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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 22hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Macy’s Lundgren Upbeat as Profits Climb 38.2%

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Overview

The retailer's ceo said his company is taking share from rival J.C. Penney and is well-positioned to square off with the encroaching Amazon.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Macy’s Terry Lundgren Upbeat as Profits Climb 38.2%

Retailer’s chairman and ceo said his company is taking share from rival J.C. Penney and is well-positioned to square off with the encroaching Amazon.

clock May 9, 2012Evan Clark

Executive Changes

Billabong Names Launa Inman CEO

Prior to joining the firm, she was managing director of Target Australia for seven years.

clock May 9, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Show Reviews

Bottega Veneta Resort 2013

Tomas Maier said the collection was “about very painterly inspiration” that could be traced to artists Tiepolo and Veronese.

clock May 9, 2012WWD Staff

Parties

AAFA Hosts American Image Awards

While all the glitter and glam raged at the Costume Institute gala, at Cipriani 42nd Street, the mood was tame but filled with pride and warmth.

clock May 9, 2012David Moin

Clothing/Furnishings

Hanes Embraces Slim Silhouette

The biggest player in the men’s underwear market has introduced for fall the Power Slim Fit Tee, close-fitting undershirts with stretch.

clock May 9, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Obituaries

Vidal Sassoon Dies at 84

The legendary London-born hairdresser revolutionized hairstyling by creating the geometric bob.

clock May 9, 2012Rachel Brown

Clothing/Furnishings

2(x)ist to Expand Into Timepieces

The underwear firm is on the fast track to becoming a multicategory men’s lifestyle brand, starting with the debut of timepieces later this month.

clock May 9, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Retail Features

Retailers Bullish on Father’s Day

Buoyed by continued strength in their men’s wear businesses, stores are loading up on slim-fit ties and dress shirts, shorts, colorful sportswear and swimwear.

clock May 9, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Handbags

Fendi’s Baguette Takes Center Stage

The shoulder jewel that helped ignite the luxury handbag craze is back in the spotlight with several limited editions.

clock May 10, 2012Miles Socha

Financial

Nordstrom Outlook Strong for 2012

The retailer’s annual meeting was marked by executives noting sustained investments in technology and its number-one competitive edge — customer service.

clock May 9, 2012David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Tom Ford on Family, Fashion and Film

Describing his overextended days at Gucci Group or why he likes to bathe four or five times a day, the designer was unapologetic and entertaining at the 92Y.

clock May 9, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Mass and Off-Price

Target to Open Freestanding Champion Store

The 3,000-square-foot C9 Active Apparel store will open on Oct. 14 in San Francisco, adjacent to a 100,000-square-foot CityTarget.

clock May 9, 2012Sharon Edelson and David Lipke

Memo Pad

Chanel Signs Brad Pitt as Face of No.5

The signing marks the first time a man has been tapped to represent the fragrance.

clock May 10, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Digital

Design Hunting’s First Print Edition Ready for Debut

The popularity of the online newsletter on nymag.com inspired its transition to print.

clock May 10, 2012Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Belstaff Taps Ewan McGregor for Fall Ads

The campaign begins shooting in the U.K. today at Goodwood, the estate in West Sussex famous for its annual Festival of Speed motor racing competition.

clock May 10, 2012Samantha Conti

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Yoox Posts 25.6% Decline in Net Profits for Qtr.

Costs associated with investments in automation and technology, as well as a higher tax rate, hurt the Italian e-tailer’s bottom line.

clock May 10, 2012Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Gene Pressman’s Joke

The former Barneys ceo took a tongue-in-cheek poke at Bergdorf Goodman’s Linda Fargo Tuesday at a Woolmark Co. event co-hosted with WWD.

clock May 10, 2012Arthur Friedman

Fashion Scoops

Lorraine Schwartz Honored for Fund-raising Efforts

The jeweler to the stars received a bit of her own star treatment at a luncheon that drew hundreds of well-known New Yorkers.

clock May 10, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

H&M Expanding in Texas

A 19,400-square-foot unit at the Baybrook Mall in the Greater Houston area will bow May 31.

clock May 10, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Finalists for Andam Fashion Award Announced

Valued at 230,000 euros, or about $300,000 at current exchange, the French prize will be awarded on July 5.

clock May 10, 2012Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Stockholm’s Urbanears Debuts Denim Headphones

The novelty headphones were launched at Apple Stores and on apple.com in the U.S. earlier this month.

clock May 10, 2012Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

France’s La Redoute Taps Maison Rabih Kayrouz

The fashion label is the latest to design a capsule collection for the French mail-order giant.

clock May 10, 2012Katya Foreman

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 22hMisty White Sidell

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