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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock 12hAmanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 19hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Rachel Zoe to the Max: Stylist to Launch Brand Under Deal With LF USA

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Financial

Quiksilver in $75M Debt-to-Equity Exchange

Rhone, a private equity firm, would own 24.2 percent of Quiksilver, including the exercise of certain warrants.

clock June 15, 2010Vicki M. Young

Maggie Gyllenhaal in 3.1 Phillip Lim.

People

Getting Down at Dance With the Dancers

Professionals and amateurs alike got to let loose Monday night at New York City Ballet’s Dance with the Dancers gala.

clock June 15, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Human Resources

Estee Lauder Names New Smashbox Team

Beth DiNardo has been named global general manager of Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics, which is being acquired by Estee Lauder Cos.

clock June 15, 2010Julie Naughton

Alison Goldfrapp

People

Golden Girl: Alison Goldfrapp’s Colorful Stylings

The singer of British electronic band Goldfrapp discusses her latest album and her love of fashion.

clock June 16, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Pieces from the DvF Home Collection.

People

Diane von Furstenberg Designs for Home

The multitasking designer Diane von Furstenberg is coming out with a home collection, hitting stores in January.

clock June 16, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

A self-portrait by Kenzo Takada.

Fashion Scoops

Kenzo Takada Paints… A Burberry Bonus… YSL’s Opium Party…

Japanese designer Kenzo Takada will exhibit eight new works, all self-portraits at Paris Urban Arts Gallery, Studio 55.

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Figures: The Industry’s Billionaires

Polo’s Ralph Lauren ranked among the richest individuals in the worlds of fashion and beauty.

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

NRF Survey Shows Decline in Shrinkage

Some improvement seen in 2009 for retail merchandise losses.

clock June 16, 2010Kristi Ellis

Evan Rachel Wood

Fragrance

Evan Rachel Wood to Front New Gucci Fragrance

The Gucci deal is Evan Rachel Wood’s first perfume campaign.

clock June 16, 2010Kerry Olsen

Financial

Metropark USA Withdraws IPO Plans

The 69-unit Metropark chain cites ‘changed circumstances’ as reason for withdrawal.

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Gain 1.3% Tuesday

Best Buy drags on sector, Polo shares drop.

clock June 16, 2010Evan Clark

Media

Brands Expand Mobile and Social Marketing

Sears, Steven Madden and Estée Lauder toy with mobile and social marketing to engage shoppers.

clock June 16, 2010Denise Power

Rachel Zoe

Business Features

Rachel Zoe to Launch Brand

Rachel Zoe signs deal with LF USA, a subsidiary of Li & Fung Ltd., to create her own fashion line.

clock June 16, 2010Jessica Iredale

Media

HuffPo Wants it All… Next Issue Media’s New Ringmaster…

The Huffington Post thinks the world wants to know more about the arts in all their forms, and is launching yet another section today..

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Roger Farah

Financial

Department Stores Adapt and Transform

Execs at Global Department Store Summit in New York say the sector has turned a corner.

clock June 16, 2010David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri

The Madewell.com home page.

Retail

J. Crew Eyes Next Phase for Madewell

“We feel we’ve progressed enough to commit capital and a growth plan to the business,” Mickey Drexler said. Madewell’s website launched last week.

clock June 16, 2010David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Valentino Sees Sales Uptick in Half

Valentino Fashion Group’s wholesale revenues are expected to shoot up 25 percent.

clock June 16, 2010Luisa Zargani

Rachel Zoe

People

Rachel Zoe to Launch Own Collection

Rachel Zoe signs deal with LF USA for her own brand.

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 15, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock June 16, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 20hKristi Ellis

Social Studies