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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

From Runway to Retail: Models Use Their Fame To Become Designers

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Overview

Kate Moss, Eva Herzigova and Erin Wasson discuss trading roles and taking up design.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

PacSun Taps Paula Lentini

Former T-Mobile and Gap executive Paula Lentini named senior vice president of retail at Pacific Sunwear.

clock April 6, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

May 2010 cover of Town & Country.

Media

Stephen Drucker Takes Top Slot at Town & Country

After 17 years at the helm of Town & Country magazine, Pamela Fiori, 66, will transition from editor in chief to editor at large.

clock April 6, 2010Amy Wicks

Government and Trade

U.S., Brazil Reach Accord on Cotton

The U.S. and Brazil reached an agreement Tuesday that will delay sanctions set to start today on millions of dollars of U.S. exports.

clock April 6, 2010Liza Casabona

Tina Craig, Thakoon Panichgul, and Judy Aldridge

People

Forty Five Ten Celebrates Ten Years

The message was clear at the 10th anniversary bash of popular Dallas shop Forty Five Ten: “Fashion must go on!”

clock April 6, 2010WWD Staff

Paige Premium Denim jeggings.

Markets

Buyers Keen on New Looks at Dallas FIG

Fashion Industry Gallery drew almost 100 stores that hadn’t shopped it before during the three-day show.

clock April 7, 2010Holly Haber

Sabyasachi

Fashion Features

India Fashion Weeks Focus on East and West

Traditional Indian fabrics, from dull jute to glistening raw silk, were transformed into edgy, Western designs at fashion shows in Delhi and Mumbai.

clock April 7, 2010Mian Ridge

The growing presence of retailers such
as H&M and Uniqlo reflect consumer
demand for affordable fashion.

Marketing and Promotion

Some Stirring Seen in Apparel Spending

Survey shows consumers 18 to 24 have heightened interest in buying.

clock April 7, 2010Valerie Seckler

A look from Susie Bick and Bella Freud.

Designer and Luxury

From Runway to Retail: Models Turn Designers

Spate of collaborations between the likes of Kate Moss and Eva Herzigova and fashion brands crop up.

clock April 7, 2010Nina Jones and Katya Foreman

Avis Cardella

People

Big Spender: Avis Cardella Comes Clean

Avis Cardella recounts her shopping addiction in the new memoir “Spent.”

clock April 7, 2010Sarah Haight

Legal

Settlement Reached in Chinatown Counterfeit Case

$800,000 payment will open way for reopening of ‘Counterfeit Triangle.’

clock April 7, 2010WWD Staff

Legal

Court Dismisses Appeal of Suit Against Sears

Panel says allegations of misrepresentation weren’t proved.

clock April 7, 2010Matthew Lynch and Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Retail Stocks Up 0.6% Tuesday

The S&P Retail Index increased 2.58 points to 460.45.

clock April 7, 2010Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Real Estate

Manhattan Retail Rents Move Higher

Retail rents are rising in select Manhattan neighborhoods and space availability is tightening, according to Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

clock April 7, 2010David Moin

Humiecki & Graef’s Bosque.

Fragrance

Humiecki & Graef Create Seventh Scent

German niche perfume brand Humiecki & Graef’s seventh fragrance, called Bosque, is meant to evoke a certain kind of contentment.

clock April 7, 2010Susan Stone

Media

Hachette Follows the Tide… Bluefly Confesses… Vuitton Search…

Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. has expanded its online presence with a new Web-only magazine focusing on style, beauty, relationships and home decor.

clock April 7, 2010WWD Staff

Looks from Derek Lawlor and Joanna Vanderpuije for Marimekko.

Fashion Scoops

Merry Marimekko… Gaultier to Be Honored in Athens… High Notes…

Iconic Finnish brand Marimekko presented its fall collection in Helsinki last week.

clock April 7, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

U.S., India Launch Economic and Financial Partnership

Talks come amid trade tensions.

clock April 7, 2010Kristi Ellis

Talbots’ wool suit with Demoiselle’s silk blouse. Hue tights; Pour La Victoire shoes.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2010 Women’s Suit Trend: You Better Work

Moderate and better labels are presenting stylish suits in sassy silhouettes.

clock April 7, 2010Court Williams

Women’s is viewed as a growth area for the company.

Sportswear

Greg Norman Collection’s Growth Push

The Greg Norman Collection wants to expand its women’s business and raise its global profile.

clock April 7, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Diesel Black Gold RTW Fall 2010

Ready To Wear

Diesel Makes Moves at Black Gold

To further boost growth, Diesel’s contemporary collection has become a separate business division under the stewardship of Andrea Baldo.

clock April 7, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Glenn Murphy

Financial

Gap CEO Glenn Murphy Sees ’09 Pay Drop

While pay dropped for Gap ceo Glenn Murphy in 2009, this year he will receive a one-time bonus of $635,000.

clock April 7, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Strong Fashion, Easter Timing Help March Sales

Analysts expect healthy gains for month, but warn of April hangover.

clock April 7, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 07, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock April 7, 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