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Nordstrom's Canada Drive: The Progress Report

The retailer is in the early innings of its Canada rollout.

clock 16hDavid Moin


Saks Fifth Avenue Sets a Freestanding Format for Footwear

The luxury retailer is establishing a quartet of specialty stores in Greenwich, Conn.

clock 16hDavid Moin


Tommy Hilfiger's Tell-All: "American Dreamer"

The designer describes the setbacks and comebacks in building a global lifestyle brand.

clock 16hLisa Lockwood

Retail Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

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Worries that the global economy is faltering and reports of slower same-store sales growth in July pushed retail stocks to their worst drop since January 2009.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Lanvin store in Malibu.

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Opens in Malibu Village

The store is the result of the a strategy to enlarge the brand’s presence in vacation destinations.

clock August 1, 2011Rachel Brown and Marcy Medina

A scent from the Annick Goutal fragrance brand.


AmorePacific Buys Annick Goutal

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

clock August 3, 2011Jennifer Weil


Givaudan’s First-Half Profits Decline 40 Percent

Sales at the Vernier, Switzerland-based flavors and fragrances supplier dip 8.8 percent in the six-month period.

clock August 4, 2011Jennifer Weil

The adiZero crazy light basketball shoe.

Business Features

Adidas on Track for Record Year

Sporting goods firm raises guidance for third time as it heads toward record sales and earnings in 2011.

clock August 4, 2011Joelle Diderich

Paul Polman


Unilever Net Up; Eyes Emerging Markets

Firm’s executives anticipate a “long and drawn out” economic recovery in developed markets.

clock August 4, 2011Samantha Conti

Donatella Versace and FC Internazionale players


Donatella Versace Gets Sporty in Beijing

The house held a bash for the players of FC Internazionale.

clock August 4, 2011Kathleen E. McLaughlin

A selection of Nivea products.


Beiersdorf Profits Rise 4.7 Percent

German firm attributed its global Nivea anniversary campaign to boosting company performance in the second quarter.

clock August 4, 2011Susan Stone



Retail Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

Worries that the global economy is faltering and reports of slower same-store sales growth in July pushed retail stocks to their worst drop since January 2009.

clock August 4, 2011Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark

David Webb’s fall ad campaign, styled by Carine Roitfeld under the creative direction of Alex Wiederin.

Marketing and Promotion

David Webb Taps Richardson for Ads

The famed photographer did double duty for the Carine Roitfeld-styled series of print ads for the fine jewelry brand.

clock August 4, 2011Rachel Strugatz


July Comp Crux

Saks excels and Kohl’s disappoints during a so-so month.

clock August 4, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Hisayuki Suekawa

Beauty Features

Shiseido’s Global Growth Blueprint

As the beauty giant to seeks to grow into a global powerhouse its eyes are trained on the U.S.

clock August 4, 2011Molly Prior

An ad visual for the Keith Urban scent "Phoenix."


Keith Urban to Launch Men’s Scent

In an exclusive interview, the country star talks about his family, the minutiae of fragrance science and how one day he may even launch his own clothing line.

clock August 4, 2011Julie Naughton

Soap & Glory founder, Marcia Kilgore.


Sephora to Carry Soap & Glory

Select products from Marcia Kilgore’s bath, body and skin care line will enter stores Sept. 16.

clock August 4, 2011Andrea Nagel

Apar Kothari


Apar Kothari Heads to Rue La La as VP

She was the founder and ceo of online flash sales aggregator MyNines.

clock August 4, 2011Vicki M. Young


Yoox to Launch Armani Online Store

Online retailer reported that consolidated net revenues in the three months to the end of June rose 33 percent.

clock August 4, 2011Gordon Sorlini

Michael Kors

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors Hears Wedding Bells

The designer and his longtime boyfriend Lance LePere confirmed to WWD that they received their marriage license at the City Clerk’s Office in Manhattan.

clock August 4, 2011Jessica Iredale


Jill Abramson Takes Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionaire

The New York Times’ soon-to-be executive editor mentions her dog five times in the interview.

clock August 5, 2011John Koblin


Social Media Site Lockerz Gets Funding

In addition to the $36 million raised, another $9 million is expected to close in the next month or two, sources said.

clock August 5, 2011Vicki M. Young

A Barneys window display.


Barneys New York Flagship Getting a Facelift

The department store has begun a makeover of some of its floors, which will include the addition of a new cafe.

clock August 5, 2011Sharon Edelson

A hair presentation shown during NAHA.

Color Cosmetics

Cosmoprof Unveils Innovations

Beauty brands OPI and Orly introduced products to compete with the long-lasting power polish formula of CND’s Shellac.

clock August 5, 2011Andrea Nagel

Cellular Power Charge Night


La Prairie Adds Cellular Power Charge Night

Brand intends to build on the success of Cellular Power Infusion with the September introduction of a overnight antiaging treatment.

clock August 5, 2011Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops

Former Model on House Arrest… A Debut for McQ…

Xiao Dong Mei, a former model who shot to fame in the Nineties, is under house arrest after being brought up on money laundering charges by Italian police.

clock August 5, 2011WWD Staff

The Ditch Witch food truck in Montauk.


Summer ’Scapes: Editors’ Holiday Haunts

Where glossy magazine editors go to get away from it all.

clock August 5, 2011Amy Wicks


Today's Must Read

Paul Smith showing off John Tierney collaboration socks


Paul Smith Set to Combine Men’s, Women’s Shows on Paris Runway

clock October 19, 2016Samantha Conti

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