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Business

Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Prada Power as IPO Looms

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Miuccia Prada earned 9.7 million euros, or $12.7 million, and her husband and Prada chief executive officer Patrizio Bertelli pocketed 10 million euros, or $13.1 million, for their work last year.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Martin Scorsese and Tony Bennett

Parties

Martin Scorsese Shows Off a Restored ‘La Dolce Vita’

The director screened a newly remastered print of the Federico Fellini film to a few of his friends on Wednesday night.

clock June 2, 2011Amy Wicks

Marilyn Evins in 1968.

Media

Marilyn Evins Dies at 87

The top public-relations woman and widow of the prominent shoe designer David Evins died Monday in Philadelphia.

clock June 2, 2011Lorna Koski

Morris Sidewater

Human Resources

Morris Sidewater, Charming Shoppes Founder, Dies at 98

By the time he retired in 1988, the company had about 1,000 stores and annual sales of $1 billion.

clock June 2, 2011Lorna Koski

Financial

Samsonite IPO to Raise Up to $1.5 Billion

Shares are expected to trade June 16.

clock June 3, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli

Designer and Luxury

Prada Power as IPO Looms

A 450-page filing released via the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ushers in a new era of full disclosure for the Italian house.

clock June 5, 2011Amanda Kaiser

David Neville, Olivia Wilde and Marcus Wainwright.

Parties

The Fresh Air Fund’s Salute to American Heroes Signals Summer

Carmelo Anthony was a very popular man at the charity’s dinner on Thursday night.

clock June 3, 2011Matthew Lynch

Amanda Wakely

People

The Royal Academy of Arts Previews Summer Exhibit

Ewan McGregor, Salman Rushdie, Ron Arad and Charlotte Dellal, along with co-chairs Tracey Emin and Anya Hindmarch, attended.

clock June 3, 2011Nina Jones

Daphne Guinness, David LaChapelle and Amanda Lepore

People

David LaChapelle Crashes Midtown

A few of the photographer’s famous friends, including Uma Thurman and Daphne Guinness, turned out for his exhibition opening in New York on Thursday night.

clock June 3, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Retail

What Does It All Mean? Shoppers Take a Stand

Labels with a strong brand message continue to draw consumers to the cash register.

clock June 6, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Michelle Obama in Reed Krakoff.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Dons Reed Krakoff… Honoring Yohji Yamamoto…

Michelle Obama’s recent fashion choices have been more about big industry names and less about emerging design talents.

clock June 6, 2011WWD Staff

A Glamour cover featuring Blake Lively

Media

Glamour Magazine Off to a Bumpy Start in 2011

Newsstand sales have dropped 17 percent through the first four months of the year, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations Rapid Report.

clock June 6, 2011John Koblin

A merchandising display at Hanky Panky.

Activewear

Hanky Panky Celebrates 25 Years

The thong specialist will be introducing four initiatives to commemorate its silver jubilee including a collaboration with Anna Sui.

clock June 6, 2011Karyn Monget

Lorna E. Nagler and Janice Weinman

Human Resources

KIDS Luncheon Honors Women in Industry

Women in Prominent Positions teamed up with Kids in Distressed Situations at annual event.

clock June 6, 2011Vicki M. Young

Josie Natori

Activewear

Josie Natori to Launch Target Line

The collection represents the mass retailer’s first limited edition foray into lingerie and loungewear.

clock June 6, 2011Sharon Edelson

Alessandro Benetton

Sportswear

A New Era Begins at Benetton

With new creative director You Nguyen in place, fashion company is mapping out a new phase.

clock June 6, 2011Luisa Zargani

Financial

Wal-Mart’s Mea Culpa on Apparel

The world’s largest retailer celebrated itself as usual at its annual general meeting, but also admitted its missteps, including in apparel.

clock June 6, 2011Sharon Edelson

Financial

Second-Half Concerns Weigh on Retail Shares

Retail took a one-two punch last week — first from mixed May sales reports and then a disappointing reading on the job market.

clock June 6, 2011Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Financial

Tommy Hilfiger Group Signs Deal With Marc Fisher Footwear

The first collections will be introduced at the August Fashion Footwear Association of New York trade show and roll out for spring.

clock June 6, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Ring from Ivanka Trump’s sustainable diamond collection.

Watches

Ivanka Trump Jewelry Line Goes Green

Brand has introduced a bridal collection consisting entirely of sustainable diamonds and recycled platinum.

clock June 6, 2011Rachel Strugatz

The weekend, medium and small Lula bags.

Handbags

L’Wren Scott Introduces Lula Handbag

Barneys New York is the exclusive retailer for the launch of the bag, which will be for sale beginning June 8.

clock June 6, 2011Jessica Iredale

Donna Karan

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan to Honor President Clinton, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Courtney Ross

Designer has created Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards to celebrate the life of the artist and sculptor.

clock June 6, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Markets

New York Shows The Train, The Box to Close

Move to shut the two trade fairs is part of a “restrategy” plan that will be unveiled in January.

clock June 6, 2011Karyn Monget

Blow co-founders Julie Flakstad, Stuart Sklar and Jen Denton at May’s CEW Awards.

Financial

David Maleh Joins Blow Pro Products

Beauty firm has attracted a lead investor to help it grow to $15 million in sales in the next two to three years.

clock June 6, 2011Andrea Nagel

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

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Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies