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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 13hMiles Socha

Retail

Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

Retail

Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 21hWWD Staff

Penney’s to Unveil New Jewelry Concept

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Overview

In J.C. Penney’s latest maneuver in its controversial four-year reinvention, several jewelry designers have created secondary lines for The Bijoux Bar, a new format for the store’s fine jewelry department.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Direct, Internet and Catalogue

China’s Retailers Adapt to Online Boom

Online portals like 360buy and Taobao — the country’s answer to eBay — are seeing record sales.

clock April 1, 2013Carolynne Wheeler

Publishing

National Magazine Award Nominations Unveiled

The leaders of the pack were National Geographic with seven nominations, followed by New York magazine and Bon Appétit with six each.

clock April 1, 2013Erik Maza

Government and Trade

CEO Coalition Calls for Lowering Corporate Tax Rate

The executives asked Congress to implement legislation to lessen burden on business.

clock April 1, 2013Kristi Ellis

The Christian Dior presentation in Shanghai.

Couture

Dior Spotlights Couture in Shanghai

The house transformed three floors of a vacant building on the city’s famous Bund waterfront into a Parisian-inspired salon.

clock April 1, 2013Lara Farrar

Business Features

WWD Digital Summit Heading to London

Speakers from global companies like Kering, Topshop and H&M will gather at The Mayfair Hotel to discuss the convergence of the online and offline worlds.

clock April 1, 2013WWD Staff

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Government and Trade

Textile Exchange Speakers Stress Industry Integrity

Organization’s annual workshop focused on companies’ plans to improve their overall sustainability strategies.

clock April 2, 2013Arthur Friedman

McQ Alexander McQueen's polyester and elastane bomber and leather skirt worn with a Noir ear cuff and Maison Martin Margiela rings.

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: It’s the Bomb

The iconic bomber jacket goes off for fall.

clock April 2, 2013Kim Friday

A view of the Halston Heritage store.

Designer and Luxury

Heritage Line Seen Driving Halston Business

The brand’s chairman and chief executive officer Ben Malka said his goal for Halston is nothing short of building “a great American fashion house.”

clock April 2, 2013Sharon Edelson

The actress Vera Komissarzhevskaya in 1900.

Lifestyle

‘Twilight of the Romanovs’ Captures Period in Photos

The arresting images, some of the best in color, were taken from 1855 to 1918.

clock April 2, 2013Lorna Koski

Financial

Blake Nordstrom’s Pay Declines in 2012

President’s total compensation fell 34.6 percent as the Seattle-based retailer’s operating income fell short of target levels.

clock April 2, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Katie Nadler in her TopShelf offices.

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

E-tailer TopShelf Makes Debut

Hoping to be to fashion what Pandora is to music, the new members-only e-commerce site offers users recommendations based on what they have bought in the past.

clock April 2, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Justin Bieber on the cover of Teen Vogue.

Memo Pad

Teen Vogue Taps Justin Bieber for May Cover

He’s the headliner for the magazine’s “music issue,” which also features other teen favorites, the boy band One Direction among them.

clock April 2, 2013Erik Maza

Laurence Graff

Fashion Scoops

Laurence Graff Pays $1.5M for Tretchikoff’s ‘Chinese Girl’ at Auction

The London-based jeweler and businessman intends to bring the painting back “home” to Cape Town, where it will be displayed in his luxury wine estate, Delaire.

clock April 2, 2013Bambina Wise

Kansai Yamamoto

Fashion Scoops

Kansai Yamamoto Returns to Fashion

Best known for dressing David Bowie on his Ziggy Stardust tour 40 years ago, the designer staged a show with fashion and entertainment elements in Tokyo Friday.

clock April 2, 2013Kelly Wetherille

The upcoming Bijoux Bar at Penney's.

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Elevating Jewelry With Bijoux Bar

Jewelry designers, including some selling to Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s, have created secondary lines for the new format within the jewelry department.

clock April 2, 2013David Moin

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