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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

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

clock 21hDavid Moin

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

Good News, Bad News: Retail Shares Shoot Up Amid Consumer Gloom

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Overview

On the day the government reported consumer confidence hit an all-time low, retail shares were driven up a record-shattering 13.6 percent.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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People

Celebrities Hop on Carousel of Hope

Even in a recession, Hollywood knows how to keep giving.

clock October 27, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Lauder Profits Leap, Cost Cuts Planned

First-quarter profits surge 30.7% on 11.3% sales gain, but outlook pared.

clock October 28, 2008Molly Prior

Government and Trade

Consumer Confidence Hits All-Time Low

Conference Board index drops 23.4 points to 38.

clock October 28, 2008Vicki M. Young

Financial

Retail Shares Surge Record 13.6 Percent

Investors dared to be optimistic Tuesday, pushing up battered retail stocks and setting a high.

clock October 28, 2008Evan Clark

Financial

Retailers Grow Anxious in Silicon Valley

Troubled economy begins to have impact in affluent technology hub.

clock October 29, 2008Joanna Ramey

Designer and Luxury

Neil Lane Opens New Store

Hollywood jeweler expands and seeks to broaden base.

clock October 29, 2008Rachel Brown

Department Stores

More Players Vie for Shrinking Better Space

Economy may pummel weakest lines.

clock October 29, 2008Whitney Beckett

People

Q&A: Faith Popcorn

As a “futurist,” Faith Popcorn rarely looks back.

clock October 29, 2008Valerie Seckler

Trends

Spring Fashion Looks: Miss Match

Springtime at J. Crew was all about contrasts and closet-raiding.

clock October 29, 2008WWD Staff

Marketing and Promotion

Nike Unveils Environmental Agenda

Nike Inc. unveiled an environmental agenda on Tuesday that is intended to cut waste and also help boost the bottom line.

clock October 29, 2008Whitney Beckett

Eyewear

Luxottica Cuts EPS Outlook as Profits Fall

Italian eyewear giant Luxottica Group SpA cut its earnings-per-share forecast by more than 13.5 percent Tuesday.

clock October 29, 2008Andrew Roberts

Fashion Features

The Costume Institute Looks at the Model as Muse

Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell didn’t just pose in designer clothes — they often inspired the creators behind them

clock October 29, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Vivienne Tam, Hewlett Packard to Unveil Laptop for Women

Vivienne Tam and Hewlett-Packard today are unveiling what might be the first laptop computer designed for women.

clock October 29, 2008Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford’s First Hollywood Film… Gigli’s Return… Ferre, 90210…

Three years after forming his production company, Tom Ford is finally in the director’s chair…

clock October 29, 2008WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Big Day for Layoffs… Less Ads for Martha Stewart Omnimedia…

Time Inc., The McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wenner Media LLC all revealed layoffs… Wenda Harris Millard predicted ad revenue in publishing would be down…

clock October 29, 2008WWD Staff

Mass and Off-Price

Wal-Mart Pursuing Global Growth

Wal-Mart plans to aggressively pursue business in emerging markets around the world, including Mexico, China and Brazil.

clock October 29, 2008Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

China Manufacturing Hard Hit by Financial Turmoil

Factories in China are shutting down as demand for goods slackens.

clock October 29, 2008Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Financial

Symrise Trims Forecast

Citing prevailing economic uncertainty, flavors and fragrance firm Symrise cut its full-year earnings forecasts Tuesday.

clock October 29, 2008Brid Costello

Financial

Ackman Eyes Target Real Estate

Activist investors to discuss plans for stores today.

clock October 29, 2008Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap

The best and worst performers.

clock October 29, 2008WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 21hMisty White Sidell

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