as the industry continued to face stiff foreign competition, despite new restrictions on Chinese imports.

clock March 13, 2006Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

People

Running On Empty

Martha Stewart takes notice of Carlo Ponti at the Russian National Orchestra bash and Edward Norton muses at the “After the Dust” opening.

clock March 13, 2006WWD Staff

People

Mouthing Off

There are lots of restaurants in this city based around gimmickry, from food to the decor to the size of the wine list.

clock March 13, 2006Vanessa Lawrence

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