Alibaba Fined $2.78 Billion for Monopolistic Behaviors in China

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Has Died

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June Newton, aka Alice Springs, Dies at 97

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Expanding Over There: Limited Brands Details Major Overseas Push

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After decades of taking it slow overseas, Limited Brands Inc. is charged up and aims to double international revenues to $2 billion in three years.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Color Cosmetics

Kao Net Falls 22.1 Percent

Weak sales of prestige cosmetics blamed for 8.9 percent revenue decline.

clock October 27, 2009Kelly Wetherille

Business Features

Guidance Takes Toll on Iconix as Ecko Deal Confirmed

Shares of Iconix Brand Group Inc. retreated Tuesday as investors digested a weak outlook.

clock October 27, 2009Matthew Lynch

Business Features

Job Worries Drag Down Consumer Confidence

An unexpected dip in the Consumer Confidence Index in October compounds concerns about limited spending during the holiday season.

clock October 27, 2009Vicki M. Young


GSI Buys Rue La La

GSI Commerce on Tuesday reached a deal to buy Retail Convergence, the parent company of private sale site Rue La La and off-price Web store Smart Bargains Inc.

clock October 27, 2009Cate T. Corcoran

Devi Kroell’s Madison Avenue flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Devi Kroell Launches Madison Ave. Flagship

Devi Kroell’s store is an amalgam of what the designer stands for: daring design steeped in classic techniques.

clock October 28, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Ferragammo’s Houston boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Ferragamo Doubles Size of Houston Unit

Salvatore Ferragamo is taking a bigger slice of Texas.

clock October 28, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Marketing and Promotion

Poll Finds Holiday Shoppers Averse to Hype

Holiday shoppers are in no rush to get the season under way.

clock October 28, 2009Valerie Seckler

Wal-Mart’s Kiss Korners are offering Mr. Potato Head Kiss collectibles, among other items.


Pop Rocks Retail

From Kiss to the Beatles, rock-themed T-shirts and other merchandise are hot properties.

clock October 28, 2009Valerie Seckler

Geoffrey Miller's book “Spent: Sex, Evolution and Consumer Behavior”.

Marketing and Promotion

Animal Instincts: Q&A With Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey Miller believes sex is a primary basis for how consumers decide what to buy.

clock October 28, 2009Dick Silverman


Designer and Luxury

Bridal Designers Show Agility in Trying Times

The wedding business isn’t recession-proof after all, so designers including Vera Wang have been lowering their prices in an effort to lure brides.

clock October 28, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Vera Wang

Fashion Trends

Fall Bridal Trend: As You Like It

All the world’s a stage for some brides-to-be.

clock October 28, 2009WWD Staff


Fashion Trends

Fall Bridal Trend: Closer Calls

Not every bride is into fluff. Some designers are reining in silhouettes for fall 2010.

clock October 28, 2009WWD Staff

NYC Marathon Course


Opportunity Knocks at NYC Marathon

Asics, DKNY and Tiffany are a few of the companies plotting merchandise, events and promotions related to the ING New York City Marathon.

clock October 28, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Katie Couric chatted with Annie Leibovitz about her financial situation.


Memo Pad: Women’s World… High-Level Cuts… Karl in Argentina…

Annie Leibovitz revealed she’s about to photograph Justice Sonia Sotomayor for Vogue.

clock October 28, 2009WWD Staff


Inter Parfums Sales Reach $104M in Qtr.

Strong Burberry fragrance sales and good performances in key market bolstered earnings.

clock October 28, 2009Brid Costello

Mikio Sakabe RTW Spring 2010

Fashion Features

At Japan Fashion Week, Edgy Looks Prevail

Designers showcased everything from frilly Victorian lace numbers to hard-edged looks with an Eighties feel at the ninth edition of Japan Fashion Week.

clock October 28, 2009Amanda Kaiser and Koji Hirano

A look from Victoria's Secret.


Limited Details Major Overseas Push

Limited Brands Inc. is charged up and aims to double international revenues to $2 billion in three years.

clock October 28, 2009David Moin

James Franco

Fashion Scoops

Funnyman Franco… Campbell Returns… Fete for Duquette…

James Franco spoofs his own commercial for the Gucci by Gucci fragrance.

clock October 28, 2009WWD Staff

Martin Miller, Jerome Fisher, Madge Miller and Israel Museum director James Snyder.


American Friends Fete Israel Museum

Gala at Cipriani 42nd raises $2.4 million for museum.

clock October 28, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

The MAGIC show will be divided into separate halls by market.

Ready To Wear

Advanstar Shuffles Las Vegas Trade Shows

MAGIC and Project Trade Shows will take place under the same roof, but on different floors, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

clock October 28, 2009Jean E. Palmieri and David Lipke

Upper East Side, East 86th Street, Between Lexington and Second Avenues


H&M Eyes Expansion in U.S. and Canada

Daniel Kulle, H&M’s new president of North America, says, “There’s loads of potential in Manhattan, Chicago and Los Angeles.”

clock October 28, 2009Sharon Edelson

Giorgio Armani

Designer and Luxury

Armani Talks Succession, Russia

The 75-year-old designer Giorgio Armani has begun assembling a close circle of executives to take over his company when his reign comes to a close.

clock October 28, 2009Miriam Elder


Tommy Hilfiger Sales Rise 3.4 Percent

First-half sales at Tommy Hilfiger Group rise 3.4 percent in the first half; meanwhile, ceo Fred Gehring said plans for an IPO remain “on ice.”

clock October 28, 2009Samantha Conti


Daily Stock Wrap: October 27, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock October 28, 2009WWD Staff


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Prince Philip's Many Faces in 'The Crown'

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