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Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Taking a Hammering: Retail Shares Plunge On Fears of Inflation

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Overview

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 214.28 points on Wednesday to 11,205.61 following worries that inflation could be creeping into the economy, including the apparel sector, which has been in a long-term deflationary cycle.

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Financial

Taking a Hammering: Retail Shares Plunge On Fears of Inflation

Higher consumer prices across the economy raised concerns of inflation among economists and prompted a sell-off on Wall Street.

clock May 18, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

J. Jill Buy Hits Talbots 1Q Profit

Still digesting its J. Jill acquisition, Talbots Inc. reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday fell 21 percent on a 1.5 percent sales gain.

clock May 18, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

PacSun Looks to Improve Juniors

Pacific Sunwear chief executive officer Seth Johnson said Wednesday that the company is looking to a more trend-conscious assortment of denim, T-shirts and footwear to boost sales in the junior women’s apparel division.

clock May 18, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

In Brief: A Converse Ruling … House Of Taylor Sells Notes

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

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

The Asprey flagship in Manhattan.

Financial

Trump Fuels Speculation Over Asprey Site’s Next Tenant

Out-of-town department stores have been searching Manhattan for a site, and Donald Trump said one might work in Trump Tower.

clock May 18, 2006Jane Moir

A fall Gucci ad.

Media

Fall Gucci Ads Go Nocturnal

Evening has descended on Gucci’s fall ad campaign.

clock May 18, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Retail

Target Talks Up Specialty Apparel at Annual

Target executives said the chain will build on initiatives to bring newness to apparel and implement its “great design at affordable prices” strategy.

clock May 18, 2006Georgia Lee

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Elie Hits Hamptons … Valentino And Vienna … Picture Perfect …

Elie Tahari has found another place in the Hamptons to hang his company’s name.

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

Kelly Klein and Lapo Elkann

People

Around The Pool

LVMH’s Bernard Arnault and Dior’s Sidney Toledano hosted a sumptuous dinner at the Four Seasons after the fashion house’s cruise show.

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

People

City of Love

The mountain of bold-faced names attached to the film “Paris je t’aime,” which premieres tonight in the “Un Certain Regard” competition at the Cannes Film Festival, could result in one very crowded movie poster.

clock May 18, 2006Chantal Goupil

A look from Lagerfeld's show.

Fashion Features

The Station Master

Karl Lagerfeld is all worked up as he holds court in a room at the Mercer Hotel on Tuesday afternoon, his entourage having taken over the entire sixth floor for fittings, styling, hair and makeup trials, look-book photos and the like.

clock May 18, 2006Bridget Foley

The interior of the new Parasuco store.

Retail

Parasuco Banking on N.Y. Flagship

The opening of Parasuco’s first New York store is the culmination of a five-year desire to buy an old bank building and a $12 million investment.

clock May 18, 2006Ross Tucker

Gian Andrea di Stefano photographs Beyoncé for the Deréon advertising campaign.

Fashion Features

The House the Knowleses Built

Beyonce and Tina Knowles have added another category to House of Dereon, a junior line called Dereon that bows for holiday.

clock May 18, 2006Lauren DeCarlo

Members of the NBA's Orlando Magic Dancers model the new O2Cool performance athleticwear by Champion.

Fashion Features

Champion Launches an O2Cool Line

Champion rolled out its new women’s performance athleticwear line, O2Cool, at Disney’s Minnie Marathon Weekend.

clock May 18, 2006Karyn Monget

A look from Heatherlynn, a new activewear and contemporary line.

Fashion Features

Heatherlynn’s Twist: Vitamin C Activewear

New activewear brand Heatherlynn is using a fabric infused with vitamin C that is designed to be released into the wearer’s skin.

clock May 18, 2006Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Zumiez Inc. to Acquire Fast Forward Stores

Action sports apparel retailer Zumiez Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Fast Forward, a mall-based retailer specializing in skateboarding apparel, accessories and hard goods.

clock May 18, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Sidelines: Reebok Taps Executive … Puma’s New Showcase

Uli Becker has been named head of global marketing for the Reebok brand.

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

Jim Kelly

Media

Memo Pad: Inside Out … Gossip Girls … Lotta Nerve

In selecting Time’s new managing editor, Time Inc. editor in chief John Huey managed to find someone who is both a nominal outsider and a seasoned veteran of the newsweekly.

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

KT Tunstall

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Firmenich to Consolidate With Focus on ‘Synergy’ … Tunstall Sings Origins’ Tune

Firmenich is consolidating its fine fragrance and home and body care divisions in its North American offices.

clock May 18, 2006WWD Staff

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Financial

Dream Jobs

The ideal employers chosen by undergraduates interested mainly in the fashion, retail and apparel sector.

clock May 18, 2006Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

Textile Group Up in Arms Over Vietnam Trade Deal

Free-trade deals have been negotiated with Peru and Colombia and are pending in Congress.

clock May 18, 2006Kristi Ellis

Financial

Strong Sales Lift Specialty Retailers

Improved sales and fewer markdowns drove the top line and gross profit margins of specialty retailers reporting results this week.

clock May 18, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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