Industry Speaks: How to Kick-start the Job Market

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WWD asked industry executives and economists their views on the key question: “What is the one thing that can be done to stimulate job creation?” SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Larry Sass Joins 818 in Licensing Role

Cherokee alumnus to extend firm’s business into brand management and placement.

clock August 10, 2012Arnold J. Karr


Ron Johnson Stays the Course at J.C. Penney

His program is under more scrutiny, particularly the everyday low pricing piece, after the retailer on Friday posted poor results for the second quarter.

clock August 12, 2012David Moin


Martha Stewart Appeals Injunction in Battle With Macy’s

MSLO claims J.C. Penney’s presence will constitute “distinct Martha Stewart” stores.

clock August 10, 2012Evan Clark



Hot Topic Plans for Torrid Growth

The company’s ceo Lisa Harper thinks the division can win over plus-size female shoppers by treating them like who they are: women.

clock August 13, 2012Rachel Brown

Shala Monroque and Lorenzo Martone.


Bellport, N.Y.: Not So Far East

For a certain creative class, the sleepy Long Island haven provides respite from both Manhattan and the Hamptons.

clock August 13, 2012David Lipke

This year’s official Fashion’s Night Out T-shirts.


FNO Taking Shape in Manhattan

With less than four weeks to go, Fashion’s Night Out looks like it will be a Champagne-and-canapés-fueled night of special retail initiatives and celebrities.

clock August 13, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Ready To Wear

Adrianna Papell Enters Sportswear

The New York-based company has hired Michael Smaldone, whose last post was with Talbots, as senior vice president and creative director.

clock August 13, 2012WWD Staff

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Business Features

Industry Speaks: How to Kick-start the Job Market

WWD asked industry executives and economists their views on the key question: “What is the one thing that can be done to stimulate job creation?”

clock August 13, 2012WWD Staff


Human Resources

Who’s Adding Employees and Why: Survey

WWD asked seven fast-growing brands how they have managed to keep building their workforce and what others might learn from them.

clock August 13, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

The September issue of Vogue Paris.


A New Look for French Vogue

The fashion magazine is getting a makeover with the September issue, which hits newsstands Aug. 23.

clock August 13, 2012Laure Guilbault

An Erickson Beamon necklace.


Pastels Take the Spotlight at Accessorie Circuit

More than 350 exhibitors took part in the three-day ENK International-produced show in New York earlier this month.

clock August 13, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Made Her Think's Jaws of Life rings.


Accessory Trend: Toughing It Out

Edgy-but-chic jewelry — think spikes, studs, skulls, bullets and crosses — are still going strong this season.

clock August 13, 2012Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Hampshire Group Boosts Executive Ranks

Firm is looking to move the company to profitability after a long and costly transformation.

clock August 13, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Spanx to Open First Free-Standing Locations

The Atlanta-based specialist of shapewear will open its first stand-alone stores in October.

clock August 13, 2012Karyn Monget

Fashion Scoops

Marks & Spencer Teams Up With Oxfam for Design Intiative

Young students from East London will create a giant Union Jack flag out of used clothing.

clock August 13, 2012Lorelei Marfil


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