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The Top 10 Shows From the Men's Spring 2017 Runways

From Miuccia Prada’s activewear to Demna Gvasalia’s power suit at Balenciaga, here are the 10 most directional shows of the spring season.

clock 20hWWD Staff

The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock August 23, 2016Ritu Upadhyay

Fashion

Earthquake Rattles Rome, Stirs Designers to Extend Support

Fashion personalities took to social media as the death toll reached 73 following the 6.2 magnitude quake.

clock 14hSandra Salibian and Miles Socha

In Focus

Kardashian Beauty Licensee Likely KO’d by Legal Judgment

Kardashian Beauty Fierce Collection

Turnaround Rolling On: Saks Fifth Ave. Reports Strong 3rd-Qtr. Profits

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Overview

The mood continues to brighten at Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Technology

IT Costs Cut Into Burberry Profits

Burberry said Tuesday that net profits slipped 6 percent to 49.9 million pounds, or $92.3 million.

clock November 15, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Turnaround Rolling On: Saks Fifth Ave. Reports Strong 3rd-Qtr. Profits

The mood continues to brighten at Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock November 15, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Bulgari Net Rises, Tough Comps Seen Ahead

Bulgari SpA saw double-digit profit growth in the third quarter.

clock November 15, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

In Brief: Sears Drops Canada Bid… Nautica and Callanen Keep Ticking… Austin Reed Set for Sale

Holding Corp. has withdrawn its bid to privatize Sears Canada.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Wal-Mart, Target Rise in 3Q

Driven by strong top-line growth.

clock November 15, 2006Vicki M. Young

Financial

Teen Retailers Post Strong Profit Gains

Strong back-to-school sales.

clock November 15, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

The Valentino Recipe

As she told her studio audience on-air, Martha Stewart loves drab.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Wholesale Apparel Prices Slip

Wholesale prices on U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel fell a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in October.

clock November 15, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Industry Sales See Slight Gain

Sales at apparel and accessories stores moderated last month.

clock November 15, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Lawmakers Assess Vietnam Bill Fallout

House Republican leaders scrambled Tuesday to assess the fallout from the defeat of Vietnam trade legislation.

clock November 15, 2006Kristi Ellis

Memo Pad: Tender and Tough… (Every)Man of the Year?

The Audit Bureau of Circulations appears to be taking a carrot-and-stick approach in its ongoing drive to get more accurate data from publishers.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Pierre Cardin Museum Chronicles a Legend

Pierre Cardin was like a kid in a candy shop.

clock November 15, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Natural History Exhibit Explores All Things Gold

The American Museum of Natural History is getting a touch of Midas.

clock November 15, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Krakoff, Kiki Smith Collaborate for Coach

After more than a decade of working with contemporary artists and collecting their work, Coach president and executive creative director Reed Krakoff is collaborating with artist Kiki Smith to make a limited-edition Coach tote.

clock November 15, 2006Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Book Smarts… To A T… Legend in the Making

Reed Krakoff is adding yet another title to his name.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Midsize Vendors Feel the Squeeze

As retailers consolidate into multibillion-dollar giants and manufacturers become Goliaths, smaller independent vendors are feeling the pinch.

clock November 15, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

P&G to Resume Sale of SK-II Line in China

Procter & Gamble will resume sales of its SK-II skin care brand in China in December.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Retail Reaches ‘Crossroads’ in Kansas City

First-time retailers Kristen and John McClain scoured the metropolitan area here for six months to find the right space for their apparel.

clock November 15, 2006Jennifer Mann

Financial

A New Chapter for Saks

A “supertanker” steering a corrected course. A “show-me story.”

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Donatella Divines a New Versace

Since Donatella Versace joined her brother Gianni in business as his muse some 25 years ago, she has established herself as a fashion tour de force.

clock November 15, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Creating a Bigger Federated

It’s too soon to reach a verdict on Federated Department Stores’ conversion of 400 May doors to Macy’s.

clock November 15, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Reshaping Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart has no problem selling toothpaste or soap or other personal care and household items.

clock November 15, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Chanel’s New Commander in Chief

Twenty-five years ago, Maureen Chiquet had an epiphany in the middle of taking the LSATs that changed her life.

clock November 15, 2006Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Features

The Warrior Inside the Chinese Woman

There is an innate conflict inside every Chinese woman, and Western brands have to recognize it if they are to succeed.

clock November 15, 2006Amy Wicks

Fashion Features

Joyce Ma Chases the China Dream

Thirty years ago, Joyce Ma introduced designers such as Giorgio Armani to Hong Kong through her Joyce boutiques.

clock November 15, 2006Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

The Juicy Whirlwind

Juicy Couture co-founder Gela Nash-Taylor is anything but corporate.

clock November 15, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Tahari Talks Tough Love

Elie Tahari is feeling a lot of love.

clock November 15, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

American Eagle’s Team Spirit

Keeping a finger on the pulse of the ever-changing teen customer has helped American Eagle Outfitters achieve an enviable string of over 30 months of positive comp-store sales gains.

clock November 15, 2006Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Finding the Right Niche

Forget the blockbusters and megahits. The future is all about the niche.

clock November 15, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Zappos Sells Service

Offering top-notch service and not trying to compete on price are two important lessons chief executive officer Tony Hsieh learned.

clock November 15, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Warming Up

With the theme “Reengineering Retail,” the cocktail reception to kick off the WWD/DNR CEO Summit at the Ritz-Carlton in Battery Park had many executives musing about personal experiences.

clock November 15, 2006Marc Karimzadeh and David Lipke

Technology

MySpace Builds Its Profile

MySpace isn’t just for teenagers.

clock November 15, 2006Amy Wicks

Fashion Features

Neiman’s Luxury Online

Stanley Marcus saw the future with unerring clarity.

clock November 15, 2006Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Oracle Retail Innovating With Technology

It’s no secret that finding product assortments that address the needs of local communities can translate into higher retail sales.

clock November 15, 2006Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Understanding and Marketing To ‘Superconsumers’

Consumers today have the ability to research and purchase items in more ways than ever before.

clock November 15, 2006Amy Wicks

Fashion Features

Attracting Shoppers With Location, Location

In a global market cluttered with brands, retailers need to rethink the role real estate plays in their business strategy.

clock November 15, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Private Equity Firms Let the Good Times Roll

With the economy on sure footing both in the U.S. and abroad and valuations at an all-time high, now is the time to consider selling or becoming partners with a private equity firm.

clock November 15, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Directors as Corporate Skeptics

Thanks to Enron, WorldCom and Sarbanes-Oxley, boards of directors are no longer the cozy old-boys’ clubs they were in the past.

clock November 15, 2006Jean E. Palmieri

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