Strong Profits Send Macy’s Shares Up 9.4%

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Overview

There's momentum at Macy's Inc. and that has executives feeling good about Christmas despite the shorter calendar and languid economy.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Handbags, shown here at the Coach shop at Macy's Herald Square, were strong in the quarter.

Business Features

Macy’s Q3 Earnings Lift Shares 9.4%

On Wednesday, the department store giant said third-quarter net earnings rose 22 percent to $177 million from $145 million in last year’s quarter.

clock November 13, 2013David Moin

Financial

Perry Ellis Warns on Third Quarter

Shares tumble as firm cites weakness in midtier private label business.

clock November 13, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Tod's RTW Spring 2014

Business Features

Tod’s Sees Slight Dip in Profits

Tighter distribution in Italy hits results.

clock November 13, 2013Luisa Zargani

Media

Glamour Names Jillian Davison Fashion Director

The former creative director of Vogue Australia joins the team following the resignation of Anne Christensen last week.

clock November 13, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Akris Pre-Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Akris Pre-Fall 2014

Sleek glamour and men’s wear were the impetus behind Albert Kriemler’s collection.

clock November 13, 2013WWD Staff

Ted Baker store in Kerry Centre mall in Shanghai.

Ready To Wear

Ted Baker Has High Hopes for China

The brand is hoping Chinese consumers will hop on the affordable luxury bandwagon.

clock November 13, 2013Casey Hall

Human Resources

Steve Lubin Steps Down at Walgreen Co.

Lubin, 62, is exiting his post as divisional vice president and general manager of marketing for non-mainland operations.

clock November 13, 2013Faye Brookman

Just Cavalli Pre-Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Just Cavalli Pre-Fall 2014

Roberto Cavalli took an imaginative journey from his opulent villa on the Florentine hills to the picturesque lands of Persia and Turkey.

clock November 13, 2013WWD Staff

The Italia Independent store in Milan.

Eyewear

Italia Independent Opens Milan Flagship

The eyewear label founded in 2007 by Lapo Elkann, Andrea Tessitore and Giovanni Accongiagioco, is opening its first flagship here today.

clock November 13, 2013Alessandra Turra

The Hackett London store on Regent Street.

Retail

Hackett London Opening Flagship on Regent Street

The brand will this week open its largest store ever, an 8,934-square-foot space infused with theatrical flair, British pride — and Beefeater gin.

clock November 14, 2013Samantha Conti

Government and Trade

Congress Could Put Wrench in TPP Deal

Without trade promotion authority, countries could balk on the accord.

clock November 13, 2013Kristi Ellis

A Klein Epstein & Parker store in West Hollywood.

Retail

Klein Epstein & Parker Remakes Made-to-Measure Mold

The Los Angeles-based men’s wear retailer has plans to swell to 100 locations, mostly via franchise, over the next seven years.

clock November 13, 2013Rachel Brown

A look from the elevated Façonnable collection.

Designer and Luxury

The New Face of Façonnable

The French luxury brand is embracing its roots as it steps out with a new creative director, a new high-end collection and revamped store presentations.

clock November 14, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The dress furnishings department as a clean, fresh look.

Retail

Macy’s Expands, Updates Men’s

The retailer’s Herald Square flagship in New York has added 40 percent more space to the category.

clock November 13, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Dwyane Wade in his own tie design.

Textiles

Dwyane Wade to Introduce Neckwear, Socks Lines

The Miami Heat guard is stepping up his off-court fashion initiatives.

clock November 14, 2013David Lipke

Eyewear

Safilo Swings to Profit in Q3

The Italian eyewear manufacturer on Wednesday reported its first third-quarter net profit since 2007 even as revenues in the period remained flat.

clock November 13, 2013Gordon Sorlini

The long cleanup and rebuilding process is getting under way in the Philippines.

Retail

Super Typhoon Haiyan Spurs Retail Relief Efforts

The fashion and retail industries are stepping forward to aid victims in the Philippines, a key apparel manufacturing area.

clock November 14, 2013Karyn Monget and Bambina Wise and Kristi Ellis

Carven’s New York store.

Designer and Luxury

Carven Set to Open in SoHo

The label’s first U.S. store opens soon at 83 Mercer Street, joining a number of fellow French brands in what’s becoming a very Gallic stretch of SoHo.

clock November 14, 2013Jessica Iredale

Lucky’s December/January cover.

Media

Lucky’s Kerry Washington Cover Goes Viral

Eva Chen, the magazine’s young, social-media-savvy editor in chief, is learning that the Internet isn’t always so user friendly.

clock November 14, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Milla Jovovich

Fashion Scoops

Milla Jovovich Hits Isabel Marant for H&M Shopping Event in New York

To call Tuesday night’s event a fashion frenzy would be an understatement.

clock November 14, 2013Anna Bazhenova

Fashion Scoops

Kate Spade Creates Holiday Collection With Swarovski

The 14-piece collection, called All Aglow, incorporates Swarovski Elements on signature apparel and accessories.

clock November 14, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Phoebe Philo Cohosts Cocktail for Isa Genzken at MoMA

The artist’s retrospective — a comprehensive, 150-piece exhibition, underwritten by Céline — will be on view until March 10.

clock November 14, 2013Taylor Harris

Cotton denim jumpsuit by Citizens of Humanity, worn over Vans’ cotton denim shirt, shows. Rag & Bone sunglasses; Nolan Jewelry rings; N.D.C. Made by Hand boots.

Denim

Spring 2014 Trend: All for One

Talk about get up and go. Jumpsuits, overalls and rompers offer countless, quick fashion fixes for spring.

clock November 14, 2013Kim Friday

Essentialist

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Business

Macy's Inc. Sees a Brighter Light in a World of Uncertainty

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Social Studies

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