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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 9hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bomber Jackets, Off-the-Shoulder and Rompers Trending

Google's Fashion Trends Report found that Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift influenced the top trends.

clock 12hMaghan McDowell

Strike a Pose: Madonna, Macy’s Ready Material Girl Launch

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Madonna is getting set to move into a new home — Macy’s.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Georg Jensen Fetes Shanghai Flagship

Danish brand opens its largest store in Pudong.

clock June 29, 2010WWD Staff

Business

Bill Simon Named CEO of Wal-Mart U.S.

Wal-Mart makes Eduardo Castro-Wright president and ceo of Global.com and Global Sourcing.

clock June 29, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Retail Shares Fall Below 400 Tuesday

A sharp drop in consumer confidence fueled a global sell-off.

clock June 29, 2010Evan Clark

Parties

Twilight Fans Enjoy an Intimate Screening

Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner braved fans for the screening of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.”

clock June 29, 2010WWD Staff

People

Ultimate Playlist: Sounds from Men’s Collections

From Annie Lennox to Tom Waits, the soundtracks at the collections in Milan and Paris reflected the clothes.

clock June 30, 2010Christine Lee

People

Lily Rabe Talks “Merchant of Venice”

The actress Lily Rabe stars as Portia in the current Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Merchant of Venice.”

clock July 15, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Designer and Luxury

Tory Burch Opens in Seoul

Designer Tory Burch made her first visit to South Korea last week for an opening party that included Korean celebrities and models.

clock June 30, 2010Hoo Ran Kim

Government and Trade

China and Taiwan Sign Trade Pact

Agreement between China and Taiwan signals a cooling of longstanding tensions.

clock June 30, 2010Liza Casabona

Fragrance

Evan Rachel Wood Acts in Gucci Scent Commercial

Evan Rachel Wood and Chris Evans engage in a sexy love tryst in TV advertisement, directed by “Sin City” creator Frank Miller.

clock June 30, 2010Kerry Olsen

Business

J.C. Penney’s in Aldo Deal

J.C. Penney’s agreement with Aldo marks another step in ongoing efforts to reinvent its selling floors with exclusive brands.

clock June 30, 2010David Moin

Memo Pad

Condé Nast to Print Special Editions… Prevention Goes Digital… Golden Guy…

In a bid to bulk up retail sales, Condé Nast revealed plans Tuesday to print special editions of certain titles.

clock June 30, 2010WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

G-III Signs Vicky Tiel for Eveningwear Line

Vicky Tiel, a high-end designer known for sexy, elegant eveningwear, is seeking to broaden her audience.

clock June 30, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

DVF Dresses the Rockettes… Sonia Rykiel’s Home Line… Chain Daisy…

Had Diane von Furstenberg chosen not to become a princess and designer, she could have tried out for a spot on the Rockettes with her set of pins.

clock June 30, 2010WWD Staff

Clothing/Furnishings

PVH to Manufacture Ike Behar RTW Shirts

Ike Behar is expanding its relationship with Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.

clock June 30, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Digital

Rue La La Goes Mobile

Robert Hall is in charge of keeping the ball rolling at an online store that has built annual sales in the $200 million range in two years of existence.

clock June 30, 2010Matthew Lynch

Digital

Digby Sees Mobile as ‘Unifying Glue’

Digby, which runs the mobile Web sites and applications for many retailers, believes mobile sales are poised to take off.

clock June 30, 2010Matthew Lynch

Digital

Three Different Mobile Strategies

Puma, Brooks Brothers and Avon showed the many different approaches to mobile.

clock June 30, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Digital

At Amazon, It’s All About Streamlining the Shopping Experience

According to Baris Cetinok the key for e-commerce and mobile devices is to streamline the shopping experience for the consumer.

clock June 30, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Digital

Foursquare Sees Explosive Growth

Social network Foursquare and similar apps are all about leading people to do interesting things — and maybe motivating them to make a purchase.

clock June 30, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Digital

Sourcebits Pushes the App

Patrick Meyer took to the podium in a white lab coat, a fashion statement he said was meant to represent the 250 designers the firm employs.

clock June 30, 2010Matthew Lynch

Digital

Millennials All About Mobile

If companies want to reach Millennials, they must have a mobile presence, said Teen Vogue vice president and publisher Sabine Feldmann.

clock June 30, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Digital

Wet Seal Mixes Social Media, Mobile

Jon Kosoff, director of e-commerce and direct marketing at Wet Seal Inc., is tasked with finding ways to connect with two customer bases.

clock June 30, 2010Matthew Lynch

Digital

Pepsi’s Social Media Map

Pepsi’s B. Bonin Bough believes it’s imperative for companies to be at places where the most forward thinkers are.

clock June 30, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Business

Madonna, Macy’s Ready Material Girl Launch

Madona’s fashion line launch for Macy’s includes a marketing blitz that rivals the introduction of a new album or tour.

clock June 30, 2010David Lipke

Digital

Mobile Commerce Comes Into Fashion

Social, mobile and gaming are converging to spur sales, according to speakers at a recent WWD Forum in New York.

clock June 30, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 29, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock June 30, 2010WWD Staff

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

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PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

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