An Age of Specialization: Reworking Retail’s Model To Get Smaller, Fresher

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Burberry Prorsum, fall.

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Sales Jump 30.6% in 1st-Qtr.

Burberry plans to open 20 to 30 stores in current year.

clock July 13, 2010Samantha Conti


Retail Stocks Advance 2.5% Tuesday

Also, Moody’s upgrades ratings outlook for Target from “negative” to “stable.”

clock July 13, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Vicki M. Young

January Jones in Louis Vuitton.


Vuitton and Vanity Fair Do Rodeo Drive

Hollywood progeny and up-and-coming actors mixed on the roof of Louis Vuitton’s Rodeo Drive boutique for the brand’s annual bash with Vanity Fair.

clock July 13, 2010WWD Staff

Human Resources

J. Crew Names Jenna Lyons President

J. Crew’s executive creative director adds to duties.

clock July 13, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

From Left: La Rok Luxe’s nylon dress. Dallin Chase belt; Suecomma Bonnie pumps.  Whitney Eve’s polyester dress. Suecomma Bonnie booties. A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz’s polyester and spandex dress.  Jill Stuart’s silk and rayon dress. Tibi’s silk dress.

Fashion Trends

Holiday 2010 Trend: Roman Holiday

Party dresses get into the Greco-Roman spirit for holiday.

clock July 14, 2010Mayte Allende

Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy's sketch, "LACMA a la Mode."

Fashion Scoops

Text Rodarte… Stella’s Olympic Team…

Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy created five sketches inspired by Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s collection.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff

Ad for Prada Swing Sunglasses by Luxottica.

Marketing and Promotion

Prada Launching Limited Edition Eyewear

Prada to unveil ad campaign and a new capsule collection of eyewear tonight.

clock July 14, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Artdeco color cosmetics.

Color Cosmetics

German Cosmetics Brand Artdeco Celebrates 25

Artdeco is offering a discount of 25 percent on various products from its beauty line.

clock July 14, 2010Susan Stone


Bankrupt Trade Secret to Sell Assets

The plan is to sell Trade Secret to Regis as the so-called “stalking horse bidder” for $45 million.

clock July 14, 2010Vicki M. Young

Workers at a clothing factory in Beijing.

Government and Trade

Chinese Textile Industry Warns of Bankruptcies

National organization said currency depreciation could be damaging.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff


Origins to Exit France

The Origins division of Estée Lauder said Tuesday it is closing its two points of distribution in France.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff

Guess has given its denim stores a new look.


Retailers Seek an Edge With New Formats

Brands such as BCBG, Guess and Catherine Malandrino experiment with new concepts and labels.

clock July 14, 2010Anne Riley-Katz

Boss Black RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Features

Berlin Calling

Spirits were high at the Bread & Butter and Premium trade shows, as well as in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin tent.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff

Daisy Lowe in the collection she designed for Morgan.


Daisy Lowe Launching Collection

Model Daisy Lowe’s collection for the French chain Morgan is full of the kind of dresses and accessories that she herself might wear.

clock July 14, 2010Joelle Diderich


Google, LVMH Case Heads to Appeals Court

Google could be held liable under French civil law for allowing advertisers to buy keywords corresponding to registered trademarks such as Louis Vuitton.

clock July 14, 2010Miles Socha

LeBron James


GQ Scores LeBron James… Glamour Hires Anne Christensen… New Faces…

GQ has scored LeBron James for its September cover. Also, Glamour has signed on Anne Christensen as executive fashion director.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff


Belgian Designer Bikkembergs Accused of Tax Evasion

Italy’s tax authorities claim Dirk Bikkembergs owes 111 million euros.

clock July 14, 2010Luisa Zargani


Daily Stock Wrap: July 13, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock July 14, 2010WWD Staff

Eternamé’s 18-karat yellow gold, amethyst and diamond cuff.

Designer and Luxury

Jewel Personalities

There’s plenty of action in jewelry at the moment — from stylish new costume collections to fine Parisian pieces coming Stateside.

clock July 19, 2010Shoshanna Fischhoff


Today's Must Read

The New York Times podcast The Daily has grown significantly.


Host of NYT Podcast 'The Daily' Apologizes for Actions Around…

clock January 16, 2021Kali Hays

Social Studies

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