Business

Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

clock October 20, 2017David Moin

Business

Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

clock October 20, 2017Evan Clark and Adriana Lee

Business

Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

clock October 20, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Every Penny: Stores’ Cost-Cutting May Transform Retail

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Overview

Counting Retailers are reining in their spending — with most broadline players slashing millions from their budgets as they try to counter withering sales.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Claire’s Narrows Loss

Claire’s Stores Inc. cites its cost savings initiative that began in 2008.

clock June 12, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

More, More, More

More presenters have been confirmed for the 2009 CFDA Awards taking place this Monday, including Jack White, Blake Lively and Jimmy Fallon.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff

Retail

Charivari Founder Selma Weiser Dies at 84

Retail pioneer Selma Weiser gave many designers their start.

clock June 14, 2009Karyn Monget

Financial

Retail Stocks Down Last Week

Last Friday, the S&P Retail Index ended down for the week, as the Jones Industrial Average moved into positive territory for the year.

clock June 15, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Among broadline retailers, Sears made the biggest cuts in selling, general and administrative expenses in the first quarter.

Financial

Stores’ Cost-Cutting May Transform Retail

Retail industry may be reshaped as Sears, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Penney’s, Saks, Nordstrom, and Target cut a collective $668 million.

clock June 15, 2009Evan Clark

Financial

Tiffany Accused of Overcharging for Chain

Buyer of Little Switzerland alleges it paid too much for Caribbean jeweler.

clock June 15, 2009Matthew Lynch

Persol’s Incognito Design Exhibition.

People

When Eyewear Is Art

Every eyewear company has its celluloid moments. For Persol, the U.S. big-screen debut came in 1968’s “The Thomas Crown Affair.”

clock June 15, 2009Venessa Lau

Government and Trade

House Committee Scraps Cargo Screening Mandate

House Appropriations Committee acknowledges goal not ‘feasible.’

clock June 15, 2009Kristi Ellis

A rendering of the planned Generra store.

Designer and Luxury

Generra Plans First U.S. Store

Contemporary brand Generra plans to open a store in the Meatpacking District this fall.

clock June 15, 2009Vicki M. Young

Damiani’s Gomitolo rings.

Designer and Luxury

Damiani Turns a Glittering 85

Damiani is intent on building its watch division as the brand celebrates its 85th anniversary.

clock June 15, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Maxwell

People

Then & Now: The Return of R&B Singer Maxwell

The crooner Maxwell is releasing his first album in eight years and has a dapper new look to match.

clock June 15, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

Jewelry

Findings: Fabergé to Debut High-End Jewelry… Perriard Exits Concord…

Fabergé, which has a major rebranding under way, plans to preview its first high-end jewelry collection next month during the Paris couture shows.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

Tory Burch sunglasses.

Eyewear

Tory Burch Glams It Up With Eyewear

Tory Burch has signed a deal with Luxottica to create eyewear, inspired by iconic film stars such as James Dean and Faye Dunaway.

clock June 15, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Gigi Levangie Grazer

People

Eye: The Moonves as Muse, Ruffian Uptown and More…

Gigi Levangie Grazer, author of “The Starter Wife” and her latest read “Queen Takes King,” suggested Les Moonves was an inspiration.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

The Seductive Comfort Customized Lift With Lace Wing Bra.

Activewear

Calvin Klein Expands Intimates

Warnaco looks to strengthen its Calvin Klein Underwear franchise with a major relaunch and new product introductions.

clock June 15, 2009Karyn Monget

Simon Doonan and Jim Moore

Media

Memo Pad: Get Moore… Currie to Kenneth…

A broad swath of New York’s men’s wear world packed onto Barneys New York’s third floor on Thursday night to toast Jim Moore, GQ’s longtime creative director.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

Skin Care

Sponge Skincare Plans International Growth

New York-based Sponge Skincare, a 10-item assortment of face and body care products that’s made in Greece, is bullish about expansion this year.

clock June 15, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Scoops

Good Enough for the Queen… ‘Twilight’ Hour… Wu’s Stormy Weather…

Christopher Bailey and Natalie Massenet are the latest fashion figures to receive a nod from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

clock June 15, 2009WWD Staff

Textiles

JA Apparel Turns to Licensing

JA Apparel Corp., in a major shift for the company, announces three major licensing deals.

clock June 15, 2009Brenner Thomas

Two groups are in a bidding war for Filene’s Basement.

Financial

Auction for Filene’s Continues This Week

Reopened bidding for off-pricer unresolved on Friday.

clock June 15, 2009Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Heidi Klum, in the T-shirt designed by Michael Kors.

Fashion Features

Michael Kors and Heidi Klum Speak Out for Breast Cancer

Michael Kors and Heidi Klum, “Project Runway” collaborators, have been tapped as advocates for Saks’ 2009 Key to the Cure campaign.

clock June 15, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Items from Max Factor.

Retail

Mass Cosmetics Tries to Find Direction

Many changes on the beauty wall have been afoot in just the past few months.

clock June 19, 2009Faye Brookman

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Looks from Harrys of London Fall 2017.

Business

Harrys of London CEO Out After Charles Cohen Acquisition

clock October 20, 2017Kali Hays

Social Studies