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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 20hVicki M. Young


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 4hRachel Strugatz


Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 15hEvan Clark

The Road Runs Out: Streetwear Adapts As Market Implodes

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It's crunch time. At the start of the decade, hip-hop was on fire. Record sales were booming, chart-topping artists seemed to pop up daily and the music generated a whole new fashion look.

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Specialty Stores

Street Stuff

Urban contemporary retailers ranked by number of stores.*

clock June 26, 2008Cecily Hall


Where What’s Old Is New Again

China’s capital is a city of extremes, physically exhausting and intimidating for its sheer sprawl and harsh climate, yet exhilarating and charming for its…

clock June 26, 2008Kathleen E. McLaughlin

They Are Wearing

East Meets West

Young people in Beijing, sporting prints, designer bags, fashion sandals and iPods, now look as ready for MTV as Tiananmen Square.

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff


Beijing: Vital Stats

Metro area population… Area… Average rent for a one-bedroom apartment…

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff


Naouri Returns With a Feel for the Road

Philippe Naouri, former co-designer of Antik Denim, is motoring his way to a new premium jeans line that he hopes will be the first seed of a new fashion…

clock June 26, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran


J Brand Courts Curvier Customer With Blue Label

J Brand, the premium denim label best known for its skinny jeans, is expanding for fall with a new label targeted at the curvier end of the consumer spectrum.

clock June 26, 2008Khanh T.L. Tran


Hamnett Reenters Denim With Organic Line

Katharine Hamnett is jumping back into denim.

clock June 26, 2008Nina Jones


Diesel Partners With Roskilde Festival

Partiers at Denmark’s Roskilde Festival this year can forgo buying the traditional T-shirt and instead proclaim they attended the iconic music show by…

clock June 26, 2008Ellen Groves

Marketing and Trends

De Mey Defining the Lancome Woman

Aaron de Mey, Lanc??me’s new makeup maestro, has a clear vision of the brand’s woman.

clock June 26, 2008Jennifer Weil


Nike Net Climbs 12 Percent

Nike Inc. posted another strong quarter, as earnings gained 12 percent on robust international growth.

clock June 26, 2008Whitney Beckett

Government and Trade

Pascal Lamy Sets Doha Talks

World Trade Organization director general Pascal Lamy on Wednesday called for ministers from 35 to 40 trading powers, including the U.S., to meet in Geneva…

clock June 26, 2008John Zarocostas


Ferre in Real Estate Venture

Gianfranco Ferr?? SpA is building for the future.

clock June 26, 2008Andrew Roberts

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Promotions… Study Up Next Time

As Cond??Net has expanded its portfolio in recent years with several acquisitions ??? and continues to hunt for more ??? the division is adding…

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff


Prince Charming

"It looks fantastic," gushed Jeanne Marine Geldof as she wandered through Richard Prince’s solo show…

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Oui, Mamie… When In Rome…

Is Gerard Darel setting sail for the U.S.?

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Split Decision

Miuccia Prada gets into the groove of the Eighties for Miu Miu cruise with sexy shapes in high-contrast color combinations.

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

The Road Runs Out: Streetwear Adapts As Market Implodes

It’s crunch time.

clock June 26, 2008Julee Kaplan


Penney’s Scales Back Expansion Plans

Reacting to the weak retail environment, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. again reduced capital expenditures…

clock June 26, 2008Vicki M. Young and Matthew Lynch

Designer and Luxury

Christian Francis Roth Returns With Signature Line

Christian Francis Roth is back.

clock June 26, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Mergers and Acquisitions

In Brief: Haskell Buys Samara… Baugur Sells Stake In Booker

Costume jewelry firm Haskell Jewels has acquired M.W. Samara Sterling Silver Designers, a maker of sterling silver jewelry since 1972, with an annual volume…

clock June 26, 2008WWD Staff

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