Macy’s Outlines Plans to Continue Momentum

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In reporting first-quarter results last week, Macy’s posted its 13th straight quarterly comp gain of at least 3 percent.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Kaimin photographed by Miles Aldridge for Zero Zero.

Fashion Scoops

Nicola Formichetti to Be Featured in Zero Zero

The $350 art book is published annually by V Group.

clock May 17, 2013Miles Socha


Thieves Steal $1M in Chopard Jewels

The theft occurred on the second night of the Cannes film festival, according to police.

clock May 17, 2013Joelle Diderich

Cara Delevingne in Roberto Cavalli.


The Party Hopping Begins at Cannes

Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton were among those getting in on the action.

clock May 17, 2013Joelle Diderich

Steve and Karin Sadove with Georgia and Ron Frasch.


American Image Awards Pay Tribute to the Military

The annual black-tie gala raised $1.3 million for the Wounded Warriors Project and honored Saks, New Balance, Rebecca Minkoff and The Jones Group’s Wes Card.

clock May 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Hermès Birkin

Designer and Luxury

Probe Touts ‘Secret’ LVMH Plan on Hermès

Leaked findings of French market authority point to a buildup of shares since 2001.

clock May 18, 2013Miles Socha

Dior Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Dior Resort 2014

Jessica Biel, Liv Tyler and Marion Cotillard attended the show in Monaco.

clock May 19, 2013Joelle Diderich

H&M in Manhattan.


Retail Meccas: New York

The Big Apple topped the list of the 15 hottest cities for fashion retail openings last year in a survey by the Location Group in Zurich.

clock May 20, 2013Sharon Edelson

Burberry on Regent Street.


Retail Meccas: London

Big brands are flourishing in the city due to the international, big-spending traveler.

clock May 20, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Real Estate

Retail Market Study Names World’s Top Retail Hot Spots

New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong lead the list, accounting for the largest number of new shop openings by major fashion brands.

clock May 20, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Ami in the north Marais.


Retail Meccas: Paris

According to Cushman & Wakefield analyst Pierre Raynal, “Paris is the most important destination for luxury retailers in Europe.”

clock May 20, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Wanchai is a retail hot spot.


Retail Meccas: Hong Kong

As the gateway to China, the city has long been attractive to retailers.

clock May 20, 2013Ellen Sheng

On the streets of Milan.


Retail Meccas: Milan

One of the world’s major fashion capitals, the city can be considered the ultimate Italian destination for luxury shopping.

clock May 20, 2013Alessandra Turra

Giorgio Armani on Kurfürstendamm.


Retail Meccas: Berlin

Germany’s largest city and long the nation’s center of cool, it’s only in the last few years that Berlin has advanced into the major retail leagues.

clock May 20, 2013Melissa Drier

Mango opened its 16th store in Barcelona in February '13.


Retail Meccas: Barcelona

Despite Spain’s economic abyss, key fashion retailers here say Barcelona’s tourists are saving the day.

clock May 20, 2013Barbara Barker

Stores on West Nanjing Road.


Retail Meccas: Shanghai

Having a retail presence here means international luxury brands can introduce themselves to a population that is increasingly likely to spend its yuan overseas.

clock May 20, 2013Casey Hall

Brioni on Rodeo Drive.


Retail Meccas: Los Angeles

Retailers are homing in on streets that have the right mix of stores, parking spots, tourist and local clients, ambience and attitude.

clock May 20, 2013Rachel Brown

Tom Tailor at Hofstatt Passage.


Retail Meccas: Munich

While the Bavarian capital is by no means Germany’s largest metropolitan district, it is Europe’s most prosperous economic region.

clock May 20, 2013Melissa Drier

On the streets of Dubai.


Retail Meccas: Dubai

With its vast futuristic shopping malls, the city has become one of the fastest-growing retail centers in the world.

clock May 20, 2013Ritu Upadhyay

Tokyu Plaza


Retail Meccas: Tokyo

The city has seen a flurry of store openings over the past year or so — particularly over the last few months.

clock May 20, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Adidas and Uniqlo in Sanlitun Village.


Retail Meccas: Beijing

China’s capital city has long been the country’s retail powerhouse.

clock May 20, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Mulberry on Storchengasse.


Retail Meccas: Zurich

Switzerland’s fashion capital is highly cosmopolitan and among the world’s wealthiest locations in terms of income per person.

clock May 20, 2013Haig Simonian

Converse on Istiklal Street near Taksim Square.


Retail Meccas: Istanbul

Urban transformation projects suggest the city has lots of potential for expansion, and more growth and wealth.

clock May 20, 2013Yesim Erdem

Tanger Factory Outlet


Retail Outlet Centers See Strong Results

For 2012, Value Retail News estimated the outlet industry’s total sales were $25.4 billion, $3 billion higher than its 2011 estimate.

clock May 20, 2013Rachel Brown

Real Estate

ICSC Preview: Demand, Rent on Upswing

Competition is exploding for the spaces that remain on sought-after streets and at the best malls worldwide.

clock May 20, 2013Rachel Brown


Mike Ullman Spells Out Plans for J.C. Penney

His immediate goals include reconnecting with the customer via promotional marketing, rebuilding private brands and “fixing” the Internet business.

clock May 20, 2013Holly Haber

Terry J. Lundgren


Macy’s Plots Goals for Continued Growth

The retailer’s key strategies revolve around omnichannel initiatives, shipping online orders from stores and targeting Millennials.

clock May 20, 2013David Moin

Government and Trade

NRF Details Concerns Over Bangladesh Accord

On Friday, an international labor law expert laid out his questions about jurisdictional, liability and enforceability elements of the proposed accord.

clock May 20, 2013Arnold J. Karr and Kristiano Ang and Kristi Ellis and John Zarocostas

The homepage for Bobby Jones golfwear.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Waitt Co. Strikes Bobby Jones Deal

Omaha-based investment firm has reached an agreement to acquire all of the operating assets of the golfwear label.

clock May 20, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

June 2013 issue of Men’s Health.


Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness Celebrate Redesigns

The party took over the Top of the Standard at the Standard High Line.

clock May 20, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Rihanna Suit Against Topshop Supplier Headed to Court

If the singer wins her lawsuit, it would be a groundbreaking decision, because in the U.K., unlike the U.S., there is no right of personality.

clock May 20, 2013Samantha Conti

Giorgio Armani and Cate Blanchett

Fashion Scoops

Cate Blanchett Hits Milan for Armani Party

The actress and designer set off the usual round of flashing cameras as they made their way into the event celebrating the upcoming launch of Sí.

clock May 20, 2013Cynthia Martens

Liv Tyler

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Dior Resort

For the celebrities attending the film festival in neighboring Cannes, the excursion to Monaco was an easy day trip.

clock May 19, 2013WWD Staff

Sofia Coppola in Louis Vuitton.


Sofia Coppola Rings in ‘Bling’

Her new film about a gang of teenagers who gained fame for robbing luxury items from the homes of Hollywood celebrities was screened at the Cannes festival.

clock May 17, 2013Joelle Diderich


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