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J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 23hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock December 4, 2016Luisa Zargani

Hudson Yards Aims for Fashion Crowd

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Overview

The ambitious $15 billion development project on the far west side of Manhattan is out to become a nexus of fashion and retail.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A still from the making of Cartier's "Painted Love"

Media

Cartier Gets Digital

The brand will launch the first leg of its second digital “Painted Love” campaign for its Love jewelry line Nov. 9 — on Facebook.

clock October 31, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Media

Yahoo Inc. Acquires Interclick for $270 Million

The move is expected to boost Yahoo’s online advertising business.

clock November 1, 2011Vicki M. Young

Financial

Conversion Rate Dips to Close October

Brick-and-mortar stores see pick-up in share of shoppers, NPD says.

clock November 1, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Media

NYT, WSJ Report Increases on Weekend Editions

Circulation is up for the Journal’s Saturday edition and the Times’ Sunday edition, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation’s semiannual report.

clock November 1, 2011John Koblin

Roberto Cavalli and Ai Tominaga

Fashion Features

Roberto Cavalli Talks Retail, Sex — and Living to 120

The 70-year-old designer has a habit of speaking his mind in a manner as bold as his animal prints.

clock November 1, 2011Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

KCD Taps Nan Richards for Europe Post

The New York-based public relations and production agency has brought a high-profile media executive on board to spearhead expansion efforts.

clock November 1, 2011Miles Socha

Retail

Retail Road Ahead Has a Digital Curve

Over the next three years, more than $8 billion in apparel sales will migrate from brick-and-mortar stores to the Web.

clock November 1, 2011Evan Clark

A Web page from Monkeynmiddle.com.

Retail

Wholesale Meets Retail at Monkeynmiddle.com

New business-to-business portal is a Web-based virtual showroom with an EDI-capable purchasing utility.

clock November 1, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Monica Rich Kosann

Fashion Features

The Many Lives of Monica Rich Kosann

The designer discusses her growing lifestyle brand, her short-lived stint as a child actor and why she finds lockets “so sexy.”

clock November 1, 2011Bridget Foley

Bon-Ton's shoe department at Mayfair Mall in Milwaukee, Wis.

Retail

Bon-Ton Revamps Strategy to Improve Sales

Regional department store is upgrading its merchandise and adding more exclusives as part of its turnaround efforts.

clock November 1, 2011Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young

Levi’s jeans

Textiles

Levi’s, Adidas, H&M Back Better Cotton

The first cotton grown using more sustainable farming methods under the global Better Cotton Initiative has reached the marketplace.

clock November 1, 2011Joanna Ramey

The interior of a True Religion store.

Denim

True Religion Sets Sights on China

Denim brand’s distribution deal with Envols International Trading Co. runs through 2016.

clock November 1, 2011Arnold J. Karr

Henry & Belle’s silk tank top paired with True Religion Brand Jeans cotton and spandex pants, topped off with Noir bracelets and Christian Louboutin platforms.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2012 Trend: Hue Do You Love?

Spring is going mad for color, from stripes to blocks to just a few pops.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

A rendering of G-Star’s Rodeo Drive store.

Denim

G-Star Readies for Rodeo Drive Debut

The Amsterdam-based brand will be the first and only denim specialist to have a store on the famed Beverly Hills retail thoroughfare.

clock November 2, 2011Rachel Brown

Rochelle Bloom

Human Resources

Rochelle Bloom to Exit Fragrance Foundation Post

She informed the foundation’s board that she plans to retire when her contract expires at the end of the year.

clock November 2, 2011Pete Born

A rendering of the updated Macy’s exterior.

Retail

Macy’s Details Revamp, Eyes Brazil Promotion

Renovation was described as an comprehensive top-to-bottom plan that includes restoring facade, remaking selling floors and improving infrastructure.

clock November 2, 2011David Moin

Lady Gaga

Fashion Scoops

Lady Gaga’s India Take

At a performance in New Delhi, the singer surprised fans by opting to wear a dress by local designer Tarun Tahiliani.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

A Coco Rocha for Senhoa earring.

Fashion Scoops

Coco Rocha Launches Jewelry Line for a Cause

The Coco Rocha for Senhoa collection benefits an organization helping Cambodian victims of human trafficking.

clock November 2, 2011Roberta Correia

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Westwood Visits ‘Occupy London’

According to British media reports, the designer spent a few hours at the tent city camp with her two sons on Monday night.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

World of Children Award Gala Set for Tonight

Fashion industry figures including Tommy Hilfiger and CNN’s Alina Chowill will join actress Stephanie March and chef Bobby Flay at the benefit.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

A bag from Guest’s spring collection.

Fashion Scoops

Cornelia Guest’s Line a Bloomingdale’s Hit

The socialite-turned-designer’s vegan handbag collection has been picked up by four additional Bloomingdale’s locations for spring.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

A Penney’s Holiday

J.C. Penney is banking on fashion items including boots, watches and fake fur-trimmed clothing, shoes and accessories for the holidays.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Ella Marciano Designs Bracelet for Charity

The 17-year-old daughter of Guess ceo and vice chairman Paul Marciano is testing the waters at the family business.

clock November 2, 2011WWD Staff

Cover of Harpers Bazzar

Media

Harper’s Bazaar Gears Up for Revamp

After a decade as editor in chief, Glenda Bailey is plotting big changes for the magazine.

clock November 2, 2011Amy Wicks

Media

Glamour’s Women of the Year

The magazine this year will honor Cindy Sherman, Jennifer Lopez, Tory Burch and Arianna Huffington.

clock November 2, 2011Amy Wicks

Lew Frankfort, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Stephen Ross.

Real Estate

Hudson Yards Aims for Fashion Set

The $15 billion development project on the far west side of Manhattan could be the site of future New York Fashion Weeks if Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way.

clock November 2, 2011David Moin and Alexandra Steigrad and Marc Karimzadeh

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Business

Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

clock 23hLisa Lockwood

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