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Inditex Keeps Up Pace of Expansion

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Overview

Europe’s largest clothing retailer is charging full-steam ahead, expanding its physical stores as well as its online presence worldwide.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Pablo Isla

Financial

Inditex Profits Up 22%, Expansion Rolling On

In tandem with reporting 2012 net profits, the parent of the Zara chain said it would open between 440 and 480 new locations this year.

clock March 13, 2013Paulina Szmydke and Barbara Barker

A sketch of a Karl Lagerfeld design for Rita Ora.

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Revs Up Bal de la Rose

Fashion designer taps Rita Ora and Theophilus London to entertain at Monaco event.

clock March 13, 2013Miles Socha

Diego Della Valle

Business Features

Tod’s Full-Year Profits, Sales Rise 7.8%

The group was boosted by strong gains in the U.S. and Asia and led by sound growth at its Tod’s and Roger Vivier brands.

clock March 13, 2013Luisa Zargani

Kourtney, Kim and Khloé Kardashian.

Legal

Kardashian Makeup Hits a ‘K’ Snafu

The makeup brand is facing a legal setback.

clock March 13, 2013Rachel Brown

Alexander Drexler

Ready To Wear

Alexander Drexler Launches Alex Mill Label

The designer is getting into the family business with the debut of his new men’s and boys’ label.

clock March 14, 2013David Lipke

A view of the Thom Browne store in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne Opens Tokyo Flagship

The designer’s first freestanding store outside the U.S. is located in the city’s fashionable Aoyama district.

clock March 14, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Department Stores Miss February’s Retail Sales Gain

Retail sales in the overall economy rise 1.1 percent in the month.

clock March 13, 2013Kristi Ellis

John Galliano in 2011.

Legal

Galliano-Dior Case Heads to Appeals Court

The designer’s lawyer confirmed that a hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 24.

clock March 13, 2013Miles Socha

Financial

Retailers Talk Tactics at Bank of America Conference

J.C. Penney, Macy’s, Nordstrom and others made their pitch to investors.

clock March 13, 2013Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young and Arnold J. Karr

Retail

Men’s Wearhouse Plans K&G Exit

Company is seeking strategic alternatives for struggling discount unit.

clock March 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez

Designer and Luxury

Nominees, Honorees Set for 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards

Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler are among the nominees.

clock March 13, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Akris RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Icy Hot

Designers luxed up their runways with all sorts of furs — some of the most dazzling done in wintery shades of white, silver and frosty pastels.

clock March 14, 2013WWD Staff

Band of Outsiders wool suit and Balenciaga’s cotton shirt. Patrik Ervell’s wool suit and Burberry Prorsum’s linen shirt. Z Zegna belt.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Suit 2.0

Over the past few years, designers have transformed the suit from traditional classic business attire into the ultimate fashion statement.

clock March 14, 2013Alex Badia

Media

Anna Wintour Expands Reach at Condé Nast

The Vogue editor has been named artistic director, a new position that grants her wide-reaching influence over the editorial direction of the company’s titles.

clock March 14, 2013Erik Maza

Charlie Hunnam on the cover of GQ Style.

Media

Blue Chip Advertisers Sign On for Next Issue of GQ Style

The spring-summer 2013 issue features Charlie Hunnam of “Sons of Anarchy” as its cover star, photographed by Terry Richardson.

clock March 14, 2013Julia Neel

Ernest Alexander Sabine in GQ.

Media

GQ Names Best New Menswear Designers in America

As with last year’s crop of emerging labels, each of the designers will create a capsule collection in collaboration with Gap.

clock March 14, 2013David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Moleskine Gearing Up for April IPO

The iconic brand of notebooks may be the first company to publicly list on the Milan stock exchange this year.

clock March 14, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Zaha Hadid to Redesign Stuart Weitzman’s Milan Flagship

The new look will be unveiled during Milan Fashion Week in September and will include a number of innovative concepts.

clock March 14, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Praises Wal-Mart’s Veterans Pledge

The first lady addressed a meeting of executives at the Business Roundtable on Wednesday.

clock March 14, 2013Kristi Ellis

A sketch of an Akris design for Alicia Keys.

Fashion Scoops

Alicia Keys Teams With Designers for World Tour Wardrobe

The singer is keeping her signature streamlined look on stage with help from Akris, Michael Kors, Hervé Léger and Maison Michel.

clock March 14, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Style Coalition Reveals Winners of Annual Fashion 2.0 Awards

Robert Verdi hosted the ceremony at New York City’s School of Visual Arts Theatre and Simon Doonan was the keynote speaker.

clock March 14, 2013Kristi Garced

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Prince Philip's Many Faces in 'The Crown'

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