Sourcing Adapts to Soaring Costs

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Herbert Hainer

Business Features

Adidas Forecasts $23.85 Billion in Sales by 2015

Adidas angles to surpass Nike as the world’s leading activewear firm.

clock November 8, 2010Susan Stone


Avon to Sell Stake in Japan Subsidiary

TPG Capital will acquire a 74.7 percent stake in Avon for approximately $90 million.

clock November 8, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Gia Coppola

Fashion Features

Mother-Daughter Bonding at Valentino

The brand partnered with Vogue for a mom-daughter trunk show at the Chateau Marmont.

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Dodie Rosekrans

Fashion Features

Dodie Rosekrans Dies at 91

The socialite died Saturday at her home in California.

clock November 9, 2010Miles Socha and Nina Jones

Designer and Luxury

Gareth Pugh Picked for Pitti W

Brit designer Gareth Pugh is gearing up for his first show in Italy.

clock November 9, 2010Kerry Olsen

Flag design from Roberto Cavalli

Fashion Scoops

Patriotic Thread… Lagerfeld Gets Around… Belloni Cashes In…

Fashion houses, from Alberta Ferretti to Missoni, help celebrate the 150th birthday of Italy’s flag by redesigning it.

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Carolyne Roehm


Roehm If She Wants To

The multihyphenate decorator Carolyne Roehm is publishing her tenth book, “A Passion for Interiors.”

clock November 9, 2010Emily Holt



Feast for the Eye: Lyon Restaurant Opens Downtown

Former Goulue partner François Latapie and real estate whiz Penny Bradley establish a new eatery.

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Laura M. Baughman, Linda Menghetti, Erin Ennis and  Stephen E. Lamar.


Some Progress Seen on Trade Policy

AAFA hosts roundtable discussion on “Trade Politics and Policies for the Coming Year.”

clock November 9, 2010Vicki M. Young

Kindley Walsh Lawlor


CSR Enters the Spotlight

Gap executive Kindley Walsh Lawlor discusses labor issues.

clock November 9, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Munir Mashooqullah


Sourcing Adapts to Soaring Costs

Brands, such as VF International and Ann Taylor, try to establish a give and take with factories.

clock November 9, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad and Vicki M. Young


Warnaco Planning Major China Push

Company also expects business to grow in Brazil.

clock November 9, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Evan Clark

Looks from the Marc by Marc Jacobs anniversary collection.

Designer and Luxury

A Decade of Marc by Marc Jacobs

A capsule collection of Marc by Marc Jacobs’ greatest hits is being reissued for spring.

clock November 9, 2010Jessica Iredale

President Obama inspects a guard of honor in New Dehli on Monday.

Government and Trade

Obama Presses India Over Retail Rules

The President pressures India to loosen rules on foreign direct investment in retailing.

clock November 9, 2010Mayu Saini

The NBA Store will be looking for a new home in Feb.


NBA Store on Fifth Avenue to Close

Unit falls victim to rising rent.

clock November 9, 2010Sharon Edelson

Spring men’s looks from Zegna.


Zegna to Launch E-Commerce

Yoox will operate the back end of the online men’s wear store, while Zegna controls all creative, marketing, product and dialogue with customers.

clock November 9, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

LVMH’s Hermès Buy Could Result in New Rules

French government may change when an investor has to declare the acquisition of a stake in a given company.

clock November 9, 2010Alex Wynne

Diane von Furstenberg’s 2008 comic book.

Fashion Features

Oct. 7, 2008: The Wonder Years

WWD looks back at a fashion-superhero crossover.

clock November 9, 2010Venessa Lau

Designer and Luxury

Supreme Court Hears Costco Copyright Case

Case pits the warehouse club against Omega.

clock November 9, 2010Kristi Ellis

An illustration by Rene Gruau

Fashion Scoops

Vuitton Gets Real… Gruau in London…

Those formerly ubiquitous fake Louis Vuitton handbags might be harder to find this year.

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Today's Must Read

John Elliott in Miami Design District


John Elliott Opens New Location at Miami Design District

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Social Studies

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