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Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

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

clock 12hDavid Moin


Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 7hMiles Socha


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 15hVicki M. Young

In Focus

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

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC Joins Fairchild Group

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Human Resources

Lane Crawford Shifts Executives

Jennifer Woo becomes chairman and chief executive officer.

clock October 22, 2010Constance Haisma-Kwok


The Whitney and AOL Join Forces

Cyberspace and the arts collided—or collaborated—Thursday evening when AOL and the Whitney took over Casa Lever restaurant to toast a long list of partnerships.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff


Vanessa Bruno Opens on Melrose

The designer fetes new store with the Hollywood crowd.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff


Stars Shine for Hole in the Wall Camps

Hollywood comes out to benefit the organization founded by Paul Newman.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Newsweek’s Video Snafu

The magazine’s YouTube ad soliciting resumes for an editor position goes missing from its Tumblr blog.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff


Ferragamo Celebrates World Shoes Launch on Fifth Avenue

Together with Vanity Fair the brand hosts a cocktail party in honor of their new endeavor.

clock October 22, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Swoops In on Hermès

LVMH said it holds a 14.2 percent stake in family-controlled Hermès, and plans to be a “long-term shareholder.”

clock October 23, 2010Miles Socha


CFOs Shift Focus to Managing Slow Growth

Flow of goods, adjustments in sales plans seen as crucial in new study.

clock October 25, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Government and Trade

WTO Supports U.S. on Punitive Duties

Cases could have implications for apparel and textile industries.

clock October 25, 2010Kristi Ellis


Columbia Shares Fall Friday

Columbia Sportswear Co.’s fourth-quarter guidance revised upward as sales, advance orders gain.

clock October 25, 2010Alexandra Steigrad


Retail Stocks Gained Last Week

Investments in Saks and Penney’s lift sector.

clock October 25, 2010Evan Clark


L.A. Trade Show Focus: Finding a Formula for Spring

Vendors and retailers try to balance costs with value at Los Angeles Majors Market, Designers & Agents, Brighte and Focus trade shows.

clock October 25, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

Intimates and Activewear

Nicole Miller, Carole Hochman Ink Licensing Deal

Collaboration will start with sleepwear, loungewear and robes.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Designer and Luxury

Della Valle Fetes Beijing

Diego Della Valle has formally introduced the iconic Italian opera house La Scala to China — in a gas tank.

clock October 25, 2010Lara Farrar

Department Stores

Macy’s Appoints Peterson

Ginny Peterson named executive vice president over categories including juniors, dresses, suits and coats.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Invista Workshop to Focus on Seamless Wear

Semiannual event is set for Nov. 1.

clock October 25, 2010Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Hitting Miami… Chanel’s Homecoming… Getty’s Pet Project…

Looks like Balenciaga will be opening in more places than Asia during the next year or two.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

July 22, 1976: Portrait of a Lady

In Hollywood, there are acting dynasties, such as the Barrymores and the Hustons. Fashion has the de la Falaises.

clock October 25, 2010Venessa Lau


Georg Jensen CEO’s Fresh Vision

Jensen’s spring ad campaign features the Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen, half-naked, adorned with the brand’s jewelry.

clock October 25, 2010Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Robotic Mannequin Eases Online Ordering

The digital dressing room evolves.

clock October 25, 2010Denise Power

Mass and Off-Price

Sam’s Club Pushes Diamonds

Sam’s Club, the warehouse club division of Wal-Mart Stores, wants to be a bigger player in the $72 billion diamond jewelry industry.

clock October 25, 2010Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Debating the Garment Center’s Future

China’s escalating production costs could accelerate a return to domestic manufacturing, says Theory’s Andrew Rosen.

clock October 25, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg


Justin Bieber to Launch Fragrance Collection

Justin Bieber is bursting onto the celebrity fragrance scene, with a twist.

clock October 25, 2010Molly Prior

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Musical Chairs at L’Oréal?… A W Resignation…

As the Bettencourt saga intensifies media coverage increases in kind.

clock October 25, 2010WWD Staff

Media Features Moves to Fairchild Group

The web site’s editorial team will relocate to 750 Third Avenue immediately.

clock October 25, 2010John Koblin


WWD CEO Summit: Checking in With Foursquare

Dennis Crowley, co-founder and ceo of Foursquare, explains his company in a mile-a-minute presentation.

clock November 3, 2010Jessica Iredale

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