Saks Stock Up 18.1% on Sale Speculation

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Shares of Saks Inc. jumped 18.1 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday on speculation that it had hired a banker to explore strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Marty Wikstrom

Designer and Luxury

Martha Wikstrom Exits Richemont

Executive had headed its fashion and accessories businesses since 2009.

clock May 21, 2013Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Sales Top $3 Billion Mark

Costs related to the termination of its fragrance and beauty license dented net profit in what was otherwise a strong year.

clock May 21, 2013Samantha Conti

Mergers and Acquisitions

France’s MenInvest Acquires

The online men’s wear retailer is based in the U.K. and specializes in cutting-edge brands.

clock May 21, 2013Miles Socha

An ad for Kaporal Jeans.


TowerBrook Capital to Acquire Kaporal

French denim maker was founded in 2003 in Marseille.

clock May 21, 2013Miles Socha


Stella McCartney, L’Oréal to Part Ways

The designer’s license with the French beauty giant ends on Sept. 12.

clock May 21, 2013Jennifer Weil and Samantha Conti

T.J. Maxx


TJX Sees Fertile Buying Market

Off-pricer’s first-quarter earnings gain 8 percent.

clock May 21, 2013Evan Clark

Paco Rabanne RTW Fall 2013

Designer and Luxury

Paco Rabanne Parts Ways With Designer

Lydia Maurer, the Paris-based house’s artistic director of women’s ready-to-wear, is exiting the company after a year in the role.

clock May 21, 2013Miles Socha

A view of the women's accessories area in the Giorgio Armani Cannes boutique.

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani to Open Cannes Store

Housing the complete collection for men and women, the new boutique has a women’s wear and accessories floor spread across three levels.

clock May 21, 2013Katya Foreman

Michelle Harper in Theyskens' Theory with Olivier Theyskens.


ACRIA Hosts ‘Unframed’ Fund-raiser

A mix of New York designers turned out for the AIDS charity’s photo auction.

clock May 21, 2013Taylor Harris

Government and Trade

U.S., Myanmar Sign Trade Deal

Accord could lead to more apparel sourcing with the country.

clock May 21, 2013Kristi Ellis

A look from the Loewe and Junya Watanabe collaboration.

Designer and Luxury

Stuart Vevers, Junya Watanabe Collaborate on Capsule

The two designers staged three runway shows in Tokyo on Tuesday featuring looks from the line with pieces from Watanabe’s archives and Loewe’s fall collection.

clock May 21, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Human Resources

Fabio Guidetti Named Elie Tahari International President

He succeeds Patricia Williamson, president of international sales, who left the company.

clock May 21, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Oscar de la Renta Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Oscar de la Renta Resort 2014

The designer’s resort collection was abundant with beautiful florals.

clock May 21, 2013WWD Staff

Sandro store at The Forum Shops in Las Vegas.


Sandro Pushes West

The brand has made its first U.S. retail stop outside of New York at The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas as it rolls out stores nationally.

clock May 21, 2013Rachel Brown

Saks Fifth Avenue


Saks Stock Spikes on Goldman Rumor

Retailer’s shares jumped 18.1 percent in after-hours trading on Tuesday on speculation that it had hired a banker to explore strategic alternatives.

clock May 21, 2013Vicki M. Young and David Moin and Evan Clark

Vanessa Traina


New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Holds Spring Luncheon

More than 250 guests attended the Chanel-sponsored function, which raised more than $400,000.

clock May 21, 2013Taylor Harris


Gap Looks to Improve Overseas Grade

Market share outside North America lags at 0.25 percent, ceo Glenn Murphy told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting.

clock May 21, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Gwyneth Paltrow


Gwyneth Paltrow Returns for Latest Hugo Boss Scent

The actress chats about schedules, family and being the face of the new dawn-inspired scent Boss Jour Pour Femme.

clock May 22, 2013Julia Neel

Looks from ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo.


ATM Invests in Luxe Sportswear Collection

ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo, which launched in spring 2012 as a high-fashion T-shirt line for women and men, has expanded into a total lifestyle line.

clock May 22, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Blank NYC at One Showroom.

Ready To Wear

Dallas Market Center Steps Up Contemporary Drive

One Showroom of Los Angeles makes its debut next week at the DMC’s fall and holiday market.

clock May 22, 2013Holly Haber

Baxter Box and Amber Venz


RewardStyle Hosts Blogger Conference in Dallas

At the two-day event, 100 style bloggers and online magazines met with 31 major retailers to brainstorm about monetizing blogs.

clock May 22, 2013Holly Haber

Hannah Bronfman, Annie Evans and Peter Hananel.


Hannah Bronfman Launches Beautified App

Created with cofounders Annie Evans and Peter Hananel, the platform serves as a way to book last-minute beauty appointments through a list of salons and spas.

clock May 22, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Dorian Grinspan


Dorian Grinspan Talks Fashion and Founding Out of Order Magazine

The 20-year-old Paris native, sometime model and third-year history major at Yale chatted with WWD while prepping the magazine’s second issue.

clock May 22, 2013Kristi Garced

Benjamin Millepied in the Van Cleef & Arpels ateliers.


Benjamin Millepied Ties Up With Van Cleef & Arpels for ‘Gems’ Trilogy

During a recent phone interview, the choreographer lifted the veil on his vision for the Paris Ballet Opera and his taste for fashion.

clock May 22, 2013Laure Guilbault


Edward Felsenthal Helming Relaunch of

Tina Brown’s former deputy has said he’d like the new iteration of the site to look more like The Daily Beast, several sources said.

clock May 22, 2013Erik Maza

A sketch of a Roman fountain by Karl Lagerfeld.

Fashion Scoops

Fendi Planning Karl Lagerfeld Exhibit for Couture Week

“The Glory of Water” will showcase the designer’s photographs of Rome’s most striking fountains.

clock May 22, 2013Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang to Give Commencement Address at Sarah Lawrence

Having read speeches from seven of her predecessors at the Yonkers, N.Y., school, the designer chose her own words carefully.

clock May 22, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone to Host Baby Buggy Benefit

Jessica Seinfeld’s annual charity dinner will be held in July at her and husband Jerry’s home in the Hamptons.

clock May 22, 2013Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Jackie Rogers Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The designer is looking to raise money for a new, lower-price collection called Jackies.

clock May 22, 2013Lisa Lockwood


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