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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 15hVicki 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 17hRosemary 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 10hEvan Clark

Fashion Manufacturing Initiative Eyes Boost for NYC Production

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Overview

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Government and Trade

Compliance Key at Sourcing Show

Talk at the latest edition of Sourcing at MAGIC also centered on chasing new manufacturing opportunities.

clock September 2, 2013Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

L’Oréal’s Jean-Paul Agon Clarifies Nestlé Stake Comments

The beauty French beauty giant’s stock continued climbing Monday after its ceo neither confirmed nor denied that it would buy back Nestlé’s 29.3 percent stake.

clock September 2, 2013Jennifer Weil

Financial

Richard Perry Ups J.C. Penney Stake

The Barneys chairman spent $38.7 million to buy another 3 million shares Friday.

clock September 2, 2013Evan Clark

Executive Changes

Jerry Stritzke Named President and CEO of REI

The former president and chief operating officer of Coach Inc. was rumored to be a top candidate to succeed Christine Day at Lululemon.

clock September 2, 2013Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Expands Ginza Flagship

The revamped Matsuya store underscores the brand’s long-term commitment to the Japanese luxury market.

clock September 2, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Tatiana Santo Domingo Dons Missoni for Wedding

Andrea Casiraghi and Colombian heiress Tatiana Santo Domingo were married in Monaco.

clock September 2, 2013Laure Guilbault

Fashion Scoops

Hermès to Cap Off Paris Fashion Week

Chambre Syndicale releases complete provisional schedule.

clock September 2, 2013Miles Socha

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Bullish on America

The U.S. represents an established market for the company, yet one whose growth axis resembles an emerging country.

clock September 3, 2013Miles Socha

Financial

L Capital Raises $950M Second Fund

The private equity firm plans to orient part of its strategy towards investing in Asia’s wealthier countries.

clock September 3, 2013Kristiano Ang

Clothing/Furnishings

Men’s E-tailer East Dane Launches

The site, which is from Shopbop, is coming out of the gate with 135 brands, with another 65 to be added by yearend.

clock September 3, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Features

Fashion Manufacturing Initiative Eyes Boost for NYC Production

Five-borough project aims to acquire innovative equipment and advanced technology, and implement top-quality worker training.

clock September 3, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Design

Image Conscious: Fall’s Fashionable Reads

The season is filled with a slew of new books, from the quotable Karl Lagerfeld to an A to Z of fashion.

clock September 3, 2013Lorna Koski

Fashion Features

Spring 2014 Designer Inspirations: New York Collections, Part One

The inspirations behind the collections this Fashion Week are all about celebrating the eccentric.

clock September 3, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Obituaries

Memorial Honors Bernard ‘Barney’ Marks, Textile Executive

Marks, who spent his entire career in the textile industry, was 88 when he died June 30 from a long battle with blood cancer.

clock September 3, 2013Arthur Friedman

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Links With Google Maps for Interior View of Milan Men’s Flagship

The brand is the first in the Italian luxury sector to launch indoor viewing with the Google Business Photos project.

clock September 3, 2013Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Naf Naf Taps Leighton Meester

The “Gossip Girl” star will front the French fashion chain’s fall campaign.

clock September 3, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Decades Scores ‘Treasure Trove’ of Shamask Samples

The Los Angeles vintage specialist has unearthed 59 original samples from the designer’s Coty and CFDA Award-winning days.

clock September 3, 2013Melissa Drier

Digital

Q&A: Erica Domesek, the DIY Doyenne

The 31-year-old creator of the DIY Web concept P.S. — I made this… is gearing up for the debut of second book, “P.S. — You’re Invited,” this month.

clock September 3, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Kate Upton Fronts for Vanity Fair’s Centennial Issue

The print issue is stuffed with specially commissioned essays written by celebrity pals like Bill Maher and Lorne Michaels.

clock September 3, 2013Erik Maza

Essentialist

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Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Business

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

clock 22hArthur Friedman

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