Retail Shares Decline on Weak Holiday Results

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Overview

It’s been disappointing so far, but on Wednesday, the day after Christmas, the promotional cacophony grew louder as stores blasted higher markdowns and escalated their appeals to shoppers.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hugh Jackman

Other

Man of the Week: Hugh Jackman

The actor scores in the sartorial stakes in a sleek gray evening suit.

clock December 26, 2012WWD Staff

The Longchamp spring-summer 2013 campaign

Media

Dancing Queens in Longchamp Campaign

The French brand enlisted choreographer Salim Gauwloos for its spring ad campaign.

clock December 14, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

HMX Group, Authentic Brands Deal Done

The deal spins off the operating arm to W Diamond Group.

clock December 26, 2012Vicki M. Young

Business Features

East Coast Port Talks Resume

The United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association are trying to prevent an end-of-year strike stretching from Maine to Texas.

clock December 26, 2012Kristi Ellis

Financial

Signa Buys KaDeWe, Karstadt Sites

The Austrian real estate company’s acquisition gave a strong boost to the German property market.

clock December 26, 2012Paulina Szmydke

Textiles

Crailar Pamplico Facility Begins Production

The South Carolina manufacturing facility is set to begin production of its proprietary flax on Friday.

clock December 26, 2012Arthur Friedman

Government and Trade

U.S. Urged to Remove Restrictive Trade Measures

WTO forum also lauds U.S. for a generally open trade and investment policy.

clock December 26, 2012John Zarocostas

Birchbox Man offers monthly samples of grooming supplies and accessories.

Retail

Men’s E-commerce Sites Turn to Subscription Model

E-tailers Bombfell, Birchbox Man and Manpacks offer convenience and curated selections with monthly and quarterly deliveries.

clock December 26, 2012David Lipke

Michael Kors on opening day.

Financial

Fashion and the Art of the IPO

The payoff can be huge, but to get there, companies have to be ready to make some new friends.

clock December 26, 2012Evan Clark and Luisa Zargani

Financial

Qatar Fund Increases Stake in Tiffany & Co.

The fund has upped its luxury holdings, including what is now a 7.8 percent stake in the luxury retailer.

clock December 26, 2012Vicki M. Young

Fragrance

Alfred Dunhill Signs Fragrance Deal With Inter Parfums

A new men’s scent is in the works for 2014, the company said.

clock December 26, 2012Pete Born

Calvin Klein Collection's wool jacket, DKNY's cotton shirt, John Smedley's cashmere turtleneck and Calvin Klein Collection's wool pants. Calvin Klein Collection tie (used as a pocket square); Canali belt.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Slim Shady

A trimmer silhouette, narrow collars and a shorter shirt tail in a variety of whites and elegant solid colors are the leading trends in a dress-shirt market.

clock December 27, 2012Alex Badia

Wanda Nylon's polyurethane trench and Yves Salomon's suede dress. Boyy bag; Lanvin sandals.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2013 Outerwear Trend: Call for Rain

French labels are turning to synthetic materials for a lineup of high-chic rain gear.

clock December 27, 2012Laurent Folcher

Fashion Scoops

Third Paule Ka Store Opens in London

Some 28 shops are planned for China over the next four years.

clock December 27, 2012Julia Neel

Melissa magazine.

Media

Melissa Magazine’s Fashion Double Take

The lead fashion story, “A Colorful Dream,” looks strikingly similar to one that ran on the cover of W Korea in March.

clock December 27, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Shoppers outside Bloomingdales in Soho.

Retail

Retailers Turn to Deep Discounts to Lure Shoppers

The promotional cacophony grew louder as stores blasted higher markdowns and escalated their appeals to shoppers.

clock December 27, 2012David Moin

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Fashion

Black Creatives Who Want Fashion to Know What Juneteenth Really Means

clock June 18, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

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