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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 13hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 15hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 8hEvan Clark

In Fashion Shift, Designers Go Masstige

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Overview

The idea that expensive, designer fashions are the most desirable seems so last-millennium.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Sally Beauty Acquires Aerial

Deal bolsters firm in Midwestern professional beauty market.

clock October 4, 2010Evan Clark

Business

Jones Apparel Group Changes Name

The new handle, The Jones Group, reflects the company’s multi-brand nature.

clock October 4, 2010Evan Clark

People

Liberal Limits: Annette Bening Honored in D.C.

Actress Annette Bening and her husband Warren Beatty had hoped to use a trip to Washington, D.C., to catch up on their sleep.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Retreat 0.3% Monday

Fashion’s decliners included AnnTaylor, Hot Topic and Macy’s.

clock October 5, 2010Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Designer and Luxury

Masstige Gains Power

Olivier Theyskens, Karl Lagerfeld and Jil Sander are doing it.

clock October 5, 2010Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Chantal Bacon Exits Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson’s longtime confidante and chief executive officer Chantal Bacon bids good-bye.

clock October 5, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

Supreme Court Denies Totes’ Tariff Case

Company claimed gender and age discrimination in U.S. duty rates.

clock October 5, 2010Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Oct. 9, 1969: Flip Service

WWD looked into an alleged confrontation between Jackie O. and a Daily News photographer, who claimed the former First Lady pulled a judo move on him.

clock October 5, 2010Venessa Lau

Memo Pad

OK Taps Richard Spencer… Jack Griffin’s View… Fashion Intellectuals…

Mark Pasetsky’s reign at OK has ended. Also, Jack Griffin spoke at the American Magazine Conference, and Maria Cornejo talked at a New Yorker panel.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Alliance Boots to Cut 900 Jobs

Most of the positions to be eliminated are at the company’s headquarters at Nottingham, England.

clock October 5, 2010Andrea Nagel

Designer and Luxury

Paco Rabanne to Relaunch Handbags

Paco Rabanne is kicking off the revival of its fashion business with the relaunch of its iconic 1969 chain-mail bag in a range of new materials.

clock October 5, 2010Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Bartlett Does Bon-Ton… Crazy for Wu… Chicago Loves Dior…

John Bartlett will design for Bon-Ton’s private label men’s collection.

clock October 5, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 20hArthur Friedman

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