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Fanny Ardant at a dinner party in "Bright Days Ahead," distributed by Tribeca Film.


Fanny Ardant Talks ‘Bright Days Ahead’

The film will make its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Friday.

clock April 21, 2014Lorna Koski


Easter Shift Lifts Weekly Sales

ICSC says weather continues to limit gains.

clock April 22, 2014Arnold J. Karr


Bebe Shares Fall on Q3 Warning

Company expects deeper loss, lower comps.

clock April 22, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Emma Roberts in Chloé and Lauren X Khoo.


New Yorkers for Children Hosts Annual Fool’s Fete

Emma Roberts, Nina Agdal, Hannah Bronfman, Atlanta de Cadenet and other PYTs turned out to the Mandarin Oriental on Monday night.

clock April 22, 2014Kristi Garced

Nudie's repair shop in Stockholm.


Nudie Taking North American Ops In-house

Plans to expand retail into New York and other major markets.

clock April 22, 2014Arnold J. Karr


Investcorp, Freeman Spogli to Buy Totes Isotoner

Agree to purchase from MidOcean Partners and Bruckmann Rosser Sherrill for undisclosed terms.

clock April 22, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Real Estate

Simon Property Group Gains in First Quarter

Occupancy, funds from operations rise despite flat tenant sales.

clock April 22, 2014Evan Clark


Basic Controls Can Help Deter Data Breaches

Verizon’s data breach report noted 63,437 security incidents last year.

clock April 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Victoria Beckham with children in front of a Tutu Tester mobile HIV clinic in Hout Bay, from the May issue of Vogue.

Fashion Features

Fashion’s New Focus: A Generation Born HIV-Free

The fashion industry has designs on putting an end to mother-to-child HIV transmission through the Born Free project, which kicks into high gear today.

clock April 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Ron Robinson


Ron Robinson Adds Women’s Space

Over more than three decades in retail, Robinson has often reinvented his business — and he is doing so again.

clock April 23, 2014Rachel Brown

Jack Ma


Alibaba Alert: China Web Giant Set for IPO Boost

The tech firm’s pending initial public offering signals the coming of a tough new competitor to the U.S. market.

clock April 23, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Workers in Bangladesh continue to protest about remediation from the Rana Plaza disaster, as well as current conditions.


On the Ground With the Alliance in Bangladesh

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety leads a factory inspection on Tuesday in Konabari, in the Gazipur suburb of Dhaka.

clock April 23, 2014Mayu Saini


Susan Kittenplan Latest Yahoo Hire

As executive editor of media initiatives, she will oversee editorial strategy and work closely with the site’s top editors to develop its new digital magazines.

clock April 23, 2014Alexandra Steigrad


Ryan D’Agostino Tapped to Helm Popular Mechanics

Esquire’s former articles editor will still report to David Granger, Esquire’s editor in chief, who has also been named editorial director of Popular Mechanics.

clock April 23, 2014Alexandra Steigrad


Slate Seeking Subscribers for Slate Plus

The newly launched paid site markets itself as a VIP service, which includes podcasts, discounts on Slate events and merchandise, and more.

clock April 23, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

An Otte silk top and head scarf.


Otte Fetes Anniversary With Brooklyn Pop-up

The brand began when Kay Lee in 1999 opened her first store on Bedford Avenue and North Fifth Street.

clock April 23, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Karen Harvey Organizes Inaugural Fashion Tech Forum

Gap Inc. has signed on as a partner for the one-day conference, to be held at New York’s Pier 59 Studios on June 25.

clock April 23, 2014David Moin

Yoko Ono

Fashion Scoops

Pratt Institute Makes Plans for 125th Commencement Ceremony

Yoko Ono and designer Karim Rashid are slated to receive honorary degrees.

clock April 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Launching Online Database of N.Y. Production Facilities

Openly accessible to all site visitors, the list will let designers search for factories in all five boroughs.

clock April 23, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Teen Retailers Face Parental Disapproval

Results from a new survey by YouGov BrandIndex could hardly have given merchants at the stores cause for optimism.

clock April 23, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Fashion Scoops

Pamela Berik and Melissa Charatz Launch E-commerce Venture, which bowed last week, features select pieces from contemporary designers.

clock April 23, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Story Shifts Its Focus for Spring

The ever-changing boutique in New York’s West Chelsea neighborhood is trying to do some good with its latest concept, Good.

clock April 23, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Diane von Furstenberg Opening Two Stores in Southern California

The New York-based brand will arrive at The Grove in L.A. and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif., in late fall.

clock April 23, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran


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