Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

clock August 7, 2020Evan Clark


#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra


Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

clock August 7, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian and James Manso

A Tightening Squeeze: Goody’s, Gottschalks In Chapter 11 Filings

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Two more retailers on Wednesday joined the trickle of what’s expected to become a surge of Chapter 11 filings.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Vuitton pre-fall 2009.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2009

Marc Jacobs keeps a retro mood for Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall collection, inspired by a book about wartime fashions.

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Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti

Designer and Luxury

Valentino, Giammetti Cited in Tax Probe

Retired couturier and partner hit with fine of $39 million for alleged tax evasion.

clock January 14, 2009Luisa Zargani


Business Features

A Tight Squeeze: Goody’s, Gottschalks in Chapter 11 Filings

Two more retailers on Wednesday joined the trickle of what’s expected to become a surge of Chapter 11 filings.

clock January 14, 2009Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Firms Cut Outlook

Tiffany & Co., VF Corp. and Under Armour trim forecasts.

clock January 14, 2009Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr

St. John fall 2009 show.


St. John Gets Fall Rolling

About 150 guests, including, for the first time, buyers from Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks, took in the bright looks.

clock January 14, 2009Marcy Medina

Victoria Beckham in the new Emporio Armani underwear ad.

Marketing and Promotion

Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes Unveiled

Emporio Armani, Miu Miu ads revealed.

clock January 14, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Neiman Marcus in downtown Dallas.


Dallas Boutiques Dealing With the Economy

To cope with the austerity sweeping through the economy, Dallas retailers are focusing this spring on lean inventories that pack a colorful and novel punch.

clock January 15, 2009Holly Haber


New to FIG

Fashion Industry Gallery will unveil three multiline wholesalers and a bevy of contemporary labels to the market at its show Jan. 22 to 24.

clock January 15, 2009Holly Haber


From Dallas: Market Center Calendar

FashionCenterDallas at the Dallas Market Center, Apparel & Accessories Market, Jan. 22 to 25.

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A look by Abi Ferrin.


Cobranding Is Key at FashionCenterDallas

Two up-and-coming Dallas designers will open a joint showroom at FashionCenterDallas during the market running Jan. 22 to 25.

clock January 15, 2009Holly Haber

“Designers should be in the stores, talking to as many customers as they can. That can only help business and strengthen a partnership between a designer and store owner.­­” Abbey Samet, The Doneger Group

Ready To Wear

Contemporary Designers Zero in On Specialty Shoppers

As specialty retailers struggle to compete with department stores, designers find new ways to help capture customers.

clock January 15, 2009Julee Kaplan

Michael Ball


Rock & Republic’s Recession Strategy

The premium denim firm Rock & Republic launches new line and deals with tough economy.

clock January 15, 2009Ross Tucker and Khanh T.L. Tran

An Alexander McQueen design for Samsonite.


Parker Named Executive Chairman at Samsonite

Parker’s promotion at Samsonite follows departure of Ceo Marcello Bottoli.

clock January 15, 2009Sophia Chabbott

The Brooks Brothers window.

Government and Trade

Washington Stores Expect Boost From Obama

Inaugural events and crowds will bring in sales to retailers in Washington, D.C.

clock January 15, 2009Kristi Ellis


Amazon Anti-Tax Suit Dismissed

E-tailer challenged N.Y. law requiring tax collection by out-of-state firms.

clock January 15, 2009Matthew Lynch

The new Diesel Milan Planet store.


Diesel Opens Milan Planet Store

Hometown unit is largest in the world.

clock January 15, 2009Luisa Zargani

Izod's new denim for fall 2009.

Ready To Wear

Izod Launches Denim and Career Categories

Moderate brand expands into lifestyle label.

clock January 15, 2009Whitney Beckett

A look from Banana Republic’s Heritage for Women collection.

Fashion Features

Banana Republic to Launch Heritage Collection

Banana Republic is going back to its roots, and turning them green in the process.

clock January 15, 2009Jessica Iredale

Thom Browne's working stiffs.

Fashion Scoops

Thom Browne’s Army of One… Copping a Steal?… The Sound of Dior…

For his show at Pitti Uomo in Florence, men’s designer Thom Browne conceived a tightly synchronized and hyper-condensed day in the life of an office drone.

clock January 15, 2009WWD Staff

An Verhulst


Craggs Retires From L’Oréal USA

An Verhulst has been named Craggs’ successor at L’Oréal USA.

clock January 15, 2009Andrea Nagel

Government and Trade

December Retail Sales Fell 9.8 Percent From Year Earlier

Drop in retail sales marks the first annual decrease in 40 years.

clock January 15, 2009Liza Casabona

Austin Texas

Fashion Features

Male Perspective

The top U.S. metro areas, with populations of more than one million, ranked by spending on men’s apparel.

clock January 15, 2009Cecily Hall

Cover of The September Issue.


Memo Pad: Vogue on Film… Fade to Black… Revolving Door at OK…

R.J. Cutler may not have intended his film about Vogue to chronicle the last hurrah of the luxury boom but, as it turns out, it did.

clock January 15, 2009WWD Staff

DKNY and Original Penguin will exhibit in a new area that will show off MAGIC’s revamped booth system and format.

Fashion Features

Different Look Coming From MAGIC Man

MAGIC Man will be greatly altered come February as an influx of high-profile premium brands flood the main hall.

clock January 15, 2009Brenner Thomas


Daily Stock Wrap: January 14, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock January 15, 2009WWD Staff

Debbie Harry & Karen Bjornson


Magic Marker: Memories of Stephen Sprouse

Virtually no designer is quite as synonymous with the Eighties as Stephen Sprouse.

clock January 15, 2009Jacob Bernstein

Selfridges in London.


Uniqlo to Open in Selfridges

The Uniqlo area due to open on Feb. 23 at Selfridges will showcase new men’s collections.

clock January 15, 2009Koji Hirano


Retail Leaders Stay the Course

Tansky, Farah and Tindell talk tough times at the NRF convention.

clock January 15, 2009David Moin


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