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Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock 16hLuisa Zargani

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock 16hMiles Socha

Beauty

Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock 16hPeter Born

Luxe’s Fragile Recovery: Neiman’s Still Cautious Despite Return to Black

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Overview

Neiman Marcus Inc. back in the black for the third quarter.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Burton M. Tansky and Karen W. Katz

Business Features

Neiman Marcus Cautious, Despite Return to Black

Neiman Marcus returned to profitability in the third quarter with a 10.5 percent leap in sales.

clock June 8, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Nancy Brumback

Talbots

Financial

Talbots Reduces Loss in 1st Qtr.

The Talbots Inc. on Tuesday posted a first-quarter loss that was narrower than a year ago.

clock June 8, 2010Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Sally Singer

Media

Sally Singer Moves to T… More Changes at W… It’s A Raid…

The New York Times has tapped Vogue’s Sally Singer to be the next editor in chief of T.

clock June 8, 2010WWD Staff

David Neville, Nadja Swarovski and Christopher Bailey.

Parties

CFDA Winners Rejoice

Alexander Wang, Donna Karan, Jason Wu and Phillip Lim packed the Boom Boom Room for Nadja Swarovski’s after-party.

clock June 8, 2010WWD Staff

Views of the Legends Clinic at ralphlauren.com.

Designer and Luxury

Polo Breaks New Ground with Online Tennis Clinic

Ralph Lauren teams up with Boris Becker for online tennis clinic.

clock June 9, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Millard “Mickey” Drexler

Retail

J. Crew Nears Deal for Men’s Store in Boston

J. Crew is close to taking its men’s concept on the road.

clock June 9, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

The logo for Gucci’s new spring 2011 children’s collection

Fashion Scoops

Million-Dollar Baby… Diana’s Wardrobe Sale… Chanel Hire…

Gucci’s new spring 2011 children’s collection will be unveiled on June 24 during the Pitti Bimbo trade fair.

clock June 9, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Oxford Net Grows, Guidance Boosted

Tommy Bahama profits up 45.8% in first quarter as sales grow 10.9%.

clock June 9, 2010Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

Apparel Worker Violations, Murders Increased Last Year

Study of 140 nations conducted by the International Trade Union Confederation.

clock June 9, 2010John Zarocostas

Kate Foster

Media

Juicy Couture Feeds Mania Online

Kate Foster explained the brand’s devotees tend toward the fanatic, a trait the company has leveraged in its social media program.

clock June 9, 2010Matthew Lynch

Jeff Max

Media

Firms Need to Expand Consumer Conversation

Jeff Max capped the day by hosting an open discussion with attendees and peppering the conversation with his own takeaways.

clock June 9, 2010Matthew Lynch

Michelle Magallon

Media

Perry Ellis Builds Web Profile

Perry Ellis International is relatively new to the social media phenomenon.

clock June 9, 2010Amy Wicks

Greg Shove

Media

Halogen CEO: Web Teams Lack Love

Halogen Network founder and chief executive officer Greg Shove opened with a question to the Web team members in the room.

clock June 9, 2010Matthew Lynch

Josh Rahn

Media

Facebook’s Josh Rahn Talks Marketing and “Friends”

Josh Rahn, a director of sales for Facebook, gave Web marketers some real-time ammunition in the battle to win attention from the corporate office.

clock June 9, 2010Matthew Lynch

David Duplantis

Media

Coach Sends FB Fans to Stores

The focus of Coach Inc.’s online social media campaigns is to drive traffic into the company’s brick-and-mortar stores.

clock June 9, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Kevin Kells

Media

Google Exec Touts YouTube as Brand Builder

One of the biggest brand building mediums today is video, said Kevin Kells, national industry director of consumer packaged goods for Google Inc.

clock June 9, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Rachael Johnson

Media

L’Oreal Boosts Online Profile

L’Oréal Paris aims to integrate social media strategies with website activity.

clock June 9, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Katherine McClymonds

Media

Polyvore as Brand Advocate

“Polyvore’s mission is to democratize fashion,” said Polyvore director Katherine McClymonds.

clock June 9, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Polyvore director Katherine McClymonds

Technology

Brands Innovate in Social Media

Speakers at a recent WWD Forum in New York agreed: successful social media is targeted, relevant and authentic. Here, brands share what works online.

clock June 9, 2010WWD Staff

A rendering of a Sephora store opening on Ninth Avenue.

Retail

Sephora to Open New Format

Sephora has signed a lease to open a 4,500-square-foot store at 21-27 Ninth Avenue here.

clock June 9, 2010Sharon Edelson

Jo Malone’s English Pear & Freesia.

Fragrance

Latest Jo Malone Scent: An Ode to Keats

Jo Malone’s English Pear & Freesia perfume is meant to capture the essence of the fall season and is due in September.

clock June 9, 2010Brid Costello

Henry Segerstrom and Terry Lundgren

People

South Coast Plaza’s Segerstrom Honored by Carnegie Hall

The businessman was awarded the Medal of Excellence for his support of the arts.

clock June 9, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Maria Luisa to Close in Paris

The future for fashion designers lies in the Internet and department stores, according to independent Paris retailer Maria Luisa Poumaillou.

clock June 9, 2010Katya Foreman

Chloë Sevigny for Opening Ceremony

Fashion Features

High Five: The Latest From Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony

Chloe Sevigny and Opening Ceremony unveiled the latest fruits of their union, pre-spring, Tuesday at a party in the Elizabeth Street Gallery’s garden.

clock June 9, 2010Jessica Iredale

A view of Solange Azagury-Partridge.

Jewelry

Azagury-Partridge Moves to Bond Street

British jeweler Solange Azagury-Partridge has opened a grand, 1,600-square-foot shop across from the new Louis Vuitton maison

clock June 9, 2010Samantha Conti

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 08, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock June 8, 2010WWD Staff

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