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Retail

Aéropostale's Future Still Unclear; Liquidation Possible

The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.

clock 12hVicki M. Young

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires Raffaele Ilardo as Vice President of Design

Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

clock 14hRosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock 7hEvan Clark

Bangladesh Protests Over Factory Tragedy

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Overview

As the death toll mounted from the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Savar, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh, the outcry locally and around the world got louder on Thursday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Refinancing Charges Hit Revlon

Hefty refinancing charges contributed to the company’s first quarter net loss, the New York-based cosmetics company said Thursday.

clock April 25, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Kering Feels Luxury’s Slowdown

The parent of Gucci and Bottega Veneta on Thursday reported sales in its luxury division climbed 4.5 percent in the three months ended March 31.

clock April 25, 2013Miles Socha

Retailing

E.l.f. Cosmetics Opens First Flagship in New York

A grand opening of the 1,200-square-foot space is planned for May 22.

clock April 25, 2013Faye Brookman

Fragrance

Fueguia 1833 in Expansion Mode

The body and home fragrance brand is setting sail this year in Europe and the U.S.

clock April 25, 2013Cynthia Martens

Color Cosmetics

Alber Elbaz Gives Eye Makeup a Touch of Whimsy for Lancôme

The limited-edition Hypnôse Show line, which includes mascaras, eye palettes and false eyelashes, is due to hit counters worldwide on June 15.

clock April 26, 2013Jennifer Weil

Parties

Chanel Hosts Annual Tribeca Film Festival Arts Dinner

A strong showing of starlets and socials turned out for the yearly event.

clock April 25, 2013Matthew Lynch

Fragrance

Lacoste to Launch Noir Men’s Fragrance

The scent, making its debut in May, is the fifth installment in the men’s line inspired by the sports brand’s iconic polo shirt.

clock April 25, 2013Jennifer Weil

Fragrance

Olivia Putman Designs Limited Edition L’Air du Temps Bottle

For her part, Putman colored the doves on the stopper blue and gave the flacon’s ridges the same hue.

clock April 25, 2013Jennifer Weil

People

Deepa Mehta Talks ‘Midnight’s Children’

The acclaimed director discusses her adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s famed novel.

clock April 25, 2013Constance Droganes

Business

George Soros Buys Into J.C. Penney

Investor takes 7.9 percent stake in ailing retailer.

clock April 25, 2013Evan Clark

Parties

‘The Battle of amfAR’ Makes Tribeca Film Festival Debut

The film, released by HBO Documentary Films, will air on the cable network in December coinciding with World AIDS Day.

clock April 26, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Legal

Christopher Finazzo Guilty on All 16 Counts

Jurors in the criminal trial reached a verdict after less than four-and-a-half hours of deliberation.

clock April 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion

Bridal Spring 2014 Trend: Shining Moment

Subtle silver embroideries add an extra dose of princess to spring’s wedding dresses.

clock April 26, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Building Disaster Death Toll, Outcry Rise

As the death toll mounted from the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Savar, the outcry locally and around the world got louder on Thursday.

clock April 25, 2013Arthur Friedman and Mayu Saini and Samantha Conti and Sharon Edelson

Color Cosmetics

Azature Pogosian Introduces Black Diamond Collection

The initial collection includes colors inspired by different types of diamonds, including black, red, pink, champagne, blue, green and canary.

clock April 26, 2013Molly Prior

Memo Pad

Friends and Colleagues Toast Sue Mengers at Broadway Show’s After Party

The new one-woman play “I’ll Eat You Last” is a portrait of the late superagent, played by Bette Midler.

clock April 26, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Berlin’s Gallery Weekend Kicks Off With Yohji Yamamoto Runway Show

Thirty-six outfits from current and past collections took to the runway, including iconic pieces spanning much of the designer’s career.

clock April 26, 2013Melissa Drier

Fashion Scoops

Mickey Drexler Makes the Rounds in London

At one point he was spotted chatting with his pal Sir Philip Green in the lobby of the Dorchester Hotel, while at another, he was at Claridge’s.

clock April 26, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Hosts Purses & Personalities Lunch

The organization honored party photographer Patrick McMullan along with Betsy Pitts and Claudia Overstrom of the Eponymous handbag line.

clock April 26, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Tribeca Film Festival Gives Award in the Spirit of Nora Ephron

The $25,000 prize, which was funded by vogue.com, went to Meera Menon, whose film “Farah Goes Bang” is a road trip comedy.

clock April 26, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Richie Notar Opens Harlow Restaurant in New York

Decades after the he learned the ropes as a Studio 54 busboy, the Nobu cofounder is still working the fashion crowd.

clock April 26, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

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PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

clock 19hArthur Friedman

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