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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Lands’ End Shares Fall 6.7% on Debut

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Overview

Investors weren't too thrilled on Monday with the shares of either Lands' End or its former parent, Sears Holdings Corp.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Marc Puig

Financial

Puig Profits Rise, Market Share Gains

The Spanish fragrance and fashion group is now ranked sixth in the selective perfumery sector worldwide.

clock April 7, 2014Jennifer Weil

Tory Burch

Government and Trade

Tory Burch Joins President’s Entrepreneur Group

Group seeks to increase small business in U.S. and around the world.

clock April 7, 2014Kristi Ellis and Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

FiveT Purchases More American Apparel Shares

The Swiss investment fund reported that it had purchased an additional 2 million shares, boosting its stake to 22 million shares.

clock April 7, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Checking out the fabrics at Interstoff Asia.

Retail

Interstoff Asia Keeps Focus on Fabric Quality

Strong networking opportunities at the fair.

clock April 7, 2014Kate Whitehead

Atiqul Islam

Government and Trade

Prime Source Details New Industry Dynamic

Executives attending the forum in Hong Kong discuss major shifts in global sourcing.

clock April 7, 2014Kate Whitehead

Peaches Geldof

Human Resources

Peaches Geldof Dies at 25

The model, writer and television presenter, and daughter of Bob Geldof and his late wife Paula Yates, was married to musician Thomas Cohen.

clock April 7, 2014Nina Jones

Anne Fulenwider, Diane von Furstenberg and Kah Walla.

Parties

DVF Awards Honor Extraordinary Women

The fifth annual DVF Awards took place Friday night at the United Nations building in true Diane von Furstenberg fashion.

clock April 7, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Lily Aldridge in Marc Jacobs and Stone Fox Bride.

Parties

Save Venice Gala Packs the Pierre

“Enchanted Garden” was the theme this year, and so The Pierre hotel in Manhattan Friday night was a visual feast of costumes that one-upped each other.

clock April 7, 2014Kristi Garced

eye After Midnight Atelier Vanessa Williams Isabel Toledo Ruben Toledo

People

Candy Spelling’s Star Turn on Broadway

A rotating cast of celebrity singers — the latest is Vanessa Williams —?have taken the stage in “After Midnight,” Spelling’s latest venture.

clock April 7, 2014Erik Maza

Tony Gervino

Media

Billboard Names Tony Gervino Editor in Chief

The former executive editor at Hearst Magazines International will take the reins at on April 28.

clock April 7, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Workers at one of Sparrow Group’s factories.

Government and Trade

Despite Reforms, Bangladesh Workers Still Face Problems

Labor activists say the country is still not adequately addressing the needs of the 4.2 million workers who help fuel the $23.5 billion garment industry.

clock April 7, 2014Dene-Hern Chen

Financial

Jones Shareholders Approve Sycamore Merger

At a special meeting Monday, shareholders of The Jones Group Inc. overwhelmingly approved the merger agreement.

clock April 7, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Vicki M. Young

A bridal look from Oleg Cassini.

Designer and Luxury

Busy Bridal Market Week Schedule on Tap

This week’s bridal market has yet to start, but Vera Wang already has shaken up what is a typically serene scene.

clock April 8, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

The Loehmann's web site.

Retail

Loehmann’s to Come Back Online

A new Web site is slated to be up and running in early May, according to Charles Koppelman, founder of CAK Entertainment Inc.

clock April 8, 2014Vicki M. Young

A look from Adam Levine’s new women’s line for Kmart.

Retail

Adam Levine Adds Women’s to Kmart Line

Adam Levine’s female fans can now also wear a piece of his clothing.

clock April 8, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Human Resources

Moda Operandi Taps Three Execs

Mary Chiam was named vice president of merchandising. Most recently, she was global head of merchandising for Net-a-porter Group’s The Outnet.

clock April 8, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Daniel Lalonde

Human Resources

Sandro and Maje Parent Taps Daniel Lalonde as CEO

Paris-based SMCP Group is strengthening management ranks as it gears up for a global expansion drive.

clock April 8, 2014Miles Socha

Prabal Gurung silk chiffon gown

Fashion Trends

Fall 2014 Trend: Well Red

Dramatic while still approachable, red is having a major evening moment.

clock April 8, 2014Bobbi Queen

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior Haute Couture and Neil Lane jewelry.

Fashion Features

Red Carpet Trend: Red on Red

The color is hot, powerful and a celebrity favorite. Here, leading ladies in red from the 2014 awards season.

clock April 8, 2014WWD Staff

Glamour’s new beauty site, Lipstick.

Media

Glamour Launching Digital Beauty Site

Called Lipstick, the site goes live today at 10 a.m. and counts as Condé Nast’s first digital spin-off, according to a spokeswoman.

clock April 8, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Calvin Klein Taps Doutzen Kroes for Reveal Scent

The Dutch model/actress has inked a deal to serve as the face of the brand’s newest women’s fragrance, which is due out in September.

clock April 8, 2014Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Coldwater Creek Expected to Liquidate

The retailer is expected to file a voluntary Chapter 11 petition this week, with the intention of holding an orderly liquidation of its assets, sources said.

clock April 8, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Angela Ahrendts Named Honorary DBE

The U.K.’s business secretary Vince Cable presented the outgoing chief executive officer of Burberry with the honor at a ceremony held Monday.

clock April 8, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Jerry Hall

Fashion Scoops

Jerry Hall Hits Dallas Re:Define Gala

The third annual annual contemporary art sale and benefit raised more than $2 million for MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation and the Dallas Contemporary.

clock April 8, 2014Holly Haber

Fashion Scoops

Natalia Vodianova Organizing Tour of Monumenta Show

Proceeds from the charity preview will go the Naked Heart Foundation, the Russian model’s children’s charity.

clock April 8, 2014Laure Guilbault

The Lands' End team rang the closing bell Monday.

Financial

Lands’ End Shares Fall 6.7% on Debut

Both Lands’ End and Sears Holdings Corp. saw their stock price decline Monday after the former officially became a public company again.

clock April 7, 2014David Moin and Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

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Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies