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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 14hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

Bergdorf’s Schulman Unveils Store Strategy

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Bergdorf Goodman, seeking to tighten its hold on many of the world’s top designers and enhance its singular shopping experience, is unleashing a spectrum of projects this year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Rosamund Pike Hosts Tea for L.K. Bennett in L.A.

The actress is fronting for the British contemporary brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 campaign.

clock March 17, 2013Marcy Medina


WWD Japan’s Kazz Yamamuro Dead at 53

The editor, a fixture on the Japanese and international fashion scenes, suffered a heart attack.

clock March 18, 2013Amanda Kaiser and Alex Wynne


J.C. Penney Stock Boosted by Joe Fresh, Real Estate Speculation

Retailer gains ground in uneasy market vexed by Cyprus financial crisis.

clock March 18, 2013Samantha Conti and Evan Clark

The Markets Features

Milan Design Week Targets Export Markets

More than 300,000 visitors from 160 countries are expected to flock to Milan to the international design and furniture trade show.

clock March 18, 2013Luisa Zargani


Freemans to Open Tokyo Flagship

The trendy New York City-based retailer will also open two additional stores in Japan over the next two years.

clock March 18, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Department Stores

Big Changes at Galeries Lafayette

The retailer has parted ways with Paul Delaoutre, the ceo of its department store division, and makes its case for the acquisition of rival Printemps.

clock March 18, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Intimates and Activewear

Five Island Assets Acquires Majority Stake in Frederick’s of Hollywood

Deal will infuse significant capital into the lingerie retailer’s infrastructure.

clock March 18, 2013Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Bonobos Takes Swing at Golf

The online retailer is teeing up its own golf brand, called Maide, which launches at on Tuesday.

clock March 19, 2013David Lipke

Trends and Analysis

William Susman’s British View

Founder of the boutique advisory and research firm Threadstone Partners entertained 20 British retail moguls for dinner at Winfield House.

clock March 19, 2013Samantha Conti

Film and TV

‘Mr Selfridge’ Series Puts Spotlight on Legendary Retailer

The lavish costume drama, which stars another Chicago native, Jeremy Piven, is based on Harry Gordon Selfridge’s quest to sex up British shopping.

clock March 19, 2013Samantha Conti


Tandy Cuts Jobs as Restructuring Begins

Nearly one-third of workers to lose positions as beleaguered firm seeks needed savings.

clock March 18, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Memo Pad

U.K. to Establish Independent Press Regulator Through Royal Charter

A bleak chapter in British newspaper history looks to be reaching an end after Britain’s three main political parties agreed to the 11th hour deal.

clock March 19, 2013Samantha Conti

Memo Pad

Paul Wilmot Communications Adds Digital Services

The company has entered into a partnership with agency Boss32.

clock March 19, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Fall 2013 Trend: Leather Cozies Up

Leather is quickly becoming a fashion staple, and this season, designers loosened up the look with fun silhouettes, often paired with slouchy knits.

clock March 19, 2013WWD Staff

Executive Changes

Laurie Black to Retire From Nordstrom

Gemma Lionello, a 25-year veteran of the retailer, will succeed Black as executive vice president and general merchandise manager of cosmetics.

clock March 19, 2013Pete Born

Department Stores

Bergdorf Goodman’s Joshua Schulman Unveils Store Strategy

The luxe retailer is unleashing a spectrum of projects this year — 40 in all — putting construction at a feverish pitch at both the women’s and men’s stores.

clock March 19, 2013David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Lindsay Owen-Jones to Step Off L’Oréal Board

In a letter to Jean-Paul Agon, the beauty firm’s former chairman and ceo praised his successor.

clock March 19, 2013Julie Naughton

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Back in the Director’s Chair

The designer is slated to make a short movie in Paris featuring Keira Knightley to mark the 100th anniversary of the first Chanel fashion boutique.

clock March 19, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Riccardo Tisci Designing Costumes for Spring Ballet Production

Choreographed by Belgians Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet, the “Boléro” set is being designed by performance artist Marina Abramovic.

clock March 19, 2013Laurent Folcher

Fashion Scoops

David Bowie Exhibit Set to Bow in London

According to industry sources, Tilda Swinton will be impersonating the man of the hour in his absence Wednesday night at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

clock March 19, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Sharon Rothstein Exiting Sephora Americas

Her previous duties at the beauty specialty chain will be assumed by Julie Bornstein, who has been promoted to chief marketing and digital officer.

clock March 19, 2013Pete Born

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors Holdings Adds to Board

Ann McLaughlin Korologos and Jean Tomlin have joined the company’s board, bring its total membership to nine.

clock March 19, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Fernanda Niven Joins Parasol as Creative Director

She will help expand the sun protective resortwear brand into accessories and beauty.

clock March 19, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Fairchild Baldwin Taking Handbags on the Road

The new handbag and travel bag line’s latest tour is literally taking them from one end of California to the next.

clock March 19, 2013Diane Dorrans Saeks

Fashion Scoops

Marvin Traub Associates Branching Out

The business development agency founded by the late retailer has launched a consumer food and beverage division.

clock March 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri


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