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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 9hKristi 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.

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Striding Toward an IPO: Ferragamo Eyes Listing, Taps Norsa as New CEO

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An initial public offering is on the horizon for the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, and the company is going outside the family to help get it done.

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Michele Norsa

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Striding Toward an IPO: Ferragamo Eyes Listing, Taps Norsa as New CEO

An initial public offering is on the horizon for the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, and the company is going outside the family to help get it done.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Procter & Gamble Earnings Rise on Gillette Acquisition

Procter & Gamble reported that fourth-quarter earnings surged 36 percent, sharpened by its acquisition of razor-blade maker Gillette.

clock August 3, 2006Molly Prior

Media

Memo Pad: Anna Redecorates … Love In Food

Though Meryl Streep took care to say that she wasn’t basing her “The Devil Wears Prada” performance on Anna Wintour, the film’s production designer made no such distinctions.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Pink Ribbon Sweaters … Kors E-Commerce … Ellen Tracy Shoes

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

clock August 3, 2006WWD Staff

Belk is building up its Southern base. Here, the store in Spring Hill, Fla.

Financial

Belk to Acquire Parisian for $285M

Belk Inc. has agreed to purchase Parisian from Saks Inc. for $285 million.

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Paul Marciano

Financial

Strong Revenues Lift Guess Earnings in 2nd Quarter, Half

Propelled by rising sales in the North American and European markets, Guess reported Wednesday that earnings soared in the second quarter and first half of the year.

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Helena Bonham Carter in her home ...

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Thoroughly English Helena

Talking with actress Helena Bonham Carter, who takes on one of her most contemporary roles in “Conversations With Other Women.”

clock August 3, 2006Vanessa Lawrence

People

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What’s up y’all? This is your boy Sean “Diddy” Combs checking in from the SS Unforgivable in Saint-Tropez.

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Giacomo Corrado

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Zafu Guides Quest for Fit … Fornari’s U.S. Expansion … Building the Indie Vibe at House of Cassette …

Fornarina has a new U.S. head, a New York flagship on tap and a plan to expand the brand in America by developing the East Coast market.

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Lilly Pulitzer's new logo.

Retail

Lilly Blossoms Beyond Prints

Lilly Pulitzer will launch accessories and footwear for spring and a men’s wear line for summer, while fine-tuning its core collection.

clock August 3, 2006Julee Greenberg

Financial

Hot Flash: Analysts See Sultry Weather Withering Comps

Analysts predicted scorching weather across the nation dried out consumer spending in July, and will weaken same-store sales, which retailers report today.

clock August 3, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Judith Leiber Streamlines Brand Name

Judith Leiber, hoping to add an air of coolness and attract young male and female customers, has changed its brand name to Leiber.

clock August 3, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Shifting Apparel Landscape

Top apparel-producing nations ranked by U.S. imports for the 12 months ending May 31.

clock August 3, 2006Evan Clark and Constance Gustke

Fashion Features

Textile-State Senators Stall Vietnam Trade Status Bill

The Bush administration’s effort to grant Vietnam permanent normal trade relations status appears to have hit a roadblock over protections for the U.S. textile industry.

clock August 3, 2006Kristi Ellis

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Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

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