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Retail

Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 24hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 8hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 19hEvan Clark

VFG Said Shopping Its Stake in Proenza, Possibly Valentino

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Overview

European private equity firm Permira is looking to cash in on its investment in Proenza Schouler.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

No Rain Delays at the Museum of City of New York’s Winter Ball

It seems New Yorkers these days refuse to let little things like inclement weather deter their charity circuit activities.

clock February 24, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Burani Group to Liquidate

Board of embattled Italian fashion company has resigned.

clock February 26, 2010Luisa Zargani

People

Guests Brave the Snow for Frick Ball

Brian Reyes, Coralie Charriol Paul and Lydia Fenet mingled at the museum.

clock February 26, 2010WWD Staff

Publishing

Desiree Rogers Exits White House

White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is leaving her post.

clock February 26, 2010Kristi Ellis

Specialty Stores

Max Azria Launches BCBGeneration Stores

Max Azria is rolling out BCBGeneration stores to tap the young contemporary market.

clock February 26, 2010Marcy Medina

Fashion Show Reviews

Marni RTW Fall 2010

Consuelo Castiglioni is going from hippie to just plain hippy. After last season’s bohemian romp, she opted for a focus on major peplums.

clock February 28, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

VFG Said Shopping Proenza Schouler Stake, Possibly Valentino

European private equity firm Permira has started to put out feelers for Proenza Schouler, and possibly Valentino, too, WWD has learned.

clock February 28, 2010Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

In Brief: Berglass Taps Two Executives

Executive search firm Berglass + Associates named Laura Kluthe and Rebecca Metz senior recruiters.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Advance in February

Year-to-date increase for S&P Retail Index sits above 6%.

clock March 1, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Features

Zegna Establishes Educational Program

Ermenegildo Zegna is teaming with Milanese fashion school Istituto Marangoni to introduce a master’s degree in men’s wear.

clock March 1, 2010Emilie Marsh

Jewelry

Sealing the Deal at AccessoriestheShow

Third show this year allows buyers to fill in for key needs.

clock March 1, 2010Caroline Tell

Hats, Gloves and More

Sheer Hosiery’s Woes More Than a Snag

U.S. sheer sales decreased 16.3 percent last year, from $1.2 billion to $993 million, according to NPD Group.

clock March 1, 2010Caroline Tell

Intimates and Activewear

Intimate Notes: Femmy Night

The Underfashion Club raised $425,000 at the annual Femmy Awards gala last month at Cipriani on 42nd Street in Manhattan.

clock March 1, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Journelle Opens in Miami Beach

Journelle, a Manhattan-based multibrand lingerie store, has opened a second boutique in Florida at 1111 Lincoln Road.

clock March 1, 2010Rebecca Kleinman

Intimates and Activewear

Lucky Brand Enters Foundations

Lucky Brand to introduce bras for fall.

clock March 1, 2010Karyn Monget

Beauty Features

Replay Fragrances Teams With Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program

Proceeds from the sale of Replay scents will help bring clean drinking water to families in Tanzania.

clock March 1, 2010Kerry Olsen

People

Alicia Silverstone: The Natural Beauty on Broadway

Alicia Silverstone discusses her role in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of “Time Stands Still,” acting alongside Laura Linney.

clock March 1, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Department Stores

A Tough Time Seen Ahead for Europe

European retailers are bracing for a see-saw recovery at best, and at worst a double-dip recession.

clock March 1, 2010Samantha Conti and Melissa Drier and Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Ilari and Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Penney’s New Look for Spring

J.C. Penney’s upcoming spring ad campaign focuses on the fun and flirty.

clock March 1, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Lacroix Brand Signs String of Deals

Christian Lacroix SNC, reduced to a licensing operation last December following a bankruptcy filing, will soon enter four new product categories.

clock March 1, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Labelux Seaching for Acquisitions

Labelux CEO Reinhard Mieck said current portfolio first priority, but looking for new brands to add.

clock March 1, 2010Joelle Diderich

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