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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 8hMiles Socha

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 14hMiles Socha

Media

Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 4hAlexandra Steigrad

Market Share Game: Macy’s Gains Ground, Shows Strong Profit

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Overview

Macy’s Inc. might not be able to sustain the growth in profitability it enjoyed during the second quarter, but its gains in market share could prove to be a competitive edge that keeps on giving.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Macy’s Shows Strong Profit

Macy’s Inc. gains in market share, raises full-year guidance.

clock August 11, 2010Evan Clark and Marc Karimzadeh and Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Retail Stocks Decline Wednesday

S&P Retail Index fell 8.35 points to 405.85, its sharpest drop since July 16.

clock August 11, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Patrick McMullan Company’s Hot Shots Go Rogue

Three of the agency’s former top shooters are starting their own event photography business.

clock August 11, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Belstaff to Grow Through Retail, New Products

Belstaff is forging ahead with an expansion plan, and also expects to launch a fragrance in January.

clock August 12, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

At L.A. Market, Price Is King

Retailers buy close to season at the market, which included Designers & Agents, Brighte and Focus Apparel & Accessories Show.

clock August 12, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

Clothing/Furnishings

Marc Jacobs’ Fragrance Bottle Makes Statement

Harry Allen designed the rumpled metallic flacon for the new scent, Bang.

clock August 12, 2010Kerry Olsen

People

New York Pops Music Director Updates His Look

Earlier this summer, Steven Reineke visited the Hickey Freeman showroom to be fitted with two custom-made tuxedos.

clock August 12, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Lifestyle

Rainbow Connection: Melinda Hackett’s Bright Vision

Artist Melinda Hackett opens a show in Southampton.

clock August 12, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

People

Snapshot: Mark Webber

With “Scott Pilgrim vs the World,” show business veteran Mark Webber finally gets his break.

clock August 12, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Fashion

Ellen Barkin’s Earrings On the Block Again

A knockout pair of earrings, estimated at $300,000 to $500,000, are up for auction once more at Christie’s.

clock August 12, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Seven Up… Payday for Angela Ahrendts… W’s Fashion Fix…

Seven For All Mankind has teamed with photographer Mika Ninagawa to produce a colorful capsule collection.

clock August 12, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion

Spring 2011 Men’s Fashion: Denim Days

After seasons of clean indigo being the leading shade in the denim market, expect a broad spectrum of dominant colors for spring.

clock August 12, 2010Alex Badia

Designer and Luxury

Industry Touts Fashion’s Night Out

Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, Francisco Costa and Donna Karan attended Bloomberg’s FNO press conference at City Hall.

clock August 12, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Gap Takes E-Commerce Global

Gap says e-commerce sites will be available in 65 countries by yearend.

clock August 12, 2010Rachel Brown

Memo Pad

Lagardère Keeps Quiet… A Hungry Fashion World…

It’s now been a few weeks without an update on the potential Hachette-Hearst deal.

clock August 12, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Nike’s New Concept Focuses on Relationships

The store is a slimmed-down version of Niketown.

clock August 12, 2010Rachel Brown

Department Stores

Celebrity, Proprietary Brands Squeeze Independent Labels

How can the little guy compete against Madonna?

clock August 12, 2010Lisa Lockwood

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