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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 17hAmanda 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 24hLayla 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

Uniqlo Sees U.S. Key in Push to $50B Goal

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Overview

On the march to become a $50 billion company by 2020, Uniqlo welcomed new brand ambassador Novak Djokovic to its Fifth Avenue flagship Wednesday to further that crusade.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Trinity Hit by Sluggish China Luxury Sales

Men’s wear company will reduce the pace of store openings for 2012.

clock August 22, 2012Joelle Diderich

The American Eagle Outfitters store in Tokyo

Financial

Chico’s, American Eagle Shine as Express Outlook Disappoints

All three specialty chains weighed in with second-quarter results.

clock August 22, 2012Evan Clark

The scene at Bottega Veneta’s Yifeng store opening in Shanghai.

Financial

Balancing the Bling in China

A new study from McKinsey & Co. reveals that the country’s emerging luxury consumers still want to show their wealth — but not so conspicuously.

clock August 23, 2012Lara Farrar

Sportswear

GenArt Sets Fresh Faces Lineup

The annual event, scheduled at Pier 57 on Sept. 9, spotlights emerging talent in the industry.

clock August 22, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Government and Trade

SEC Mineral Use Rule Raises Concerns

Gold and tin from the Congo are the focus of new reporting requirements.

clock August 23, 2012Kristi Ellis

A look from Boast.

Ready To Wear

Shows in Las Vegas Tell Color Story for Spring

MAGIC organizers expect $600 million in orders to be written at umbrella of shows — in addition to ENK, Capsule, MRket and PGA.

clock August 22, 2012Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Retail

H&M to Open Largest Store Globally in U.S.

The six-level, 57,000-square-foot site, at 589 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, is seen opening sometime next year.

clock August 22, 2012David Moin

Isaora

Retail

Winning Streak: Las Vegas Trade Show Highlights

The mood was upbeat as merchants from around the country and the world converged on the city to check out the latest spring men’s wear trends.

clock August 23, 2012WWD Staff

Vanessa G.'s silk and cotton floral-printed coat and rayon taffeta sheath; shoes from Brian Atwood.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2013 Trend: Miss Matched

In the parlance of previous generations the “ensemble” — a matching coat and dress — is back.

clock August 23, 2012Bobbi Queen

A view of Oscar de la Renta’s home line.

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta Offers Revamped Home Line

In stores starting in January, the revitalized collection now has a 100-piece-strong gift and entertaining component that is being produced in-house.

clock August 23, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Shin Odake

Financial

Uniqlo Sees U.S. Key in Push Toward $10B Goal

On the march to become a $50 billion company by 2020, the retailer welcomed new brand ambassador Novak Djokovic to its Fifth Ave. flagship this week.

clock August 23, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

WWD Unveiling iPhone Edition

Women’s Wear Daily today launches an iPhone version that is offered through Apple’s Newsstand.

clock August 23, 2012Amy Wicks

Media

Newsweek’s Revolving Doors

Dirk Barnett, creative director, is leaving to join the greener pastures of The New Republic.

clock August 23, 2012Erik Maza

Media

GQ Hires New Multimedia Editor

Kevin Sintumuang, who most recently served as features editor for The Wall Street Journal’s “Off Duty” section, will oversee daily editorial for gq.com.

clock August 23, 2012Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Farfetch.com to Add The Webster

The online platform for independent, high-end fashion boutiques is set to add the Miami store to its site.

clock August 23, 2012Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

The Art of Elysium Sets Next Heaven Gala Date

The event will take place Jan. 12, the night before the Golden Globe Awards.

clock August 23, 2012Marcy Medina

A clutch wallet from Eric Javits

Fashion Scoops

Eric Javits Adds Small Accessories

The collection marks the designer’s first complete line devoted to items such as wallets, travel items, coin purses and mini cross-body bags.

clock August 23, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

A Felix Rey denim clutch.

Fashion Scoops

Woolite Launching Fashion Week Campaign

The pop-up WooliteWashed Boutique at 372 West Broadway in New York will open on Sept. 5.

clock August 23, 2012Arthur Friedman

Fashion Scoops

Diesel Black Gold Names New Creative Director

Norwegian fashion designer Andreas Melbostad will step into the role starting in October.

clock August 23, 2012Alessandra Turra

Swatch's New Gent Blue Graft watch designed by Emmanuelle Antille.

Fashion Scoops

Swatch Teams Up With Tattoo Artists

Swiss visual artist Emmanuelle Antille and the French tattoo artist Tin-tin have designed five watches in the brand’s classic New Gent shape.

clock August 23, 2012Kristi Garced

Citizens of Humanity

Ready To Wear

Winning Streak: Top Vegas Trends

The key trends for spring from this week’s trade shows.

clock August 23, 2012WWD 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 December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies