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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 13hKristi 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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The Lord & Taylor Plan: Downsizing Flagship, Expansion in Suburbs

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Overview

Though some downtown downsizing continues, Lord & Taylor is looking to secure its place in the suburbs.

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The New York flagship is headed for downsizing.

Financial

The Lord & Taylor Plan: Downsizing Flagship, Expansion in Suburbs

Though some downtown downsizing continues, Lord & Taylor is looking to secure its place in the suburbs.

clock October 4, 2006David Moin

Financial

Moufarrige Seeks Balance With Company Quartet

If fashion designers can juggle multiple labels, why not executives?

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Financial

Escada USA Sets Executive Staff

Shortly after naming Damiano Biella as creative director, Es­cada has made several key executive hires in its U.S. division.

clock October 4, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Retail Rises as Dow Hits All-Time High

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to an all-time high Tuesday on declining oil prices, retail shares went along for the ride.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Target Disputes Coach Counterfeit Claim

Coach Inc.’s $1 million trade dress lawsuit against Target Corp. was rebuffed by the mass retailer Tuesday.

clock October 4, 2006Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

In Brief: Hanesbrands Share Offer … Valentino Hires … Big Saks Dividend

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

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

The doggie dens are by Italian designer Marco Morosini.

Retail

Neiman’s Holiday Book Reaches for the Stars

A mere $3.8 million will buy a lifetime membership at Massimo Ferragamo’s private Tuscan resort of 16th- and 17th-century villas.

clock October 4, 2006Holly Haber

Harry Slatkin, Elton John and Neil Fiske.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Elton John Does Home Fragrance for BBW … Tax Free World Appoints Chief Executive

Bath & Body Works is betting that Rocket Man will give it a winning edge in the celebrity beauty fray.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Balenciaga

Fashion Features

Spacey, Sporty and Smart – Balenciaga, Jean Paul Gaultier, Yohji Yamamoto

Looks that suggested futuristic warriors, athletic styles and polished haberdashery were among the elements in the Paris shows.

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Robert Duffy

Financial

WWD Forum: Building a Better Brand

Today’s world is all about the brand — from designers to celebrities.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Two Sara Campbell dresses.

Fashion Features

Moda: A Good September Fit

Despite being added to an already busy schedule and being located away from the more established shows, Moda Manhattan’s first September show enjoyed strong success.

clock October 4, 2006Whitney Beckett

Financial

Lululemon Partners With Japanese Firm

To expand its Asian and global presence, yoga company Lululemon Athletica is partnering with Descente Ltd. to form Lululemon Japan Inc.

clock October 4, 2006Whitney Beckett

Media

Memo Pad: No Luck At New York … Photo Op … Cooking Contest

Judging from the lines outside of magazine shopping events, in which readers line up for discounted goods vaguely associated with a magazine (or, more importantly, its advertisers), there’s no shortage of willing shoppers for them.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Retail

Juicy and Loro Piana to Open Boston Units

Newbury Street’s evolving retail mix will get two players with very different sensibilities this fall and winter.

clock October 4, 2006Katherine Bowers

The dressing area for Brass Plum.

Retail

Nordstrom Puts Designers in Lights

Nordstrom will unveil its most comprehensive collection of designer apparel and accessories on Friday in a 200,000-square-foot store at Westfield Topanga shopping center in suburban Canoga Park, Calif.

clock October 4, 2006Emili Vesilind

Original Penguin's interior.

Retail

Original Penguin Marches Onto Melrose

Sportswear company Original Penguin is to open its second freestanding store in the Los Angeles area today on Melrose Avenue.

clock October 4, 2006Sarah Koch

Tao Comme des Garcons

Fashion Features

The Light Thing – Tao Comme des Garcons, Vivienne Westwood, Marithe & Francois Girbaud, Undercover

Airy layers and pale colors played key roles in the Paris collections, spiked with the occasional shot of brights.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

AF Vandevorst

Fashion Features

More From The Shows

More coverage from the Spring 2007 shows.

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Derek Lam and Lauren Davis

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: On The Lam … Pleasure Principle … Young At Heart …

Does luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton have its eyes on Derek Lam?

clock October 4, 2006WWD Staff

Affluent adults rated the effectiveness of print ads of 20 luxury fashion brands, with advertising budgets of at least $500,000, that ran in the first half of 2006.

Financial

Show Me the (Luxury) Products

Forget about provocative sexual imagery.

clock October 4, 2006Valerie Seckler

Ads trumpeting U.S. Polo's new misses' denim range are appearing in Southern Living and Stuff.

Retail

Treading the Fine Line Between Horsemen Logos

How will U.S. Polo play?

clock October 4, 2006Valerie Seckler

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Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

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