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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 11hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 6hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 14hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Eyewear Trend: Slim Shady

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Overview

Brands are gearing up for Vision Expo at the Javits Center next month with slim, sleek styles and high-tech innovations. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Tag Heuer Launches E-commerce in U.S.

The LVMH brand has a new store: an online homage to its freestanding stores that mimics its “lifestyle lounge.”

clock February 25, 2013Vicki M. Young

Handbags

Head Porter Renovates Harajuku Flagship

While foreign brands still dominate much of the handbag market in Japan, there are also a few homegrown players with large followings.

clock February 25, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Watches

Stacy Perman’s Latest Book Chronicles Historic Watch Competition

To research the book, the author combed libraries and archives in the U.S. and Switzerland and attended auctions for watches.

clock February 25, 2013Lorna Koski

Jewelry

Dodo Making U.S. Push

Dodo, the 18-year-old sister brand of Pomellato, quietly opened its first boutique in New York last July.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Eyewear

Marcolin’s Farsighted Strategy

Looking to expand international business, the eyewear giant is strengthening the focus on its licensed brands and growing in regions around the globe.

clock February 25, 2013Alessandra Turra

Eyewear

Eyewear Trend: Mix It Up

Slimmer styling meets innovation. These are among the key trends being showcased at Vision Expo.

clock February 25, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Handbags

They Are Wearing: American Apparel in Tokyo

It bags don’t have to carry designer labels or cost thousands of dollars, as far as style-setters here are concerned.

clock February 25, 2013WWD Staff

Jewelry

Jewelry Trend: Get Your Digital On

The cyber world is inspiring everything these days, fine jewelry included.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Handbags

Cassidy Lange Handbag Line Launches

The contemporary collection is steeped in the boho-chic vibe of Venice Beach, Calif.

clock February 25, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Eyewear

Eyewear by the Numbers

The industry’s vital statistics.

clock February 25, 2013WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Kurt Geiger Making U.S. Push

A key initiative for the brand is bolstering its profile in America through retail and wholesale channels.

clock February 25, 2013Rachel Strugatz

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