Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.
The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.
Financial market experts are divided over whether the weak dollar could experience a sharp devaluation.
The chances of getting the derailed Doha Round global trade talks back on track after their dramatic meltdown in July will require a combination of effective diplomacy and an the political will of key countries to drop entrenched positions.
Federated Department Stores, Oscar de la Renta and Kellwood Co. have struck a deal to relaunch O Oscar de la Renta as a better line at Macy’s.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Juicy Couture, one of Liz Claiborne Inc.’s most visible brands, is expanding its presence to Asia.
Yvan Mispelaere, slated to take a bow at the end of the Chloe show here on Oct. 7, is also bowing out of the company and heading to Gucci, WWD has learned.
Both Style.com and New York’s nymag.com added a number of blogs, video diaries and special contributors to beef up fashion week coverage, but whose online investments paid off most?