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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 20hAmanda 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

British Retailers Hit by Violence

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Overview

Rioters continued to take to the streets of Britain’s major cities Tuesday, looting stores and setting fire to a Miss Selfridge unit in Manchester.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Dolce & Banana necklace made of shells and gem stones by South African craftsman in Cape Town.

Retail

E-commerce Site L-Atitude Looks to the Globe

Web site eyes expansion.

clock August 8, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

A Miss Selfridge shop on fire on Market Street in Manchester city center.

Retail

Rioters Storm British Retailers

Observers believe the violence will impact already wobbly consumer confidence.

clock August 9, 2011Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Ben Bernanke

Financial

Factors Holding Steady Amid Volatility

A week of yo-yoing stock markets has so far had little impact on the world of business credit.

clock August 9, 2011Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Elisa Sednaoui in Shopbop.com’s advertising campaign.

Media

Elisa Sednaoui New Face of Shopbop.com

The online retailer’s new advertising campaign stresses the Web site’s global reach.

clock August 9, 2011Sharon Edelson

Carine Roitfeld and her son Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld in the Barneys campaign.

Media

Carine Roitfeld for Barneys’ Fall Campaign

The former editor-in-chief of French Vogue recruited her daughter, son and several other notable fashion figures in clothes of the season.

clock August 9, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Anne Hathaway in Alexander McQueen with Jim Sturgess

Parties

Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess Premiere ‘One Day’

The actress talked romantic comedies and British accents at the New York screening of her latest film.

clock August 9, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Ricky Sasaki

Human Resources

Ricky Sasaki, Theory CEO, Dies at 60

Sasaki, whose career spanned four decades, played an instrumental role in building Theory into a global contemporary powerhouse.

clock August 9, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Media

Tough Times at the Newsstand

Fashion titles had a difficult first half, all apart from Vogue, which saw an increase thanks to Lady Gaga.

clock August 9, 2011Amy Wicks and Zeke Turner

Financial

Fossil Shares Fall on Full-Year EPS Forecast

The company said that it saw a 32 percent rise in labor rates in China-based factories during the second quarter.

clock August 9, 2011Vicki M. Young

Chelsea Tyler in Andrew Charles' polyester top and cotton and spandex denim jeans.

Denim

Steven Tyler and Andy Hilfiger Dream On

Andrew Charles, a new women’s and men’s contemporary collection, is inspired by the Aerosmith front man’s rock ’n’ roll style.

clock August 10, 2011Lisa Lockwood

A piece from the G-Star x Kitson capsule collection.

Denim

Kitson, G-Star Team Up for Capsule Collection

The line has six women’s pieces with exclusive artwork including G-Star’s popular Arc Super Skinny denim style, a denim vest, sweatpants and a tote bag.

clock August 9, 2011Rachel Brown

Jenny McCarthy for Danskin.

Marketing and Promotion

Danskin’s New Quartet

The activewear brand has recruited four fitness enthusiasts for its fall campaign: Hilary Duff, Jenny McCarthy, Padma Lakshmi and Christie Brinkley.

clock August 10, 2011David Lipke

Olivia Wilde

Human Resources

Revlon Taps Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde

The beauty brand has added two megacelebrities to its Hollywood-heavy global brand ambassador roster.

clock August 10, 2011Andrea Nagel

Monika Chiang and her wares.

Footwear

Monika Chiang Out to Build a Power Brand

The striking 5-foot, 9-inch design rookie unveiled her debut fall collection Tuesday and it isn’t for women with demure wardrobes.

clock August 10, 2011Rachel Brown

Financial

California Sales Tax Cut Could Boost Spending

The sales tax dip is calculated to be a $233 savings per household over the next year in a state of more than 37 million people.

clock August 10, 2011Joanna Ramey

Zac Posen

Fashion Scoops

Z Spoke Retail Coming to NY… Fund-raising for Fashion Doc…

Zac Posen is about to set up shop in New York’s Meatpacking District.

clock August 10, 2011WWD Staff

Financial

Swank Swings to 2nd-Qtr. Profit

Men’s accessories firm moves to black as sales grow 9.3%.

clock August 10, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Essentialist

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies