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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Not Making the Grade: Claiborne Profits, Sales Plunge in 1st Qtr.

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Overview

The numbers are coming in on the impact of department store consolidation, and they aren't pretty. In his last year at Liz Claiborne, Paul Charron gave the $4.8 billion apparel vendor a "B-plus, maybe a C-plus" for its performance in the first quarter.

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Not Making the Grade: Claiborne Profits, Sales Plunge in 1st Qtr.

The numbers are coming in on the impact of department store consolidation, and they aren’t pretty.

clock April 28, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Phoenix House Fetes Rosen, Doroff

The Phoenix House Fashion Award Dinner, which was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel here, raised more than $1 million to benefit the organization.

clock April 28, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Federated’s Plan for Marshall Field’s

Federated Department Stores pledged Thursday to uphold the traditions and character of Marshall Field’s on State Street.

clock April 28, 2006Robert Sharoff

Financial

Giannini’s Gucci Debut Buoys PPR Sales

The Gucci brand, experiencing a “boom” in sales in the Asia-Pacific region, posted growth of 18.2 percent to 508.3 million euros, or $611.2 million, in the three months ended March 31.

clock April 28, 2006Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“There are not a whole lot of price points I’m scared of today.”

clock April 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: True Religion In China Deal … Brussels Sprouts … Wet Seal Exec.

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

clock April 28, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Gap Fills Two Senior Slots

Seeking to bolster its top executive ranks, Gap Inc. has tapped Liz Claiborne veteran Denise Johnston to be president of Gap Adult, overseeing all aspects of Gap women’s and men’s apparel and accessories.

clock April 28, 2006David Moin

Financial

Prada SpA Net Seen Soaring

Prada SpA Group, the main operating unit of Prada Holding NV, saw its preliminary 2005 profits grow at a double-digit pace.

clock April 28, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Camuto Countersues in Simpson Case

Vince Camuto, owner of the Jessica Simpson master license, has filed a $100 million counterclaim against Tarrant Apparel Group.

clock April 28, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Financial

Iconix to Pay Cherokee $33M in Mossimo Deal

Iconix Brand Group Inc. is the winner in the acquisition stakes for Mossimo Inc.

clock April 28, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: His Turn … Lady Luck … Art Smart …

Marc Jacobs, who has populated Louis Vuitton ads with the likes of Uma Thurman and Jennifer Lopez, may have opted for models for next season’s campaign.

clock April 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Bath & Body Works Turns to Infomercials

Bath & Body Works is adding another spoke to its retail machine in the form of an infomercial that will double as its first national advertising effort.

clock April 28, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Alberto-Culver Sales, Earnings Increase

Alberto-Culver Co. reported Thursday a jump in second-quarter earnings on a 7.1 percent increase in net sales.

clock April 28, 2006Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Ferragamo Hopes for ‘Shoe-in’ With New Scent

Inspired by its artisan shoemaking roots, fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo will stride into fall with its new cornerstone women’s fragrance, called F by Ferragamo.

clock April 28, 2006Stephanie Epiro

Fashion Features

ModelCo to Roll Out ColourBox

Australian company ModelCo has tripled its U.S. retail distribution only a year after making its American debut, as it prepares to launch its ColourBox cosmetics line.

clock April 28, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Babor Adds to Intelli-Zyme

German skin care brand Babor Cosmetics is widening distribution for Intelli-Zyme.

clock April 28, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Definity: A New Wrinkle for P&G

This summer Procter & Gamble is raising the bar in the antiaging segment with a new product line formulated to perform beyond reducing the appearance of wrinkles and improving skin texture.

clock April 28, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Revlon to Harness Power of Star Stable

In a move to illuminate future brand potential, Revlon is harnessing the power of its cast of starlets.

clock April 28, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: L’Oreal Adds to Dermo Skin Care Initiative

In 2002, L’Oreal kicked off the metamorphosis, one store at a time, with the installation of a category it calls Dermo Skin Care in Brooks Pharmacy and then CVS and Duane Reade.

clock April 28, 2006Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

La Roche-Posay Expanding Reach in Drugstores

With the success of Avene and Dermablend in American drugstores, L’Oreal is adding an even more serious skin care offering, La Roche-Posay, to the Dermo Skin Care centers.

clock April 28, 2006Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Candie’s Set to Break Hearts

This summer, the smell of heartbreak will waft from Kohl’s Department Stores when the retailer clears room for an exclusive scent from Candie’s called Heartbreaker.

clock April 28, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Rimmel London Gains U.S. Ground

This spring, competition along the cosmetics wall is razor sharp, but Coty Beauty is betting that Rimmel London is edgy enough to cut through the crowd.

clock April 28, 2006Molly Prior and Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Snippets: Let The Sun Shine In … Happy Anniversary … Shoe In …

Unilever is getting ready for its biggest hair care launch since Dove: Sunsilk.

clock April 28, 2006WWD Staff

Getting Mauled While Saving the World

To most people in the magazine business, hardship is trying to get a cab on Sixth Avenue in the rain, and risk means ordering sushi from a sketchy takeout place.

clock April 28, 2006Jeff Bercovici

Memo Pad: In Plane Sight … Pocket Change … Self-Made Men

Given all the layoffs and buyouts at Time Inc. in the past five months, is now really the time for conspicuous spending within the company?

clock April 28, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Three Continents, 3,000 Miles, Plenty of Style

Maximillion Cooper, a car fanatic and fashion designer, graduated from London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 1993 with classmates such as Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney.

clock April 28, 2006Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

The Brits Are Coming to the Met

The exhibit, which kicks off with the institute’s benefit gala on Monday, touches on elements ranging from the class system to hunting to the gentlemen’s club through the fashion lens.

clock April 28, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Galway’s Mad Hotelier

When Irish milliner Philip Treacy applied his couture sensibilities to designing his first hotel, minimalism was not an option.

clock April 28, 2006Nina Jones

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