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Men's

Berluti Confirms Haider Ackermann

Prized for his colorful, globe-trotting style, the designer is to show his first collection for the French brand next January.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Retail

J. Crew Narrows Loss in Second Quarter

Madewell continues to show gains while comp sales at the J. Crew brand remained challenged.

clock 8hDavid Moin

Retail

China Powers a 19.2% H1 Gain at SMCP

The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.

clock 21hMiles Socha

Oscar and Galliano in Talks Over Role

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Overview

Oscar de la Renta isn’t giving up on John Galliano. The designer is said to be in talks with de la Renta about a more permanent position at the American fashion house.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Ralph Lauren Q1 Profits Fall

Wholesale sales increase during the quarter, but comparable-store sales at stores were down.

clock August 7, 2013Vicki M. Young

Executive Changes

The Limited Names Diane Ellis CEO

She will join the retailer from Brooks Brothers.

clock August 7, 2013David Moin

Parties

Echo Design Celebrates 90 Years

The family-owned business, which was founded by Edgar and Theresa Hyman on their wedding day in 1923, turned its Manhattan showroom into party central.

clock August 7, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Clothing/Furnishings

Macy’s to Open Team Shops With Lids

This fall, 25 pilot shops will open with an additional 175 rolling out in spring.

clock August 8, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart Settles OSHA Violations

Agreement resolves two separate federal enforcement cases that began in 2011 at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Rochester, N.Y.

clock August 7, 2013Kristi Ellis

Financial

J.C. Penney Shares Drop on More Rumors

Shares of the retailer fell in afternoon trading before rebounding slightly amid rumblings that chief financial officer Ken Hannah might be leaving the company.

clock August 7, 2013Vicki M. Young

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Southern Tide Gets Capital Infusion

Brazos Private Equity Partners took a stake in the South Carolina-based sportswear company.

clock August 8, 2013Vicki M. Young

Business

Tod’s Group Sales Rise 8.4% in Q2

Expansion in the Americas and China, and narrowing wholesale channels in Italy, paid off for the company in the period.

clock August 7, 2013Emily Backus

Retail/Business

Rue21 Steps Up Men’s Expansion

Retailer to open 20 expanded men’s departments this year.

clock August 7, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Executive Changes

Adrianna Papell Sportswear Names President

Most recently, Kathy Glynn was president of Andrew Marc, a division of G-III Apparel Group Ltd.

clock August 7, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Eyewear

Men’s Wear Trend: Man in the Mirror

Extreme sports, surf and skate references, and a touch of streetwear continue to be the key elements that shape the eyewear market.

clock August 8, 2013Alex Badia

Executive Changes

Burberry Names Two Regional Chief Executives

Both positions are new, and Pascal Perrier and Andrew Maag will report to Burberry ceo Angela Ahrendts.

clock August 8, 2013Julia Neel

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Neel Grover Named CEO at Bluefly

New private equity owner, Clearlake Capital Group LP, has put the former Buy.com chief in charge of the beleaguered online discount retailer’s turnaround.

clock August 8, 2013Rachel Brown

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

EBay Launches New Retail Platform

New technology looks to drive revenue growth by enabling sales associates to build in-depth databases on their individual consumers.

clock August 8, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Simon on the Fashion Madness

Catching up with Simon Doonan about his new book, crying, chic and more.

clock August 8, 2013Bridget Foley

Denim

Madewell Beefs Up Team and Denim

To grow the business and hone the look, Mickey Drexler, chief of Madewell parent J. Crew Group, has formed a denim studio dedicated to elevating the category.

clock August 8, 2013David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Oscar de la Renta, John Galliano Explore Role at House

De la Renta appears to be as steadfast as ever about giving the designer a second chance.

clock August 8, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Nina Garcia to Wear Google Glass at New York Fashion Week

The editor’s photos and videos will be beamed live across several of her and Marie Claire’s social media channels and the magazine’s Web site.

clock August 8, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Blackglama Taps Carolyn Murphy

The question mark in the venerable brand’s long-running tag line, “What Becomes a Legend Most?” has been dropped from its latest advertising campaign.

clock August 8, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

HSN Announces Fall Fashion Series Lineup

New additions include David Meister and R.J. Graziano.

clock August 8, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Estée Lauder Goes to Oxford University

The event will culminate tonight with a ceremony and dinner at Blenheim Palace, the country’s grandest stately home and family seat the Duke of Marlborough.

clock August 8, 2013Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Simon Doonan Says: Pith From ‘The Asylum’

His latest book, “The Asylum: A Collage of Couture Reminiscences…and Hysteria,” is due out in September.

clock August 8, 2013WWD Staff

Trends

Resort 2014 Trend: Flower Duet

The combination of distinct and often contrasting floral patterns added a graphic twist to resort.

clock August 8, 2013WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Tom Mora photographed in 2014.

Fashion

Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

clock 10hMisty White Sidell

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