Sears Keeps Slashing: Sets Store Closings

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Wall Street seems to love Eddie Lampert’s ongoing trick-or-treat show at Sears Holdings Corp. Even as the retailer continues to spiral downward, its shares jumped 4.5 percent Thursday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Prada Reorganizes Structure

Having settled their tax bill, Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli are cleaning up their corporate structure.

clock October 23, 2014Luisa Zargani

Dancer Misty Copeland is featured in Under Armour's new ad campaign.

Business Features

Under Armour Q3 Net Rises 22.4%

Revenue growth near 30 percent as footwear, international sales leap.

clock October 23, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr

Saint Laurent RTW Spring 2015

Financial

Saint Laurent Up, Gucci Slides at Kering

Overall, luxury revenues rose 3.5 percent in the third quarter to 1.68 billion euros, or $2.22 billion, with mature markets progressing at 7 percent.

clock October 23, 2014Miles Socha

Edward Lampert

Retail

Sears Holdings Corp. Sets Further Store Closures

The closures began around late August, and those affected are already in liquidation mode.

clock October 23, 2014Vicki M. Young

Joshua Jackson

Parties

GQ Hosts Annual Gentlemen’s Ball

The event honored the charitable work of a number of dashing dudes, such as actors Andrew Garfield, Taylor Kitsch, Joshua Jackson, and Zachary Quinto.

clock October 23, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Reese Witherspoon in Oscar de la Renta with Diane von Furstenberg.

Parties

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Visit L.A.

On Tuesday, Diane von Furstenberg started the event with a tribute to Oscar de la Renta.

clock October 23, 2014Marcy Medina and Ryma Chikhoune

Eye Thakoon Barneys

Parties

Lily Aldridge Talks Victoria’s Secret and Playboy

Lily Aldridge talked Victoria’s Secret and Playboy at the event Wednesday night.

clock October 23, 2014Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Private Funeral for Oscar de la Renta Set

The mass will take place at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street.

clock October 23, 2014WWD Staff

Chris Wallace

Media

Media People: Fox News’ Chris Wallace

The host of “Fox News Sunday,” who is celebrating 50 years in the media, began his career as Walter Cronkite’s assistant.

clock October 24, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Bob Bland, Nanette Lepore and Bard Miller on the "Making it in America" panel.

Business Features

WWD Global Sourcing Forum: Industry Takes Fresh Approaches to Production

Global sourcing has probably never been more dynamic — as in complex, controversial and vital to a company’s success.

clock October 24, 2014Arthur Friedman and Lisa Lockwood

Business Features

AllSaints Case Study: Getting the Most Out of the Supply Chain Dollar

When AllSaints began looking to improve its operations and finances upon the appointment of Burberry veteran William Kim as ceo, the budget was limited.

clock October 24, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Brands are now telling consumers they can drink their way to glowing skin.

Products

Beauty by the Gulp: Skin Care’s New Direction

While makeup, fragrance and skin care remainthe top players, brands are now telling consumers they can drink their way to glowing skin.

clock October 24, 2014Jayme Cyk

Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Sculpting/Refinishing Dual Infusion.

Skin Care

Estée Lauder Plans Global Skin-Care Push

The effort is being spearheaded by the launch of Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Sculpting/Refinishing Dual Infusion, due in November.

clock October 24, 2014Julie Naughton

Sally Hanson nail polish.

Color Cosmetics

Critical Mass: Nail Business Gains a Bit of Luster

The battered nail-care business is clawing its way out of the red.

clock October 24, 2014Faye Brookman

A.G Lafley

Human Resources

Race Heats Up for P&G CEO Post

The race to succeed A.G. Lafley has shifted into a new gear.

clock October 24, 2014Evan Clark and Pete Born

The interior of the Fendi store in Hong Kong.

Designer and Luxury

Silvia Venturini Fendi Hits Hong Kong

The Roman fashion house’s creative director of accessories, men’s wear and children’s wear was in town for the reopening of Fendi’s store in the Landmark mall.

clock October 24, 2014Payal Uttam

Abbey Lee Kershaw and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Fashion Scoops

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s on a Roll

The model-turned-actress is putting a fashionable spin on the term “busybody.”

clock October 24, 2014Rebecca Dancer

Julia Restoin Roitfeld for Topshop Topman.

Fashion Scoops

Topshop Topman Opening Largest U.S. Flagship in New York

The store at Fifth Avenue and 49th Street opens on Nov. 5.

clock October 24, 2014Kristen Tauer

Inside Sant Pau

Parties

Puig Blows Out 100 Candles

Shakira joins Spanish fashion and fragrance firm to close its anniversary festivities.

clock October 23, 2014Miles Socha

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Louis Vuitton travel case for the NBA's Larry O'Brien Trophy.

Fashion

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Vuitton and NBA Ink Multiyear Partnership

clock 6hJoelle Diderich

Social Studies