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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

Upscaling Push Drives Christian Dior’s Growth

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Strong growth in all product categories and geographical sectors helped propel a double-digit rise in revenues at the company in the six months ended June 30.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

Mark Sebba to Retire as CEO of Net-a-porter Group

While his last day is Thursday, the company said he will remain as a non-executive director.

clock July 27, 2014Samantha Conti

Watches

Swatch to Add Personal Fitness Data to Touch Watch

The announcement comes days after the watchmaker denied it was working with Apple on a smartwatch.

clock July 28, 2014Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Merger of Dollars Leads to $8.5B Deal

The deal gives Family Dollar an enterprise value of $9.2 billion.

clock July 29, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Aeffe Reports First-Half Profit

A strategic reorganization helped drive the company into the black in the first half.

clock July 28, 2014Luisa Zargani

A view of Premiere Vision.

Government and Trade

Production Playing Field Leveling Out Worldwide

A more democratic era has emerged in global sourcing thanks a series of events and shifting buying patterns.

clock July 29, 2014Arthur Friedman

Prince Harry, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cambridge in Zara.

Fashion Scoops

Young Royals Attend Commonwealth Games

Princes William and Harry travel to Scotland.

clock July 28, 2014Lorelei Marfil

The scene at the event.

Parties

Where the Wild Things Are: Super Saturday and Watermill Benefit

Kelly Ripa, Katie Lee, Ali Wentworth and Alec and Hilaria Baldwin were out in the Hamptons this weekend.

clock July 28, 2014Erik Maza and Taylor Harris

Users can customize products using Amazon’s design tool.

Retail

Amazon.com Adds 3-D Printing Marketplace

The marketplace launched Monday with more than 200 print-on-demand products, some of which are highly customizable.

clock July 28, 2014Evan Clark

Premiere Vision

Fashion Features

Key Trends at Première Vision New York

Sabine Le Chatelier, PV’s deputy fashion director, highlighted key fabrics trends for fall 2015 in a seminar at the New York show.

clock July 29, 2014Arthur Friedman

The Dior Homme Fashion show in Shanghai.

Designer and Luxury

Upscaling Push Drives Dior Growth

Strong growth in all product categories and geographical sectors helped propel a double-digit rise in revenues at the company.

clock July 29, 2014Joelle Diderich

Prabal Gurung’s graphic cotton take on shirtdresses.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Shirting the Issue

The ever-versatile shirtdress gets even more multifaceted for resort.

clock July 29, 2014Andrew Shang

Alibaba’s Tmall is the largest business-to-consumer marketplace in China.

Retail

China’s Evolving E-commerce Market

There are a number of fast-growing competitors populating the country’s vast e-commerce landscape.

clock July 29, 2014Casey Hall

Authenticity and quality control check at Vestiaire Collective

Retail

Vestiaire Collective Releases Counterfeit Study

According to the report, 61 percent of female online-marketplace shoppers have been misled into purchasing counterfeit designer goods.

clock July 29, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Ritz Paris’ Colin Peter Field Mixing Drinks in Tuscany

While renovation work continues, the famed head barman of the hotel’s Bar Hemingway will be doing a stint behind the bar at Il Pellicano resort.

clock July 29, 2014Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Daryl Brown Talks ‘Inside the Godfather of Soul’

Due out Thursday, the tome details James Brown’s workaholic ways, running on three to five hours of sleep as needed.

clock July 29, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Miami Street Artist David Anasagasti Sues American Eagle

He claims that the retailer failed to credit him or compensate him for its use of the alleged infringing works.

clock July 29, 2014Vicki M. Young

Media

Condé Nast Seeking Publisher for Details Magazine

Kevin Martinez jumped ship two weeks ago to join rival Maxim in the same role and took eight Condé Nast employees with him.

clock July 29, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Beverly Johnson

Media

Beverly Johnson on Her Historic Vogue Cover and State of the Industry Today

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of becoming the first African-American woman to land a Vogue cover, Johnson remembers it like it was yesterday.

clock July 29, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

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