H&M Report Reveals Global Factory List

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The fast-fashion retailer's 11th annual sustainability report also outlines plans to continue to push for improved working conditions.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Asos.com

Business Features

U.S. Sales Boost Asos Growth in Q2

The U.S. was its fastest-growing market in the period, with retail sales advancing 50.1 percent.

clock March 20, 2013Samantha Conti

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

Media

Bulgari Taps Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

The buzz is that France’s former First Lady was photographed in Rome this week by Terry Richardson.

clock March 20, 2013Luisa Zargani

Textiles

HMX Licenses PVH for Furnishings

PVH Corp. will produce a variety of categories under the Hart Schaffner Marx and Hickey Freeman names.

clock March 20, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

A view of the men's floor designed by Bruno Moinard at Galeries Lafayette.

Textiles

Galeries Lafayette Updates Men’s Accessories Area

Doubling its offer, the French department store now displays about 100 brands, including 30 that are new to the retailer and some that are exclusive.

clock March 20, 2013Paulina Szmydke

A visual for H&M's Conscious collection featuring Vanessa Paradis.

Business Features

H&M Report Reveals Global Factory List

The fast-fashion retailer’s 11th annual sustainability report also outlines plans to continue to push for improved working conditions.

clock March 21, 2013Sharon Edelson

Financial

Hampshire Cuts Quarterly Loss

Paul Buxbaum adds title of president as Buxbaum Group is retained to advise firm.

clock March 20, 2013Arnold J. Karr

A view of the Dior boutique in Dallas.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Opens Boutique in Dallas

The French luxury house returns to Highland Park Village with a freestanding store.

clock March 20, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Weighing Lululemon’s Recall Woes

Will the cult of Lululemon take a hit following the recall of its core black yoga pants?

clock March 20, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

A J.Crew store.

Business Features

Tough Quarter, Strong Year for J. Crew

Retailer’s fourth quarter net fell 32.5 percent to $10.2 million compared to $15.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

clock March 20, 2013David Moin

Fergie in Calvin Klein Collection

Human Resources

Fergie Teams With Wet ‘n’ Wild to Support amfAR

Going forward, she plans each year to do a different beauty product to benefit the organization.

clock March 20, 2013Julie Naughton

A look from BooHoo.

Retail

Boohoo.com Launches U.S. Fast-Fashion Site

The British e-tailer is gaining traction with its wide-ranging selection of inexpensive styles for an 18- to 25-year-old target demographic.

clock March 20, 2013David Lipke

Dining table in Sotheby’s boardroom.

Fashion Scoops

Mark Birley’s Possessions Up for Auction at Sotheby’s London

The objects, which range from dog paintings to novelty cocktail shakers, are all from his South Kensington home, Thurloe Lodge.

clock March 20, 2013Samantha Conti

Looks from Roberto Cavalli at the Global Kids Fashion Week show in London.

Fashion Scoops

Kidswear Gets Its Own Fashion Week

The first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW) bowed in London on Tuesday, launched by the online retailer AlexandAlexa.com.

clock March 20, 2013Lorelei Marfil and Julia Neel

Paul Marciano

Denim

Guess Plans Executive Hires, Lower Jeans Prices

Fourth-quarter results fall but land ahead of analysts’ expectations.

clock March 20, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Marion Cotillard in the Lady Dior campaign.

Media

Marion Cotillard Fronts for Lady Dior Campaign

Dior’s new look under couturier Raf Simons — modern and sleek — now extends to the iconic handbag’s ads.

clock March 21, 2013Miles Socha

Patrizio di Marco

Business Features

Patrizio di Marco Touts Gucci Potential

Refocusing on heritage and artisanal and Italian craftsmanship, the brand’s president and ceo has helped boost sales to 3.64 billion euros, or $4.66 billion.

clock March 21, 2013Luisa Zargani

A Catherine Malandrino sketch for DesigNation.

Retail

Catherine Malandrino Joins Forces With Kohl’s

The designer will unveil her 80-style DesigNation collection in late September and early October.

clock March 21, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Edward Lampert, the $1 CEO

The billionaire may be getting a base salary of just $1 a year to serve as chief of Sears Holding Corp. — but that’s not his only compensation.

clock March 21, 2013Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Damir Doma Heading to Pitti W?

The ready-to-wear designer is said to be Pitti Immagine’s guest star at the upcoming edition of the Italian trade fair.

clock March 21, 2013Cynthia Martens

LEFT: Kenzo's silk jacket, Calvin Klein Collection's wool mesh sweater and Jonathan Saunders’ wool pants. Y-3 sneakers. RIGHT: Z Zegna's wool jacket, Sibling’s wool polo and T by Alexander Wang's wool pants. Marc by Marc Jacobs hat and Y-3 sneakers.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Street Cred

Elements of designer sportswear, streetwear and premium activewear combine to create a new aesthetic that helps define today’s youth movement.

clock March 21, 2013Alex Badia

Body Language's polyester and spandex top and cotton and Lycra leggings. Reebok sneakers.

Intimates

Fall 2013 Trend: Bright Angles

With this season’s blaze of bright colors and cool shapes, working out just became a little bit more enticing.

clock March 21, 2013Bobbi Queen

Essentialist

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Atmos store sneakers on wall

Business

Foot Locker’s $1.1 Billion Acquisition Binge

clock 21hEvan Clark

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