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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

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Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

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Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

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Checklist for Ahrendts: Burberry CEO in Drive To Home Brand’s Image

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When Angela Ahrendts took over the helm of Burberry last year, one of her mantras was "innovate and elevate." The staff listened, and now the Burberry chief executive officer is having trouble sleeping at night.

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clock May 23, 2007William Cotto

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High Anxiety

A devalued dollar and cheap Chinese imports are causes for concern.

clock May 23, 2007Michael Kepp

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Grow Canada

As attendance increases, Canadian shows search for new venues that will allow them to expand.

clock May 23, 2007Brian Dunn

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Test Run

Wary organizers try out a splashy new venue in Macau.

clock May 23, 2007Vicki Rothrock

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Time Crunch

Japanese organizers look for innovative products as they deal with pressure to adapt their schedules.

clock May 23, 2007Koji Hirano

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Positive Signs

A rebounding economy and strong beauty and accessories markets fuel Australasian trade fairs.

clock May 23, 2007Patty Huntington

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Turkey’s trade fair war is over, but controversy still looms.

clock May 23, 2007Suna Erdem

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Trading Shows

Berlin loses Bread & Butter but acquires a new IMG runway event in its place.

clock May 23, 2007Damien McGuinness

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Must-See City

French trade show organizers are betting that creativity, savvy marketing and increased services will lift their shows above the international competition.

clock May 23, 2007Emilie Marsh

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Game Planning

London trade shows play to their strengths and look for new ways to bring in buyers.

clock May 23, 2007Jocelyn M. Black

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Tightening Up

Madrid gets a major nip/tuck, while the Barcelona runway shows are in flux.

clock May 23, 2007Barbara Barker

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Value Added

Trade fairs refresh their looks and create new features to draw customers.

clock May 23, 2007Luisa Zargani

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A look at what’s new and what to do in some of the world’s trade show destinations.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff

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The O.C. Plus: Hurley Expanding Profile

Hurley, the action sports brand owned by Nike Inc., wants to break out of the O.C.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff

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Reiss Wants to Leverage Star Power in L.A.

The British brand Reiss is seeking to make a bold statement by placing its new flagship in the heart of Robertson Boulevard.

clock May 23, 2007Emili Vesilind and Rachel Brown

Tom Ford’s Latest Act: Top Chef?

Tom Ford knew he and Martha Stewart would hit it off when the domestic diva told the designer that she paints the soles of her Louboutins black because she doesn’t like red.

clock May 23, 2007Sarah Taylor

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Expansion, Remodelings at Top of Nordstrom Agenda

Nordstrom is casting a wide net to expand.

clock May 23, 2007Joanna Ramey


Apparel Spending Up Among Young Adults. So Is Debt

Young adults ages 18 to 24 spent $30.3 billion on clothing in the 12 months ended March 31.

clock May 23, 2007Valerie Seckler


J. Crew Tailoring Appeal

The company is rolling out smaller stores, each with a look, assortment and nameplate customized to fit the tone and tastes of affluent locations and resort towns.

clock May 23, 2007David Moin


AEO Net Climbs 25%, Forecast Below Estimates

American Eagle Outfitters delivered a 25 percent earnings per share gain for the first quarter, but the specialty retailer said second-quarter earnings were expected to come in lower than analysts’ estimates.

clock May 23, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz


In Brief: House Of Hoops… Smith To C-Suite… Hardy Names Sil Verman

Nike Inc. and Foot Locker Inc. are partnering to open 50 stand-alone basketball apparel and shoe stores called House of Hoops by Foot Locker – offering Nike, Jordan and Converse basketball shoes, apparel and equipment – over the next three years.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff


Checklist for Ahrendts: Burberry CEO in Drive To Hone Brand’s Image

When Angela Ahrendts took over the helm of Burberry last year, one of her mantras was “innovate and elevate.” The staff listened, and now the Burberry chief…

clock May 23, 2007Samantha Conti


Marks & Spencer’s Net Gains 27% in Year

Marks and Spencer Group plc reported a 27 percent increase in profits to 659.2 million pounds, or $1.3 billion at current exchange, from 520.6 million pounds, or $1.03 billion, in the year ended March 31 on the back of record sales. It was the best…

clock May 23, 2007Samantha Conti

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Carolyn Murphy Steps Out For Jantzen at Macy’s

Jantzen launched its revamped 2007 swimwear line, featuring spokeswoman and model Carolyn Murphy in its new advertising campaign, at Macy’s Herald Square last week.

clock May 23, 2007Rachel Strugatz

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Lucy Sykes Launches Lower-Priced Girls’ Line

Lucy Sykes Rellie is inspired to launch a children’s line each time she has a baby.

clock May 23, 2007Whitney Beckett

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Aspara Crosses the Pond With Swimsuits

After designing kimono cover-ups for four years in the U.K., Apsara is adding swimwear to its portfolio as it crosses the Atlantic.

clock May 23, 2007Whitney Beckett

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Urban Outfitters Concept Is “Green”

Urban Outfitters Inc. is going green with a new non-apparel store concept.

clock May 23, 2007Julee Greenberg


Payless in Deal For Stride Rite

Payless ShoeSource Inc. said Tuesday it will acquire The Stride Rite Corp. for $800 million, plus debt.

clock May 23, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Signature Fetish… Idol Worship… Together Again…

Eve is bringing her Fetish back. It’s been nearly three years since rapper/actress Eve Jeffers closed her brand under Marc Ecko Enterprises, the company that purchased the license from Innovo Group in 2004.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff

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Beauty Beat: Zegna Exploring Seductive Side With Brand’s Third Fragrance

For Ermenegildo Zegna’s newest fragrance, called Zegna Intenso, the fashion brand’s fragrance licensee YSL Beaute said it wanted to explore a more seductive side of the Zegna man.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Sonia Rykiel Rolls Out New Look in Paris

Sonia Rykiel is hinting at things to come with the new store it just opened on the Avenue Georges V here.

clock May 23, 2007Robert Murphy

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: B-Day… New Face… Break Room…

Will Kent Brownridge reenter the magazine business along with Quadrangle Group by winning the bid for the Dennis Publishing trio of titles for sale: Maxim, Stuff and Blender?

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff

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Sadove Offers Wisdom to FIT Grads

There is plenty for students to fret about when they graduate from college and try to market themselves to employers, but Stephen I. Sadove, chairman and…

clock May 23, 2007David Moin

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gives Leadership Award

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City recently hosted an Accountants and Bankers Reception here at the Harmonie Club at which Allan Ellinger and Neal Rosenberg were each presented with the Bob Berenson Leadership Award.

clock May 23, 2007Vicki M. Young

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Saks Flagship Bolsters Shoe Department

Saks Fifth Avenue is building up its shoe business in a big way, so big in fact that the store got a government-approved zip code – 10022-SHOE – for the 17,500-square-foot salon.

clock May 23, 2007David Moin


Ralph Lauren Completes Impact 21 Tender Offer

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said it wrapped up its tender offer for the outstanding shares of Impact 21 Co. that it did not already own.

clock May 23, 2007WWD Staff


Zale Post $3.1M Loss in 3Q

Broad economic factors such as rising fuel costs and internal changes contributed to a third-quarter loss at Zale Corp. Tuesday.

clock May 23, 2007Liza Casabona


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