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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 10hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 4hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 12hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Adding Another Sex: Net-a-porter Unveils Launch of Men’s Site

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Overview

In January, Net-a-porter will unveil Mr Porter, a stand-alone Web site with a global reach aimed at the affluent, time-pressed and style-hungry man.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Inditex Net Jumps 63% in Quarter

Sales rose 14 percent to 2.66 billion euros, or $3.61 billion.

clock June 9, 2010Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Patrick O’Connell Says Goodbye to Vogue

After 12 years, Vogue’s director of communications is leaving the magazine.

clock June 9, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Retail Stocks Finish Flat Wednesday

Federal Reserve chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s speech boosted markets early Wednesday, but the run didn’t last.

clock June 9, 2010Evan Clark and Liza Casabona

Parties

DVF Hosts Dinner Party for Flick ‘Change of Plans’

Diane von Furstenberg hosted a dinner party to fete best friend Daniele Thompson’s latest flick “Change of Plans.”

clock June 9, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Parties

Kopelmans Honored by SAB

On Tuesday night, the couple was honored at SAB’s Workshop Benefit at Lincoln Center.

clock June 9, 2010Emily Holt

Denim

By Design Firm Buys David Kahn Denim

Knitwear maker By Design LLC has acquired a majority stake in David Kahn for more than $10 million and hired a new chief executive officer for the denim label.

clock June 10, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Brands Tap Into World Cup Fever

From Louis Vuitton to Nike, fashion companies have designed stacks of products related to the FIFA World Cup.

clock June 10, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Pitti Uomo Men’s Fashion Trend: Easy Rider

For spring 2011, Pitti Uomo exhibitors are highlighting a relaxed sense of leisure and informal dressing in their collections.

clock June 10, 2010Alex Badia

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch at Pitti Uomo

Newcomers and newsmakers are heading to Florence.

clock June 10, 2010Emilie Marsh and Jean Scheidnes

People

Daniele Thompson’s Dinner With Friends

The French director talks about her latest film “Change of Plans.”

clock June 10, 2010WWD Staff

People

Gustavo Novoa’s Animal Instincts

The artist paints a world where predators and their prey gaze serenely at one another and there is no strife or stress.

clock June 10, 2010Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

New Wave at Colette… Galliano Gets Pinned… Uptown Boy…

A gaggle of International Herald Tribune-hawking Jean Seberg clones are slated to clutter the sidewalks in front of hip boutique Colette today.

clock June 10, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Victorinox Continues Without a Design Star

Two months into his job as president of fashion and retail at Victorinox, Joachim Beer is charting a new course for the brand.

clock June 10, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Designer and Luxury

Stores Lure Back Luxury Male Shopper

Luxury retailers say they have experienced a strong start to 2010 and expect continued improvement in the second half of the year.

clock June 10, 2010Emilie Marsh and Jean Scheidnes

Financial

Men’s Wearhouse Profits Jump

Upper end of 2nd-qtr. guidance for Men’s Wearhouse matches analysts’ views.

clock June 10, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Specialty Stores

American Eagle Heads to Asia

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. said that it will open stores in Hong Kong and China.

clock June 10, 2010Sharon Edelson

Financial

Target Eyes Point-of-Sale Upgrades

Beauty, footwear and children’s among areas getting new look.

clock June 10, 2010Sarah Protzman

Financial

Retail Criminals Turn Brazen

NRF study shows thieves are bolder but fewer stores are victimized.

clock June 10, 2010Kristi Ellis

Clothing/Furnishings

Mandarina Duck Aiming for U.S. Growth

Italian bags and accessories brand Mandarina Duck is looking to boost its scent business Stateside.

clock June 10, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Branching Into Women’s

The theatrical and polarizing Thom Browne is designing a women’s line.

clock June 10, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Net-a-porter to Launch Men’s Site

Mr Porter, a stand-alone site, to be released in January.

clock June 10, 2010Samantha Conti

Denim

Tory Burch Ramping Up Denim

Designer to expand collection for fall.

clock June 10, 2010Ross Tucker

Memo Pad

The Food Parade… Who’s Up for Architectural Digest?.. Cuts at RDA…

Another food magazine is in the works between Condé Nast and Parade. Also, the rumor mill continues at Architectural Digest.

clock June 10, 2010WWD Staff

Lifestyle

Select Events Around Pitti Uomo

Things to do and see Florence.

clock June 10, 2010Alberto Zacchini

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 9, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 10, 2010WWD Staff

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