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Retail

Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 20hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 4hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 15hEvan Clark

China Textile Producers Boost Quality, Investment

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Overview

The key message of manufacturers at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Fair was that they have invested big in new technologies and are beginning to reap the benefits.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

Bruce Dern Talks ‘Nebraska’

The leading role in the new Alexander Payne film is getting Dern, 77, the best reviews of his career and may earn him an Academy Award nomination.

clock November 8, 2013Erik Maza

Digital

Vox Media Acquires Curbed.com

The deal brings the Racked, Eater and Curbed blogs into the Vox fold.

clock November 11, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Retail/Business

Intertextile Fair Reflects China’s Evolution

The key message of manufacturers was that they have invested big in new technologies and are beginning to reap the benefits.

clock November 11, 2013Lara Farrar

Food

Feast for the Eye: Ciano Cucina Opens in New York

The East 78th Street restaurant is a new incarnation of Stratis Morfogen and Unik Ernest’s last venture Ciano, which closed in April.

clock November 11, 2013Taylor Harris

Design

Julian Schnabel Retrospective Opens in Greenwich

Benicio Del Toro, Calvin Klein, Nicole Miller, Debbie Harry, Stephanie Seymour and more turned out to the opening on Sunday in Connecticut.

clock November 11, 2013Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Armani Touts Profits in 2012, Looks Ahead

In the 12 months ended Dec. 31, Giorgio Armani SpA reported net profits of 194.2 million euros, or $248.6 million, up 7.9 percent from the year before.

clock November 11, 2013Luisa Zargani

Parties

Baby2Baby Holds Annual Charity Gala

The Saturday night event at The Book Bindery in Los Angeles honored philanthropic mom Drew Barrymore.

clock November 11, 2013Marcy Medina

Mass and Off-Price

Marks & Spencer to Expand in India

The British retailer on Monday confirmed that it is set to have about 80 stores open in the region by 2016.

clock November 11, 2013Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Eickhoff Store in Düsseldorf to Close

Dior has signed a 10-year lease for the 7,860-square-foot space, with an option for renewal.

clock November 11, 2013Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

Fran Lebowitz Talks Fashion at Museum at FIT

The museum held a two-day symposium to celebrate its current exhibit, “A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk.”

clock November 11, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Sportswear

Pitti Uomo Unveils Agenda for January Fair

The men’s wear fair, slated for Florence from Jan. 7 to 10, will host 1,030 exhibitors and will have music as its main theme.

clock November 11, 2013Alessandra Turra

Eyewear

Italia Independent Sales Soar

The fashion group controlled by Lapo Elkann said that revenues surged in the first three quarters of the year, driven primarily by eyewear sales.

clock November 11, 2013Sofia Celeste

Specialty Stores

C. Wonder Signs Middle East Deal

Just two years into the life of the brand, Christopher Burch has developed “a five-year plan” for international expansion.

clock November 11, 2013Sharon Edelson

Executive Changes

Judith Langley Named Dressbarn Merchandising Chief

Former Charming Charlie executive takes over from Keith Fulsher.

clock November 11, 2013David Moin

People

Lawrence Marcus Remembered in Dallas

Marcus was extolled as a man of brilliant ideas, intense curiosity and exceptional taste Monday afternoon at a memorial service.

clock November 12, 2013Holly Haber

Trends

Spring 2014 Trend: Gowns Gone Graphic

For spring, the classically feminine red-carpet dress is getting edged out by stark contrasts, strong lines and cool geometrics.

clock November 12, 2013Mayte Allende

Mass and Off-Price

H&M Opening High-Tech Flagship in Times Square

The new store will be the retailer’s most productive in North America once it opens at 12:01 a.m. Thursday with an appearance by Lady Gaga.

clock November 12, 2013Sharon Edelson

Specialty Stores

Gap Inc. Pushes Omnichannel Focus

Once in the vanguard of progressive marketing, the retail group is pitching innovation as part of its culture again.

clock November 12, 2013David Moin

Memo Pad

Good Housekeeping Names Jane Francisco

Longtime editor in chief Rosemary Ellis is leaving the publication to “pursue new opportunities.”

clock November 12, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Estée Lauder Said in Talks With Butter London

Reports circulating around the market indicate that Lauder may be looking to possibly acquire the indie cosmetics brand.

clock November 12, 2013WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone Names Michael Tucci Managing Partner

He will oversee strategy and operations and report to David Neville, Marcus Wainwright and the company’s board, of which he will be a member.

clock November 12, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Prada and Wes Anderson Team Up for ‘Prada Classics’

Anderson directed an eight-minute short movie, called “Castello Cavalcanti,” which will be shown for the first time on Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.

clock November 12, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Features

Vogue/CFDA Fashion Fund Names Winners

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of Public School took home top honors on Monday night.

clock November 11, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

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