Retail Real Estate Sees Better Times at Last

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The pulse of retail real estate is returning. Wounded by pullback in consumption and retail expansion, malls were pronounced dead by some, as online and discount alternatives ate into their market share.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Fendi, Seoul Government Feuding Over Fur

The fashion house wants to include fur at an upcoming fashion show.

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Human Resources

Pierre Bouissou Named CEO at Boucheron

Jean-Christophe Bedos is leaving PPR group.

clock May 16, 2011Joelle Diderich

Business Features

J.C. Penney’s Net Up; New Store Plan Cut Back

Chain looks to continue streamlining efforts.

clock May 16, 2011Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Uma Thurman and Jude Law


Robert De Niro Plays Godfather at Chopard Event

As president of the Cannes International Film Festival’s feature film jury, the actor was guest of honor at the Chopard Trophy award for promising young actors.

clock May 16, 2011Katya Foreman

Carol Smith


Carol Smith Joins Hearst Corp.

She will serve as vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Harper’s Bazaar.

clock May 16, 2011Amy Wicks

Fashion Scoops

Anderson Cooper to Host CFDA Awards

The CNN anchor has been tapped to host the event, which will take place at Alice Tully Hall on June 6.

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Human Resources

Anne Rohosy Named President at Dockers

She was previously senior vice-president of Levi Strauss & Co.’s commercial wholesale operations in the Americas.

clock May 16, 2011David Lipke

Peter Lindbergh


IWC Fetes Peter Lindbergh in Cannes

The Swiss watch brand hosted a surprise concert by Supertramp Sunday night to fete his traveling exhibition “Peter Lindbergh’s Portofino.”

clock May 16, 2011Katya Foreman

Vanessa Hudgens


Charles Finch and Tod’s Toast Jeremy Thomas

Guests included Paul Allen, Lawrence Bender, Vanessa Hudgens, Mads Mikkelsen, Vincent Pérez, Mia Wasikowska, Boris Becker and Jerry Weintraub.

clock May 16, 2011Katya Foreman

New York Marriage Equality on display at Marc by Marc Jacobs' Manhattan store.


Gay Marriage In Vogue

Anna Wintour is the latest New Yorker to participate in the Human Rights Campaign’s “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality” initiative.

clock May 17, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

A rendering of Hudson Yards.

Marketing and Promotion

Retailing by the River: Hudson Yards’ Blueprint

The mall could open as soon as 2015 if some deals with larger retailers — the magnets for smaller specialty stores — are arranged by the end of this year.

clock May 17, 2011David Moin

Hublot's Big Bang Black Magic amfAR watch


Hublot Opens New York Flagship

Watch brand has plans to unveil a string of stores in 2011, including units in Paris and Tokyo.

clock May 17, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Government and Trade

White House Links Workers Assistance With Trade Deals

South Korea, Panama and Colombia free trade agreements await GOP nod on expired Trade Adjustment Assistance program.

clock May 17, 2011Kristi Ellis


Polo Ralph Lauren Wins Fragrance Case

Federal judge ruled that the U.S. Polo Association’s horse-and-rider symbol on fragrance is likely to cause “consumer confusion.”

clock May 17, 2011Alexandra Steigrad


RECon: Program at a Glance

Highlights at the convention set to take place May 22 to 25 in Las Vegas.

clock May 17, 2011WWD Staff

The ICSC expects 1,000 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors at 
its May 22-25 convention.

Marketing and Promotion

ICSC Preview: Retail Real Estate Sees Better Times

Current landscape is characterized by retail sales gains, a wave of new store expansion and limited shopping center development.

clock May 17, 2011Rachel Brown

Kim Kardashian

Fashion Scoops

Kim Kardashian’s Cash Coup… Denim Brands Unite for Peace…

Kim Kardashian and business partner Brian Lee have scored a $40 million investment for their online footwear and accessories site

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Human Resources

Madison Retail Group, Crown Acquisitions Join Forces

The former principals of the retail consulting and brokerage firm will spearhead a new business unit called Crown Retail Services.

clock May 17, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Loehmann's Seventh Ave


Equity One Buys Former Barneys Site

Loehmann’s currently occupies the property, which consists of almost an entire block of frontage on Seventh Avenue between West 16th and West 17th Streets.

clock May 17, 2011Sharon Edelson

Jean Paul Gaultier


Jean Paul Gaultier’s Cabaret Fete

The designer celebrated his latest collaboration with Piper-Heidsieck with a dinner in Cannes’ outdoor Forville Market.

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Today's Must Read

Emerald Fennell, Regina King, and Chloé Zhao


Get to Know the Female Directors Making History at the Golden Globes

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Social Studies

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