Putting on the Brakes: Kohl’s Latest Retailer To Cut Back Expansion

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Kohl's is the latest to feel recession's pinch. The retailer plans to slow its store expansion plans and won't reach its previously announced goal of 1,400 stores by 2012.

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Fashion Scoops: Gem Palace… BFF… Hotfooting To Cannes

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Putting on the Brakes: Kohl’s Latest Retailer To Cut Back Expansion

Kohl’s is the latest to feel recession’s pinch.

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Letter From Milan: Scene

Living a fashion-brand lifestyle is easy in Milan, where many houses have expanded their empires with eateries, bars and hotels.

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Milan's glass-domed Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, built in the late 19th century.

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Italy’s Shopping Mecca

Often derided as Rome’s ugly sister, Milan is getting a facelift equal to its fashionable reputation.

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Milan: Vital Stats

City population… Metropolitan area population… Major local industries…

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Milan: Nameplates

The girls of brand-conscious Milan like their accessories…

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A look from Banana Republic.

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Majoring In Classics

Banana Republic is celebrating its 30th anniversary with snappy, classic offerings.

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Memo Pad: The New ASME Team… Thankful For The Web… Peddling Pills?…

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Here and bottom left: Live models stood in Plexiglas columnar displays in Calvin Klein's lifestyle installation in Dubai.

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Calvin Klein Collections Say Hello to Dubai

Calvin Klein Inc. is on the road again.

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Bassist Louise Basilien serves up her fiercest pose in Sass & Bide's acetate and polyester dress.

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L’Ecole de Rock

Fresh off their Coachella debut, members of the French quartet the Plastiscines relaxed in girly looks with a touch of punk insouciance. Here, Katty Besnard and Marine Neuilly.

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Tabitha Simmons and Craig McDean at Ago.


The Home Stretch

Christy Turlington may have just gotten back from a yoga retreat at Parrot Cay with husband Ed Burns and their kids, but all that stretching didn’t prepare her for the onslaught of reporters…

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Eye Scoop: Selling Up

Cornelia Guest is moving: She’s put her historic family manse, Templeton in Old Westbury, N.Y., on the market for $20 million.

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Jones Income Drops 59.2%

Shares of Jones Apparel Group rose 5.5 percent on Wednesday despite first-quarter profits that were down because the company saw improvement in the spring selling season.

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Bloomingdale’s Avoids Strike at Flagship

A strike at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship has been averted — and well before the 11th hour.

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PPR, L’Oreal Complete YSL Deal

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P&G Income Rises 8%

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In Brief: Macerich Gets Phoenix Land… Moss Joins Linda Gaunt…

Mall developer Macerich on Wednesday paid $32 million at auction for 112 acres in north Phoenix that is earmarked for its Palisene mixed-use project.

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