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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 12hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 11hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 13hKristi Garced

Carrefour’s New Planet: Redo of Hypermarkets Boosts Apparel Offering

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High-tech beauty counters, sushi bars, a revamped clothing area: It’s makeover time for Carrefour’s underperforming hypermarket business.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Escada Spring RTW 2011

Fashion Show Reviews

Escada RTW Spring 2011

The Escada design team’s sophisticated lineup of pretty prints and ladylike shapes was inspired by the elements of nature.

clock August 24, 2010WWD Staff

American Eagle Outfitters


American Eagle Net Falls in Q2

American Eagle Outfitters said it would close 50 to 100 stores in the next two to five years.

clock August 25, 2010Evan Clark


Wal-Mart Appeals to Supreme Court Over Class-Action Ruling

Retailer Wal-Mart disputes class-action certification of what could be the largest gender-discrimination suit in U.S. history.

clock August 25, 2010Kristi Ellis


L’Oreal’s Net Rises 21.2 Percent

Operating profits grow 21.4 percent.

clock August 25, 2010Jennifer Weil


Coldwater Creek Swings to Profit

Coldwater Creek shares jumped more than 40 percent Wednesday after posting a a surprise profit in Q2.

clock August 25, 2010Alexandra Steigrad


Ready To Wear

Las Vegas Shows See Strong Orders

Economic uncertainty cast a shadow across men’s vendors and retailers at the trade shows here last week.

clock August 26, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Ralph Lauren Black Label

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Spring 2011 Men’s Collections

Ralph Lauren’s spring 2011 presentation not only showed off a typically vast breadth of men’s wear, it revealed the steady development of the subbrands.

clock August 26, 2010Jean Scheidnes


SEC Loosens Proxy Regulations

New guidelines by Securities and Exchange Commission make it easier for minority shareholders to seek board seats.

clock August 26, 2010Liza Casabona

Elie Tahari cutting the ribbon with Saks’ Stephen Sadove and Ron Frasch.


Tahari Unveils Vast Shop at Saks

The designer Elie Tahari’s new fourth floor environment offers new prototype.

clock August 26, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Mark Sanchez

Fashion Scoops

When You’re a Jet Like Mark Sanchez… New York Men’s Collections Fatten Up…

Handsome quarterback Mark Sanchez tends to appear in Hugo Boss suits, but is said to be holding off on fashion contracts.

clock August 26, 2010WWD Staff


Marcolin Profits Rise

Marcolin SpA posted higher profits and sales in the first half of the year.

clock August 26, 2010Luisa Zargani


Guess Net Up, But Full-Year Guidance Disappoints

Guess Inc. Wednesday joined the crowd of apparel firms exceeding second-quarter expectations.

clock August 26, 2010Vicki M. Young

Color Cosmetics

Bettencourt Adviser Questioned

The Bettencourt affair took another twist on Wednesday, when Patrice de Maistre, Liliane Bettencourt’s financial adviser, was questioned again.

clock August 26, 2010Jennifer Weil and Melissa Drier


Daily Stock Wrap: August 25, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock August 26, 2010WWD Staff


Designer and Luxury

Gear and Apparel at Las Vegas Men’s Trade Shows

Colorful khakis, skinny-fit jeans, military influences and a whiff of Baja surf vibes permeated the men’s collections at the spring trade shows.

clock August 26, 2010WWD Staff

Carrefour store


Carrefour Unveils New Hypermarket Concept

It’s makeover time for Carrefour’s underperforming hypermarket business.

clock August 26, 2010Katya Foreman

Ralph Toledano

Designer and Luxury

Toledano Successor Said in Wings at Chloé

Ralph Toledano, chairman and chief executive officer at Chloé since 1999, is no longer working at the French fashion firm.

clock August 26, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Kellwood to Acquire Adam

Kellwood CEO Michael Kramer still on the hunt for more brands to buy.

clock August 26, 2010Vicki M. Young and Marc Karimzadeh

Media’s Faces Off With Vogue… American Apparel May Cut Ad Spend… will face some stiff competition from one of its former comrades.

clock August 26, 2010WWD Staff

A Rebecca Minkoff shoe advertisement.

Business Features

Rebecca Minkoff Launching Footwear

Rebecca Minkoff’s collection planned for spring 2011.

clock August 26, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Princess Mathilde of Belgium with Prince Philippe at a pre-wedding event for Crown Princess Victoria and Crown Prince Daniel in Stockholm.

Fashion Features

Royal Style

The current crop of European princesses may be commoners, but they dress like queens.

clock August 26, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


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clock 14hJennifer Weil

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