Bound for New York: Nordstrom in Drive To Open City Flagship

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Overview

Nordstrom is getting more serious about establishing a store in Manhattan as part of the chain's program to elevate its fashion profile and sustain expansion.

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Loretta Soffe and Pete Nordstrom at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Retail

Bound for New York: Nordstrom in Drive To Open City Flagship

Nordstrom is getting more serious about establishing a store in Manhattan.

clock October 25, 2006David Moin and Marc Karimzadeh

Malo looks for spring 2007.

Fashion Features

Malo Looks to Fashion to Broaden Appeal

Malo is knitting a new future for itself.

clock October 25, 2006Alessandra Ilari

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Financial

Coach Net Soars 34.2% in Quarter

Coach Inc.’s first-quarter results showed an acceleration of the company’s performance in the U.S. fullprice business.



clock October 25, 2006Vicki M. Young

Tom Ford.

Technology

Tom Ford Launches Web Site

Tom Ford is now only a click away.

clock October 25, 2006Courtney Colavita

Fashion Features

In Brief: Sorona in China… Diesel Canada Bound… London Fog Heads North…

DuPont has partnered with China’s Zhangjiagang Glory Chemical Industry Co. to produce and distribute the company’s Sorona stretch fiber throughout Asia.

clock October 25, 2006WWD Staff

Metro 7 is doing well in 600 stores.

Retail

Wal-Mart Refining Its Approach

In some ways, Wal-Mart is returning to its meat-and-potatoes roots.

clock October 25, 2006Sharon Edelson

Technology

Wal-Mart Launches Revamped Web Site

Walmart.com has relaunched after a 13-month overhaul that emphasizes large lifestyle images, reduced clutter and interactive technology.

clock October 25, 2006Katherine Bowers

Financial

Analysts Offer Holiday Forecasts

Forecasting holiday sales, like predicting weather, is an inexact science.

clock October 25, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Industry Insiders: Speed to Market Wins

Ask vendor and retailer alike about their biggest challenge, and the answer likely will be the same: how to shorten speed-to-market time.

clock October 25, 2006Whitney Beckett

A spring Gant ad featuring Jean-Michel Cousteau and his children, Fabien and Celine.

Fashion Features

Gant Taps an Undersea World With Jean-Michel Cousteau

Reflecting its ongoing message, “Our commitments reflect our passions,” Gant has enlisted Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society for a global spring ad campaign.

clock October 25, 2006Whitney Beckett

The Gerard Darel shop-in-shop.

Retail

Isabella Co. Brings Its Brands Into Retail

The Isabella Co. (New York) Inc. is adding retailer to its repertoire.

clock October 25, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

A Tiffany & Co. diamond ring.

Retail

Live and In Person at Tiffany Flagship

There’s a first time for everything, even at venerable jeweler Tiffany & Co.

clock October 25, 2006Jennifer Hirshlag

The Gucci iPod.

Technology

Gucci Gets Creative Adding iPod to Opening

At Gucci, the music and fashion axis will now spin on technology, as well.

clock October 25, 2006Alessandra Ilari

Select Sk-II products.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: L’Oreal in Deal to Buy Organic Beauty Firm… SK-II Cleared in China

L’Oreal is taking root in the organic beauty category.

clock October 25, 2006WWD Staff

Gretchen Mol and Sari Gueron.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bergdorf’s Mol… Pilgrims’ Crossing… Diamond Dream

Gretchen Mol was the first to admit she became acquainted with Sari Gueron’s clothes before she got to know their namesake.

clock October 25, 2006WWD Staff

Cindi Leive.

Media

Memo Pad: What’s On Their Minds… Leaning Left

A legend has it that men think of sex every seven minutes, so si.com editor Paul Fitchenbaum sure knew how to appeal to their instincts.

clock October 25, 2006WWD Staff

A Sixties-inspired shift dress from April, May.

Fashion Features

Optimism, Nostalgia at Contemporary Market

Loose and easy may best describe the looks and mood that prevailed at the five-day contemporary fashion market.

clock October 25, 2006Rachel Brown

Dolce & Gabbana's revamped Las Vegas store.

Retail

Dolce & Gabbana Betting on Vegas

Dolce & Gabbana has reopened its Las Vegas boutique at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace after a four-month renovation.

clock October 25, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Awards Celebrate Los Angeles Fashion

The second annual Los Angeles Fashion Awards at the historic Orpheum Theatre downtown on Friday attracted a festive crowd of designers, retailers and members of the fashion community.

clock October 25, 2006Emili Vesilind

Financial

EU Trade Head Urges China to Lift Barriers

European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson on Tuesday called on China to remove unfair trade barriers and threatened to take the case to the World Trade Organization if Beijing failed to act.

clock October 25, 2006John Zarocostas

Financial

Concerns Raised Over Vietnam Import Plan

Importers are worried the Bush administration’s plan to review apparel and textile imports from Vietnam and possibly initiate antidumping cases will lead to trade disruptions.

clock October 25, 2006Evan Clark

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