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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 11hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 5hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 13hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Kardashians in Apparel Dash to QVC

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Overview

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Designer and Luxury

Reed Krakoff, Michael Kors Open Tokyo Stores

The Krakoff boutique is the brand’s first freestanding store.

clock August 27, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Human Resources

Chloé Taps De La Bourdonnaye as CEO

Geoffroy de La Bourdonnaye faces the challenge of reigniting the Chloe’s once explosive growth.

clock August 27, 2010Miles Socha

Financial

Tiffany Q2 Revenues Fall Short of Expectations

Shares of Tiffany & Co. fell more than 3 percent Friday.

clock August 27, 2010Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

IMG, Local One Union Reach Deal

There won’t be a picket line at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week next month.

clock August 27, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Parties

Rufus Wainwright and Kylie Minogue Team Up at Watermill

“Call us the ‘Kylie-ttes,'” quipped Rufus Wainwright as he took the stage behind Kylie Minogue.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Emmy Weekend: Anna Paquin and Elisabeth Moss Celebrate

Entertainment Weekly and Women in Film helped kick off Emmy weekend Friday night.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

BAFTA/LA Honors British Emmy Nominees

Julia Ormond and Rose Byrne step out for BAFTA/LA’s annual tea party.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Rocking Out at the Art of Elysium’s Genesis Benefit

Nicky Hilton, Justin Bartha, Anouck Lepère and Topher Grace attended the benefit.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Perry Ellis and Vanity Fair Fete the Cast of ‘The Office’

“Office” cast members John Krasinski, Ed Helms, B.J. Novak and Krasinki’s wife, Emily Blunt, celebrated at the Chateau Marmont.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion

Red Carpet Fashion at the Emmys

Claire Danes stood out in Giorgio Armani Privé, while Anna Paquin turned heads in an Alexander McQueen column topped with gold sequined shoulders.

clock August 29, 2010WWD Staff

Advertising

Bono, Hewson to Appear in LVMH Campaign

Louis Vuitton racked up a slew of firsts with its latest “Core Values” ad campaign, featuring Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson.

clock August 30, 2010Miles Socha

Department Stores

Nordstrom Launches at Santa Monica Place

Retailer Nordstrom edits merchandise for a smaller, more urban space.

clock August 30, 2010Rachel Brown

Memo Pad

Editors Clash Over the Kochs… Chasing Those Fashion Ads…

New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer described the New York profile of Charles and David Koch as “admiring.” Them are fightin’ words.

clock August 30, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Playtex Launches Web Videos

Playtex’s new videos are meant to evoke the ambience of girlfriends sharing secrets.

clock August 30, 2010Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Intimate Brands Focus on Fashion

The bestsellers at intimates market, from companies including Cosabella and Natori, seek to provide something extra.

clock August 30, 2010Karyn Monget

Financial

Banier Said Cut From Bettencourt Will

Liliane Bettencourt cut photographer François-Marie Banier out of her will in mid-July, according to the Sunday-Monday edition of Le Monde.

clock August 30, 2010Jennifer Weil

Denim

Topshop Revamps Kate Moss Line

Kate Moss for Topshop’s last full collection is due for delivery on Oct. 25.

clock August 30, 2010Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Rucci to Cancel Show

Ralph Rucci has decided to have individual appointments throughout New York Fashion Week in his SoHo showroom instead of a runway show.

clock August 30, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Wim Wenders in Venice… Frank Gehry Tears Up… Prada Strikes Back…

Wim Wenders has become the latest film director to jump on the 3-D wagon.

clock August 30, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Launches Digital Flagship

Gucci is unveiling a new luxury digital flagship today.

clock August 30, 2010Luisa Zargani

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

The Kardashians Dash to QVC

QVC line K-Dash will make its debut in a runway show Sept. 10.

clock August 30, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Jessica Iredale and Lauren Benet Stephenson

Business

Jones Signs Deal With Brian Atwood

Jones Apparel Group signs for contemporary brand named B Brian Atwood.

clock August 31, 2010Rachel Brown

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