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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 11hAmanda 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 18hLayla 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

Gauging Brazil’s Boom: Fashion Brands Rush In, But Some Bumps Ahead

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Doutzen Kroes in Chloé.

Parties

Chilling Out at Chloé’s Hamptons Fete

Olivia Chantecaille, Doutzen Kroes and Lauren Santo Domingo swanned in to the Chloé pop-up store in East Hampton.

clock July 19, 2010WWD Staff

Sharon Stone

Parties

Sharon Stone Rolls to Watermill

Sharon Stone will attend the Watermill Center’s annual summer benefit.

clock July 19, 2010WWD Staff

Billy Magnussen

People

Billy Magnussen Toughens Up for “Twelve”

Actor Billy Magnussen plays a weapon-loving character named Claude in Joel Schumacher’s “Twelve.”

clock July 20, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Alexis Bittar

People

Alexis Bittar’s Hawaiian Getaway

The accessories designer recently vacationed in Kauai with a friend.

clock July 20, 2010WWD Staff

Human Resources

Craig Cheek to Head Nike in China

Nike taps Craig Cheek for China role, aims to double business in the country by 2015.

clock July 20, 2010Vicki M. Young

Financial

Retail Stocks Up 0.4% Monday

Online survey finds back-to-school shoppers will buy more apparel.

clock July 20, 2010Evan Clark

Florianópolis in southern Santa Catarina.

Business Features

Brazil’s Boom May Face Challenges

As luxe brands including Giorgio Armani, Burberry and Chanel flock to Brazil, there are some concerns the country’s growth will slow.

clock July 20, 2010Michael Kepp

Loft was all about the mix for holiday, whether it was a sporty shearling jacket worn with a printed dress or a blazer with a ruffled blouse and faux-fur necklet.

Sportswear

Cold Comfort: Specialty Stores Offer Cozy Items for Holiday

Cozy and classic are the universal themes for holiday at retailers such as Gap and Club Monaco.

clock July 20, 2010WWD Staff

A look from GANT by Michael Bastian Spring 2011.

Designer and Luxury

Bastian Sets Gant Women’s Line

Designer Michael Bastian was thinking of screen siren Marilyn Monroe and the geeky men in her life when he came up with his first women’s collection.

clock July 20, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Arnold Scaasi

Designer and Luxury

Arnold Scaasi Shutters Salon

Arnold Scaasi has quietly shuttered the doors of his East 52nd Street studio after 55 years.

clock July 20, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Human Resources

Gap Brand’s Creative Director Exits

As Dennis Leggett, a veteran of the chain, has left after 14 years, Laird + Partners may play a bigger role in reviving the brand’s image.

clock July 20, 2010David Moin

A Burberry trenchcoat customized by Anna Dello Russo

Retail

Lane Crawford to Celebrate 160 Years

Hong Kong retailer Lane Crawford plans wide-ranging program of events and special products.

clock July 20, 2010Miles Socha

Business Features

Experts See Sluggishness in Recovery

Many economists last month began shaving growth projections.

clock July 20, 2010Vicki M. Young

Media

Garcia’s on Target… Ads Up at Fashion Mags… Sugar Launches Game…

Nina Garcia has signed on to be Target’s new fashion expert.

clock July 20, 2010WWD Staff

The Yves Saint Laurent area at Dover Street Market.

Fashion Scoops

Dover Street’s New Look… Marrakech Express… Nautica Helps Out…

London’s Dover Street Market has some new residents for fall.

clock July 20, 2010WWD Staff

Products

Indian Brand Modi-Revlon Launches Premium Line

Modi-Revlon plans to market premium, antiaging line to top spas and salons across India.

clock July 20, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: July 19, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock July 20, 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