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Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Retail

J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

clock 9hDavid Moin

Retail

China Powers a 19.2% H1 Gain at SMCP

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

clock 22hMiles Socha

Overseas Looks Good: U.S. Companies Eyeing M&A Deals in Europe

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Overview

Given the troublesome domestic market, U.S. fashion companies should look to one man for salvation: David Hasselhoff.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

The El Museo 2010 Gala: Last Rites of Spring

Summer was in the air Thursday night, but New Yorkers managed to squeeze in one last spring social hurrah at El Museo’s 2010 Gala.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Decline in May

S&P Retail Index’s decline of 6.7% breaks string of three months of advances.

clock June 1, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Skin Care

BBI Revamps Marbert Skin Care Brand

Marbert repositioning includes lower prices.

clock June 1, 2010Susan Stone

Financial

Moncler Appoints Lavia as CEO

Moncler Group has tapped Alberto Lavia as its chief executive officer, joining the firm July 15.

clock June 1, 2010Luisa Zargani

Financial

Swiss Commission Alleges Price Fixing

Numerous prestige fragrance and cosmetics brands, including Clarins and some L’Oréal-owned brands, could be fined by Switzerland’s competition commission.

clock June 1, 2010Jennifer Weil

Business Features

Stronger Dollar: A Boon and a Curse

The dollar is bulking up — and that’s cause for either cries of pain or celebration.

clock June 1, 2010WWD Staff

Human Resources

Vivienne Darrow, Executive Recruiter, Dies at 81

Vivienne Darrow, an executive recruiter for the fashion and apparel industry, died at her home on May 25. She was 81.

clock June 1, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

U.S. Firms Eyeing M&A Deals in Europe

Slow domestic growth drives U.S. fashion companies to look to Europe for opportunities.

clock June 1, 2010Evan Clark

Government and Trade

At SPESA Expo, Execs Focus on Speed

Executives at the SPESA Expo showed a renewed commitment to reducing shipping time lines and strengthening supply chains.

clock June 1, 2010Elizabeth Thurman

Lifestyle

CFDA to Give Glimpse of Designers’ Homes

The CFDA and Assouline are set to publish tome on designers’ home spaces.

clock June 1, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Textiles

Organic Cotton Sales Grow

Global retail sales of organic cotton apparel and home textiles increased 35 percent in 2009.

clock June 1, 2010Liza Casabona

Memo Pad

Reichl Goes Tweet, Tweet, Tweet… Vanity Fair’s Latest Dead Person Obsession…

Ruth Reichl’s Twitter feed reveals several of her personality quirks.

clock June 1, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

AAFA Panel Eyes Trade Action

Growth in exports and imports seen creating jobs.

clock June 1, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion

Men of the Cloth? Not Always

For both designer and consumer, fashion is about exhibitionism.

clock June 1, 2010Bridget Foley

Real Estate

ICSC Consensus: Robust Rebound Seen in 2011

Developers and retailers expect ups and downs this year.

clock June 1, 2010Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Oscar to the Max… Designer Medal… Theyskens’ Tome…

Oscar de la Renta was unflattered when a staff member saw some looks by Max Mara Studio that bore a striking resemblance to his spring 2008 collection.

clock June 1, 2010WWD Staff

People

Melody Gardot: New Jersey Native Takes France by Storm

Melody Gardot, who performed at the Cannes Film Festival, kicks off her tour in New York.

clock June 1, 2010Karyn Monget

People

Feast for the Eye: Cafe Habana Malibu

New Yorker Sean Meenan brings his popular Latin eatery to the West Coast.

clock June 1, 2010Marcy Medina

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton to Open Printemps Unit

Leave it to Louis Vuitton to build a shop-in-shop on steroids.

clock June 1, 2010Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Bloggers As Art… Sarah Jessica Parker Dines in London…

Graphic T-shirts with portraits of bloggers and models by Danny Roberts are hitting Forever 21 today.

clock June 2, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Fashion

Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

clock 10hMisty White Sidell

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