The Hermès Equation: Record Year Seen as LVMH Fight Set

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Luxury firm Hermès registered a 30 percent increase in sales in the third quarter, fueled by strong demand for silk scarves, leather bags and watches.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Sales in Hermès’ own stores rose 30.5 percent, driven by silk and textiles.

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Forecasts Record Year

Luxury firm Hermès reports 30 percent increase in sales in the third quarter, and said it is prepared to fight LVMH.

clock November 9, 2010Joelle Diderich

The facade will part like curtains to unveil a belt.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Makes Polo Flagships ‘Disappear’ in 4-D Spectacular

Polo celebrates 10 years with technological wizardry in New York and London.

clock November 9, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Exterior of Barneys Co-op.

Designer and Luxury

Charting a Course for Barneys Co-op

Mark Lee is about to write a new road map for the division.

clock November 10, 2010David Moin

A look from Sally Wu.

Designer and Luxury

Busy Body: Designer Sally Wu Puts On a Runway Show

The Shanghai-born designer will be presenting her spring collection at the New York outpost of Arario Gallery.

clock November 10, 2010Venessa Lau

Human Resources

Tommy Hilfiger to Address Oxford Union

A man with an enduring passion for collegiate style is heading to Britain’s oldest university.

clock November 10, 2010Samantha Conti


American Apparel Logs 3rd-Qtr. Loss

Net and same-store sales fall at a double-digit clip.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young

Inside American Eagle's Soho Flagship.


American Eagle Opens SoHo Flagship

Ground floor features key items for holiday such as sweaters and cargo pants.

clock November 10, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Nov. 7, 1941: Mad Hatters

When women ditched the chapeau, the millinery industry and WWD noticed.

clock November 10, 2010Venessa Lau


Regis to Receive Bids

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice said among second-round bidders for hair salon giant Regis.

clock November 10, 2010Evan Clark


Tria Sues Radiancy, Oregon Aesthetic

Alleges false advertising and unfair competition.

clock November 10, 2010Vicki M. Young

Cindi Leive, Julia Roberts and Oprah Winfrey


Celebs Dazzle at Glamour Awards

Oprah, Julia Roberts and Fergie were guests.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

Hans Ulrich Obrist


Hans Ulrich Obrist, Art’s Super Glue

The curator is present.

clock November 10, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Cathie Black


Cathie Black Meets the Press… Arnault’s Deep Pockets…

Cathie Black’s move from Hearst to chancellor of NYC schools gives at least one person an immediate boost.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Brioni Names Pesci CEO

Francesco Pesci succeeds Andrea Perrone at the luxury firm.

clock November 10, 2010Luisa Zargani

Sketches of Jason Wu’s bridal dresses.

Designer and Luxury

Jason Wu Launching Bridal for

The exclusive capsule collection will appear in January.

clock November 10, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren’s Tech Times

Technological highlights at Polo since the move online 10 years ago.

clock November 10, 2010WWD Staff

Inside the Kenneth Cole store at Santa Monica Place.

Business Features

Kenneth Cole Opening at Santa Monica Place

Brand unveils fifth Southern California store.

clock November 10, 2010Rachel Brown

Sergio Rossi's Rome Flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Sergio Rossi Opens New Format in Rome

Store concept pays tribute to legendary divas such as Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg and Monica Vitti.

clock November 10, 2010Luisa Zargani

Alexander McQueen Fall 1999

Designer and Luxury

Alexander McQueen’s Moment

The late designer’s the subject of a Costume Institute exhibit.

clock November 10, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


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