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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 22hVicki M. Young


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 6hRachel Strugatz


Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 17hEvan Clark

Retailers Plan Capex Boom

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Fashion chains are boosting capital expenditures by tens and even hundreds of millions of dollars this year, looking beyond the questionable consumer spending outlook as they vie for market share.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ladies’ Night Out in Cannes

Calvin Klein Collection and the Independent Filmmaker Project threw a party celebrating the women of Cannes.

clock May 13, 2011Katya Foreman


Burberry Brit Hits London

Rising indie band Life in Film played a set at the store’s official opening party.

clock May 13, 2011Nina Jones


Dillard’s Reinvents, Profits Gain

Better sales and lower expenses helped lift first-quarter profits 57.2 percent.

clock May 15, 2011Evan Clark


Jewelers Adapt to Changing Consumer

JCK trade show exhibitors have come up with ways to keep costs down while luring in frugal shoppers.

clock May 16, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Diane Kruger’s Bold Face… Karl Lagerfeld Does amfAR Show…

A giant portrait of Diane Kruger has been put up in Cannes, part of an outdoor exhibition of portraits by German photographer Marcel Hartmann.

clock May 16, 2011WWD Staff


DKNY, Bag Snob Bloggers Team Up

Tina Craig and Kelly Cook are collaborating with the brand on a collection of handbags called Bag Snob x DKNY.

clock May 16, 2011Roxanne Robinson


Jason Wu’s Wide Web

The designer’s legitimate Twitter account launches today under the handle “MissWu_NY.”

clock May 16, 2011Venessa Lau


Amanda Warner’s Way

Performing under the acronym MNDR, the 28-year-old is taking dance floor tracks to new heights by stripping her shows way down.

clock May 16, 2011Tara Bonet-Black

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Oprah Meets Ralph Lauren… Conde Nast Spain, El Pais Team Up…

With the end of her farewell season just days away, Oprah Winfrey secured herself a particularly fashionable and rare television interview — Ralph Lauren.

clock May 16, 2011WWD Staff

Forecasts and Analysis

Retailers Plan Capex Boom

Capital expenditures are on the rise as chains fight for market share by bolstering both online operations and old-line stores.

clock May 16, 2011Evan Clark

Intimates and Activewear

Richard Leeds Scores NBA Sleepwear Line

Deal includes a co-branding contract with the Little Miss and Mr. Men apparel program starring Little Miss Sunshine.

clock May 16, 2011Karyn Monget


Folli Follie Sets Plan for U.S. Expansion

The 29-year-old company is aggressively pursuing the American wholesale market as part of its goal to become a global brand.

clock May 16, 2011Rachel Strugatz


Accessories Trend: On the Fringe

Whether jumbo or miniature, the ornamental tassel is getting major play for fall.

clock May 16, 2011Roxanne Robinson


De Beers Jewellers Names U.S. CEO

Most recently, Devon Pike was a senior vice president of digital at Juicy Couture.

clock May 16, 2011Marc Karimzadeh


Gucci Veteran James McArthur Joins Anya Hindmarch

Company taps new ceo in bid to expand internationally and further develop the brand.

clock May 16, 2011Samantha Conti

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