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Fashion

Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 21hDavid Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 14hWWD Staff

Fashion Industry Cautiously Stages Comeback

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Companies step up advertising, marketing, and store openings.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Retail Stocks Tumble Tuesday

S&P Retail Index tumbles on Greek debt concerns.

clock May 4, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Parties

Met Gala’s Booming After Party

Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Leighton Meester, Marc Jacobs, Blake Lively, Lady Gaga, Zoe Saldana and Kate Bosworth attended the Met Gala’s after party.

clock May 4, 2010WWD Staff

People

The Colors of Katy Perry

There was no missing Katy Perry at the Met Ball after-party: the popstar’s dress flashed every color of the rainbow.

clock May 4, 2010WWD Staff

Human Resources

Guess President Resigns

Guess president and ceo Carlos Alberini has resigned to become co-chief executive officer ofRestoration Hardware.

clock May 4, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Caruso, TPG Form Partnership

Caruso Capital Partners LLC and TPG Capital have formed a venture to target underperforming mixed-use and retail properties for investment.

clock May 5, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Adidas Raises Guidance

Adidas AG increased full-year guidance for 2010 after reporting record first-quarter sales on Tuesday.

clock May 5, 2010Emilie Marsh

Government and Trade

WTO Gives Nod for Syria to Begin Entry Talks

The World Trade Organization gave the green light Tuesday for Syria to begin entry talks after the U.S. and Israel lifted objections.

clock May 5, 2010John Zarocostas

Financial

Sears Intensifies Apparel Push

Sears building new brands, establishing San Francisco office.

clock May 5, 2010Denise Power

Financial

Athleta to Open First Stores

Gap’s online operation Athleta will open as a test store in Strawberry Village Center in Mill Valley, Calif.

clock May 5, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

CVS Net Up 4.5% in 1st Qtr.

Revenues for CVS increase 1.6% in period, full-year guidance raised.

clock May 5, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Financial

April Comps Seen as Anticlimactic

International Council of Shopping Centers expects last month’s comps to come in “flat to down slightly.”

clock May 5, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Fashion’s Night Out to Span Six Days

Fashion’s Night Out becomes a six-day global shop-a-thon, beginning Sept. 7.

clock May 5, 2010Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Selling Sandra… News Corp. Revenues Rise…

Sandra Bullock’s secret baby has turned into a big cash cow for People magazine.

clock May 5, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Rick Owens’ Alabaster Dream

Rick Owens mounts a furniture exhibition at Salon 94 gallery in New York.

clock May 5, 2010Jessica Iredale

Designer and Luxury

Pierre Corthay Gets New Backers

Pierre Corthay, whose prices start at around $4,000 for a pair of his bespoke brogues, partners with Xavier de Royere and new financial backers.

clock May 5, 2010Emilie Marsh

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Ticks… East Side Social Club Helps Out… Tahari Island…

Gucci will today launch a Web site dedicated to its fledgling watch business.

clock May 5, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Consumers in Synch With Online Shopping

Internet experience rates higher among returning shoppers.

clock May 5, 2010Matthew Lynch

Forecasts and Analysis

Loeb Predicts 4 Percent Sales Growth for Year

Retail consultant Walter Loeb of Loeb Associates expects sales to rise 4 percent for the year, with the growth primarily in the second half.

clock May 5, 2010Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Fashion Industry Cautiously Stages a Comeback

WWD looks at companies from Chanel to Givenchy, Eileen Fisher to Juicy Couture, as they plan postrecession business strategies.

clock May 5, 2010Lisa Lockwood and Samantha Conti and Melissa Drier and Miles Socha and Alessandra Ilari and Joelle Diderich

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: May 04, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock May 5, 2010WWD Staff

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Retail

Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 21hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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