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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

A Threatened Industry On the Edge of Chaos Should CIT Group Fail

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Overview

The industry is facing potential turmoil after CIT Group Inc., which provides basic financing for thousands of small- and midsized apparel retailers, said it probably won’t get a federal bailout.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Chloë Sevigny in Proenza Schouler.

People

Proenza Schouler’s American Boys

Revelers like Chloë Sevigny, Amy Greenspon, Yvonne Force Villareal, Maria Cornejo and Jen Brill celebrated the launch of the 9th edition of A Magazine.

clock July 14, 2009WWD Staff

Adriana Lima

People

Moon Walking With Louis Vuitton

On Monday night the fashion crowd gathered to pay homage to a different moon walk— the actual outer space one, whose 40th anniversary is on July 20th.

clock July 14, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Revenues Rise 8.5 Percent

Retail sales, particularly in Europe and Asia, outpace wholesale in first quarter.

clock July 15, 2009Samantha Conti

Financial

H&M Same-Store Sales Slip 5 Percent

Total sales in June rose 4 percent, aided by store expansion.

clock July 15, 2009Elena Berton

Financial

Retail Stocks Ride High on Dow’s Gains Wednesday

The S&P Retail Index picked up 8.02points Wednesday.

clock July 15, 2009Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Ossie Clark RTW Fall 2009

Financial

Ossie Clark to Shut

The Ossie Clark label, which relaunched last year with backing from Marc and Julian Worth, is closing.

clock July 15, 2009Samantha Conti

A look from Prancing Leopard Organics.

Sportswear

Prancing Leopard Organics Jumps Into Activewear Mix

New line Prancing Leopard Organics, zeros in on sustainability and philanthropy.

clock July 16, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

A Ginny H pintucked cotton T-shirt.

Ready To Wear

Ginny H Heads to the Bridge Department

High-end designer Ginny Hilfiger hopes to drum up business in the bridge department for her line, Ginny H.

clock July 16, 2009Julee Kaplan

Vince’s Melrose Place store in Los Angeles.

Ready To Wear

As Kellwood Struggles, Vince Plans Retail Rollout

As Kellwood Co. tries to avert bankruptcy, one of its top-performing contemporary brands is moving forward with a retail rollout.

clock July 16, 2009Julee Kaplan

Macy's

Human Resources

From WWD List: These Kids Today

The ideal employers chosen by undergraduate students interested in the fashion, retail and apparel sector.

clock July 16, 2009Cecily Hall

Amy Irving

People

Actress Amy Irving in the Hamptons

Amy Irving tackles “The Glass Menagerie” at Guild Hall.

clock July 16, 2009Amanda FitzSimons

Looks from Gap’s 1969 Premium Jeans.

Denim

Industry Betting on Denim for Back to School

The industry is betting big on denim for back-to-school.

clock July 16, 2009Ross Tucker

Denim

Net, Sales Down at Joe’s Jeans in 2nd Qtr.

Net income at the Los Angeles-based premium denim firm Joe’s Jeans fell 17.8 percent to $1.3 million in the second quarter.

clock July 16, 2009Matthew Lynch

Bob Mackie and Yolanda Cellucci

Designer and Luxury

Yolanda Bridal Boutique Closing After 41 Years

After dressing tens of thousands of brides in the last 41 years, Yolanda Cellucci will close her one-stop bridal boutique, salon, spa and cafe.

clock July 16, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Giorgio Armani

Fashion Features

Men’s Spring 2010 Trend: Crimson Tide

Although the overall color palette for spring has been dominated by dark, neutral tones, red was the obvious exception.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Nicolas Sarkozy during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Double Take… Talk to the Hand… Summer With Yurman…

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy selected a white cashmere cocktail dress by Dior for the official Bastille Day parade in Paris on Tuesday.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Charlotte Gainsbourg

Fragrance

Charlotte Gainsbourg to Front Balenciaga Scent

Nicolas Ghesquière and Charlotte Gainsbourg are teaming up to enliven the Balenciaga fragrance franchise.

clock July 16, 2009Rachel Brown

Business Features

In Brief: Sheldon Joins PJSC

Former Lazard banker will head consumer products unit.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

New CEO at Burani Fashion Group

Burani shifts top management as it restructures debt.

clock July 16, 2009Andrew Roberts

Government and Trade

Fake Shades Seized

U.S. Customs & Border Protection said Wednesday it had seized counterfeit Dolce & Gabbana and Versace sunglasses valued at $122,043.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: July 15, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Industry Awaits California Budget Resolution

California lawmakers appeared close to a deal to resolve the state’s budget crisis.

clock July 16, 2009Marcy Medina and Anne Riley-Katz

Cover of Challenge

Media

Money Crowd… His Favorite Things… Racy Track…

French luxury titans Bernard Arnault and François Pinault are together at last — on the cover of this week’s issue of French business magazine Challenges.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Senate Panel Passes Health Care Reform Legislation

Health care bill passed by House included controversial employer mandate.

clock July 16, 2009Kristi Ellis

Gary Locke

Government and Trade

Commerce Secretary Locke Takes China to Task on Key Issues

Commerce secretary Gary Locke calls for China to open its markets and reform its currency.

clock July 16, 2009Kathleen E. McLaughlin

General Electric’s spiral CFL bulb.

Retail

Wal-Mart to Launch Green Product ‘Index’

Wal-Mart is expected to introduce an index that would determine the social and environmental impact of all the products it sells.

clock July 16, 2009Sharon Edelson

CIT Headquarters

Business Features

CIT Peril Puts Industry at Risk

CIT crisis jeopardizes holiday and fall shipments.

clock July 16, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Zannino Joins CCMP on Eve of Bauer Auction

Stalking-horse bidder adds former Claiborne, Saks executive.

clock July 16, 2009Vicki M. Young

Financial

Kellwood Bankruptcy Fate Uncertain

Kellwood Co.’s fate was unresolved Wednesday night, as $140 million in notes matured at midnight.

clock July 16, 2009Vicki M. Young

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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