Wal-Mart Scrambles to Fix U.S. Stores

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Sean “Diddy” Combs will be featured in Macy’s Backstage Pass initiatives.

Business Features

Macy’s Building on Momentum

Strong sales, expense controls boost results.

clock February 22, 2011David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri

Same-store sales have fallen seven straight quarters at the flagship division.

Financial

Slowing Traffic Weighing on Wal-Mart

Retailer is working to correct the misstep it made when it cut back offerings at its namesake discount stores.

clock February 22, 2011Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Business Features

VF Profits Fall; Shares Up on Guidance

Company expects 2011 revenues to grow 8% to 9%.

clock February 22, 2011Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Apologizes Over Model

Designer used model under age 16 in show.

clock February 22, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Beth Ditto

Parties

Liberty Hosts Love Magazine’s New Issue

The Beckhams joined guests including Pixie Geldof.

clock February 21, 2011WWD Staff

Stella McCartney & Sarah Burton

Fashion Scoops

Organizers of McQueen Exhibition Gather at Ritz

Momentum builds around the upcoming exhibition,”Savage Beauty,” at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.

clock February 22, 2011WWD Staff

Financial

More Strife in J. Crew Deal

Retailer is now trading barbs with Institutional Shareholder Services, an influential investor advisory firm.

clock February 22, 2011Evan Clark

Financial

Dillard’s Posts 38 Percent Income Gain

The retailer’s board authorized a $250 million share buyback.

clock February 23, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Kelly Osbourne and Lourdes Leon at Bathhouse Studios.

Denim

The Lola and Kelly Show

Madonna and daughter Lourdes Leon have called on another rock star progeny for the ad campaign for their Material Girl line — none other than Kelly Osbourne.

clock February 23, 2011David Lipke

Polyester and tulle dress by 213 by Michelle Kim at WWDMagic.

Ready To Wear

Buyers Bet Cautiously in Vegas

Exhibitors look for new ways to draw traffic to WWDMAGIC, Project and more.

clock February 23, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown and Monica Schweiger

The historic foyer of the Gaîté Lyrique by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture.

Lifestyle

Paris: Take a Breather

Grab some food, drink and culture during down time at Fashion Week in the City of Light.

clock February 23, 2011WWD Staff

Roberto Cavalli Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Cavalli Ends Year in Black

A more streamlined company structure and a new management approach will enable the fashion house to post a profit in 2010.

clock February 23, 2011Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Della Valle Speaks Out… Another Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Fete…

Diego Della Valle is not afraid of speaking his mind.

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Olivier Zahm

Media

Olivier Zahm’s Purple World

Fashion for Zahm is deeply personal, as is Purple Fashion, the title founded in 2004, which has become as much a cult as he is.

clock February 23, 2011Amy Wicks

Lanvin store in Beverly Hills.

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Store Push to Hit Moscow

French brand plans to open three boutiques in the Russian capital this fall.

clock February 23, 2011Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.

Eye

Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

clock May 6, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Social Studies

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