Retailer vs. Vendor: Supreme Court Mulls Power of Price-Fixing

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As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the rights of brands against those of retailers, the power to control prices hangs in the balance.

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Buyers Go Light at China Show

Mills exhibiting at last week’s China Textile & Apparel show here saw buyers on the hunt for lightweight and natural fabrics.

clock June 19, 2007Ross Tucker


Textiles Top Dumping Cases

Global textile exports accounted for the largest number of final antidumping measures imposed from last July 1 through Dec. 31, a World Trade Organization report said.

clock June 19, 2007John Zarocostas

Frida Giannini and Nick Rhodes


Open Season

Angelenos might be envied for their year-round sunny clime, but even they don’t throw many alfresco fetes until summer.

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At Bal Harbour Shops, the interior of the Bottega Veneta boutique


Bal Harbour Courts Next Generation

A third-generation member of family-owned Bal Harbour Shops is proving he has the right stuff.

clock June 19, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Thelma Sweetinburgh

Fashion Features

WWD’s Thelma Sweetinburgh, 97

Thelma Sweetinburgh, the Paris-based fashion editor who helped put WWD on the map during the Sixties, died Thursday at a convalescent home here. She was 97.

clock June 19, 2007Miles Socha and Robert Murphy


Retailers Ready to Boost Interactivity on the Web

Anticipated growth in high-speed Internet connectivity has retailers toying with bandwidth-hungry Web site features they would not have considered last year.

clock June 19, 2007Denise Power

The Supreme Court will address whether brands can legally dictate prices to retailers.


Retailer vs. Vendor: Supreme Court Mulls Power of Price-Fixing

As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the rights of brands against those of retailers, the power to control prices hangs in the balance.

clock June 19, 2007Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis


Guess Execs Bullish on Future

Guess Inc. executives were upbeat about the denim and sportswear company’s financial health during the annual shareholders’ meeting Monday at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: All In The Family… Manhattan Transfer… Entente Cordiale

Phoebe Philo’s young family is growing. The former ChloE designer last week gave birth to her second child, a boy, a new brother for two-year-old Maya. Philo and her husband, Max Wigram, have yet to release the baby’s name.

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Ralph Lauren's illustration for the FTBC shirt.

Fashion Features

Ralph Lauren Designs T-Shirt For Breast Cancer Initiative

Ralph Lauren is designing the shirt to kick off the Council of Fashion Designers of America/CFDA Foundation Inc.’s new global partnership with

clock June 19, 2007Marc Karimzadeh


Finish Line in Deal for Genesco

Finish Line Inc. said Monday it inked a deal to acquire footwear and accessories retailer Genesco Inc. for about $1.5 billion in cash.

clock June 19, 2007Jeanine Poggi


Daisy Fuentes Line Targeted by Labor Group

The National Labor Committee has added another celebrity’s clothing line, as well as a teen retailer, to its long list of labels allegedly produced in sweatshops.

clock June 19, 2007Kristi Ellis

M by Mariah Carey

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Carey Unveils New Scent… Macy’s to Host Supplier Fair… Unilever Taps Top Tech Officer

Mariah Carey hopes to hit more than high notes in the fall scent parade with M by Mariah Carey, her new women’s fragrance.

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In Brief: The Roberts Room… Kellwood Gets More Active… Year Of The Goat

The Fashion Institute of Technology will mark the opening of the Rita and Bruce Roberts Room in a dedication ceremony this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at FIT’s Robert Lagary Board Room. Industry veteran Bruce Roberts has been executive director of the…

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Fall 1989

Fashion Features

A Ferre Farewell

Gianfranco Ferre SpA will continue to produce collections despite the designer’s unexpected death, the company said Monday.

clock June 19, 2007Luisa Zargani

Two looks from Naoki Takizawa's debut collection.

Fashion Features

French Honor Takizawa for Artistry

In a small ceremony on Friday at the Musee du quai Branly in Paris, Naoki Takizawa was made a Chevalier in the French Order of Arts and Letters for creating four spectacular curtains that adorn the Jean Nouvel-designed museum for primitive arts.

clock June 19, 2007Robert Murphy and Rosemary Feitelberg

Donald Cumming and Annabelle Dexter-Jones


Memo Pad: Eastern Dawn… Hearst Shuffle… Vote Now

Charlotte Ronson hit Tokyo in April with her sister Annabelle Dexter-Jones, twin Samantha Ronson and Lindsay Lohan to celebrate her spring collection, spot trends and, of course, shop.

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DKNY Jeans Taps New President

Kevin Monogue has been named president of Liz Claiborne Inc.’s DKNY Jeans brand.

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Jean Touitou

Fashion Features

A.P.C. Bringing Its Casual Chic to L.A.

The casual-chic French contemporary brand A.P.C. launched its second U.S. store here on Saturday, 15 years after opening in lower Manhattan.

clock June 19, 2007Emili Vesilind


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