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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 22hAmanda 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

EBay’s Apparel Push: New Selling Formats, More Brands in Wings

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EBay Inc. moves more apparel online than any other company. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Carrefour

Financial

Carrefour to Revamp Apparel Division

Reporting full-year 2009 results, Carrefour said net income fell 74.2 percent as it absorbed more heavy nonrecurring impairment and restructuring charges.

clock February 19, 2010Joelle Diderich

Retail

J.C. Penney Eyes Growth in ’10

J.C. Penney’s comps fell in the fourth quarter and last year, but Ullman predicts low-single-digit increase for comparable-store sales in 2010.

clock February 19, 2010Evan Clark

Kirsten Dunst

People

Rodarte Draws Celebs to the Cooper-Hewitt

Kirsten Dunst, Spike Jonze and Kim Gordon mingled at Vogue and Nordstrom’s party for Rodarte at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

clock February 19, 2010WWD Staff

Kate Bosworth and Francisco Costa

Lifestyle

Tres Exclusive at Calvin Klein’s Bash

Heartthrobs Kellan Lutz, Andrew Skarsgard, and Robert Buckley joined Kate Bosworth, Kerry Washington, Isabel Lucas and Naomi Watts.

clock February 19, 2010WWD Staff

Evan Lysacek in Vera Wang.

Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang’s Olympic Doubleheader…

Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek became the first American man to win gold since Brian Boitano did in 1988.

clock February 22, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Up 3.5 Percent for Week

Retail stocks scored their sixth straight advance on Friday.

clock February 22, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Alexis Bittar’s new Madison Avenue boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Alexis Bittar Brings Downtown Vibe to Madison Ave.

Alexis Bittar is taking his edgy fashion jewelry uptown to Madison Avenue.

clock February 22, 2010Caroline Tell

Earrings by RichRocks.

Jewelry

Findings: Let It Rock… Milly’s Turn…

Two summers ago while shopping her favorite Hamptons jewelry haunts, Robin Rothfeld decided to launch a jewelry line at accessible prices.

clock February 22, 2010WWD Staff

Lucky Brands’ playful knit tank and briefs.

Activewear

Innerwear Firms Report Solid Start for Fall

Seth Morris, president of The Carole Hochman Design Group, says budgets will grow but expects retailers to be more selective about what they buy.

clock February 22, 2010Karyn Monget

The entrance to the CurveNV fair.

Activewear

Buying on the Upswing at CurveNV

In Las Vegas, lingerie trade show CurveNV’s mood was more optimistic, as brands and buyers put the worst of the recession behind them.

clock February 22, 2010Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Tagliavini Named Chairman of Burani Fashion Group

Mariella Burani Fashion Group appointed Giuliano Tagliavini chairman of the board on Friday, effective immediately.

clock February 22, 2010Luisa Zargani

EBay’s new fashion homepages will be unveiled in April.

Textiles

EBay to Launch New Selling Formats, Boost Fashion Quotient

EBay will launch a “fashion vault” for “flash” sales of designer goods, outlet stores for well-known brands and plots more designer tie-ups.

clock February 22, 2010David Moin

Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2010

Designer and Luxury

Buyers Pleased With New York Fashion Shows

Buyers said trends seen during New York Fashion Week bode well for fall selling.

clock February 22, 2010Sharon Edelson

Bryant Park

Fashion Features

The End of the Bryant Park Era

Now that IMG has pulled up stakes in Bryant Park for the last time, some of the fashion crowd couldn’t help but take a glance at New York Fashion Weeks past.

clock February 22, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg and Marc Karimzadeh

The London Fashion Week venue.

Fashion Features

At London Fashion Week, A Muted Mood

With Alexander McQueen’s death, high unemployment and a weakened pound, the mood at London Fashion Week is muted and low-key.

clock February 22, 2010Samantha Conti

Financial

Bluefly Reduced 4th-Qtr. Loss

For the period ended Dec. 31, Bluefly’s net loss shrank to $148,000, from a loss of $1.4M in the year-ago quarter.

clock February 22, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Items from  First Aid Beauty.

Skin Care

Skin Care Brand First Aid Beauty Eyes Growth

First Aid Beauty plots expansion, scheduled to appear on QVC today.

clock February 22, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Beauty Features

Yves Rocher Fetes 50

Company Yves Rocher celebrates 50 years, and pledges to carry on the legacy of its late founder.

clock February 22, 2010Sara Miller

Media

Memo Pad: Donatella Versace’s Feedback… Fashion TV…

Donatella Versace will begin taking questions today from fans of her Facebook page.

clock February 22, 2010WWD Staff

Legal

Burlington Coat Told to Pay Fendi $4.7M

Off-pricer plans Burlington Coat Factory to appeal judge’s ruling in counterfeit case.

clock February 22, 2010Matthew Lynch

Ippolita

Jewelry

Ippolita Turns 10 Amid Growth Spurt

Ippolita is set to prove art and commerce can go hand in hand.

clock February 22, 2010Sophia Chabbott

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

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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