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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 21hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires 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 August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Holiday Cheer: Retailers Bullish About Outlook

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Overview

With just a week to go before Black Friday, the holiday prognosis is looking up. Comp-store gains from 2 to 4 percent are widely predicted.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Parties

‘Balenciaga: Spanish Masters’ Opens at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

The Spanish royal officially opened the show with a cocktail party hosted by Oscar de la Renta.

clock November 18, 2010WWD Staff

People

Emma Watson Set Free

Although fans may be mourning the penultimate film in the magical Harry Potter franchise, its star is comfortably toying with a life post-Hogwarts.

clock November 19, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

Fashion

Emma Watson: Step by Step

A look back at a few of our moments with her and some of her choice observations.

clock November 19, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Pro Beauty Firms Discuss Strategy: L’Oréal Cites Inoa for Success

There’s no such thing as a bad hair day at L’Oréal’s Professional Products division, which includes brands such as Redken, Matrix and Kérastase.

clock November 19, 2010Jennifer Weil

Financial

Pro Beauty Firms Discuss Strategy: P&G Looks to China, India

Beauty company’s Salon Professional division is banking on brand-building, education and innovation to help develop the global hair care business.

clock November 19, 2010Jennifer Weil

People

Shelley Rozenwald Joins The Bay

The 30-year veteran of beauty retailing will serve as head of the Canadian department store’s beauty operation.

clock November 19, 2010Pete Born

Body Care

L’Occitane in Growth Mode

The French beauty group, which was listed on Hong Kong’s stock exchange in May, is now expanding on multiple fronts.

clock November 19, 2010Joanna Ramey and Kerry Olsen

Fragrance

Katy Perry Launches First Fragrance With a Loud Purr

The singer is putting her claws into the highly competitive international fragrance market with her debut scent.

clock November 19, 2010Nina Jones and Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Marketing and Trends

Prestige Beauty Retailers in a Holiday Mood

Sales of total prestige beauty in U.S. department stores are now 3 percent ahead of where they were at this time last year.

clock November 19, 2010Matthew W. Evans and Pete Born and Julie Naughton and Belisa Silva

Marketing and Trends

Mass Beauty Takes Aim With Value

Next Friday, the promotional floodgates will swing open.

clock November 19, 2010Molly Prior and Andrea Nagel and Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

September 24, 1979: Tokyo Rift

As Calvin Klein celebrates his birthday today, WWD looks back at a lesser-known episode in his career.

clock November 19, 2010Venessa Lau

Specialty Stores

Forever 21 Opens on Fifth Avenue

The specialty retailer is out to prove it has universal appeal — from Fifth Avenue here to London’s Oxford Street.

clock November 19, 2010Sharon Edelson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Chiara Boni Eyes U.S.

The Italian designer has struck a chord with a fashion perennial — the little dress — and she’s now ready to export the formula to the U.S.

clock November 19, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Business

Gap’s Profits Slide, Others See Mixed Results

Promotional pressures weigh on retail results.

clock November 19, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

J.Lo and Marc Anthony Promote Kohl’s Deal… Men’s Wear Flocks to Paris…

J.Lo and Marc Anthony turned out at a press conference to unveil their new deal with Kohl’s Corp.

clock November 19, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Casual Male Swings to a Profit

Earnings, sales trends turn positive as Destination XL builds.

clock November 19, 2010Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Textiles

Indian Apparel Workers to Strike

Apparel factories across India will close down today to protest rising domestic cotton prices.

clock November 19, 2010Mian Ridge

Media Features

Rupert Murdoch Does Another Daily

Some of us count sheep, but Murdoch spends his sleepless nights dreaming up media properties.

clock November 18, 2010John Koblin

Financial

Retailers Suddenly Bullish About Holiday

With just a week to go before Black Friday, the holiday prognosis is looking up.

clock November 19, 2010David Moin

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 August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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