Industry Fees to Rise As Duty Breaks Expire

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L’Oréal Acquires Two Distributors

Move brings beauty firm L’Oréal close to national coverage.

clock January 4, 2010Andrea Nagel

Government and Trade

Swatches: More Trucks Banned… Cargo Volumes Reach Bottom..

The Port of Long Beach has reached another benchmark in its controversial Clean Trucks Program.

clock January 5, 2010WWD Staff

Congress failed to extend hundreds of duty breaks before adjourning for the year.

Business Features

Congress Inaction Puts Tariffs on Textile Imports

Duty breaks on yarns, fibers and footwear components expired Dec. 31, leaving U.S. firms to pay for duties on imports that enter the country, beginning Jan. 1.

clock January 5, 2010Kristi Ellis

San Diego Hat Company’s wool, angora, nylon and acrylic hat; acrylic scarf from Renee’s NYC; Raoul’s studded sheepskin bag, and acrylic gloves from Nine West Vintage America Collection.  Garde jacket.

Fashion Trends

Winter 2010 Fashion Trend: Neutral Zone

Earthy neutrals work their magic as a mix of texture and tone make cold-weather dressing anything but dull.

clock January 5, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff

BCBG Max Azria


Lincoln Road Booms in Miami

Lincoln Road hasn’t seen this much action since its mallification in the Nineties.

clock January 5, 2010Rebecca Kleinman

Outside the shopping and entertainment center at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.


Military Retail Giant Seeks Growth

Army and Air Force Exchange Service, a $10 billion retail giant that operates in 49 states and more than 30 countries, is on the prowl for market share.

clock January 5, 2010Holly Haber

Business Features

Retail Stocks Bounce Back in ’09

Last year’s bounceback tied to strong management, turnaround expectations.

clock January 5, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Evan Clark

An interior of a Carolina Herrera store.


Herrera Greets 2010 With New Game Plan

Carolina Herrera is forging ahead with new stores, sharper pricing and an aggressive rollout of CH Carolina Herrera.

clock January 5, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Yasmine Eslami

Designer and Luxury

Ladies First: French Stylists Turn Designers

A new wave of Paris-based style mavens are channeling their personal fashion cravings into niche fashion lines.

clock January 5, 2010Katya Foreman and Laurent Folcher

Vanity Fair February 2010


Tiger Woods Bares All… Kelly Cutrone, By the Book…

Tiger Woods is wearing nothing but a hat while lifting weights on the February cover of Vanity Fair.

clock January 5, 2010WWD Staff

Wolfgang Joop and Coty Prestige signature men’s scent, Freigeist.


Joop Launches Second Signature Men’s Scent

Wolfgang Joop and Coty Prestige have taken a literally freethinking approach to their new scent, Freigeist.

clock January 5, 2010Melissa Drier and Andrea Nagel


Margaret Skeeter, WWD Librarian, Dies at 66

Skeeter died Thursday of complications from lung cancer, according to her daughter-in-law Lori Skeeter. She was 66.

clock January 5, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

The scene at last year’s Frick Museum benefit.


Winter and Spring Tip Sheet

WWD’s guide to parties and events for the upcoming social season.

clock January 5, 2010WWD Staff

The Burj Dubai tower.

Designer and Luxury

Armani Hotel to Bow in March

The Burj Khalifa tower, widely advertised as the world’s tallest building, will hold Armani’s first hotel, according to the designer.

clock January 5, 2010Luisa Zargani

David Malek installation covering the façade of Cerruti's flagship in Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Anya Hindmarch Takes to the Country… Cerruti’s Transformation…

London accessories designer Anya Hindmarch has teamed with Barbour to design four jackets for fall.

clock January 5, 2010WWD Staff

Lanvin RTW Spring 2010


Lanvin Investor Revealed

Documents show Bartel family trust to be Lanvin’s minority investor.

clock January 5, 2010Miles Socha

Human Resources

PacSun Names Cameron New Marketing Chief

Former Levi Strauss & Co. executive Robert Cameron becomes senior vice president of marketing at PacSun.

clock January 5, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Rodarte men's sweater

Designer and Luxury

Rodarte Designs Men’s Sweaters

Rodarte’s foray into men’s wear is limited for the time being to the Opening Ceremony sweaters.

clock January 5, 2010Sharon Edelson

A Target ad for The Great Save.


Target Launches Warehouse Club Event

Mass retailer Target, in trying out a warehouse club concept, is holding a shopping event called the Great Save.

clock January 5, 2010Sharon Edelson


Daily Stock Wrap: January 04, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock January 5, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

Matthew Williams with looks from his Alyx Men’s Fall 2021 collection.


Matthew Williams Considers His Alyx Brand a 'Life Project'

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Social Studies

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