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Business

Sears Sees Cash Dwindle as Losses Grow

Sears Holdings, parent to Kmart and Sears, posted a wider third-quarter loss and said cash balance was lower than a year ago.

clock 7hVicki M. Young

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 7hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock 15hNyima Pratten

Authentic Wins HMX; New Company Formed

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Overview

Authentic Brands Group’s $72.3 million bid for HMX has been accepted, according to James “Jamie” Salter, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Authentic, and Doug Williams, ceo of HMX. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Nick Woodhouse, Jamie Salter and Doug Williams.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Authentic Brands Bid Wins HMX

The stalking horse prevailed.

clock December 18, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Michael Burke

Business Features

Michael Burke Named CEO of Louis Vuitton

Jordi Constans steps down from role for medical reasons.

clock December 18, 2012Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani and Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

L’Wren to Show During London Fashion Week

The venue and format have yet to be determined.

clock December 18, 2012Jessica Iredale

Deer Park, N.Y.

Retail

Tanger’s Timeline

WWD highlights the top moments in Tanger’s storied history.

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Tom Ford and Terry Jones

Media

Vice Media Buys i-D Magazine

The thinking behind the acquisition is to create a video-driven fashion channel.

clock December 18, 2012Erik Maza

The fountains at Deer Park on Long Island turn into a skating rink in the winter.

Retail

At Tanger, Custom Design for the Masses

Each center’s architecture strives to emphasize the local flavor of each community.

clock December 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

At the opening of Tanger Outlets, Westgate, in Glendale, Ariz., Steve Tanger presents a check to Andy Kramer Peterson, president and ceo of the Banner Health Foundation.

Retail

Tanger’s Service Branch

The company funds numerous charitable and community outreach programs.

clock December 19, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Chloé Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Chloé Pre-Fall 2013

A note of graphic swinging London breezed through Clare Waight Keller’s collection.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Dsquared2 Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Dsquared2 Pre-Fall 2013

The Jazz Age and the vibrant atmosphere of Harlem’s Cotton Club served as main references for Dean and Dan Caten’s seductive yet cool collection.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Retail

Tanger’s Strategy: Follow the Money

Solid and consistent financial performance has characterized the company’s balance sheet since going public in 1993.

clock December 19, 2012Evan Clark

DL1961 Premium Denim RTW Spring 2013

Denim

DL1961 Takes Denim Lead in ProModal

Denim brand in exclusive arrangement with Lenzing for Modal-Tencel combination.

clock December 18, 2012Arnold J. Karr

One of two Myrtle Beach centers.

Human Resources

Steve Tanger’s World

The chief executive officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. has lofty plans for the company.

clock December 19, 2012David Moin

Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2013

The collection referenced the label’s signatures and bestsellers — tailored jackets, fitted dresses, leather details — while serving as a prelude to fall.

clock December 19, 2012WWD Staff

Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2013

With the Mayan calendar a popular topic of late, Mark Badgley and James Mischka decided to look to the Aztec Mayan calendar for their inspiration.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Ladyfag

Parties

Art World Celebrates ‘Toilet Paper’

Dennis Freedman, Marilyn Minter, Bill Powers and more turned out for a party celebrating artist Maurizio Cattelan’s new book.

clock December 18, 2012Kristi Garced

Bryan Adams

Parties

Bryan Adams Debuts Book in Dallas

The singer-composer’s new book, “Exposed,” was displayed at the Goss-Michael Foundation.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

The exterior of a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, Mexico.

Financial

Wal-Mart Bribery Issues in Mexico Intensify

Allegations of bribery in Mexico continue in an increasingly hot spotlight.

clock December 18, 2012Sharon Edelson

Gap flagship in Shanghai.

Retail

Gap Headed to Brazil

The San Francisco-based apparel retail giant said Tuesday that it had reached a franchise agreement with Tudo Bom Comércio Ltda.

clock December 18, 2012WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Protests Demand Action in Bangladesh

In a day-long strike in Dhaka, processions of the left-leaning parties went through the city demanding less cronyism in politics.

clock December 19, 2012Mayu Saini

Rag & Bone's cotton denim and leather jacket and cotton and polyurethane jeans and Alternative Apparel’s cotton tank top. Rag & Bone boots.

Denim

Denim Trend: Match Point

Not since the early nineties have denim sets been so prominent in the market, so get ready, get set and match.

clock December 19, 2012Kim Friday

Government and Trade

Port Talks Stall as Deadline Nears

The International Longshoremen’s Association and U.S. Maritime Alliance in contract negotiations painted different pictures of talks that are at an impasse.

clock December 19, 2012Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Martha Nelson

Media

Time Inc. Names Martha Nelson

In rising to the position of editor in chief, Nelson becomes only the seventh person, and the first woman, to hold the title in 90 years.

clock December 19, 2012Erik Maza

An ad from Donna Karan New York's spring campaign featuring Karlie Kloss, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier.

Media

Donna Karan New York, DKNY Campaigns Show Two Sides

Donna Karan has two very different lifestyle propositions in mind for her spring ads, both by Patrick Demarchelier.

clock December 19, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

J. Crew’s $197.5M Payout

The company tweaked its $1.2 billion term loan credit facility with Bank of America so it could pay a special cash dividend.

clock December 19, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Badgley Mischka Launches E-commerce

The site sells accessories, ready-to-wear, bridal and everything in between.

clock December 19, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

LVMH, Central Saint Martins Name Grand Prix LVMH Scholarship Recipients

Asad Rehman Khan, Nathaniel Chistopher Lyles and Mao Usami will receive support with their full tuition and living expenses throughout their final year.

clock December 19, 2012Julia Neel

A fall haute couture look from Alexis Mabille.

Fashion Scoops

Alexis Mabille, Maison Martin Margiela Officially Haute Couture

The two houses were made bona-fide holders of the official haute couture appellation by French fashion’s governing body, the Chambre Syndicale.

clock December 19, 2012Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Vbeauté Celebrates One Year Anniversary

About 75 guests celebrated the skin-care and cosmetic brand at Bergdorf Goodman.

clock December 19, 2012Belisa Silva

A view of the Balenciaga Seasonal Store SoHo.

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Unveils Seasonal Store

When Hurricane Sandy damaged the brand’s New York flagship in Chelsea, the company was forced to temporarily close the location for repairs.

clock December 19, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Selfridges to Launch Silent Shopping Space

No Noise, a retail experience based on Harry Gordon Selfridge’s original Silence Room, will invite shoppers to enter a tranquil space.

clock December 19, 2012Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Project Runway to Spotlight Marchesa

The fashion special will follow a new episode of “Project Runway All Stars,” where the brand’s cofounder Georgina Chapman is a judge.

clock December 19, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 9hKristi Ellis

Social Studies