Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock 9hEvan Clark


Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock 9hNatalie Theodosi


Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock 15hKari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

Asian Firms Join The M&A Game

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Business Features

Consumer Confidence Slips Unexpectedly

December reading ends two-month winning streak.

clock December 28, 2010Vicki M. Young

Fisher Girl Statue in Zhuhai

Designer and Luxury

China’s Next Boom Towns for Luxury

Increasingly wealthy second- and third-tier cities are the new battlegrounds for high-end retailers.

clock December 29, 2010Lara Farrar

Business Features

State Statutes Could Complicate Saks Takeover

Tennessee law gives company additional leverage in event of acquisition attempt.

clock December 29, 2010Vicki M. Young

Judy Garland on “The Judy Garland Show.”

Fashion Features

November 13, 1963: Everybody Loves Ray

Costume designer Ray Aghayan dressed Judy Garland for her short-lived TV series in the Sixties.

clock December 29, 2010Venessa Lau

Mergers and Acquisitions

These Asian Firms Are on the Prowl

A list of some of the major players in the market for new global brands.

clock December 29, 2010Vicki M. Young


Amazon, Netflix Top E-tailers for Holiday Season

Survey finds that despite volume gains this year, overall, online satisfaction dipped slightly.

clock December 29, 2010David Moin

Cerruti Men's RTW Spring 2011


Asian Firms Making Push for M&A Deals

Companies are on the hunt for Western labels as they shift from being manufacturers to brand owners.

clock December 29, 2010Vicki M. Young

A display at Gallery Alef.


Gallery Alef: A Hidden Gem in Cairo

Naguiba Meyassar’s textile design center celebrates its 20th anniversary in February.

clock December 29, 2010Susan Watters

Inside DownEast Outfitters.


DownEast Eyes Expansion Out West

The Utah-based purveyor of affordable and straightforward feminine apparel is working to become known elsewhere.

clock December 29, 2010Rachel Brown


Memo Pad: iPad Magazine Sales Drop

Numbers are down for digital editions of magazines including Vanity Fair, Wired and GQ.

clock December 29, 2010John Koblin

Gary Bigeni and Mitchell Oakley-Smith

Designer and Luxury

Australians in New York Announce Grant Winner

The foundation awarded a stipend, round-trip airfare to New York and six months of mentoring to RMIT fashion grad Laura Wad.

clock December 29, 2010Patty Huntington

Shahnaz Husain

Beauty Features

Shahnaz Husain’s Herbal Empire

The Indian entrepreneur has built a global brand through a network of retail stores, salons and franchises.

clock December 29, 2010Mayu Saini

Ylang 23’s bracelet.

Fashion Scoops

A Milestone For Ylang 23… T-shirts To Benefit Atelier Incurve…

The high-end jewelry site Ylang 23 will commemorate its 25th anniversary with a limited edition charm bracelet.

clock December 29, 2010WWD Staff

Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2011

Fashion Trends

Pre-Fall 2011 Trend: Basic Instincts

Start getting used to this look, because slim pants and a chic yet simple shirt are emerging as pre-fall’s minimalist uniform.

clock December 29, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

Details at Gucci Fall 2017


Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

clock 8hElizabeth Doupnik

Social Studies