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Inside Bottega Veneta's 50th Anniversary Show

Tomas Maier eschewed trends in favor of a design ethos of “private luxury” for a collection that was effortlessly sophisticated.

clock 6hBridget Foley

Fashion

Ghesquière ‘Dives Deep’ Into Louis Vuitton

Designer and Michael Burke reflect on progress, next steps in creative retooling of luxury megabrand.

clock September 23, 2016Miles Socha

Retail

Five Left Dead in Shooting at Macy’s in Washington State

The shooter, thought to be a lone gunman, opened fire on Friday night.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Gauging Retail Shares: Challenging Year Ahead After a Buoyant 2009

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Overview

Hello, 2010. Be kind. That’s retailers’ likely New Year’s wish as they hope their nascent sales turnaround follows the lead of the sector’s stocks, which rallied back 47.2 percent last year as the credit SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail Features

Australian Retailers See Strong Summer

Summer days and fashion — that’s the mix Australian retailers are hoping will resonate for customers trying to shake off the recession’s residue.

clock January 4, 2010Stephanie Epiro

Business

Nike Chairman Moved 20 Million Shares to Three Trusts

Nike co-founder Philip H. Knight still owns 65.7 million shares.

clock January 4, 2010Matthew Lynch

Financial

Shiseido Acquires Swiss Distributor

Shiseido will establish a Shiseido Group sales company in Switzerland this month by acquiring 100 percent of the shares of the current distributor

clock January 4, 2010Koji Hirano

Handbags

Kotur Launching Day Bags

With a four-year-old business steeped in clutches, minaudières and evening cases, Kotur is launching a line of day bags.

clock January 4, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Clothing/Furnishings

Hugo Boss to Close Cleveland Plant

Months of labor negotiations have failed to rescue a Hugo Boss men’s suit factory in Cleveland, thereby handing another defeat to American manufacturing.

clock January 4, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Jewelry

Gold Mining Controversies Spur Social Responsibility

Jewelers are making a commitment to ethical sourcing of gold.

clock January 4, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Intimates and Activewear

Pakistan’s Undercover Dilemma

Pakistan sees shift toward more Western dressing in women’s foundations.

clock January 4, 2010Mahlia S. Lone

Intimates and Activewear

Intimate Notes: Hanes Does Mount Everest… Femmy Honorees…

Hanesbrands Inc. will be sending a high school student on a cultural adventure to the Mount Everest base camp this spring.

clock January 4, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Gauging Retail Shares: Challenging Year Expected

Retail stocks rallied back 47.2 percent last year as the credit markets loosened and the recession eased, but economy could throw a few more curveballs.

clock January 4, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Ecco Domani Names Foundation Winners

In the women’s design category, the Ecco Domani award recipients are Prabal Gurung, Joseph Altuzarra, Ross Menuez, Phillipe Rollano and David Trujillo.

clock January 4, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

People

Escape Route: Designers and Celebrities on Holiday

Jude Law and Sienna Miller hit the beach as they rekindled their romance. Marc Jacobs caught some sun too, and Shakira chilled out in Uruguay.

clock January 4, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Fall 2010 Legwear Trend: Upper Crust

This fall, cool design features — such as rhinestones, studs and intricate patterns — are popping up on tights and socks with a healthy dose of uptown chic.

clock January 4, 2010Court Williams

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