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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 16hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Sarah Jessica Parker’s New Fragrance Reveals Her Edgy Side

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 8mRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Unifying Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

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

clock 11hEvan Clark

Wal-Mart, Kohl’s See Tough Holiday Ahead

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Overview

A bruising battle for the tight dollars of budget-conscious shoppers is developing.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Miranda Kerr, Michael Kors Hit Tokyo

The designer and Elle Japan threw a bash to celebrate the model’s cover of the December issue.

clock November 14, 2013Amanda Kaiser

People

Lady Gaga Opens H&M Flagship in Times Square

Fans stood in line for up to 30 hours for a chance to shop with the pop star.

clock November 14, 2013Taylor Harris

Designer and Luxury

Christopher Bailey Begins to Build His Burberry

The designer addressed investors for the first time as chief executive officer designate.

clock November 14, 2013Samantha Conti

Financial

Weather Dampens Topshop Sales

On Thursday, Sir Philip Green also disclosed that he is in talks to take other brands in his retail stable across the Atlantic.

clock November 14, 2013Samantha Conti

Financial

Wal-Mart, Kohl’s See Tough Holiday Ahead

A bruising battle for the tight dollars of budget-conscious shoppers is developing.

clock November 14, 2013Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr and Evan Clark

Business

Salvatore Ferragamo Profits Climb 41%

The bottom line at the luxury firm climbed to 120 million euros, or $157.2 million, including 7 million euros, or $ 9.2 million, of minority interest.

clock November 14, 2013Luisa Zargani

Design

London’s Design Museum Takes a Trip With Paul Smith

The designer opened his major show with a flurry of colored socks, a whole lot of creative clutter — and his indestructible charm.

clock November 14, 2013Samantha Conti

Parties

Carolina Herrera Sponsors Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Fall Party

The party, one of the standouts of the late-year social calendar, was held at The Four Seasons restaurant in Manhattan on Wednesday night.

clock November 14, 2013Taylor Harris

Parties

Crushing on Angels at the Victoria’s Secret After Party

The party was as star-studded as the front row at the show had been earlier.

clock November 14, 2013Erik Maza

Parties

Dannijo Celebrates Rashida Jones Collaboration

Anne Hathaway, Aubrey Plaza, Amy Poehler and Angela Lindvall turned out to the Chateau Marmont to toast the line, Fine by DanniJones.

clock November 14, 2013Lindzi Scharf

Department Stores

Major Retailers to Meet in New York Next Friday

The Retail Council forum will discuss such topics as racial profiling, loss prevention and store operations.

clock November 14, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Designer and Luxury

Alexander Wang’s Retail Vision for Balenciaga Unveiled

The women’s store opens Nov. 22 on Mercer Street in SoHo, while the brand’s first dedicated men’s store in the U.S. will open a few days later.

clock November 15, 2013Jessica Iredale

Designer and Luxury

Berluti Puts Personality on Full Display in Paris

The luxury brand’s 4,300-square-foot flagship opens today at 14 Rue de Sèvres.

clock November 15, 2013Miles Socha

Department Stores

Macy’s Completes Beauty Floor Renovation

The retailer christened the floor’s unveiling at its Herald Square flagship in Manhattan this week with a host of launch activities.

clock November 15, 2013Belisa Silva

Fragrance

Pitbull Shows His Softer Side With Scent Launch

The recording artist — otherwise known as Armando Christian Pérez — discusses music, Miami and his fragrance masterbrand with WWD.

clock November 15, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Memo Pad

Norman Pearlstine Discusses the Future at Time Inc.

The magazine publisher recently installed a new structure under which editors will now report to business executives overseeing different divisions.

clock November 15, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

William Ackman Trims Procter & Gamble Stake

The investor’s Pershing Square Capital Management sold 6.8 million shares of the consumer products giant between June 30 and Sept. 30.

clock November 15, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Disney, MAC Cosmetics Team Up for Collection

Maleficent of “Sleeping Beauty” fame is getting her own line this spring to coincide with the upcoming film starring Angelina Jolie.

clock November 15, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

GQ Fetes Men of the Year in Los Angeles

There were more suits than cocktail dresses in the mix Tuesday night at the Ebell Theatre.

clock November 15, 2013Ericka Franklin

Fashion Scoops

Solange Knowles and Vogue’s Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis Host Fendi Fete

Fendi’s furry bag charms — easily this season’s ‘It’ accessory whimsy — were the stars at a party at the brand’s Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan Wednesday.

clock November 15, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Boudicca, Morgenthal Frederics Team Up on Eyewear

London-based Boudicca — Zowie Broach and Brian Kirkby’s cerebral, independent fashion label — has never “forced” category expansion, said Broach.

clock November 15, 2013Kristi Garced

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