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Retail

Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

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

clock 12mDavid 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

Retailers Get Holiday Reality Check

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Overview

The final weekend: little holiday cheer in season to forget.

From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

Hugo Boss Taps Bierbrauer as Chief Operating Officer

New COO is a veteran of Gucci Group.

clock December 22, 2008Matthew Lynch

Fashion

Neil Barrett, Herno in Deal for Down Jackets

Designer Neil Barrett has teamed up with Herno, a high end Italian sportswear specialist, for an eight-piece capsule collection.

clock December 23, 2008Alessandra Ilari

People

Designers Mark Anniversary of Boston Art Institute

Louis Boston’s Greenberg helped organize visit.

clock December 23, 2008Katherine Bowers

People

Dallas Readies for Return of the Bushes

The city expects the Bush family to focus on charities and the Presidential library.

clock December 23, 2008Holly Haber

Government and Trade

Major Shifts Seen in U.S. Import Pattern

A volatile global economy and restrictive trade policies have triggered a dramatic shift in the hierarchy of countries that supply the U.S. with its fashion.

clock December 23, 2008Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Truck Fee Faces Further Challenges at West Coast Ports

Clean Trucks Progam brings controversy and uncertainty.

clock December 23, 2008Ross Tucker

Jewelry

Arnold Scaasi: Market Basket

Arnold Scaasi made a strong showing pitching his costume jewelry on HSN this month.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

Retail Features

Salespeople Put on the Hard Sell This Holiday Season

Tough times have brought back the in-your-face approach to holiday salesmanship.

clock December 23, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu to Launch The Exclusives Collection

A new line by Jason Wu will focus on core silhouettes.

clock December 23, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Bally’s Pool Party… Clear Motives… Moussaieff Makes a Move…

For his first ad campaign for Bally, Brian Atwood turned to an ex-top model — Christy Turlington.

clock December 23, 2008Samantha Conti

Legal

GemEx Sues Zale Corp., Competitor

Wisconsin action alleges misuse of appraisal technology.

clock December 23, 2008Matthew Lynch

Financial

Walgreens Scaling Back

Walgreen Co. — the drugstore chain with 6,500-plus doors — will again pull back the reins on new store openings.

clock December 23, 2008Molly Prior

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Puma Partners With Women’s Professional Soccer

Puma has signed on as a founding partner of Women’s Professional Soccer and all WPS franchises.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

Human Resources

Valentino Taps Two New Managers

Reflecting a worldwide reorganization and a reinforcement of top-level management, Valentino Spa created two new positions.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Quiksilver Beats Wall Street View

Excluding charges and discontinued operations, Q4 EPS is 32 cents for Quiksilver.

clock December 23, 2008Vicki M. Young

Retail Features

Retailers Get Holiday Reality Check

Final shopping weekend won’t save the season.

clock December 23, 2008David Moin and Holly Haber and Vicki M. Young and Cate T. Corcoran and Elizabeth Thurman and Anne Riley-Katz

Retail Features

January Blues for U.K. Retailers

Experts predict some chains will go bust.

clock December 23, 2008Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Rolland and Couture… Disposable Clothes in Antwerp… Azzaro Online…

After three seasons as a solo designer, Stéphane Rolland has been nominated to be an official member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Liz Lange Relaunches High End Line

Liz Lange is back to her old self.

clock December 23, 2008Julee Kaplan

Designer and Luxury

Temperley London Lands in Dubai

The British label Temperley has opened a new 2,500-square-foot unit in the Dubai Mall.

clock December 23, 2008Sharon Edelson

People

Blueberry Nights: Celebs and Socials Wear Blue Hues

Everyone from Anne Hathaway to Debbie Bancroft seems to be stepping out in shades of blue.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

People

Arden Wohl’s Latest Project Spells Drama

The headband-loving social Arden Wohl will open her new film, featuring Leelee Sobieski and Azura Skye, in February.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

People

Snapshot: Liane Balaban of ‘Last Chance Harvey’

Actress Liane Balaban, who stars alongside Dustin Hoffman in “Last Chance Harvey,” speaks to WWD.

clock December 23, 2008Amanda FitzSimons

Human Resources

A&F Extends Jeffries’ Contract

Chairman and ceo Michael Jeffries signs on for another five years at Abercrombie & Fitch.

clock December 23, 2008Jean E. Palmieri

Real Estate

Property Developers Get in Line to Request Bailout

Worried about $160 billion in debt due in 2009, property developers are eyeing bailout request.

clock December 23, 2008Kristi Ellis and Matthew Lynch

Real Estate

Retail Leases Under Pressure

Retail lease disposition is showing signs of distress in this downtrodden economy.

clock December 23, 2008Sharon Edelson

Business Features

Burani Signs Licensing Deal for La Perla RTW

Burani has signed a licensing agreement for the production and worldwide distribution of La Perla’s ready-to-wear collection.

clock December 23, 2008Luisa Zargani

Design

Dress for Success Hurt by Madoff Scheme

Dress for Success, the non-profit charity that gives interview clothing to low-income women, suffers loss because of alleged Ponzi scheme.

clock December 23, 2008Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Put It on Rye

Baltimore teen rapper and M.I.A. protégé Ryeisha Berrain, aka Rye Rye, takes the right cues from her genre-bending mentor on her debut album.

clock December 23, 2008Nick Axelrod

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap

The day’s best and worst performers.

clock December 23, 2008WWD Staff

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