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Business

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 9hAmanda 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 16hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock 23hNyima Pratten

FAST: The King of Hearst

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Overview

Having long suffered an inferiority complex, Hearst's parsimonious ways are becoming the industry norm. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Dude’s Factory

Retail

Retailers Use Graphics to Make Sales

A look at two retailers using bold colors and visuals as part of their strategies.

clock January 12, 2011WWD Staff

Calvin Klein Jeans’ cotton denim and polyester vest.

Fashion Features

Head of the Classics

Designers will be cozying up to good old favorites like these at next week’s Bread & Butter fair in Berlin.

clock January 12, 2011Kim Friday

Sly boot cover

Fashion Features

Gotta Get It: Hot Trends Around the Globe

What they’re wearing in Japan, Brazil, France and Italy.

clock January 12, 2011WWD Staff

14 oz. in Berlin.

Denim

Denim: Who’s the Coolest?

Denim gurus reveal what they consider to be emerging styles, the coolest denim retailers and their latest fashion splurge.

clock January 12, 2011WWD Staff

Hearst Corp. CEO Frank Bennack and Magazines President David Carey.

Media

The King of Hearst

Having long suffered an inferiority complex, Hearst’s parsimonious ways are becoming the industry norm.

clock January 12, 2011John Koblin and Amy Wicks

Katie Holmes in a new Ann Taylor ad

Marketing and Promotion

Katie Holmes, New Face of Ann Taylor

The spring advertising campaign featuring the actress breaks in March magazines.

clock January 12, 2011David Lipke

Opening Ceremony Spring 2011

Fashion Scoops

Terry Richardson Shoots Opening Ceremony… Milan’s Fashion Hub…

When Opening Ceremony’s spring look book hits desks, its recipients will recognize the trademark style of Terry Richardson.

clock January 12, 2011WWD Staff

Lanvin Pre-Fall 2011

Fashion Features

Is Fashion an Endangered Species?

Though lip service is given to the importance of the great designers, in reality, serious focus on their work, their craft, has been diminishing for years.

clock January 12, 2011Bridget Foley

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 17hKristi Ellis

Social Studies