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IPOs Are Fashionable: Hilfiger Offering Seen First of Many in 2008

Despite a sagging stock market and a slowdown at retail on both sides of the Atlantic, 2008 is shaping up to…

Burberry, Ballantyne Open New Tokyo Units

The two British brands have increased their presence in Tokyo.

Just Cavalli to Roll Out U.S. Stores

Just Cavalli, the carefree younger sibling to Roberto Cavalli’s signature collection, is eyeing U.S…

Luxury’s Latest Frontier: Brands Rush to Expand In Surging Middle East

Building fashion fortunes on sand? You bet.

Brit Designers Face Tough Time in American Market

While it may be the best of times for British shoppers on spending sprees in the U.S., it may well be the…

Paul Smith’s African Venture

Paul Smith has finally come to South Africa.

Russia’s Leading Lady of Design

Alyona Akhmadullina says she had "inter-galactic athletes" in mind when she came up with her fall collection.

Online Sales Solid Throughout Yule

Holiday 2007 started strong and ended strong, at least for online retailers.

Dana Telsey: Retail Investigator

Retail analyst Dana Telsey's daily regimen is, in a word, daunting.

Rory Edelman Doing Signature With Style

To succeed in the competitive contemporary market, first-time designer Rory Edelman resorted to a simple…

Malo Updated With Tradition in View

When 6267 duo Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi took Malo's creative reins in July 2006, they had carte…

Versace Gets New Headquarters

Giancarlo Di Risio told WWD that the Italian company would transfer to a new Milanese base in June…

Bob Green, VP Sales, Departs St. John

Bob Green, vice president of sales at St. John, has left the Irvine, Calif., company.

La Perla Being Spun Into Worldwide Brand

La Perla is expanding its global reach as a luxury brand.

Roger Vivier Plans Italian Unit for Feb.

Roger Vivier plans to open its first Italian flagship in Milan in February in an 18th-century palazzo.