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WWD Forum Attendees Mingle at SKP Mall in Beijing

Execs from Hermès, Hugo Boss, Printemps and other companies gathered at SKP to sip prosecco and tour the mall.

clock October 21, 2016Tiffany Ap and Casey Hall


Italian Fahion Shake-up: Consuelo Castiglioni Exiting Mari

Francesco Risso will become creative director of the label.

clock October 21, 2016Luisa Zargani


Raf Simons to Show at New York Fashion Week: Men’s

The designer will present his fall 2017 men’s collection on Feb. 1.

clock October 21, 2016Jean E. Palmieri and Aria Hughes

Coach Shares Jump as Sales Rise 10.6%

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Coupons helped Coach Inc. get its mojo back in the first quarter — and Wall Street rode along.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

Mulberry Momentum Hit by Asia Sales Slowdown

Shares of the British firm fell more than 25 percent on Tuesday following news that the slowdown would dent year-end sales and profits.

clock October 23, 2012Samantha Conti

Jean-François Palus

Human Resources

Puma Board Elects Jean-François Palus as Chairman

The PPR group managing director will take up the post on Dec. 1.

clock October 23, 2012Joelle Diderich

Lew Frankfort

Business Features

Coach Shares Jump as Sales Rise 10.6%

Coupons helped the firm get its mojo back in the first quarter — and Wall Street rode along.

clock October 23, 2012Alexandra Steigrad


Target to Sell Credit Card Unit for $5.9B

The deal with TD Bank will take receivables off the mass retailer’s books.

clock October 23, 2012Evan Clark

The aftermath of the Pakistan fire had brought increased scrutiny over factory inspections.

Business Features

After the Pakistan Fire: Advancing the CSR Agenda

Companies look to learn from the tragedy and improve compliance.

clock October 24, 2012Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Jessica Chastain in Jason Wu with Moises Kaufman.


Harry Winston Hosts Dinner for ‘The Heiress’

Jessica Chastain, Francisco Costa, Georgina Chapman, Hilary Rhoda, Elettra Wiedemann, Rachel Roy and Thakoon Panichgul attended.

clock October 23, 2012Taylor Harris

The Romneys

Fashion Features

Political Fashion: Third Debate’s a Charm?

Michelle Obama and Ann Romney opted for more distinctive looks at Monday night’s debate at Lynn University.

clock October 23, 2012WWD Staff

Gail Monroe-Perry, Susan Akad and Tamron Hall.

Human Resources

BRAG’s Push for Diversity Goes On

Five individuals were honored for “breaking barriers” while many in the crowd of 400 said career opportunities are still often closed to people of color.

clock October 23, 2012David Moin

Mitt Romney and President Obama

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Weighs In on the Debates

Executives saw clear differences between the two candidates in their economic plans as well as on issues including trade, tax reform and the role of government.

clock October 23, 2012Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Carlos Alberini


Italy Hits Guess With $12M Tax Bill

Prosecutor weighing charges against former president Carlos Alberini, others.

clock October 23, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Kenneth Cole Collection RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole: New Designer, New Look, New Direction

The spring collection, to be shown tonight at New York’s Cedar Lake, carries much significance for the designer.

clock October 24, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Jean E. Palmieri

Human Resources

Herbert Grossman, Suitmaker, Dies at 84

He owned the women’s suit business Herbert Grossman Enterprises, which manufactured better-price suits in the U.S.

clock October 23, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Robert Hanson Lays Out American Eagle Plan

Chief executive officer’s long-term vision for the teen retailer includes fewer promotions and a global expansion that will pay for itself.

clock October 24, 2012WWD Staff

The Cruz sisters at work for L’Agent.


Cruz Sisters Team Up With Agent Provocateur for Line

The lingerie brand is breaking into the wholesale market with the launch of L’Agent, its first diffusion line.

clock October 24, 2012Samantha Conti

Ideeli's Web site.


Ideeli Names Rob Rosenblatt, Turns Full Focus to Women’s

Founder and ceo Paul Hurley said Tuesday that he has hired Rosenblatt as president of the flash-fashion Web site.

clock October 24, 2012Sharon Edelson

Reiner Hengstmann

Government and Trade

Evaluating the Cost of Sustainability

Presenters at the Sustainable Textiles Conference couched the environmental impact of manufacturing in dollar terms.

clock October 24, 2012Ellen Sheng

Helpful and knowledgeable salespeople are a top priority for customers.

Business Features

Special Report: Catering to the Ever-Demanding Customer

Fast, free, personal — and seamless: That’s what shoppers want from customer service in the increasingly competitive omnichannel world.

clock October 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Projections showed off the collection.


Narciso Rodriguez and Kohl’s Fete Launch

Narciso Rodriguez and Kohl’s rented out the ground floor of the IAC Building Monday for the launch of his DesigNation collection, in Kohl’s Nov. 7 at 7 a.m.

clock October 24, 2012Jessica Iredale

Janet Reis, near right, with Oscar and Françoise de la Renta and Giorgio Sant’Angelo in 1977.

Human Resources

Janet Reis, Former Saks Buyer, Dead at 93

She started her career at the store in 1947, working as a model at the Salon Moderne, run by Sophie Gimbel.

clock October 24, 2012Lorna Koski

Olcay Gulsen


SuperTrash Opens First N.Y. Store

After the debut of the NoLIta location, Dutch entrepreneur Olcay Gulsen’s now set her sights on Fifth Avenue and Bleecker Street for stores two and three.

clock October 24, 2012Sharon Edelson


Value Retail Sees Villages as Holiday Destination

The retail company, which operates nine upscale outlet shopping centers across Europe, is expecting revenue to rise at least 15 percent this year.

clock October 24, 2012Samantha Conti


Departures, Robb Report Launching Shelter Supplements

They join The Wall Street Journal’s recently launched Mansion, a Friday section “covering the global luxury real estate market.”

clock October 24, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Saks Fifth Avenue Exiting Saudi Arabia

Galeries Lafayette has confirmed that it is among the stores interested in taking over the space.

clock October 24, 2012WWD Staff

The Duchess of Cambridge

Fashion Scoops

Buckingham Palace Hosts Olympic and Paralympic Heroes

The Queen was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duchess of Cambridge in welcoming the medal-winning athletes.

clock October 24, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli Champions Italy in Interview

The entrepreneur discussed initiatives that could help workers in a La Repubblica article on Tuesday.

clock October 24, 2012Luisa Zargani

Nanette Lepore's costumes for "Stravinsky Divertimento."

Fashion Scoops

Nanette Lepore Ties Up With New York City Ballet

She has designed costumes for two dancers in “Picnic,” which premieres tonight at the Joyce Theater in New York.

clock October 24, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Bally Launching Collection to Support DKMS

A percentage of proceeds from the Bally Lips for Life Collection will go to the largest bone marrow donor network in the world.

clock October 24, 2012Alessandra Turra


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‘Rei Kawakubo/Commes des Garçons’ Is the Met’s Spring Costume Institute Exhibition

clock October 21, 2016Lisa Lockwood

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