Was Anyone Working? Cyber Monday Seen As Bigger Than 2008

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Cyber Monday provided a bit of digital encouragement to retail shares Monday as investors digested news of an otherwise lackluster Black Friday shopping weekend.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Human Resources

JA Apparel Names CFO

Tom DeCarlo has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer of JA Apparel.

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SpongeBob customized by Karl Lagerfeld.

Fashion Scoops

SpongeBob Gets a Makeover

A SpongeBob SquarePants figurine was given a makeover by Karl Lagerfeld (think dark shades, a towering starched collar and fingerless gloves).

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Hal Waives Threshold on Safilo Debt

11th-hour modification should allow eyewear firm Safilo to avoid default.

clock December 1, 2009Luisa Zargani and Arnold J. Karr and Andrew Roberts

The La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Brands Target Morocco

Cartier, Dior and Louis Vuitton are among those luxury firms heading to Morocco.

clock December 1, 2009Elena Berton and Miles Socha and Chantal Goupil

Government and Trade

Customs IPR Seizures Fall in ’09

U.S. Customs & Border Protection seizures for intellectual property rights violations dropped 4 percent to $260.7 million in fiscal year 2009.

clock December 1, 2009Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Industry Urges Trade Benefits for Cambodia

Initiative to improve labor compliance in the Cambodian garment industry, speakers said.

clock December 1, 2009Liza Casabona and Kristi Ellis

U.S. textile exports to the Western Hemisphere have fallen 24 percent.

Government and Trade

U.S. Textile Mills Caught in Export Credit Crunch

Mills struggling with a new credit crisis that is undermining billions of dollars in exports to the Western Hemisphere.

clock December 1, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Walk Fine Line on Trade

Tensions over trade issues kept to a low simmer in order to achieve goals on a range of issues.

clock December 1, 2009Liza Casabona

Donna Karan

Designer and Luxury

Change Agent: Donna Karan Moderates Fashion Panel

When Karan guest-moderated a Fashion Group International trend panel last month, the idea of change was a key subject.

clock December 1, 2009Marc Karimzadeh


Memo Pad: Lucky Plans… Giant Ceases Print Edition… I-D Goes Live…

Lucky magazine thinks consumers are in the mood to shop and is adding e-commerce.

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Designer and Luxury

In Brief: Gen Art Competition and Shopping Event

Gen Art will host its 11th annual Styles International Design Competition awards, paired with the organization’s Shop NYC event.

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A UMA dress

Designer and Luxury

Brazil Boosts Fashion Designers

After testing the initiative with the Iodice label, the Brazilian Association of Fashion Designers just launched a talent incubator program.

clock December 1, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

The Tents at Bryant Park are a big attraction.

Designer and Luxury

Bryant Park’s Last Hurrah

Ruth Finley, founder of The Fashion Calendar, said the upcoming number of shows citywide should at least match last fall’s record-breaking tally of 299.

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Sophie Theallet RTW Spring 2010

Designer and Luxury

Emerging Designers Staking their Ground

Fashion designers Sophie Theallet, Jeffrey Monteiro and Costello Tagliapietra are on the rise.

clock December 1, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

A Lawan cardigan by Koi Suwannagate for Anthropologie.

Fashion Features

Koi Suwannagate Launches Secondary Line

Eight years after launching her line, Koi Suwannagate is taking the next step.

clock December 1, 2009Venessa Lau

Branquinho’s designs for Camper will retail for $375 to $400.

Designer and Luxury

Branquinho Partners With Camper

Designer Veronique Branquinho has created a capsule collection of men’s shoes in collaboration with Spanish footwear maker Camper.

clock December 1, 2009David Lipke


Guess Profit Advances, Beating Expectations

Los Angeles-based denim and sportswear firm recorded a 1.3 percent gain in profits.

clock December 1, 2009Matthew Lynch


Sewing Plant Operator Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Dong Sun Mun could face 10 years in federal prison at March sentencing.

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The cover of Matteo Marzotto’s autobiography.


First Look at Matteo Marzotto’s Autobiography

The entrepreneur Matteo Marzotto discusses Valentino and his family but not Naomi Campbell in his new autobiography.

clock December 1, 2009Luisa Zargani

The 24 girls honored this year at the Bal Crillon des Debutantes.


Fairy Tale Night for Bal Crillon Debs

Angelica Hicks, Autumn Whitaker, and Lady Kitty Spencer have more than one thing in common with Cinderella.

clock December 1, 2009Natasha Montrose

From left: Selma Wight Beard, June Weltner Lehman, Margaret Spurlin Hanes, Caroline Virgin Smith, Allison Beard Luzier, Rebecca Cherry Hammad, all in Bibhu Mohapatra.


Atlanta Debutantes Step Out

Atlanta Debutante Club celebrated its 100th anniversary with a Bal de Salut.

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Ready To Wear

Sheinbaum Tapped as Hilfiger North America CEO

The Tommy Hilfiger Group has named Gary Sheinbaum as chief executive officer of Tommy Hilfiger North America, a new post.

clock December 1, 2009Lisa Lockwood

Michelle Obama’s Bochic earrings.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama’s Jewels… Calle Me… Olivier’s Twist…

Michelle Obama wore rose-cut amber and tourmaline Bochic earrings to the state dinner.

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Luxury stores break price on designer collections this week.

Designer and Luxury

Luxe Retailers Set Markdowns

With at least 20 percent less inventory on hand, luxury retailers say they’re back to a “normal” markdown cadence.

clock December 1, 2009David Moin and Sharon Edelson


Business Features

Cyber Monday Seen As Bigger Than 2008

Cyber Monday seen strong, but Black Friday results pressured retail stocks yesterday.

clock December 1, 2009Cate T. Corcoran and Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark and Amy Wicks


Daily Stock Wrap: November 30, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Today's Must Read

Agi & Sam designer Agi Mdumulla and Sam Cotton, Shaun Samson, Nasir Mazhar, Lee Roach, Joseph Turvey and Kit Neale.


Whatever Happened to These Emerging London Men's Wear Designers?

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Social Studies

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