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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

Halston’s Latest Hand: Sarah Jessica Parker Joins in Creative Role

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Overview

Halston is about to get the Carrie Bradshaw touch. The fashion house has signed a deal with Sarah Jessica Parker under which she is expected to take an active design role.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Tadashi Yanai Named Japan’s Richest Man

Fast Retailing’s Tadashi Yanai has retained his title of Japan’s richest man for the second year in a row, according to Forbes magazine’s wealth ranking.

clock January 13, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Douglas Posts 0.7 Percent Sales Gain

Domestic revenues rise 1.6 percent in the first quarter.

clock January 13, 2010Susan Stone

Fashion Scoops

Ugg Meets Jimmy Choo

Ugg Australia’s sheepskin boots are set to up their glamour quotient, courtesy of Jimmy Choo.

clock January 13, 2010Nina Jones

Sarah Jessica Parker in Halston Heritage.

Fashion Features

Sarah Jessica Parker Takes Halston Heritage Role

Sarah Jessica Parker is expected to take an active design role at Halston.

clock January 13, 2010Marc Karimzadeh and Julie Naughton

Designer and Luxury

GQ.com to Live Stream Burberry Mens Show

Burberry fans will be able to watch the brand’s upcoming Prorsum men’s autumn runway show on GQ.com for the first time.

clock January 13, 2010Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Judge Rules on Joseph Abboud Name Use

Ruling in in U.S. District Court in Manhattan says designer can use name only under specific instances.

clock January 14, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and Matthew Lynch

Retail

Lundgren Elected Chairman of NRF

Macy’s chief to head trade group’s board.

clock January 13, 2010David Moin

Financial

Killion Named Zale’s Interim CEO Amid Shake-up

At Zale’s, ceo Neal Goldberg, chief stores officer William Acevedo and chief merchandising officer Mary Kwan all exit the company.

clock January 13, 2010Evan Clark

A look from Uttam London.

Ready To Wear

Sales Reps Focusing on Innovation, Price and Quality

The worst is over, and now it’s time to focus on resources that are innovative and reliable, representatives at the Dallas Market Center said.

clock January 14, 2010Holly Haber

Designer and Luxury

Dallas Market Calendar

Apparel & Accessories Market Jan. 21 to 24, World Trade Center

clock January 14, 2010WWD Staff

Cooper by Courtney

Ready To Wear

FIG Spotlights Emerging Designers

Cooper by Courtney, Sonyarenee, LoLo Designs and Simdog are a few of the lines set to showcase at FIG.

clock January 14, 2010Holly Haber

Retail

New Opportunities Arise for Men’s Market in 2010

Some men’s brands feel like the economy has already improved and are planning accordingly.

clock January 14, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke and Brenner Thomas

Media

Memo Pad: Nygard’s Blitz Defense… Cuts Chez Lagerfeld…

Peter Nygard’s drive to avoid unfavorable publicity apparently knows no bounds.

clock January 14, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

House Committee Passes Bill on Pricing Agreements

Bill would overturn Supreme Court ruling striking down law.

clock January 14, 2010Kristi Ellis

The Supreme Court is considering arguments regarding exclusive licensing agreements between apparel makers and professional sports leagues.

Legal

Supreme Court Hears NFL Licensing Case

Supreme Court considered arguments in an antitrust case that could have significant ramifications for the industry.

clock January 14, 2010Kristi Ellis

The freestanding Cusp store in Northbrook Court, Northbrook, Ill.

Retail

Neiman’s to Test Cusp In-Store Shops

The Neiman Marcus Group has taken it slow rolling out the Cusp freestanding contemporary chain.

clock January 14, 2010David Moin

A rendering of the new store design, which allows for merchandise to stand out.

Ready To Wear

Intermix Changes With the Times

Intermix has hired its first chief financial officer, Steve Feldman, who was the cfo at Barneys New York for the past 13 years.

clock January 14, 2010Julee Kaplan

Government and Trade

Kaberuka Sees Production Opportunities in Africa

As global economy improves, continent could attract manufacturing from Asia.

clock January 14, 2010John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Fed Report Shows Economic Improvement

Most districts showed better retail activity; retail stocks higher.

clock January 14, 2010Evan Clark and Liza Casabona

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: January 13, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock January 14, 2010WWD Staff

Mavis Spencer

People

Golden Girl: Interview With Mavis Spencer

WWD talks to Mavis Spencer, the 19 year-old daughter of Alfree Woodard who will serve as this year’s Miss Golden Globe.

clock January 14, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Tara Austen Weaver's book “The Butcher and the Vegetarian.”

People

Meat, Please: Author Tara Austen Weaver Goes On a Carnivorous Journey

Tara Austen Weaver chronicles becoming a member of the meat club in her new book, “The Butcher and the Vegetarian.”

clock January 14, 2010Emily Holt

Work by Gia Coppola.

People

Three of a Kind: “It” Girl Artists Mount First Group Show

Gia Coppola, Sage Grazer and Tracy Antonopoulous hit the Los Angeles art scene.

clock January 14, 2010Marcy Medina

Chanel’s calfskin boots

Handbags

Pre-Fall 2010 Accessories: Closet Case

Pre-fall offers the perfect time to fill shelves with fabulous versions of staple accessories.

clock January 14, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff

Inside the new D&G.

Designer and Luxury

D&G Opens First Store in Moscow

The Dolce & Gabbana Group opened its first D&G boutique in Moscow this week.

clock January 14, 2010Luisa Zargani

Financial

Beiersdorf Profits Slip 33 Percent

Beiersdorf AG’s net profits dropped 33 percent in 2009 to 379 million euros, or $526.8 million, according to preliminary figures.

clock January 14, 2010Susan Stone

Stephan Jaklitsch’s rendering of the Marc by Marc Jacobs cafe in Milan.

Fashion Scoops

A Bite at Marc Jacobs… Chris Brown to Milan… Jump-Start on the Globes…

In April, shoppers at the Marc by Marc Jacobs store in Milan can pull up a chair at the brand’s first cafe and bar.

clock January 14, 2010WWD Staff

A Coach handbag.

Handbags

Coach Opening Shanghai Flagship

Coach’s move is part of aggressive expansion throughout China.

clock January 14, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Denim

L Capital Takes Stake in Italian Brand Dondup

L Capital, the private equity arm of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, buy 30 million euros, or $43.3 million at current exchange, of Dondup.

clock January 14, 2010Luisa Zargani

The remains of a six-story communication building in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Government and Trade

Firms Take Stock After Haiti Earthquake

After Haiti’s devastating earthquake that killed thousands of people, apparel companies assessed the situation on the ground.

clock January 14, 2010Liza Casabona and Brian Dunn

Webb Simpson in Polo.

Sportswear

Polo Golf Signs Athlete Webb Simpson

When golfer Webb Simpson strolls onto the first tee at the Sony Open in Honolulu today, he’ll be sporting Polo Golf apparel.

clock January 14, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies