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Slowing Expansion Plan: Wal-Mart Cuts Openings, Tweaks Fashion Formula

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Overview

Wal-Mart announced plans Monday to adjust its growth model, scoring a hit with Wall Street. The world's largest retailer will slow the pace of U.S. expansion and spending next year as it seeks to improve returns and jump-start its stock price.

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Financial

Slowing Expansion Plan: Wal-Mart Cuts Openings, Tweaks Fashion Formula

Wal-Mart announced plans Monday to adjust its growth model, scoring a hit with Wall Street.

clock October 24, 2006Katherine Bowers and Jeanine Poggi

Retail

Christian Dior’s New Flagship on Red Square

Dior’s latest high-profile flagship: a 3,650-square-foot unit in the GUM department store on Red Square here.

clock October 24, 2006Brid Costello and Miles Socha

Kate and Andy Spade

Fashion Features

Liz Said Close to Acquiring Spade

The long-awaited sale of Kate Spade LLC appears to be nearing fruition.

clock October 24, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Andy Warhol by Robert Lee Morris necklace and cuff.

Fashion Features

Morris Evokes Warhol in Two Collections

Robert Lee Morris goes way back with Andy Warhol.

clock October 24, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

In Brief: Saks Changes… Armani IPO a No-Go

Continuing to downsize its corporate office, Saks Inc. said three executive vice presidents will resign on May 4.

clock October 24, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Ranch Dressing

Talking with Ricky Lauren about her new book, “Ricky Lauren: Cuisine, Lifestyle and Legend of the Double RL Ranch,” due out this week.

clock October 24, 2006Emily Holt

U.S. Silk's silk and rayon.

Fashion Features

A Decorative Touch

At next week’s Los Angeles International Textile Show, multidimensional fabrics will be at the forefront for fall 2007.

clock October 24, 2006WWD Staff

A trend area at the L.A. International Textile Show.

Textiles

L.A. Show Vendors Focus on Higher Quality

When designers, vendors and retailers come to the Los Angeles International Textile Show, they won’t find too many basic fabrics.

clock October 24, 2006WWD Staff

Textiles

Election ’06: Key Races Grab Industry Attention

The fashion industry is keeping a close eye on key Congressional races, as Democrats seek to tip the balance of power in the House and Senate.

clock October 24, 2006Kristi Ellis

A meeting area in the new XLA showroom.

Textiles

Dow Fiber Opens Garment District Showroom

Dow Fiber Solutions is looking to draw the apparel industry’s attention to its XLA stretch fiber with a new, multipurpose showroom.

clock October 24, 2006Ross Tucker

Financial

Democrats Seek State-Mandated Minimum Wage

Democrats are pushing for a minimum-wage increase state by state.

clock October 24, 2006Kristi Ellis

Rachel Feinstein, Cynthia Rowley and Yvonne Force Villareal.

Fashion Features

Rowley Channels Prom For P.S. 1 Fund-raiser

“Isn’t this the most unconventional benefit you have ever been to?” asked Cynthia Rowley, who chaired the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center 30th Anniversary Homecoming Gala Sunday.

clock October 24, 2006Whitney Beckett

Reem Acra

Fashion Features

Bidding Adieu to Borrowed and Blue

Looking beyond the trappings of traditional wedding attire.

clock October 24, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Memo Pad: Jetting In… Growing The Brand

So much for those tight budgets at Time Inc.

clock October 24, 2006WWD Staff

Philipp Sahling inside his firm's new store, Sahling - Best of Beauty.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Albrecht & Dill Opens German Shop… Hurley Dazzles Trafalgar Square

German beauty distributor Albrecht & Dill Cosmetics GmbH has opened a freestanding store here called Sahling.

clock October 24, 2006WWD Staff

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Michael Kors' new fragrance Sexy Ruby.

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Michael Kors Trades Jet Set for Sexy Ruby

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Social Studies