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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

Luxury Watchmakers Turn Up the Dial at SIHH

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Overview

It seems time does heal all wounds — Switzerland’s beleaguered luxury watch sector is on the mend.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Swiss Watch Export Decline Eases

Foreign sales of Swiss watches are set to recover in 2010 after falling 22.3 percent last year, according to the e Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry.

clock February 4, 2010Joelle Diderich

Financial

Unilever Profits Fall 24 Percent

Fourth-quarter sales in personal care division rose 6.5 percent.

clock February 4, 2010Brid Costello

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Raises Profit Outlook

Hermès beat its full-year target with an 8.5 percent sales increase in 2009.

clock February 5, 2010Joelle Diderich

Retail

Retail Employment Rises in January

The entire retail sector added 42,100 jobs in January, while cuts continued in the textile industry.

clock February 5, 2010Liza Casabona

AgeLOC items

Financial

Nu Skin Profits Up More Than Double

Bottom line boosted by double-digit percentage gains in four of its five distribution regions

clock February 5, 2010Vicki M. Young

Financial

Brief: Bon-Ton Promotes Pair

Kiki Lockwood has been appointed senior vice president and general merchandise manager of ready-to-wear at Bon-Ton Stores.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Stabilize Friday

A lower U.S. unemployment rate helped stabilize equity markets Friday.

clock February 8, 2010Evan Clark

Nanette Lepore bags for fall.

Handbags

Grysons Launch Accessories Licensing Firm

Peter and Joy Gryson aim to be major contenders in accessories licensing with their new firm, Tribeca Affiliated Brands.

clock February 8, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Alice + Olivia for Keds.

Footwear

Keds Teams Up With Alice + Olivia

Collaborative collections to bow at Neiman’s for spring.

clock February 8, 2010Caroline Tell

A rendering of the Kenneth Cole New York boutique in the Akmerkez mall in Istanbul.

Designer and Luxury

Kenneth Cole to Reach Turkey in New Deal

Kenneth Cole partners with The Park Bravo Group to open two stores in Istanbul.

clock February 8, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Tuleh’s Future Remains in Question

Tuleh is no longer meeting the demands of creditors and after nixing its runway show, many are wondering just what the future holds for the label.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Burberry to Live Stream 3-D Fashion Show

Burberry will live stream its fall runway show in 3-D in four major cities.

clock February 8, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

André Leon Talley, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker.

Media

André Leon Talley’s On Top… A YSL Red Alert… Everyday People…

André Leon Talley talking about joining the judging panel of America’s Top Model.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier Astrotourbillon watch.

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Watchmakers Turn Up the Dial at SIHH

Switzerland’s beleaguered luxury watch sector is on the mend.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Contemporary slip gown by Josie at The Natori Co.

Activewear

Curve Fairs Anticipate Strong Traffic

CurveNV and CurveNY lingerie trade fairs this month see numbers for preregistered retailers rise compared to last year.

clock February 8, 2010Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Bartel Family Backs Devi Kroell

Europe’s Bartel family is also the silent financial partner behind Devi Kroell.

clock February 8, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Gets Behind Haiti Relief Fundraiser

Donna Karan, music exec Andrew Harrell, André Balazs and The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now help Haiti.

clock February 8, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Astrid Berges-Frisbey

Fashion Scoops

Caviar Crowd at Colette… Green Party… Olsens See Opportunity…

Colette prelaunched a limited edition footwear collection by Tommy Hilfiger in collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Emirates Palace in Abu Dhab, United Arab Emirates.

Real Estate

Developers Eye Abu Dhabi for Luxe Retail Opportunities

The Related Cos. is betting on Abu Dhabi with a mixed-use real estate venture with a strong focus on retail.

clock February 8, 2010Sharon Edelson

Daniel Merriweather

People

Daniel Merriweather Hits the U.S.

Daniel Merriweather releases his first album, “Love and War,” stateside next month.

clock February 8, 2010Matthew Lynch

Human Resources

Martin + Osa President Exits

Departures of Matin + Osa president leaves future of the specialty division of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. in question.

clock February 8, 2010David Moin

Frieda & Nellie

Designer and Luxury

Accessories Designers to Watch: The New Deals

From bow ties to bracelets, the latest crop of accessories designers are showing both whimsical and elegant wares.

clock February 8, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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