Wal-Mart’s Main Fear? That Amazon Expands Beyond E-tail to Retail

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A rendering of the new Krizia boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Krizia Leaving Madison for Meatpacking District

Krizia signed a lease for 4,000 square feet at 446 West 14th Street in the Meatpacking District.

clock December 2, 2009Sharon Edelson


Uniqlo’s Nov. Comps Jump 7.9%

Chilly weather boosted sales of fleece, down and Heattech products.

clock December 2, 2009Kelly Wetherille

Nathalie Rykiel and daughter Salome.


H&M Throws Bash for Rykiel

Massive party at the Grand Palais spotlighted lingerie collaboration.

clock December 2, 2009Elena Berton and Katya Foreman and Natasha Montrose

Matt Damon


Invictus Premiere and a Salute to Eastwood

As Morgan Freeman and Hilary Swank merely posed for photos and skipped interviews, Clint Eastwood gave one-on-one face time to every reporter.

clock December 2, 2009WWD Staff

Hudson collection’s resurrection jeans.


Hudson Jeans Launching Higher-End Collection

Denim firm Hudson Jeans is taking it up a notch.

clock December 3, 2009Julee Kaplan

A denim style from Dior Homme.


Dior Homme to Unveil Denim for Ladies

Women will be able to buy their own pair of ultraskinny Dior Homme jeans, made from premium Japanese denim.

clock December 3, 2009Emilie Marsh

Alexa Adams and Flora Gill of Ohne Titel.

Designer and Luxury

From Jason Wu to Doo-Ri Chung, Designers Gear Up for 2010

Jason Wu and Alexa Adams and Flora Gill of Ohne Titel see the next year as a challenge.

clock December 3, 2009Marc Karimzadeh and Julee Kaplan

Beauty Features

All For Eve Formed to Fight Cancer

All For Eve, an initiative whose goal is to raise money for research into gynecological cancers, was unveiled in London on Monday.

clock December 3, 2009Brid Costello


Bettencourt Family Court Feud Continues

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, the granddaughter of L’Oréal’s founder, has applied to a guardianship judge here to obtain legal protection for her mother.

clock December 3, 2009Jennifer Weil


Cyber Monday a Record

Cyber Monday sales were up 5 percent over last year, with shoppers spending $887 million.

clock December 3, 2009WWD Staff


PPR’s CFAO Offering Raises $1.21B

PPR SA has raised 806 million euros, or $1.21 billion at current exchange rate.

clock December 3, 2009Elena Berton


L&T to Bar Raccoon Dog Fur

Lord & Taylor has agreed to toughen standards in its advertising and labeling of fur garments as part of a settlement with the Humane Society.

clock December 3, 2009Liza Casabona

January issue of Town & Country.


Memo Pad: A Sexier Town & Country…. Marie Claire’s New Head… PR Changes…

The January issue of Town & Country ushers in a new look for the magazine.

clock December 3, 2009WWD Staff

Vito Schnabel


Vito Schnabel Hosts a “Happy” Show

The art world scenester Vito Schnabel curates an exhibit at the W hotel in Miami during the Art Basel fair.

clock December 3, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection has been popular since its fall introduction.

Business Features

Private Brands a Bright Spot for Men’s Retailers

Private brands have become the silver bullet of the men’s wear business, helping retailers battle the economy’s malaise.

clock December 3, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

The exterior of Tom Ford at The Crystals.

Designer and Luxury

Tom Ford Store Opens in Las Vegas Today

Tom Ford is launching a luxurious men’s wear emporium today at the Crystals.

clock December 3, 2009Jean Scheidnes


Aeropostale Net, Sales Rise in 3rd Qtr.

Aéropostale’s third-quarter profits rose 46.9 percent on a 10 percent increase in comparable-store sales.

clock December 3, 2009Evan Clark


General Growth Files Reorganization Plan

REIT restructures $9.7 billion in mortgage loans; expects exit from bankruptcy by year-end.

clock December 3, 2009Vicki M. Young

Michaela Salahi, greets President Obama at a state dinner for the Indian Prime Minister.

Fashion Scoops

Michaele Salahi Wore Yurman…. Vegas Bound… Obama’s Straight-Jacket…

Michaele Salahi wore a cocktail ring and bangles designed by David Yurman while greeting the President, a spokesman confirmed.

clock December 3, 2009WWD Staff

A rendering of Target-To-Go.


Target Holiday Pop-Up Shop Heading to Manhattan

At Target-To-Go, shoppers will be able to request products by number at the ordering window, like at a fast food restaurant.

clock December 3, 2009Sharon Edelson


Fleming: Amazon Stores a Threat to Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart’s chief merchant concerned about Amazon’s expansion beyond Internet to brick-and-mortar stores.

clock December 3, 2009David Moin and Vicki M. Young

Government and Trade

Beige Book Hints at Modest Economic Improvement

Government reports based on anecdotal evidence indicate tight inventory and hiring practices at retailers.

clock December 3, 2009Liza Casabona

Models wearing the latest silhouettes. See full details below.

Designer and Luxury

Spring 2010 Men’s Formalwear: Evening News

For spring, designers, such as Gucci, Neil Barrett, and Armani, are introducing new elements to their eveningwear offerings.

clock December 3, 2009WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: December 2, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock December 3, 2009WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

Imaan Hammam featured in the Victoria's Secret Swim Spring 2021 Campaign


L Brands Spinning Off Victoria’s Secret

clock 17hEvan Clark

Social Studies

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