Economic Woes Hit P&G’s Profit Outlook

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Procter & Gamble Co. on Wednesday cut its profit forecast for the final quarter of the fiscal year, citing a slowdown in developed markets in particular, as well as in China. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Vena Cava Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Vena Cava Resort 2013

Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock looked to Helmut Newton’s iconic photos for their resort collection.

clock June 19, 2012WWD Staff

Retail

Saks Inc. Develops Plan to Attract Foreign Shoppers

Retailer is intent on capitalizing on an anticipated surge in international shoppers in the next few years.

clock June 19, 2012Kristi Ellis

An H&M store in Madrid.

Financial

H&M Second-Quarter Profit Up 22.6%

The Swedish retailer said its gross margin remained unchanged at 61.7 percent.

clock June 20, 2012Joelle Diderich

Robert McDonald

Financial

Economic Woes Hit P&G’s Profit Outlook

The consumer products giant on Wednesday cut its profit forecast for the final quarter of the fiscal year.

clock June 20, 2012Molly Prior and Jennifer Weil

Alexa Chung

Parties

Maje Hosts Party for Alexa Chung

The British television presenter stars in the French contemporary brand’s autumn-winter advertising campaign.

clock June 20, 2012Joelle Diderich

Damir Doma Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Damir Doma Resort 2013

The designer worked fabrics and knits into patchworks and colorblocking, echoing the paintings of Mondrian, as well as graphics from the New Wave era.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Marchesa Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Marchesa Resort 2013

Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig whipped up a whimsical and romantic collection.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Alessandro Bondi and Alex Coppola

Lifestyle

Domenico Dolce’s Photographic Journey

WWD caught up with the designer to discuss the genesis of his first book, a 560-page tome titled “Campioni — Fotografie by Domenico Dolce.”

clock June 20, 2012Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

Fifth & Pacific Cuts 100 Jobs

The layoffs in New York and New Jersey are expected to lead to annualized cost savings of about $15 million.

clock June 20, 2012Evan Clark

Piazza Sempione Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Piazza Sempione Resort 2013

Mixed prints led the way, where Seventies-inspired micro tie patterns were set against bold motifs.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Jenni Kayne Resort 2013

Fashion Trends

Resort 2013 Trend: Put Me In, Coach

Designers continue to take a swing at the baseball jacket.

clock June 21, 2012Jessica Iredale

Aiguille Noire: “I started from the biker jacket, an iconic piece from the Sixties, revisiting it for outerwear, pants, shorts and T-shirts, which feature rigorous shapes, but a comfortable and easy fit.” — Andrea Incontri, guest designer

Fashion Features

Milan Musing: Designer Inspirations

This season, designers were inspired by everything from architecture and nature to globe-trotting.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Valentino Men's RTW Spring 2013

Other

Valentino Men’s RTW Spring 2013

The Valentino man is an ultrayoung, athletic, techno-savvy protagonist who is more at home in the concrete jungle than on the Riviera.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Elie Tahari Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Elie Tahari Resort 2013

For the designer, resort is “all about offering exciting new products among all the sale items.”

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

Jeffry Aronsson

Human Resources

Jeffry Aronsson Appointment Confirmed by Chado Ralph Rucci

The chairman of the Aronsson Group started consulting with the label’s chief creative officer, Ralph Rucci, more than six months ago.

clock June 20, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

A Princess Vera Wang look.

Fashion Features

Vera Wang’s Juniors Push With Kohl’s

The collection, called Princess Vera Wang, is an extension of the designer’s fragrance of the same name, which she introduced in 2006.

clock June 21, 2012Marc Karimzadeh and Evan Clark

Chado Ralph Rucci Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Chado Ralph Rucci Resort 2013

The collection struck a fine balance between sporty and Rucci’s signature glamour.

clock June 20, 2012WWD Staff

A look from Macy's.

Retail

Color, Updates Drive Sales for Father’s Day

Retailers express caution about fall business as macrotrends dampen consumer sentiment.

clock June 20, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Ideeli's homepage.

Retail

Internet Retailer Ideeli Gets New Funding

The fast-growing Web site has received $30 million from a group of investors, including Credit Suisse.

clock June 20, 2012David Moin

Terry Mayer

Human Resources

Terry Mayer Dies at 89

She was a charming, generous woman who had a long career in fashion publicity and jewelry design.

clock June 20, 2012Lorna Koski

A mannequin display at the Agent Provocateur store on Madison Avenue.

Activewear

Agent Provocateur Expands Global Network

The purveyor of naughty lingerie with a British twist is adding to its retail portfolio.

clock June 20, 2012Karyn Monget

Isaia

Retail

Color and Novelty Take the Spotlight at Pitti Uomo

Industry looks to sustain momentum in the face of economic headwinds.

clock June 21, 2012Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

A view of the Alexander McQueen store.

Designer and Luxury

Alexander McQueen Sets Retail Push

Behind the royal wedding hype, and the myriad accolades for its creative director Sarah Burton, the fashion house has been refashioning its image.

clock June 21, 2012Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Name Change Ahead at Yves Saint Laurent

Hedi Slimane’s makeover of the fashion house is gathering steam — and will extend to its moniker.

clock June 21, 2012Miles Socha

Financial

Tanger Unveils Plan for Foxwoods Mall

The 312,000-square-foot center in Mashantucket, Conn., is expected to open in time for the holidays in 2013.

clock June 21, 2012Sharon Edelson

Media

Industry Responds to Jonah Lehrer’s Self-Plagiarism

Revelations that the writer plagiarized himself while writing for The New Yorker and Wired triggered an outpouring of criticism this week.

clock June 21, 2012Erik Maza

An image from Mulberry’s fall ad campaign.

Media

Mulberry’s Fantastical Fall Ads

For the campaign, the brand hauled in two giant furry beasts with claws to appear alongside model Lindsey Wixson.

clock June 21, 2012Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Raf Simons Scouting Venue for Dior Couture Show

Word has it the designer is zeroing in on a new venue: a vacant hôtel particulier on the Avenue d’Iéna.

clock June 21, 2012Miles Socha

Tom Brady, Lindsey Vonn and Kemba Walker.

Fashion Scoops

Under Armour’s Marketing Push

The brand brought world-class athletes Tom Brady, Lindsey Vonn and Kemba Walker along to help get the word out.

clock June 21, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Marilyn Monroe Exhibit Opens at Salvatore Ferragamo Museum

The entire Ferragamo clan welcomed guests including Italian actresses Valeria Solarino and Violante Placido.

clock June 21, 2012Alessandra Turra

Brendan Hoffman and Tom Murry

Fashion Scoops

Bon-Ton CEO Brendan Hoffman Honored

On Tuesday, industry executives gathered at The Plaza for the annual UJA-Federation of New York luncheon.

clock June 21, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sergio Rossi

Accessories

Sergio Rossi Pays Tribute to Namesake Founder

clock 12hLuisa Zargani

Social Studies