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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 8hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 11hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Online B-t-s Sales Expected to Boom

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Overview

Facing sticker shock at the pumps, consumers are traveling no further than their computers to log onto price comparison search engines for back-to-school deals for their kids.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion

Elie Tahari Men’s RTW Spring 2012

The designer is growing up. The eminently salable spring collection showed that the brand is hitting its stride.

clock July 14, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gap Holiday 2011

The brand is still on the hunt for a head designer to replace Patrick Robinson, which left the company’s holiday collection in the hands of the design team.

clock July 15, 2011WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

Change Capital Buys 70 Percent of Paule Ka

Founder Serge Cajfinger to stay on as creative designer and president.

clock July 18, 2011Joelle Diderich

Fashion

Model Call: Codie Young

Until recently, the 18-year-old was just another model on the rise, until The Daily Mail took issue with her size.

clock July 19, 2011Taylor Harris

Retail/Business

Changing of the Guard at Inditex

The parent company of Zara will see a change in management when founder Amancio Ortega steps down and hands the reins to Pablo Isla.

clock July 19, 2011Barbara Barker

Textiles

Unifi Turns Up Recycled Fabric Effort

The company is taking the green concept in sustainable fibers to a new level.

clock July 19, 2011Kristi Ellis

Retail/Business

Improved Mood at Pitti Filati

Italian mill executives were spinning a good yarn at the three-day fair.

clock July 19, 2011Courtney Smith

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marvin Traub Associates and Atlas Advisors Form M&A Partnership

After successfully collaborating on several deals together, the two firms have formed a strategic M&A advisory partnership.

clock July 19, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Retail Stocks Slip 0.8% on Debt Concerns

Retail stocks started off the week with a 0.8 percent decline as the sector was caught in the general downdraft of European sovereign debt concerns.

clock July 19, 2011Evan Clark

Retail/Business

Online Seen Star of BTS

Consumers are traveling no further than their computers for back-to-school deals for their kids.

clock July 19, 2011Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Who’s Headed to Halston?… Bernard Arnault Inspires Soulja Boy…

Could Halston be prepping for a reboot with BCBG Max Azria Group veterans steering the ship?

clock July 19, 2011WWD Staff

People

‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star to Release Album

Aleksa Palladino is half of the up-and-coming duo Exitmusic, with her husband Devon Church.

clock July 19, 2011Tara Bonet-Black

Food

Feast for the Eye: Left Bank Comes to West Village

Despite what you may think, it is not a French restaurant.

clock July 19, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Memo Pad

Andrew Marc Shakes Things Up… More Turmoil for RDA… News from the Coast…

In its quest to become more of a lifestyle brand, Andrew Marc is shaking up its advertising.

clock July 19, 2011WWD Staff

Financial

Chinese Fashion Market, $200B by 2020

Report details demographic and retail changes that will drive sector forward.

clock July 19, 2011Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Donald Magnin, 84, Dies of Cancer

He helped build Joseph Magnin Co. into one of the largest specialty stores in the country.

clock July 19, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Trends

Resort 2012 Trend: See It Through

The message for resort is clear: Gauzy, transparent looks have arrived. Whether racy and revealing or subtly sheer, the effect is undeniably enchanting.

clock July 19, 2011WWD Staff

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