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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 11hAmanda 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 18hLayla 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

Stores Hope Sales Rescue Blah Holiday

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Overview

After a puzzling and mostly disappointing holiday run, retailers are eyeing the post-Christmas selling period through January for the season’s salvation.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Charlie Perkins and Margery Kraus

Human Resources

Volunteers of America Honors Margery Kraus

The event raised about $1 million, drew a crowd of 400 and included a silent auction with products from more than 80 brands and retailers.

clock December 21, 2012David Moin

Legal

Cambodia Shooting Decision Raises Ire

The decision sparked protests from human-rights activists in the country.

clock December 20, 2012Kristiano Ang

Financial

TJX Acquires Sierra Trading Post

The $200 million deal gives offprice giant e-commerce skills.

clock December 25, 2012Evan Clark

Last-minute shopping in NYC.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Shopper Style

Last-minute shoppers took to the streets in various versions of style — from chic to cool, preppy to quirky.

clock December 26, 2012WWD Staff

Yiftach Bar

Lifestyle

China Sprouting Homegrown Wine Culture

The Huailai Amethyst Manor vineyard and winery isn’t exactly world famous. Yet that’s clearly the image for which the brand is striving.

clock December 26, 2012Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Brigitte Bardot wearing bell-bottoms pants.

Denim

Seafarer Sets Sail Again

Five investors are behind the relaunch of the denim brand known for its bell bottoms.

clock December 21, 2012Laure Guilbault

Danielle Ragenard

Parties

Australians in New York Fetes Winners

Partygoers included model agents, magazine editors and publishers.

clock December 26, 2012Patty Huntington

Inside Selfridges' new women's area.

Retail

Selfridges Puts Resources Behind Women’s

The new area in the retailer’s Oxford Street flagship, part of the Women’s Designer Galleries on the second floor, spans 42,000 square feet.

clock December 26, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

French Papers, Bernard Arnault at Odds Again

Some French newspapers Friday ran stories about how the immigration office of Belgium’s interior ministry is not in favor of the request.

clock December 26, 2012Jennifer Weil

Fashion Scoops

Talbot Runhof to Open Paris Flagship

Located on Rue Saint-Honoré next to Miu Miu, the shop’s ground floor will resemble a museum exhibition.

clock December 26, 2012Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops

Suzy Menkes to Be Honored

The award ceremony will take place at Florence’s 13th-century Palazzo Vecchio on Jan. 9.

clock December 26, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

3.1 Phillip Lim Pops Up in Hong Kong

A Web site, 3.1philliplim-hk-pop-up.com, has been set up, and will feature the contributions of bloggers and local style icons.

clock December 26, 2012Bambina Wise

Fashion Scoops

Lapo Elkann Launching Style Book

Through its 192 pages, all in color, Elkann, known for his stylish and sometimes quirky approach to fashion, offers his vision and advice on this subject.

clock December 26, 2012Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Tazreen Fire Report Misses Deadline

The original deadline for the report was Dec. 21.

clock December 26, 2012Mayu Saini

Versace's spring ad campaign.

Media

Versace Taps Kate Moss, Daria Werbowy and Joan Smalls

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott shot the bold images, which will debut in January.

clock December 26, 2012Alessandra Turra

David Foenkinos

Media

Louis Vuitton to Release Trunk Inspired Book

Due out in March, the 356-page book is being published by Les Editions Louis Vuitton and Les Editions Gallimard.

clock December 26, 2012Laure Guilbault

Valentino's spring ad campaign.

Media

Valentino Spring Campaign Gets Snowy

This time around, the images are icy white and deliberately blurry, as though captured through a gust of delicate snowflakes.

clock December 26, 2012Cynthia Martens

Holiday shopping in New York City.

Retail

Stores Bank on Post-Christmas Sales

Retailers are eyeing the selling period through January for the season’s salvation.

clock December 26, 2012David Moin and Evan Clark and Holly Haber and Sharon Edelson and Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr and Rachel Brown and Rachel Strugatz

Matthew Bauer, Ashley and Grace Aston, Muffie Potter Aston, Paul Tsigrikes, Dr. Aniello Musella and and a Madison Ave. BID "Gleam Team" Member.

Retail

Philanthropy on Madison Avenue

Companies between 57th and 86th Streets along Madison donated 20 percent of their sales from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

clock December 26, 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 20hKristi Ellis

Social Studies