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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 20hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 4hRachel 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 15hEvan Clark

Wal-Mart Seeks Formula To Enliven Apparel Sales

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Overview

Apparel is Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s perennial Achilles’ heel — and the question remains whether it will ever be able to repair it. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

WIF Honors Zoe Saldana and Courteney Cox

The Hollywood ladies honored Zoe Saldana and Courteney Cox at the annual Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards Tuesday night

clock June 2, 2010WWD Staff

People

Artist in Residence: Givenchy Celebrates Marina Abramovic

Givenchy hosted a dinner in honor of Marina Abramovic and the closing of her Museum of Modern Art retrospective “The Artist is Present.”

clock June 2, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion

European Menswear Trend: Local Flavor

Labels across Europe are focusing on tightly edited product lines imbued with local flavor.

clock June 3, 2010Laurent Folcher

Retail/Business

Project Founder Exits Show

Project Global Tradeshow taps new president, cancels July edition of New York show.

clock June 3, 2010David Lipke

Retail/Business

Vineyard Vines to Add Three Stores

Connecticut-based apparel and accessories brand Vineyard Vines is rolling out retail.

clock June 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Jos. A. Bank Net Climbs 38 Percent

Jos. A. Bank’s first-quarter results include a 10.4% boost in same-store sales.

clock June 3, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Clothing/Furnishings

Italian Beauty Firm Derbe Launches Men’s Line

Terre di Amerigo grooming collection inspired by explorer Amerigo Vespucci.

clock June 3, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Scoops

Karan’s Secrets… Jasmine di Milo Shuttering… Trumped Up…

Donna Karan discovered the key to New York City long ago, and she keeps digging into its treasure trove for design inspiration.

clock June 3, 2010WWD Staff

Legal

Liz, Lucky Ordered to Pay $300,000 in Damages

Jurors found that Lucky Brand infringed on Marcel Fashion Group’s Get Lucky trademark.

clock June 3, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Retail Shares Jump 1.5% Wednesday

Limited Brands, Coach and Nordstrom among gainers.

clock June 3, 2010Evan Clark

Financial

Claire’s Pares 1st-Qtr. Loss

Same-store sales grow 7.6% in period.

clock June 3, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Coldwater Quarterly Profit Surprises

Retailer Coldwater Creek also said Georgia Shonk-Simmons, president and chief merchandising officer, will retire on May 1, 2011.

clock June 3, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Uniqlo Reports Rise in Same-Store Sales

Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. said Wednesday that Uniqlo’s same-store sales climbed 3.1 percent in May.

clock June 3, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Wal-Mart’s Uphill Battle With Apparel

Apparel is Wal-Mart’s perennial Achilles’ heel.

clock June 3, 2010Sharon Edelson

Financial

TJX to Launch New Off-Price Concept

TJX sets 2011 opening for new nameplate because despite a stellar year, the company’s ambitions are to push further, faster.

clock June 3, 2010Katherine Bowers

Designer and Luxury

Ideeli Revamps Site, Makes Key Hires

The members-only sample sale e-commerce site, has bolstered its senior management team and revamped its site.

clock June 3, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Designers Praise ‘Made in Midtown’ Survey

Narciso Rodriguez said he hopes the report will bring more attention to the fact that “we need to protect our industry.”

clock June 3, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

HauteLook Receives $31M in Funding

The private sale site HauteLook plans to use the infusion to find new customers, expand categories.

clock June 3, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Memo Pad

How Much for That Weekly in the Window… Miyuki Hatoyama Has One Fan Left…

Newsweek: hot commodity or waste of money? The answer depends on the day.

clock June 3, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Gap, CFDA Winners to Unveil Designs

Fashion designers Monique Péan, Patrik Ervell and Sophie Theallet have created limited edition collections for the Gap.

clock June 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 2, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 3, 2010WWD Staff

Mass and Off-Price

Greatest Sartorial Hits of the Mass Market

What works for mass retailers.

clock June 3, 2010WWD Staff

Mass and Off-Price

Target’s Designer Hook-Ups

Target’s Go International, which has featured designers from Anya Hindmarch to Zac Posen, represents more than $100 million in sales.

clock June 2, 2010WWD Staff

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