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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 4hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock 8hLuisa Zargani

Tory Fires Back in Burch Lawsuit

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Overview

Battle Burch is turning into a brawl. Tory Burch pushed back at her ex-husband Christopher Burch, filing an answer and counterclaims to his Oct. 2 lawsuit.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A look from White, a contemporary collection by Chaiken.

Sportswear

Chaiken Introduces New Knitwear Label

Brand is a contemporary collection of T-shirts, dresses, sweatshirts, sweatpants and shorts.

clock November 2, 2012Lisa Lockwood

A Todd Reed armband.

Designer and Luxury

Hidden Jewels Spotlighted in New Book

Olivier Dupon’s latest tome features 108 designers from 19 countries, categorized into chapters ranging from “Cool Luxury” to “The Avant-Gardists.”

clock November 6, 2012Paulina Szmydke

Mergers and Acquisitions

IAG in Deal to Buy HMX’s Coppley Corp.

Individualized Apparel Group has agreed to purchase the Canadian division of the bankrupt HMX Group.

clock November 6, 2012Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Tory Burch

Legal

Tory Burch Fires Back Against Chris Burch

The designer is claiming breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets and deceptive trade practices.

clock November 6, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Jean-Paul Agon

Financial

L’Oréal Q3 Sales Rise 11.8%

The French beauty giant’s nine-month revenues grew 10.9 percent in the face of a slowdown in Asia and the travel-retail channel.

clock November 6, 2012Jennifer Weil

Tabitha Simmons

Retail

Nordstrom to Open CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Pop-Ups

The shops, to be featured in six locations around the country this spring, will offer a selection of merchandise from each of the 10 finalists.

clock November 6, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Neiman Marcus

Retail

Neiman Marcus Thinking Global Growth

Retailer will grow its distribution internationally to 100 countries through a partnership with FiftyOne Global Ecommerce.

clock November 6, 2012David Moin

Sting and Trudie Styler

Parties

‘Skyfall’ Screens in New York

Bond aficionados gathered for an advance screening of the series’ 23rd film and after party at MoMa benefiting the Tribeca Film Institute.

clock November 6, 2012Kristi Garced

Pier-Luigi Loro Piana

Business Features

Italian IPOs Among Chatter at Pambianco Conference

Global markets may be gyrating, but fashion firms including Moncler and Pianoforte Holding continue to see an initial public offering in their future.

clock November 6, 2012Luisa Zargani

Financial

Tax Settlement Weighs on IFF Quarterly Net

Profits beat analysts’ estimates as revenues fall short.

clock November 6, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Olivia Wilde and Vince Camuto

Parties

Accessories Council Fetes ACE Awards Honorees

The night paid tribute to award winners, and paid homage to victims of Hurricane Sandy.

clock November 6, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Legal

The Burch Trial: ‘A Drunken WASP Fest’

Judge Leo Strine got a few choice comments on the record at a scheduling conference on Thursday.

clock November 6, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

The Haitian production facilities.

Government and Trade

Grupo M Builds on Haitian Presence

The Dominican Republic-based vertical manufacturer has taken full advantage of the trade allowances afforded apparel companies manufacturing in Haiti.

clock November 7, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Saunder's cotton and polyester jacquard dress. BCBG Max Azria earrings.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2013 Trend: See It Through

Transparency is a high priority for spring.

clock November 7, 2012WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Earnings Season Heats Up

With America’s election fever hopefully ready to cool today, the financial set can get down to business.

clock November 7, 2012Evan Clark

Intimates

Komar to Acquire Le Mystère

The deal is expected to close Thursday, said Charles Komar, chairman and ceo of the $750 million firm.

clock November 7, 2012Karyn Monget

Joe Gromek

Human Resources

The New School Elects Joseph Gromek Chairman

The former president and ceo of Warnaco Group Inc. became a trustee in 2011 but began his leadership role at the university in 2005.

clock November 7, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Jacqueline Durran dressed Keira Knightley for Anna Karenina.

Designer and Luxury

Jacqueline Durran Discusses ‘Anna Karenina’

The film’s costume designer dressed Keira Knightley’s character in Chanel diamonds and vintage Balenciaga-inspired dresses — among other finishing touches.

clock November 7, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Media

Carine Roitfeld Elaborates on Role at Harper’s Bazaar

At a Q&A at the French Institute Alliance Française in New York, the editor made it clear she won’t be reporting to Glenda Bailey or any other editors in chief.

clock November 7, 2012Erik Maza

Media

Elisa Lipsky-Karasz Headed to WSJ. Magazine

Harper’s Bazaar’s fashion news and features director is following Kristina O’Neill to the magazine.

clock November 7, 2012Erik Maza

An elephant switched on the lights at Galeries Lafayette.

Fashion Scoops

Galeries Lafayette Inaugurates Louis Vuitton Holiday Windows

Model Loulou Robert arrived astride an elephant named Dumba.

clock November 7, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford Taps Jerome Cheung

He will take the post of ceo of Tom Ford Asia Pacific with responsibility for the entire region.

clock November 7, 2012David Lipke

A beauty item by Snooki.

Fashion Scoops

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi Launching New Products on HSN

In the wake of the cancellation of “Jersey Shore,” the reality star is looking to establish herself as a beauty and style entrepreneur.

clock November 7, 2012Julie Naughton

Ali Larter

Fashion Scoops

Devi Kroell Heads to Hollywood

The brand showcased its wares at a dinner hosted by Ali Larter, Minnie Mortimer Gaghan and Claiborne Swanson Frank at the Sunset Tower on Thursday.

clock November 7, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Bahama Postpones Party for N.Y. Flagship

The decision to open the retail store on Nov. 17 is still being determined.

clock November 7, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Carolyne Roehm and Nathan Turner

Fashion Scoops

Carolyne Roehm Fetes Nathan Turner’s New Book

Sarah Jessica Parker, Katie Couric, Kyle MacLachlan, Victor Garber and Robert Ruffino were among the guests to attend.

clock November 7, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

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Minkoff to Offer Self-Checkout Option at SoHo Store

clock 4hLisa Lockwood

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