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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.

clock 4hDavid Moin


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


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Battling the Downturn: Saks Posts $99M Loss

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Mass and Off-Price

H&M Plans to Open First Store in South Korea

Seoul store will open in 2010.

clock February 25, 2009WWD Staff


Battling the Downturn: Saks Posts $99M Loss

Amid the pullback in luxury spending and markdowns, luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue’s fourth-quarter deficit reached $98.8 million.

clock February 25, 2009David Moin


Bedat & Co. Sold to Malaysian Firm

Gucci Group sheds niche watchmaker to Luxury Concepts Watches & Jewelry.

clock February 25, 2009Miles Socha


Henkel Net Profits Up 32.6 Percent in 2008

German cosmetics and household products giant Henkel reported a 248.6 percent fourth-quarter 2008 net earnings leap to 861 million euros.

clock February 25, 2009Susan Stone


Former Marionnaud Parfumeries CEO Guilty of Insider Trading

Marcel Frydman and his son, Gérald Frydman have been found guilty of and fined for insider trading while at the perfumery between 2002 and 2004.

clock February 25, 2009Jennifer Weil


Fall 2009 Runway Trend: A Fine Romance

Ruffles, frills and rosettes give a soft and ultrafeminine spin to everything from knitwear to evening gowns.

clock February 25, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Color Returns: Coterie Aims to Excite

Attendees at this season’s Fashion Coterie trade show in New York continued their quest for brightly colored merchandise, low prices and top-notch quality.

clock February 26, 2009Julee Kaplan

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Rendez-Vous Debuts in New York

Retailers headed to the Altman Building last weekend to check out Rendez-Vous, the Paris-based trade show.

clock February 26, 2009Julee Kaplan

Fashion Features

Paris Preview: Ones to Watch

Designers creating buzz around the City of Light.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff


Paris: Scene

Do, see, eat and play in Paris.

clock February 26, 2009Nina Jones and Jennifer Weil and Chantal Goupil and Katya Foreman and Natasha Montrose and Teresa Lee

Fashion Features

Paris Fashion Week Calendar

The schedule for Paris Fashion Week.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff


Lower Prices Lure Buyers at Dallas Men’s Show

Vendors offer quality items for fall in less-expensive materials.

clock February 26, 2009Holly Haber

Designer and Luxury

Olsens’ Elizabeth and James Launches Men’s

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen start men’s under both their labels, The Row and Elizabeth and James, for fall.

clock February 26, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Designer and Luxury

Charlie Sheen, Toby Keith Unveil Men’s Lines

Charlie Sheen and country artist Toby Keith introduce men’s apparel lines.

clock February 26, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

New Men’s Day in London Fashion Week

This season the British Fashion Council decided to give men’s designers their own dedicated day to shine.

clock February 26, 2009Nina Jones

Retail/Business Targets Male Luxe Shoppers is one of the growing number of e-commerce sites catering to the fashion-hungry male consumer.

clock February 26, 2009Emilie Marsh


Levi Names President of Asia-Pacific Division

Levi Strauss & Co. has named Aaron Keong Boey as president of its Asia-Pacific division, based in Singapore.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff


TJX Sees Net Drop, but Beats Estimates

The TJX Cos. Inc. on Wednes­day reported a decline in fourth-quarter profits but finished the period ahead of Wall Street’s expectations.

clock February 26, 2009Matthew Lynch


Tween Brands, Zale Surprise With Quarterly Losses

Tween Brands Inc. and Zale Corp. disappointed Wall Street with substantial losses and outlined plans to reduce costs through job cuts.

clock February 26, 2009Alexandra Steigrad and Vicki M. Young


Daily Stock Wrap: February 25, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: ‘The Black List’ Debuts on HBO… Martha Stewart Posts $8M Loss…

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Elvis Mitchell look pretty prescient right now.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff


Coral Line

For a fashion crowd attuned to the rise and fall of heels and hemlines, the term “coral consciousness” sounds like the sign of a color trend.

clock February 26, 2009Venessa Lau


Ittierre SpA Gets Funding

Ittierre SpA has secured itself a lifeline.

clock February 26, 2009Andrew Roberts


Illegal Conditions Alleged at Guatemala Factory

The National Labor Committee, alleged Wednesday that a factory near Guatemala City was producing apparel for under sweatshop conditions.

clock February 26, 2009Liza Casabona and John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

House Passes $410 Billion Spending Bill

Measure increases government agency funding by 8 percent.

clock February 26, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

Department Stores

Saks Revamps Bridge Floor

In all 53 Saks stores across the country, Wear departments opened this week.

clock February 26, 2009David Moin

Department Stores

Saks Opens Men’s Store in Palm Beach

Saks Fifth Avenue has opened a men’s-only store in Palm Beach, Fla., a traditionally strong market for the luxury retailer.

clock February 26, 2009Jean E. Palmieri


Glamour Celebrates 70th: Portrait Artists

Art and fashion collided Monday night when Glamour celebrated its 70th anniversary with an art show and candlelit dinner.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff


Runway Playlist: London

Music from the Nineties blares on the London Fashion Week runways.

clock February 26, 2009Ailsa Miller


Up Close With Trevor Andrew

WWD goes shopping with Olympic snowboarder Trevor Andrew.

clock February 26, 2009Nick Axelrod


Judge Approves Fortunoff Sale

Going-out-of-business sales will begin today at Fortunoff Holdings LLC’s 20 retail locations.

clock February 26, 2009Matthew Lynch


True Religion Earnings Rise

True Religion Apparel Inc. posts double-digit sales and earnings gains for the fourth quarter and full year.

clock February 26, 2009Ross Tucker

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Max Mara’s Slow and Steady Course

Italian firm Max Mara becomes a $1.4 billion powerhouse, quietly.

clock February 26, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Fashion Scoops

Michelle’s Choices… Scarlett’s Turn… Art Scene…

In her first weeks in the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has remained true to her fashion philosophy of embracing a diverse crop of American designers.

clock February 26, 2009WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Gap Goes to Rhode Island School of Design

Thirty RISD students refashion Gap’s classic spring cardigan.

clock February 26, 2009Sharon Edelson


YSL Auction Raises $484.6M

The auction of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge art collection broke records.

clock February 26, 2009Ellen Groves


Philip Green Consolidates Operations

Retailer to merge Bhs into Arcadia, parent of brands including Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge.

clock February 26, 2009Samantha Conti


Dundas Readies for Pucci Debut

Peter Dundas says his new collection for Pucci was inspired by everything from the house’s well-stocked archives to the Renaissance Palazzo Pucci.

clock February 27, 2009Alessandra Ilari


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