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Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

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Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 14hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Iconix Is on the Hunt To Acquire More Brands As Net Rises 54 Percent

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Overview

After swallowing Mossimo and Ocean Pacific, Neil Cole and his team at the Iconix Brand Group are still hungry for acquisitions. The company plans additional licensing deals for the nine brands under the Iconix umbrella.

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Fashion Features

Iconix Is on the Hunt To Acquire More Brands As Net Rises 54 Percent

After swallowing Mossimo and Ocean Pacific, Neil Cole and his team at the Iconix Brand Group are still hungry for acquisitions.

clock November 2, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Guess Profits Soar in 3rd Qtr.

Rising sales and revenues across all business segments.

clock November 2, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

First Look at Scarlett’s Reebox Line

Scarlett Johansson has been inspired by the Eighties.

clock November 2, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

WWD List: Worldly Possessions

The top nine designer accessories female consumers around the globe are purchasing.

clock November 2, 2006Cecily Hall and Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

In Brief: Bernard Chaus Net Rises… Amazon Sales

Bernard Chaus Inc. said Wednesday that first-quarter net income jumped as the company profited from the launch of the women’s Kenneth Cole Reaction line.

clock November 2, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Solid Revenue Buoys Warnaco

The Warnaco Group Inc. said Wednesday that third-quarter income more than doubled compared with a year ago.

clock November 2, 2006Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Luxury Brands Win Infringement Judgment

Luxury brands won an order for permanent injunction and judgment on consent against a number of Chinatown businesses and affiliated defendants in Manhattan federal court.

clock November 2, 2006Liza Casabona

Mrs. Clean

Anyone who believes actresses are vain ought to take a look at Jill Clayburgh’s two stunning performances this fall.

clock November 2, 2006Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

Fashion Features

Wall Flower

Erin Davie is quiet, with an unassuming manner and a voice that’s downy soft.

clock November 2, 2006Emily Holt

Franco Files

When Mireille Guiliano handed in 400 pages for her first book, her editor at Knopf was a bit taken aback.

clock November 2, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

L’Wren’s Nest

The stars aligned Monday night at a little table at Chelsea hot spot Bette.

clock November 2, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

YouTube’s Fashion Find

YWilliam Sledd began posting video blogs on YouTube three months ago.

clock November 2, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

A Change in Scenery

When demand for the Swedish denim brand Acne Jeans began to swell at London’s Browns Focus boutique, both companies were compelled to do something dramatic.

clock November 2, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Growing a Precious Gem

Kate Eccles-Ogle took two years and created more than 200 samples in developing the fit of a superskinny style for her line, Ruby.

clock November 2, 2006Ross Tucker

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Farn Inks Asprey Deal, Unveils Goutal Skin Care… CVS and Caremark Merge

Fragrance distributor Gary Farn Ltd. has inked a deal with Asprey to distribute the British luxury brand’s Purple Water eau de cologne line in the U.S.

clock November 2, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Cosmo Convention… School’s in Session

In all the hype about the Web, the publishing strategy that gets lost in the noise is overseas expansion.

clock November 2, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Survey Points to Strong Holiday

A Deloitte & Touche USA LLP consumer survey painted a bright picture for the holiday shopping season.

clock November 2, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Jeanine Poggi

Textiles

Outdoor Association Seeks Trade Commission Ruling

The chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee has asked the International Trade Commission to determine the competitiveness of domestic manufacturers.

clock November 2, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Movin’ On… Oprah’s Best Bet

Claudia Schiffer has joined Roland Mouret and Victoria and David Beckham in the orbit of British entertainment impresario Simon Fuller.

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