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Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 16hJessica Iredale


French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 10hMiles Socha


Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Barneys by Committee: Seven Top Executives Guide Retailer’s Path

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For Barneys New York, it’s been an eventful — and sometimes stormy — year so far.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Adidas Q2 Net Profit Slides 93 Percent

Economic downturn hurt the Adidas’ performance but the results beat analysts’ expectations.

clock August 5, 2009Elena Berton


Henkel Profits Leap to $204.3M

Second-quarter net profits at German cosmetics and household products company Henkel surged 257 percent.

clock August 5, 2009Melissa Drier


Polo Shares Rise Despite 19.3% Profit Drop

Shares of Polo Ralph Lauren jumped more than 7 percent Wednesday.

clock August 5, 2009Vicki M. Young

Specialty Stores

Fortunoffs Eye the Market

Fortunoff family plans to launch an information-only Web site this month while considering reentering the marketplace.

clock August 6, 2009David Moin

Government and Trade

U.S. and Mauritius to Begin Trade Talks

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S. will launch talks to strengthen two-way trade with Mauritius.

clock August 6, 2009Liza Casabona


Benetton Profits Fall 63 Percent

Currency fluctuations, shipment rescheduling hit Benetton’s results.

clock August 6, 2009Andrew Roberts

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Launches E-commerce in Canada

The luxury brand opened Canada e-commerce site in late July; separately, two Gucci relations were barred from using the family name in business pursuits.

clock August 6, 2009David Lipke and Matthew Lynch


In Brief: Ross Pays Penalty

Ross Stores Inc. has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff


Denim Brands Warm to E-Commerce

The once reluctant and skeptical denim industry is beginning to give its e-commerce operations a fuller embrace.

clock August 6, 2009Ellen Groves


Gap, Seven For All Mankind Open Pop-Ups

Seven For All Mankind and Gap Inc. are taking advantage of the wealth of empty storefronts around the country to open denim pop-up shops.

clock August 6, 2009Ross Tucker and Anne Riley-Katz

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

FIG Market Schedule

Following is the August market schedule for Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

FIG’s Green Appeal

Environmental consciousness will be at the fore of Fashion Industry Gallery as it unveils two showrooms with green philosophies: Harmless Planet and Bloom.

clock August 6, 2009Holly Haber

Marketing and Promotion

FIG Shows Buyers Southern Hospitality

Executives at Fashion Industry Gallery offer buyers personal tours customized for each store’s needs and free hotel rooms to retailers new to the venue.

clock August 6, 2009Holly Haber


Paul Rosengard Exits Perry Ellis

Perry Ellis International said that Paul Rosengard, group president of Perry Ellis and premium brands, is leaving the company to “pursue other interests.”

clock August 5, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Dallas Market Calendar

The Apparel & Accessories Market will be held Aug. 13 to 16 at FashionCenterDallas.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff


FashionCenterDallas Pushes Prom

The spotlight at FashionCenterDallas’ upcoming market will shine on prom.

clock August 6, 2009Holly Haber

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

FashionCenterDallas to Introduce Global Brands

From sexy French lingerie to serious German sportswear, FashionCenterDallas will introduce a global cadre of labels at the August show.

clock August 6, 2009Holly Haber

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Colorful Items and Price Drive Retailers

As retailers prepare for market in Dallas next week, they are shaving budgets and focusing on innovative ways to attract shoppers.

clock August 6, 2009Holly Haber


Gearing Up for Back-to-School

Retailers are hoping b-t-s shopping can lift them out of the doldrums.

clock August 6, 2009Julee Kaplan

Trends and Analysis

WWD List: Learning Process

Top store categories where families plan to shop for back-to-school items.

clock August 6, 2009Cecily Hall


Esquire Exhibit Blends Art and Fashion

Men’s wear designers and tailors including Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani and Richard James asked their favorite artists to pick up a needle and thread.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Buyers Optimistic at Atlanta’s Cobb Men’s Show

Buyers’ moods were upbeat at The Cobb Show last week, but the optimism didn’t always translate into orders.

clock August 6, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

Designer and Luxury

Harvard University Launches Men’s Collection

Harvard Yard is a collaboration between Harvard University and private label tailored clothing manufacturer Wearwolf Group.

clock August 6, 2009Brenner Thomas


IFF Net Drops 28.3 Percent in Second Quarter

Fragrance business remains challenging, with sales down 13.8% in quarter for International Flavors & Fragrances.

clock August 6, 2009Matthew W. Evans


P&G Ramps Up Marketing as Net Declines

P&G’s new sponsorship deal with NFL directed at men’s care products.

clock August 6, 2009Molly Prior

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Blame the Web… Fully Exposed… Katrina Szish Joins

News Corp. posted a loss of $203 million for the fourth quarter of 2009 compared with a profit of $1.1 billion the prior year.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff


Men’s Accessories Trend: Hold Everything

For spring, designers are reintroducing backpacks and updating the weekender, both key components of a dynamic lifestyle.

clock August 6, 2009Alex Badia


Spying Diane Kruger

The German model-turned-actress Diane Kruger is Quentin Tarantino’s latest vampy star in “Inglourious Basterds.”

clock August 6, 2009Ellen Groves


Blood Diamond: Nina Dobrev in ‘The Vampire Diaries’

Nina Dobrev talks about her new role on the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries.”

clock August 6, 2009Amanda FitzSimons


Classic Vamps: A Brief History

A brief history of film and television’s most popular vampire slayers.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff


Barneys’ Top Execs Lead the Way

Luxury specialty retailer Barneys New York charts its future without a ceo.

clock August 6, 2009David Moin


Analysts: July Comps Seen Weak

Cool weather, calendar cut further into consumer demand.

clock August 6, 2009Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Comme des Garçons’ Spot… Wag for Swag… O Burberry…

Later this week, Comme des Garçons will inaugurate its new art space on the second floor of its store in Osaka, Japan.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Who’s Who: Barneys’ Decision Makers

The executives who lead the store.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: August 6, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock August 6, 2009WWD Staff

Skin Care

Dermelect Launching Nail and Hand Care Line

Dermelect Cosmeceuticals is bringing nail care into the cosmeceuticals arena.

clock August 19, 2009Alissa Cherry

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