Wal-Mart’s Next Gen: Leaders Vow ‘To Win’

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Overview

Despite flat same-store sales and lackluster earnings, Wal-Mart aims to "win" the upcoming holiday season. That bravado came on Wednesday from Greg Foran, the new president and chief executive officer.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Pharrell Williams and Lenny Kravitz

Fashion Scoops

Pharrell Williams Celebrates Product Collaborations in Paris

“One plus one always equals three,” Pharrell Williams replied with a big grin when asked about the power of product collaborations.

clock October 14, 2014Miles Socha

Financial

Fashion Stocks Take Hit in Market Swoon

Stock markets around the globe got rattled on Wednesday by a suite of worries.

clock October 15, 2014Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Financial

Ann, Golden Gate Talks Boost Shares

Shares of Ann Inc. jumped 5.2 percent following the disclosure that the retail firm and private equity firm Golden Gate Capital are holding ongoing discussions.

clock October 15, 2014Vicki M. Young

Human Resources

Fran Horowitz Tapped to Head A&F’s Hollister

The former Loft president has also worked at Express and Bloomingdale’s.

clock October 15, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Retail

Wal-Mart Vows to ‘Win’ Holiday

Despite flat same-store sales and lackluster earnings, Wal-Mart today put on its fighting gloves and asserted that it will win the upcoming holiday season.

clock October 15, 2014Sharon Edelson

Wes Gordon and Lily Donaldson

Parties

CFDA, Vogue Fetes Fashion Fund Design Challenge

Each of the 10 fashion-fund finalists had been assigned a city as the key sartorial guide, and Gordon’s was Miami.

clock October 15, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Media

Meredith Licenses Rights to Martha Stewart Living

Meredith Corp. has entered into a ten-year licensing agreement with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

clock October 16, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Behind-the-scenes look at Heidi Klum for Bendon.

Activewear

Bendon Launching Heidi Klum Intimates

Klum, 41, will be creative director and ad campaign model for the New Zealand-based company’s newest celebrity licensed line launching worldwide in January.

clock October 15, 2014Marcy Medina

BHV Men's is expanding.

Retail

BHV to Expand Men’s Footprint in Marais

It’s a man’s world, or at least so it seems at Paris department store chain BHV.

clock October 16, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A look from Vicomte A.

Retail

Vicomte A. Taps Nomura to Design Men’s Line

Nomura joins Vicomte A. from Hermès, where he served as senior designer and product manager of knitwear.

clock October 16, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A page from the first Qor catalogue.

Activewear

The Qor Concept

The concept may not be revolutionary — it’s the backstory that makes Qor interesting.

clock October 16, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

A Joseph Abboud suit.

Ready To Wear

Vertical Brands Boosting U.S. Production

Acquisitions and direct-to-consumer online efforts bringing jobs back to the U.S.

clock October 16, 2014Arnold J. Karr and David Moin

Jean-Jacques Guiony

Designer and Luxury

Liquor and Luxury Feel Pinch at LVMH

Cognac is causing headaches for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton — because fewer Chinese are drinking it as part of a corruption crackdown.

clock October 16, 2014Miles Socha

Financial

FlashFunders Backing Firms Searching for Aid

The new no-fee, online equity funding platform is the latest entrant to the angel world in a crowdfunding format.

clock October 16, 2014Vicki M. Young

Laura Pomerantz

Human Resources

Cushman & Wakefield Taps Laura Pomerantz for Post

She has been named vice chairman and head of strategic accounts, effective immediately.

clock October 16, 2014Lisa Lockwood

THE BRIDE WORE: Reem Acra Bridal Fall 2015

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Bridal Trend: The Bride Wore…

Here, some of the best looks from the fall bridal collections.

clock October 16, 2014WWD Staff

Inside the M Missoni store.

Fashion Scoops

Karen Margolis Discusses M Missoni Sculpture Project

“I tend to be a bit of a perfectionist with my work,” Margolis conceded as she studied the sculptures snaking up the storefront of the M Missoni store.

clock October 16, 2014Taylor Harris

Fashion Scoops

Pierre Cardin Opening Paris Museum

The Space Age couturier will inaugurate the space, located on Rue Saint-Merri in the Marais district of Paris, on Nov. 13.

clock October 16, 2014Joelle Diderich

Essentialist

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The Ralph Lauren Made-to-Order Polo program.

Fashion

Ralph Lauren Launching Custom Polo Program

clock 15hJean E. Palmieri

Social Studies

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