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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 7hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 21hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 15hWWD Staff

Difficult Spring Ahead: Saks Plans Cutbacks After Loss of $42.8M

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Burberry Earnings Rise 13.1 Percent

Despite rise in first half, Burberry is bracing for a slowdown in second-half profits.

clock November 18, 2008Samantha Conti


Difficult Spring Ahead: Saks Plans Cutbacks

Retailer sees $42.8 million loss in quarter.

clock November 18, 2008David Moin and Arnold J. Karr


Donna Karan Urban Zen Store Meets Hollywood

Donna Karan opens first West Coast version of new retail concept.

clock November 19, 2008Anne Riley-Katz

Retail Features

California Fires Magnify Retailers’ Burdens

The blazes come during an already devastating year for California retailers.

clock November 19, 2008Anne Riley-Katz

Fashion Features

West Watch: Mobile Retail… Jonas Brothers’ Gig… Eshaya Again…

Under the brand name Limited Addition, Alternative is opening mobile stores that will carry its namesake lineup of casual clothing.

clock November 19, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Spain’s Andalusia Promotes Fashion

Region out to boost profile.

clock November 19, 2008Barbara Barker


Marcolin Returns to Profit

Eyewear firm Marcolin sees growth in third quarter.

clock November 19, 2008Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Lisa Perry’s Mod, Mod World

Designer Lisa Perry opens first retail store.

clock November 19, 2008Sharon Edelson

Specialty Stores

Beyond 7, A Multi-Branded Designer Boutique, Opens on Eleventh Avenue

Showroom Seven is opening a freestanding boutique called Beyond 7.

clock November 19, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Caribbean Joe CEO Steps Down

CJ Apparel Group chief executive officer Jeffry Levy is stepping down after helping to return the moderate Caribbean Joe brand to profitability.

clock November 19, 2008Whitney Beckett


Spring Apparel Looks: Pure and Simple

Plain has a sexy side. And for spring, designers deliver it in fluid shapes and shots of vibrant color.

clock November 19, 2008Mayte Allende

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Cottage Living Closes… Reichl Plays Hostess…

Time Inc. shutters four-year-old Cottage Living magazine.

clock November 19, 2008WWD Staff


PacSun Reduces Third-Quarter Loss

Teen-apparel retailer Pacific Sunwear of California also cuts fourth-quarter guidance.

clock November 19, 2008Alexandra Steigrad


Safilo, IT Holding Downgraded

Credit ratings agencies downgraded Safilo and IT Holding on concerns the weakening market could undermine the companies’ abilities to service debt.

clock November 19, 2008Andrew Roberts


Prices of U.S.-Produced Goods Make Record Drop in October

Prices for all U.S.-produced goods fell a seasonally adjusted 2.8 percent in October, the largest monthly decline since records started being kept in 1947.

clock November 19, 2008Liza Casabona


Daily Stock Wrap

The day’s best and worst performers.

clock November 19, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Celebrates UNICEF Partnership

Gucci kicks off worldwide campaign featuring pop singer Rihanna.

clock November 19, 2008Marc Karimzadeh and Alessandra Ilari

Department Stores

Castro-Wright Sees Wal-Mart Growth Potential in U.S.

Despite plans to scale back new stores, Wal-Mart’s president and ceo Eduardo Castro-Wright plans to tap into 15 “opportunity markets” in the U .S.

clock November 19, 2008Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

British Label Reiss and Jigsaw Target U.S.

Luxury high street fashion labels Reiss and Jigsaw are expanding their brands outside the U.K.

clock November 19, 2008Nina Jones


Charles Jourdan Sale Fails

Charles Jourdan, the beleaguered French footwear brand that went into liquidation last December, is once again up for grabs.

clock November 19, 2008Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Valley of the Dolls… President-Elect’s Suit… Happy Feet…

It was enough to drive any little girl mad: Nearly 90 dolls dressed by top designers were displayed at the Mini Palais ahead of an auction benefiting UNICEF.

clock November 19, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

In the Funhouse: Miu Miu Opens on 57th Street

The opening of Miu Miu’s third store in New York today is a further testament to the brand’s ongoing growth and bullish retail expansion, despite the economy.

clock November 19, 2008Alessandra Ilari


PVH Net Retreats in 3Q, Guidance Trimmed

Calvin Klein licensing business shows resilience as firm beats estimates for quarter.

clock November 19, 2008Vicki M. Young


Tea for Two: Lauder Fetes Ralph Lauren Children’s Store

It was child’s play in the West Village when Aerin Lauder and Julie Janklow hosted a tea party at Sweetiepie to celebrate the new Ralph Lauren children’s store.

clock November 20, 2008WWD Staff


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