The Benefits of Scale: Smaller Firms Battle Unforgiving Economy

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For the year, Tiffany’s profit declined 32 percent.


Tiffany Profits Fall 75.6 Percent

Better-than-expected result helped to catapult Tiffany’s share $3.14, or 15.5 percent on Monday.

clock March 23, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


Retail Stocks Rise 6.4 Percent Monday

Treasury Department Debt Plan Boosts Market.

clock March 23, 2009Evan Clark


Mark Shale Files for Bankruptcy

This marks Chicago-based men’s wear chain’s second stint in Chapter 11.

clock March 23, 2009Jean E. Palmieri and Vicki M. Young

Christian Dior RTW Fall 2009

Fashion Trends

Fall 2009 Runway Trend: Each Shining Hour

All that glitters may not be gold, but plenty of the sparkling looks in the fall collections certainly were.

clock March 23, 2009WWD Staff

Janet Fox

Government and Trade

Fox Takes Helm at USA-ITA

J.C. Penney exec Janet Fox is in charge of steering U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles & Apparel through choppy waters.

clock March 24, 2009Kristi Ellis


WWD Sourcing Summit Set for April 15

Key issues throughout the supply chain will be discussed at WWD Sourcing & Supply Chain Summit.

clock March 24, 2009Ross Tucker


Delta Galil Unveils Cotton Innovation

Delta Galil Industries’s new ReaLasting cotton claims to be longer lasting.

clock March 24, 2009Jessica Steinberg

Ron Kirk

Government and Trade

WTO Rules Against China in IPR Case

WTO ruled largely in favor of U.S. complaint that some Chinese measures fail to adequately enforce intellectual property rights.

clock March 24, 2009John Zarocostas

Colton and Bernard at their original wedding at San Francisco City Hall in 2004.

Business Features

Colton and Bernard: An Anatomy of a Double Suicide

The act, which one of their longtime friends described as “operatic,” stunned those who knew them and intrigued even those who didn’t.

clock March 24, 2009Joanna Ramey and Lisa Lockwood


Hudson Aims to Build Premium Lifestyle Brand

Hudson Jeans, led by Peter Kim, is embarking on the next step as the company attempts to build a premium casual lifestyle brand.

clock March 24, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran

Gellers started his career with Fairchild in 1952.

Business Features

Men’s Wear Industry Remembers Stan Gellers

Longtime DNR writer’s impact on industry.

clock March 24, 2009Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke and Brenner Thomas

Fashion Features

Stan Gellers’ Views

Quotes from columns over the years.

clock March 24, 2009WWD Staff

Acqua di Gio Pour Homme, 2008’s number-one scent.

Beauty Features

Beauty Sales Down 3 Percent in 2008

Total makeup sales were down by 3 percent last year.

clock March 24, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Ready To Wear

Ellen Tracy Owners Eye Sourcing Partners

Companies that own Ellen Tracy and Caribbean Joe are entertaining offers to source the apparel brands, WWD has learned.

clock March 24, 2009Whitney Beckett

Yeohlee’s store windows at Lord & Taylor.

Fashion Scoops

Yeohlee, Local Yokel… Julia Roberts Pops In… Margiela’s White Night…

Yeohlee now has Lord & Taylor’s store windows touting her “Made in NYC” efforts.

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A ring from Serena Williams’ line for HSN.


Serena Williams Serves Up Fashion at HSN

Tennis star athlete Serena Williams’ line to bow on shopping network on April 30.

clock March 24, 2009Caroline Tell

Bergen Towne Center's grand opening will be in September.


Bergen Towne Center Repositions as Value Destination

Bergen Towne Center mall in Paramus, N.J., reinvents itself.

clock March 24, 2009Sharon Edelson



Sischy, Brant Take on Vogue… Helping However They Can…

Ingrid Sischy and Sandra Brant were named international editors of German Vogue and Russian Vogue.

clock March 24, 2009WWD Staff


Barneys Cutting 76 Positions

On Monday, Barneys New York disclosed it was eliminating 76 positions, including 30 that were vacant.

clock March 24, 2009David Moin

Verrier RTW Fall 2009

Ready To Wear

Smaller Firms Battle Economy

Ralph Rucci and Nicole Miller trimmed staff, and many others skipped New York Fashion Week.

clock March 24, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg and Marc Karimzadeh and Katya Foreman

Government and Trade

Supreme Court Turns Away UNITE Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to a group of employees at Cintas Corp.

clock March 24, 2009Kristi Ellis

Business Features

Charges Lead to Loss at Phillips-Van Heusen

Restructuring moves left Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. with a fourth-quarter loss, but its Calvin Klein licensing operation boosted results.

clock March 24, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap: March 23, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock March 24, 2009WWD Staff

Boom Celebrity: Paris Hilton


Then and Now: A Guide to Consumption

A cheat sheet to the recent binge and the eventual purge.

clock March 24, 2009Jacob Bernstein


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