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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 8hAmanda 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 15hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock 22hNyima Pratten

Black Friday Weekend Sets New Highs

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Overview

A record 226 million shoppers visited stores and Web sites over the long weekend, and many retailers reported business surpassed last year’s.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Legal

Dolce, Gabbana Tax Evasion Ruling Is Overturned

The decision means the designers will have a new preliminary hearing in front of a new judge.

clock November 27, 2011Luisa Zargani

Stella McCartney lingerie

Intimates

Stella McCartney’s Take on Lingerie

The designer previewed her fall 2012 intimates collection, which she described as a “nearly nude wearing experience.”

clock November 24, 2011Karyn Monget

Justin Bieber fans outside Rockefeller Center.

Fashion Features

They Are Wearing: Justin Bieber’s ‘Today’ Performance

More than 15,000 exuberant fans lined up overnight outside Rockefeller Center, hoping to catch a glimpse of the pop star performing live.

clock November 23, 2011WWD Staff

Dennis Basso and Michael Cominotto

People

Dennis Basso Ties the Knot

Event was The Pierre’s first same-sex wedding in its 81-year history.

clock November 23, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg and Bobbi Queen

Lanvin's new children’s wear range, Lanvin Petite

Fashion Scoops

Lanvin Sets Recipe Contest

Search for best cake coincides with retail debut of children’s wear.

clock November 24, 2011WWD Staff

Retail

Western Retailers Weigh In on India’s Global Initiative

The Indian union cabinet agreed to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multibrand retail and 100 percent FDI in monobrand retail.

clock November 27, 2011Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich and Alessandra Turra and Mayu Saini

Bernard Arnault

Fashion Scoops

Bernard Arnault Readies Moynat Revival

Trunk maker poised to open a boutique in Paris.

clock November 25, 2011Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Gang Steals Louis Vuitton Goods From Paris Airport

Thieves make off with merchandise estimated at several thousand euros.

clock November 27, 2011WWD Staff

Inside Macy's.

Marketing and Promotion

Black Friday Weekend Sets New Highs

A record 226 million shoppers visited stores and Web sites over the long weekend, and many retailers reported business surpassed last year’s.

clock November 27, 2011David Moin and Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri and Rachel Brown

Media

New Model Reality Show Set to Debut

“Scouted” shows what it takes to turn the girl next door into a professional model.

clock November 28, 2011Amy Wicks

An image from the spring Bally campaign.

Marketing and Promotion

Bally Heads to Gstaad for Spring Campaign

Models are pictured feeding goats and gazing through binoculars at snow-capped mountains.

clock November 28, 2011Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Americans for Marriage Equality Readies for Launch

Julianne Moore, Uma Thurman and Anna Wintour are among the prominent figures slated to headline the launch party for the public engagement initiative.

clock November 28, 2011WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 17hKristi Ellis

Social Studies