The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 4hRitu Upadhyay

Fashion

Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood

Business

Paris Stands to Lose $1.5 Billion in Tourism This Year

Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.

clock 8hMiles Socha

In Focus

Zika Fears Causing Bug-Repellent Clothes to Sell Out

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is shifting funding to develop a vaccine for Zika.

New World for Luxury: Aspirational Retreat, Elitism Comes Back

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Business

Coach Profits Rise in Fourth Quarter

Shares of Coach Inc. fell 3.5 percent Tuesday despite a 34.1 percent increase in fourth-quarter profits.

clock August 3, 2010Vicki M. Young

Financial

P&G Aims to Keep Up Market Share

P&G’s beauty profits up in the quarter ended June 30.

clock August 3, 2010Molly Prior

Financial

B-T-S Sales Seen Soft in July

Consumers leave shopping for later in the summer.

clock August 4, 2010Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark

Department Stores

Borletti Bids Again for Karstadt

Karstadt creditors committee in June accepted an offer from private investor Nicolas Berggruen and BCBG Max Azria Group.

clock August 4, 2010Joelle Diderich

Financial

Retail Stocks Tumble Tuesday

S&P Retail Index fell 1.9 percent, or 7.92 points.

clock August 4, 2010WWD Staff

Trends

Resort 2011 Trend: Raw Material

A little skin and a lot of attitude — it’s a key look for resort as designers anchor edgy fare with cropped tops.

clock August 4, 2010WWD Staff

Department Stores

Madonna’s Fashion Line Draws Crowds in New York

Macy’s rolled out the pink carpet for Madonna fans on Tuesday.

clock August 4, 2010Sharon Edelson and Marcy Medina

Government and Trade

San Francisco Merchants Indicted in Major Counterfeit Ring

Case involves $100 million in fake merchandise.

clock August 4, 2010Liza Casabona

Business Features

Defining the New Luxury

Many consumers who reached beyond their means into the luxury sphere during the boom years have since simply “dropped out.”

clock August 4, 2010Miles Socha and Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Ke$ha and More… Chelsea Clinton’s “Majestic” Day…

Ke$ha headlines Casio’s third annual “Shock the World” event.

clock August 4, 2010WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Condé Nast Offices Migrate South?… Ecko Picks Lindsay Lohan for Virtual Gig…

Condé Nast looks poised to take a 3.5-mile leap to the financial district of lower Manhattan.

clock August 4, 2010WWD Staff

Prestige

Sephora Launches Mobile Web Site

Sephora’s smartphone-enabled site gives users the ability to shop and offers suggestions based on past purchases.

clock August 4, 2010Julie Naughton

Advertising

Megan Fox Named Face of Giorgio Armani Cosmetics

“Mr. Armani is an iconic visionary for all things fashion,” Fox said.

clock August 4, 2010Julie Naughton

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: August 3, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock August 4, 2010WWD Staff

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