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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

Fashion Industry PACs Lean to Republicans

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Overview

The fashion industry so far appears to be voting Republican when it comes to the upcoming midterm Congressional elections in November.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail

Macy’s Settles Profiling Cases for $650K

Settlement resolves more than a dozen recent complaints of profiling and false detentions at the Macy’s Herald Square flagship in Manhattan.

clock August 20, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

Target’s Q2 Profits Drop; Lowers Full Year Guidance

The company said updated guidance does not include an estimate of future data breach-related expenses.

clock August 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

American Eagle Shares Jump Despite Net, Sales Declines

Earnings, revenue “beats” drive 12% increase in teen retailer’s shares.

clock August 20, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Media

Condé Nast Names Style.com Publisher

Matt Rice has been elevated to the role of publisher of Style.com and NowManifest, effective immediately.

clock August 20, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

ROUND EYEWEAR: Crap

Fashion Features

Las Vegas Shows: Trend Right

Here are the key trends from the Las Vegas men’s trade shows.

clock August 21, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

Trinity Profits Slip in First Half

The men’s wear retailer posted a 47.3 percent drop in net profits in the first half amid ongoing economic slowdown in China.

clock August 20, 2014Ellen Sheng

Sen. Dick Durbin

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry PACs Favoring GOP in Midterms

The industry so far appears to be voting Republican when it comes to the upcoming midterm Congressional elections in November.

clock August 21, 2014Kristi Ellis

Legal

Finazzo Sentenced to 8 Years

He also was ordered to pay $13.7M in restitution to Aéropostale Inc.

clock August 20, 2014Vicki M. Young

Parabellum

Leather Goods

Parabellum Opens First Retail Store

Cofounders Jason Jones and Mike Feldman are outspoken advocates of durable accessories.

clock August 21, 2014Rachel Brown

Sass & Bide's cotton and viscose top and cotton, nylon and silk pants. Heather Benjamin earrings; Me&Ro necklace. Anna Coroneo scarves; Mignonne Gavigan necklace; Satya tassel necklace; Me&Ro coin necklace.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Gypsy Girl

Cultural musings have long fueled designers’ imaginations. This season, layers of rich textiles and intricate embellishments evoke a relaxed exoticism.

clock August 21, 2014Mayte Allende

Retail

Saks to Open in Miami’s Brickell Centre

The retailer has a growing appetite for real estate after years of pruning the fleet.

clock August 21, 2014David Moin

Human Resources

Morris Marmalstein Dead at 80

Services will be held this afternoon at Riverside Memorial Chapel for the longtime Seventh Avenue executive.

clock August 21, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Laverne Cox and Marc Bouwer

People

Laverne Cox: With Fame, Comes Responsibility

The “Orange Is the New Black” actress said she buckled with tears as she recalled the high points of the past six months.

clock August 21, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Saint Paul

Sportswear

Las Vegas Trade Show Highlights in Men’s Wear

Top brands included everything from accessories and swimwear to technical outerwear.

clock August 21, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Luis Campuzano and Alex Badia and David Yi

Financial

L Brands Q2 Net Rises to $188.4M

L Brands Inc. managed higher profits in the second quarter and ended the period in a tidy inventory position.

clock August 21, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Retail

Mark Bozek Lays Out ValueVision Plan

The newly installed chief executive officer of is showing he is thinking out-of-the-box.

clock August 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Gallery

While the long-awaited Fondation Louis Vuitton won’t officially open until Oct. 27, the fashion pack is set to have a preview during Paris Fashion Week.

clock August 21, 2014WWD Staff

Sharleen Ernster Lazear Guess

Fashion Scoops

Sharleen Ernster Lazear Exits Guess

Lazear, a veteran of Victoria’s Secret’s merchandising ranks, where she served as executive vice president of design, couldn’t be reached for comment Wednesday.

clock August 21, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Biba Farfetchcom

Fashion Scoops

Farfetch.com Adds Initiatives

The London-based company will release Farfetch Discover, a global shopping app for iPhone users, in the fall.

clock August 21, 2014Kristen Tauer

Fashion Scoops

Italy’s Wealthiest Investors Named in Annual Survey

Several fashion executives made the top 10.

clock August 21, 2014Cynthia Martens

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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