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  On April 29, the print edition of WWD will launch in a new weekly format — with global fashion and retail news, striking photography, analysis, features, profiles, opinions and spirited coverage of the rich social and cultural scene that revolves around this creative and essential sector. The final daily print edition will be delivered on April 24.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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T.J. Maxx

Mergers and Acquisitions

TJX, Bluestar Eye Jones New York

TJX Cos. Inc. and brand management firm Bluestar Alliance are each interested in acquiring the Jones New York brand.

clock March 12, 2015Vicki M. Young

Miu Miu RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Miu Miu RTW Fall 2015

Miuccia Prada delivered a collection for appreciators of real fashion.

clock March 11, 2015Jessica Iredale

Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Fall 2015

Moncler Gamme Rouge was speaking english loud and clear with a parade of riding clothes that climaxed with a rapid-fire march of Queen’s Guards.

clock March 11, 2015Miles Socha

Rahul Mishra RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Rahul Mishra RTW Fall 2015

Rahul Mishra’s fall collection did not mark a major evolution from last season, but given that it was inspired by ancestral tradition, that was not such a bad thing.

clock March 11, 2015Joelle Diderich

yde-f15-landscape

Fashion Show Reviews

Yde RTW Fall 2015

Ole Yde played it safe for fall, sending out a commercially viable collection based on girly skirts and dresses.

clock March 11, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Léonard RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Leonard Paris RTW Fall 2015

With just 34 looks, Yin’s fall statement was admirably concise and on target, suggesting that multitasking suits her well.

clock March 9, 2015Joelle Diderich

Esteban Cortazar RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Esteban Cortazar RTW Fall 2015

The leather fringe laced tightly up the back of a tunic like a spine, then fell free at the tailbone, cascading into a curtain of fringe that lapped at the models’ heels.

clock March 9, 2015Miles Socha

Retail

Retail Start-ups Vie for Simon Group Prize

The Simon Property Group is getting competitive on the playing field for innovation.

clock March 12, 2015David Moin

Rosalind Hudnell, Rebecca Minkoff, Coco Rocha

Markets

Rebecca Minkoff Teams With Intel to Create Opportunities for Women in Technology

Minkoff and Intel will work together to expand the pipeline of diverse and female engineers.

clock March 11, 2015Lisa Lockwood

The Juicy Couture London store.

Retail

Juicy Couture Sets International Store Expansion Plan

The Juicy Couture brand is growing globally, and through its licensing partners, expects to open 133 stores over the next five years.

clock March 10, 2015Vicki M. Young

Elie Tahari, Harrods

Retail

Harrods Gets Elie Tahari Shop-In-Shop

Elie Tahari has set up shop across the pond, opening a leased shop-in-shop at Harrods in London.

clock March 12, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Bottega Veneta, Milan

Designer and Luxury

Bottega Veneta Opens Milan Home Store

Bottega Veneta has opened its first directly operated Home store, an indication of the company’s commitment to the line.

clock March 11, 2015Luisa Zargani

Express

Financial

Express Posts Lower Q4 Profits

Comps fell 2% against a 1% gain a year ago.

clock March 11, 2015Vicki M. Young

FUR SUREAlberta Ferretti RTW Fall 2015

Financial

Aeffe Moves Back in Black

Aeffe SpA swung to profit in 2014, lifted by strategic changes in design and organizational efficiency.

clock March 11, 2015Luisa Zargani

Steve Sadove

Human Resources

Stephen I. Sadove Talks Top Retail Disruptors

Stephen I. Sadove, cofounder and head of Traub Accelerator, spoke at a presentation sponsored by CIT at the Sofitel Hotel.

clock March 12, 2015Vicki M. Young

Media

The Daily Front Row Goes Pay-for-Play

Fashion tabloid The Daily Front Row has begun employing a pay-for-play strategy.

clock March 12, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Calvin Klein

Media

Jan-Dirk van der Burg Shoots Calvin Klein Knockoffs for New Book

Photographer Jan-Dirk van der Burg unveiled his book, of male models wearing faux-Calvin Kleins on Vice.com.

clock March 12, 2015Alexandra Steigrad

Givenchy

Fashion Scoops

Givenchy Opens in Miami’s Design District

Givenchy is the latest LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton brand to open in Miami’s Design District.

clock March 12, 2015Jessica Iredale

Dianna Agron, Chloë Moretz and Selena Gomez

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Louis Vuitton Fall 2015

Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Williams, Chloë Moretz and Selena Gomez were on the guest list.

clock March 11, 2015Joelle Diderich

Target Collective

Mens Retail Business

Target Culls a Special Offering for Men

Target Collective is the name of a new program launching on the discounter’s Web site on Sunday featuring six men’s brands that are made in America and represent style, authenticity, quality and craftsmanship.

clock March 12, 2015Sharon Edelson

Jos. A. Bank is facing a renewed effort by Men’s Wearhouse to be acquired.

Mens Retail Business

Jos. A. Bank Comps Decline Goes On in Q4

Jos. A. Bank’s net and comparable sales continued to slide in the fourth quarter.

clock March 12, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Share of Online Men's Wear Sales, 2014

Mens Retail Business

Online Men’s Wear Sales Seen Continuing Surge

E-commerce is looking more and more like the tool men needed to improve upon their fashion game.

clock March 11, 2015Arnold J. Karr

Kiton

Mens Retail Business

Kiton Opening San Francisco Store

The upscale Italian brand will open a 2,500-square-foot store in San Francisco by the end of the month.

clock March 11, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

WWD Man of the Week March 12, 2015

Human Resources

Man of the Week: Hansel McDonald

Hansel’s legendary Zoolander walk and I-don’t-get-out-of-bed-for-less-than-$10,000 attitude confirms his status as the number-one male model in the world.

clock March 11, 2015WWD Staff

Skylight Clarkson Sq in SoHo

Mens Fashion

A Date Dilemma at NYFW: Men’s

There’s a wrinkle in the planning for New York Fashion Week: Men’s this summer. Retailers and editors who were hoping to see runway shows and walk the trade shows in July will now need to lengthen their trip.

clock March 12, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Barington Capital, Macellum Advisors Urge Changes at Children’s Place

Activist hedge funds Barington Capital Group and Macellum Advisors GP have begun agitating for change at The Children’s Place Inc.

clock March 12, 2015Vicki M. Young

Alexander McQueen Scarf

Fashion Scoops

Alexander McQueen Launches Capsule Collection of Silk Scarves

Alexander McQueen has created a capsule collection of silk scarves to mark the launch of the designer’s “Savage Beauty” retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

clock March 12, 2015Samantha Conti

WWD March 12, 2015

Media

From the Editors: WWD Launching Weekly Format

On April 29, the print edition of WWD will launch in a new weekly format.

clock March 12, 2015WWD Staff

Jose Bautista, Silver Denim

Denim

Silver Jeans Teams With Jose Bautista

Silver Jeans is partnering with Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista on the Joey Series, a new limited-edition denim collection for fall.

clock March 12, 2015Aria Hughes

Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2015

Under a trio of geodesic domes installed on the grounds of the Louis Vuitton Foundation, Nicolas Ghesquière showed a collection with hints of the futuristic edge he loves.

clock March 11, 2015Bridget Foley

Paul Marciano

Fashion Scoops

Paul Marciano Taking Guess Foundation to Italy

The Guess Foundation is coming to Italy and aims to capitalize on the brand power of Guess fashion to push for greater sensitivity to violence against women.

clock March 12, 2015Cynthia Martens

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Brooks Brothers flagship.

Business

All Change at Brooks Brothers: Flagship in Flux, New Designer Near

clock September 18, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Social Studies