Polo’s Profits, Shares Soar on Strong Overseas Growth

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Overview

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said third-quarter profits and sales rose at a double-digit pace and raised its 2011 profit outlook, as well as its quarterly dividend and stock buyback authorization.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Inside Ralph Lauren men's store in the Rhinelander Mansion.

Financial

Polo Ralph Lauren Third-Quarter Profit Surges

Company raised its 2011 profit outlook, as well as its quarterly dividend and stock buyback authorization.

clock February 9, 2011Vicki M. Young

Business Features

The Jones Group Narrows Loss

Revenues gain 12.5%.

clock February 9, 2011Vicki M. Young

Dempsey Stewart

Fashion Features

The Road to ‘It’: Dempsey Stewart

After a brief stint in Tokyo, this 18-year-old model from Perth, Australia is ready for the big leagues.

clock February 10, 2011Taylor Harris

A selection of looks from the upcoming trade shows in Las Vegas.

Fashion Features

Vegas Goes Euro

Milan and Paris runway highlights, such as soft tailoring, corduroy, shearlings and light grays, are also leading the trends at the upcoming trade shows.

clock February 10, 2011Alex Badia

Retail

Vegas Preview: Optimism Reigns as Buyers Hit Key Shows

Following European trends, stores seek slimmer suits, modern sportswear for fall.

clock February 10, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

The March 2011 cover of Details features models for the first time.

Media

Memo Pad: Details Gets a Makeover

The March issue of Details magazine will wear a new look when it hits newsstands on Feb. 15.

clock February 10, 2011David Lipke

Fashion Features

Man of the Week: Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers’ winning quarterback’s fashion fumble.

clock February 10, 2011WWD Staff

Men’s underwear sales overall were up 10.7 percent last year.

Textiles

Stat Fact: Men’s Underbottoms Market

Long-legged briefs supplant boxers as the biggest-selling silhouette in men’s underwear.

clock February 10, 2011WWD Staff

Hannibal Buress

People

Can Hannibal Buress Conquer Comedy?

This staff writer on “30 Rock” is making gains in New York’s comedy circuit.

clock February 10, 2011Jessica Iredale

Ready To Wear

Vegas Preview: ENK Adds Enhancements

Show will grow its vendor base to 205 brands and introduce new elements and amenities.

clock February 10, 2011David Lipke

Media

Google’s Boutiques.com Gets Analytical

Virtual fashion portal will use proprietary analytics to provide customized data to its designer partners and users.

clock February 10, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Wang Xiao

Fashion Features

The Road to ‘It’: Wang Xiao

Setting off on her third season of New York collections, this 23-year-old model from Beijing takes on castings with a professional ease.

clock February 10, 2011Shoshanna Fischhoff

Merethe Hopland

Fashion Features

The Road to ‘It’: Merethe Hopland

This 19-year-old model from Bergen, Norway is making her New York runway debut this season.

clock February 10, 2011Cinnamon St. John

Designer and Luxury

Las Vegas Shows: Ones to Watch

Superstar DJ Tiësto and Ben Sherman will debut new lines.

clock February 10, 2011David Lipke

Fashion Features

Vegas Shows at a Glance

Where and when to catch all the shows next week.

clock February 10, 2011WWD Staff

Government and Trade

No Relief Seen From Record Cotton Prices

A tight supply-and-demand situation will continue to drive high prices globally and increase pressure on the entire supply chain.

clock February 10, 2011Kristi Ellis

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.

Business

Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

clock 20hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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