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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 23hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 23hWWD Staff

Opening Ceremony Gets New Minority Investor

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Opening Ceremony is implementing a major growth strategy, fueled by recent investment from Berkshire Partners.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Designer and Luxury

Westfield World Trade Center Finds Retail Tenants

The center is expected to do $700 million to $1 billion in annual retail sales and $2,000 to $3,000 in sales per square foot.

clock April 21, 2014Sharon Edelson

Retail/Business

Cotton Programs Have Green Thumb

From Australia to Africa, cotton takes eco-friendly approach.

clock April 21, 2014Arthur Friedman

Hats, Gloves and More

Theodora & Callum Inks Licensing Deal

The T+C Theodora & Callum collection will launch for resort 2014 with hats, cover-ups and the brand’s signature scarves.

clock April 21, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Specialty Stores

Lou & Grey Opens First Freestanding Store

The Ann Inc. brand is a fusion of streetwear and loungewear, with a fashion component.

clock April 21, 2014David Moin

Trends

Fall 2014 Trend: Pastel, Present, Future

Coming this fall: sculptural shapes done in a lovely palette of chalky hues.

clock April 22, 2014Kim Friday

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Millennials Eager to Shop, Reluctant to Buy

A growing web of digitally connected Millennials is putting engagement with products, brands and services ahead of their actual purchasing.

clock April 22, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

Pay Day for Time Warner’s Jeffrey Bewkes

In a filing with the SEC, the cable and television company said its top executive earned $32.5 million in 2013.

clock April 22, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

Vogue.com in Expansion Mode

The magazine is amassing a bigger staff comprised of a mix of new hires and existing employees who will move over to the dot-com.

clock April 22, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Friends and Family Turn Out for Peaches Geldof’s Funeral

Guests included Kate Moss, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and Geldof’s family.

clock April 22, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Patrick Kelly Retrospective to Bow at Philadelphia Museum of Art

In five years during the Eighties, the designer made a fashion name for himself, still largely remembered to this day for his whimsical button dresses.

clock April 22, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski Celebrates Partnership With CFDA Awards

A 13th anniversary gift is traditionally signified with lace, but Swarovski is opting for something with a little more sparkle.

clock April 22, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Queens Museum Mounting Andy Warhol Exhibit

An exhibit that revisits the scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, N.Y., opens Saturday, in conjunction with the fair’s 50th anniversary.

clock April 22, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Norma Kamali’s Letter to the Editors

The designer responds to comments made by Sidney Kimmel, former chairman and founder of Jones Group, in an article that ran in WWD on Monday.

clock April 22, 2014Norma Kamali

Financial

A New Investor for Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony is implementing a major growth strategy, fueled by recent investment from Berkshire Partners.

clock April 22, 2014Jessica Iredale

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Marks Anniversary of Rana Plaza Tragedy

As the one-year anniversary of the tragedy nears, there are a host of reminders of the lost lives, but also of some lessons learned.

clock April 22, 2014Mayu Saini and Arthur Friedman

Government and Trade

Fostering Change From the BGMEA

The association’s vice president Shahidullah Azim talks about the changes that have taken place in the Bangladesh industry since the Rana Plaza disaster.

clock April 22, 2014Mayu Saini

The Markets Features

The Accord Staffs Up for Task at Hand in Bangladesh

Rob Wayss, executive director of Bangladesh operations for the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, discusses the situation in the country today.

clock April 22, 2014Mayu Saini

Government and Trade

The Big Picture in Bangladesh From the ILO Perspective

Srinivas B. Reddy, the country director for the International Labor Organization, looks back at the last year and what lies ahead.

clock April 22, 2014Mayu Saini

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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

clock 23hLorelei Marfil

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