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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

Truly a Material Girl: Madonna, Iconix Form Fashion Joint Venture

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Overview

Madonna and Iconix Brand Group Inc. are ready to cause a commotion and dress you up at retail. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

White’s World: Gold Medalist Shaun White Grows His Franchise

Target Corp. said it will expand its successful Shaun White 4 Target collection by adding shoes.

clock March 9, 2010WWD Staff

Neiman Marcus

Business Features

Neiman Marcus Swings to Profit in Second Quarter

Neiman Marcus Inc. reported net earnings of $4 million for its second quarter ended Jan. 30.

clock March 9, 2010David Moin

Jennifer Aniston

Fragrance

Jennifer Aniston Said in Fragrance Deal

Jennifer Aniston to sign with Falic Group for perfume deal.

clock March 9, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Lindsay Lohan, Karl Lagerfeld and Elisa Sednaoui

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel

Lindsay Lohan, Elisa Sednaoui, Alexa Chung, Vanessa Paradis and Yi Zhou sat front row at Chanel.

clock March 9, 2010WWD Staff

Millard “Mickey” Drexler

Financial

J. Crew Posts $40M Fourth-Quarter Profit

J. Crew Group Inc. reversed a fourth-quarter loss with a higher-than-expected profit on a double-digit sales gain.

clock March 9, 2010Vicki M. Young

Financial

American Eagle Closing Martin + Osa

Unit, with 28 stores and online business, lost $44M last year.

clock March 9, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Sues TJX Over Alleged Counterfeits

Burberry has filed a trademark lawsuit against The TJX Cos. Inc. that accuses the off-price giant of selling large quantities of counterfeits.

clock March 10, 2010Matthew Lynch

Foot Locker will offer a wider apparel assortment.

Activewear

Foot Locker to Increase Apparel Emphasis, Expand Globally

Ceo Ken Hicks said he wants Foot Locker to become the leading global retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel.

clock March 10, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada

Media

Memo Pad: Bertelli On The Record… Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn’s Cover…

Miuccia Prada and her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, are profiled in the latest WSJ., out Friday.

clock March 10, 2010WWD Staff

Retail

In Brief: Rein Joins Dylan’s Candy Bar

Jack Rein has joined Dylan’s Candy Bar as vice president of wholesale, a new post.

clock March 10, 2010WWD Staff

First Lady Michelle Obama and Jason Wu at the Smithsonian on Tuesday.

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu Meets First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian

Jason Wu’s inaugural gown, which Michelle Obama called a “masterpiece,” inducted into the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

clock March 10, 2010Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Curves Ahead

Unexpected casting — especially of seasoned and womanly models — has been a running theme this fashion season.

clock March 9, 2010WWD Staff

Madonna

Business Features

Madonna, Iconix Form Fashion Joint Venture

Madonna and Iconix Brand Group Inc. to work on fashion ventures, including a juniors’ line called Material Girl, which will launch exclusively at Macy’s.

clock March 10, 2010David Lipke

Inside The Target + Liberty of London Experience pop-up shop.

Retail

Target Gets Set for Liberty

The Target + Liberty of London collection will be in full bloom Sunday in most Target stores.

clock March 10, 2010Sharon Edelson

Financial

J. P. Morgan Note: Compelling Reasons for PVH-Hilfiger Merger

J.P. Morgan Equity Research has outlined a scenario for what a potential Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger would mean.

clock March 10, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Giammetti Attends Valentino Show

“Sometimes in life, you don’t agree with your son or your daughter, but they are still your son or daughter,” said Giammetti.

clock March 9, 2010WWD Staff

David and Sybil Yurman

Fashion Scoops

David and Deneuve… Diane von Furstenberg Hurries Home…

What better endorsement for David Yurman’s first European concession than Catherine Deneuve attending the opening party and delivering her verdict.

clock March 10, 2010WWD Staff

Spectators at the 3D screening of Burberry Prorsum fall.

Media

Streaming the Future

The fashion industry, supposedly based on change, but often quite blissfully cemented in its ways, has been shockingly slow in its embrace of technology.

clock March 10, 2010Bridget Foley

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: March 9, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock March 10, 2010WWD Staff

Dior's rose necklace in diamonds, emeralds and pink sapphires.

Designer and Luxury

Dior’s Rose Garden

Dior Joaillerie’s Victoire de Castellane plucked the thorny stem of the Dior rose for the house’s latest strategic jewelry launch, Bois de Rose.

clock March 10, 2010WWD Staff

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