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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 24hEvan Clark

Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirms His Label’s End

The Belgian designer is dedicating himself to Saint Laurent, where he was named creative director last April.

clock 13hMiles Socha

Fashion

Carolina Herrera Hires 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 August 29, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Bangladesh Alliance: Progress, Challenges

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Overview

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has come a long way in the year since it was created in the wake of two factory tragedies in Bangladesh.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Alexis Bittar Taps Head of Global Communications

Anne Fahey-Storment is headed to Alexis Bittar as vice president of global communications and marketing effective July 28.

clock July 21, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Currency Hits Swatch Net in First Half

Watchmaker cites negative currency environment as sales gain 4 percent in period.

clock July 22, 2014Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

Forecasts and Analysis

Russian Tourist Spending Tumbles

Global Blue figures reflect political tensions, weak ruble.

clock July 22, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Dita Von Teese, Bare Necessities Team Up

The introduction to the Web site also has the e-tailer becoming the first major U.S. retailer to invest in full-figured and fuller-busted sizes for women.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Norma Kamali Inks Intl. Distribution Deal

The brand is back and once again available in Europe, Russia and the Middle East.

clock July 22, 2014Luisa Zargani

Food

Feast for the Eye: Cherry Izakaya Opens in Brooklyn

Jonathan Morr and Eugene Morimoto’s new spot opens on Friday in Williamsburg.

clock July 22, 2014Taylor Harris

Memo Pad

Fashion Magazines See Ups and Downs in September Issues

Vogue, a perennial leader in September advertising pages, pulled out the best page tally at 631, while InStyle came in second with 485 pages.

clock July 22, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Government and Trade

FTC Reaches Settlement in Made in USA Labeling Case

The commission charged that the certifier had deceived consumers.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Alliance Releases First Annual Report

Labor activists remain encouraged but critical.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis

Beauty Features

Christian Louboutin Enters the Beauty Arena With Nail Polish

The designer is taking his first steps into the beauty business with a range of signature polishes housed in strikingly tall, spiky bottles.

clock July 23, 2014Miles Socha and Pete Born

Color Cosmetics

Encore Takes Stake in Butter London

Founded as a nail lacquer brand, with influences from Great Britain — where founder Sasha Muir is from — the firm last year launched its color cosmetics line.

clock July 23, 2014Vicki M. Young

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Milan Trade Show Preview: Ones to Watch

Two fresh brands in Milan.

clock July 23, 2014Alessandra Turra

The Markets Features

Milan Trade Shows at a Glance

A look at what’s going on at the shows.

clock July 23, 2014Cynthia Martens

Designer and Luxury

Nadège Vanhee Said Top Choice for Hermès

A behind-the-scenes talent is a front-runner to succeed Christophe Lemaire as head of women’s ready-to-wear.

clock July 23, 2014Miles Socha

People

The Honorable Maggie Gyllenhaal

Over breakfast with WWD, the actress discusses her role as Nessa Stein in the upcoming miniseries “The Honorable Woman.”

clock July 23, 2014Sharon Edelson

Media Features

Createthe Group’s New Chapter

One of fashion’s first and most-prominent digital agencies is reinventing.

clock July 23, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Memo Pad

Christy Turlington Burns Fronts for Love

The model has taken a Marie Antoinette-ish turn for the autumn-winter cover of the title.

clock July 23, 2014Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Stella McCartney Reunites With Kate Moss

The designer’s latest campaign features Moss for the seventh time (her last season as the face was summer 2009).

clock July 23, 2014Jessica Iredale

Department Stores

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Prada at Barneys — Thinking Chic

Relationships — you never know. Sometimes you realize you’re better together than apart, which is proving true for Barneys New York and Prada.

clock July 23, 2014Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

Moves at American Apparel

The retailer is expected to name five new directors to its board in the next day or so.

clock July 23, 2014Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Marks & Spencer Looking East

The retailer plans to make further inroads into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East with Alhokair Fashion Retail.

clock July 23, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Best of Britannia Planning Buy British Day in London

The event will take place during the Best of Britannia fair, which showcases 200 brands with products ranging from grooming and fashion to food and furniture.

clock July 23, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s Marks 10th Anniversary

The Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s Collection is 10 years old so what better way to celebrate the anniversary than with another collection?

clock July 23, 2014David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Krizia Planning Milan Fashion Week Event

The company is skipping a runway show in September but its new owner, Shenzhen Marisfrolg Fashion Co. Ltd., plans to stage an event.

clock July 23, 2014Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Halle Berry Joining United Nations World Food Programme

The actress will visit schools and farms that have benefited from Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign, which Berry partnered with last year.

clock July 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Denim

Hudson Jeans’ New Image: Keeping It Real

The denim label is moving on from the branding formula that has worked in its favor for 12 years.

clock July 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

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

clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

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