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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 19hWWD Staff

The Key to California? Wal-Mart Said Eyeing Gottschalks Store Chain

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Overview

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may have found a way finally to enter the Northern California market: buy the Gottschalks chain of department stores.

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Financial

Globalization Takes Top Billing at ICSC

“TRANSNATIONALIZATION” is the watchword for Vegas.

clock May 7, 2007Amy S. Choi

Financial

Armstrong to Keynote Convention

Bill Clinton headlined the International Council of Shopping Centers conference in Las Vegas last May, giving a far-reaching speech that touched on the economy and went far beyond.

clock May 7, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Idyllic Growth

The Dia: Beacon and Storm King Art Center drive artists, tourists and development to the Hudson Valley.

clock May 7, 2007Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

A Wager on Shopping

Can Las Vegas, a city devoted to excess, have too much luxury retail?

clock May 7, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Crossing Cultures

U.S. real estate companies find themselves developing new attitudes as well as properties.

clock May 7, 2007Amy S. Choi

Financial

Studying Nine Dimensions of Culture Across the Globe

Every U.S. company that goes global knows it needs to be wary of cultural barriers and sensitive to cultural demands, especially when it comes to managing local employees and building a cohesive business overseas.

clock May 7, 2007Amy S. Choi

Retail Features

Flexing Retail Muscle on 34th Street

J.C. Penney is coming to the neighborhood and more department stores could be on the way.

clock May 7, 2007Sharon Edelson

Financial

Ambitious Atlanta

High-end retail stores are a key component of a planned shopping, residential, office and entertainment district.

clock May 7, 2007Georgia Lee

Financial

The Appeal of Bricks and Mortar

Though its role is changing, real estate still plays a part in M&A activity.

clock May 7, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Mall Owners Optimistic for ’07

Store growth with in 2007 and beyond should boost reit growth over the next several years.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Making Waves With Mixed Use

The next generation of retail projects includes casinos, botanical gardens and film studios.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Projects in the Pipeline

U.S. developers intent on domestic growth are expanding megamalls and seeking to revitalize neglected downtown parcels and neighborhoods.

clock May 7, 2007David Moin

Retail Features

Scene

When you’ve had enough of the Convention Center, Sin City offers a host of new restaurants and distractions. Indulge.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Invasion

They’ll take Manhattan – literally. There are so many foreign designers here this week that the studios of Europe must be as empty as the sample closets of every fashion public relations firm in town.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Designers At The Met

Tonight, major celebrities, socialites and designers are expected to ascend the grand staircase of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

The Key to California? Wal-Mart Said Eyeing Gottschalks Store Chain

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may have found a way finally to enter the Northern California market.

clock May 7, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Liz Takes Stake in Narciso Rodriguez

Narciso Rodriguez has finally found himself a new partner, and it is none other than Liz Claiborne Inc.

clock May 7, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

In Brief: Invista Departure… Liberty’s New Life

Bill Ghitis, president of Invista’s apparel business, has left the company.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Stella Attraction

At just after 11 on Thursday morning, following a trunk-show run-through at Bergdorf Goodman, Stella McCartney sat perched on a banquette in The Carlyle hotel with sugar on her mind.

clock May 7, 2007Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: For The People… Busy Frida… Take Five…

Does Jim Gold shop at H&M? Fashion folk might balk at the idea, but that’s exactly what one unassuming but observant guest suggested at Bergdorf Goodman’s cocktail party for Stella McCartney Thursday night.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Model CFO… Zee At Work… Managment Shift…

Marcus Schenkenberg has nothing to worry about – at least, not yet. Charles Townsend, president and chief executive officer of Condé Nast Publications (owner of WWD), has made his modeling debut.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Exec Outlines What Retail Customers Want

Although Zachary Belil enjoyed his work as divisional merchandise manager at Christopher & Banks for nearly five years, he decided last fall to leave the icy, brutal winters of Minnesota for New York.

clock May 7, 2007Vicki M. Young

Financial

Legal Briefs

Cartier International B.V. won an $18 million judgment against defendants in a major trademark infringement lawsuit, according to court documents.

clock May 7, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

An Inside Look at Executive Recruitment

When a retailer, fashion house or apparel supplier decides to change direction after losing faith in its chief executive officer or another top-level executive, the board almost never gives the executive a second chance.

clock May 7, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Beauty Beat: Arden Profits Soar on Higher Sales… Superdrug Taps Douglas, Barton… Lancome Launches Counter

Elizabeth Arden Inc. delivered sales growth of nearly 15 percent in the third quarter, fueled by strides in the mass retail channel and international markets, and new brands such as With Love Hilary Duff.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Silver and Gold Marks 10 Years for Slane & Slane

Inspired by their hometown of High Point, N.C., which is known for its furniture and decorative arts trades, sisters Heath and Landon Slane wanted to make silver jewelry that would be passed down from generation to generation.

clock May 7, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

CFDA Toasts Robert Lee Morris

In the Gramercy Park Hotel’s moodily lit Rose Bar Thursday night, the guest of honor, Robert Lee Morris, helped members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America envision Atlantis, of all things.

clock May 7, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Internet Accessories Sales Proving a Gem

Luxury baubles and bags are finding a strong domain in cyberspace.

clock May 7, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Cartier, Van Cleef Embrace Bridal

Love is in the air, from Paris to New York – or so believe executives at Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.

clock May 7, 2007Caroline Tell and Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Findings

The NPD Group, the Port Washington, N.Y.-based consumer research firm, is adding accessories to its product list.

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

People

Love Is in the Air

Mailmen must be developing hernias these days from delivering invitations. There are so many events on both coasts it’s surprising celebrities and socialites have time to do anything else but party.

Take late last week. Sarah Jessica…

clock May 7, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Job Growth Slows in March

Hampered by declines in department store payrolls, total U.S. job growth slowed to a more than two-year low last month.

clock May 7, 2007Evan Clark

Financial

Traub Joins Board Of NexCen Brands

Retail expert Marvin Traub has joined the board of NexCen Brands Inc.

clock May 7, 2007Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Hochman, Pulitzer in Deal

The Carole Hochman Design Group has signed a licensing agreement with Lilly Pulitzer to produce and distribute a collection of sleepwear and intimate apparel bearing the Lilly Pulitzer name.

clock May 7, 2007Karyn Monget

Retail Features

Specialty Stores Get Personal

By catering to customers’ needs and giving them the personal attention that intimate apparel allows, specialty stores can play to their strengths.

clock May 7, 2007Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Rendezvous at La Petite Coquette

La Petite Coquette has gained a loyal clientele since Rebecca Apsan created a 160-square-foot jewel-box shop for lingerie in 1979.

clock May 7, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Brands, Boutiques Build Stronger Bonds

Vendors are rekindling ties with lingerie specialty stores as the department store segment of the innerwear market consolidates.

clock May 7, 2007Rusty Williamson

Fashion Features

London’s Two Faces of Lingerie

For many London lingerie aficionados, spring is another excuse to stock up on the season’s latest frilly offerings. Here’s an account of two shopping experiences at local boutiques.

clock May 7, 2007Lucie Greene

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