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Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

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

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Fashion

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.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Busting Counterfeits: Feds Crack Major Ring, Seize $200M in Fakes

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Seizing $200 million in fake goods, Federal officials here on Wednesday brok up what they called one of the largest-ever counterfeit smuggling rings for apparel, shoes and accessories.

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Department Stores

Gun Rampage at Omaha Mall

A rifle-toting gunman shot and killed eight people in a department store in a busy Omaha, Neb., shopping mall on Wednesday before taking his own life.

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Human Resources

In Brief: Escada Exit

The chairman of the Escada AG supervisory board, Hans-J?rg Rudloff, has resigned for personal reasons.

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Department Stores

Neiman’s Posts Gains in Challenging Quarter

Neiman Marcus Group Inc., weathering overstocks, a highly promotional season and the challenging economy, posted first-quarter earnings and sales gains.

clock December 6, 2007David Moin

Financial

Chilly Temps, Black Friday Seen Lifting Nov. Comps

Colder temperatures last month, combined with solid Black Friday sales and a favorable calendar shift, are expected to buoy November same-store sales…

clock December 6, 2007Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Marc’s Time Shift… Mulberry Moves… Fur Real…

The fashion crowd won’t have the Marc Jacobs show to rile them up anymore – at least not on Monday night at 9 (or make that 11).

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

People

Smokin’ Aces

When it comes to parties, there are at least two things European designers are good for: celebrities and cigarettes.

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Coty Takes a Page From the Past For Latest Jil Sander Fragrance

Coty Prestige has gone back to the roots of its flourishing Jil Sander fragrance franchise with Scent 79 Man and Scent 79 Woman, a new take on the German…

clock December 6, 2007Melissa Drier

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Christy Does Escada… Blow Suicide Verdict… The Nose Knows…

After featuring a relatively unknown model in its fall campaign, Escada is adding some star power in front of, and behind, the lens for spring.

clock December 6, 2007Nina Jones and Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith and Amy Wicks

Human Resources

Marketer Gobe Starting Own Firm

Marc Gobe, a champion of the role emotions play in the design and marketing of brands, is striking out to form his own consulting firm.

clock December 6, 2007Valerie Seckler

Fashion Features

Holding a Candle (or Eight) to Christmas

In the spirit of the season, WWD surveys fashion’s shining Jewish stars about growing up Hanukkah in the blizzard that is Christmas, and how they’re…

clock December 6, 2007Nick Axelrod

Fashion

A Tahari Tradition

For Rory Tahari, a Hanukkah without latkes would be like a pear tree sans partridge. “My family had been making my grandmother’s latke recipe forever and…

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Musings On Hanukkah: Marc Jacobs… Isaac Mizrahi… Allen Schwartz…

“My contribution for the holiday season is showing up in a very ridiculous costume at our [company] holiday party. I’m not really a Hanukkah person and I’m…

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Denim

PV’s Ode to Denim Gets Warm Response

Denim designers, weavers and specialist from around the world got a jump start on the summer season at the first edition of Denim by Premiere Vision.

clock December 6, 2007Emilie Marsh

Denim

Activewear Labels Recapture an Original Outdoor Category

Jeans are returning to their roots in the outdoors. Activewear clothiers, ranging from Columbia Sportswear and Nau to Burton and Puma, are adding…

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Shoppers Click on Contemporary

More contemporary shoppers are buying on the Web, whether for a deal from Bluefly.com or the new young designer collection from Shopbop.com.

clock December 6, 2007Julee Greenberg Kaplan

Denim

Simmons Sisters Whip Up Pastry Apparel

Kimora Lee Simmons may want to watch out. Her nieces, Vanessa and Angela Simmons, have a brand on their hands called Pastry that one day could become a…

clock December 6, 2007Julee Greenberg Kaplan

Handbags

An Inside Look at Counterfeit’s Dark Alleys

The sheer number of people going in and out of the building is startling. Droves of women of all ages and in groups, some with husbands in tow and some…

clock December 6, 2007Liza Casabona

Retail Features

Pirated Products Are Big Business

Despite increased enforcement efforts, sales of counterfeit goods are a major headache for brand owners.

clock December 6, 2007Liza Casabona

Jewelry

Busting Counterfeits: Feds Crack Major Ring, Seize $200M in Fakes

Seizing $200 million in fake goods, Federal officials here on Wednesday broke up what they called one of the largest-ever counterfeit smuggling rings for…

clock December 6, 2007Liza Casabona

Designer and Luxury

To Have And to Fold

Tailored with a hint of romance – that’s the approach Rena Lange’s Franke Gembalies is taking to pre-fall. The creative director favors chic, controlled…

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Far East Fortunes

The top 10 Asia-Pacific region countries ranked by projected 2007 clothing and footwear retail sales.

clock December 6, 2007Cecily Hall

People

WWD Postcard

Greetings from sunny Florida!

clock December 6, 2007WWD Staff

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