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Government and Trade

China Restricts Hong Kong Visits

China’s Ministry of Public Security has ruled that Shenzhen permanent residents will be restricted to just one visit a week to Hong Kong.

clock April 13, 2015Ellen Sheng

Financial

The Children’s Place Rejects Activists’ Board Nominations

The Children’s Place rejected the three prospective nominees.

clock April 13, 2015Vicki M. Young

Kit and Ace

Retail

Kit and Ace Plans Fast-paced Expansion

After only 10 months in business, Canadian retail start-up Kit and Ace is taking its “technical luxury” clothing brand — and the soft, laundry-friendly cashmere it was built on — on a global expansion.

clock April 14, 2015Constance Droganes

“Fashion China"

Fashion Features

Gemma Williams Launches ‘Fashion China’ in Shanghai

Gemma Williams, formerly the curator of Fashion Space Gallery at the London College of Fashion, has spent the past two years working on the first comprehensive, English-language book about Chinese fashion — the forthrightly titled “Fashion China.”

clock April 13, 2015Casey Hall

Bill Jasper

Textiles

Unifi Expands Polyester Yarn Capacity

The company increases production to meet growing demand in the Western Hemisphere.

clock April 13, 2015Arthur Friedman

Inside the Maison Kitsune store in New York.

Retail

Maison Kitsuné Opens Second New York City Store

The French and Japanese fashion brand has opened its second New York City store on Rivington between Bowery and Chrystie Streets.

clock April 13, 2015Aria Hughes

Karolina Kurkova, Eye, Save Venice

Parties

Love in the Air at Save Venice Ball

This year, the theme of the Save Venice masquerade ball was Il Piacere dell’Amore, or, “the pleasure of love.”

clock April 13, 2015Lauren McCarthy

A rendering of the Empire Outlets.

Retail

Empire Outlets Attracting Interest From Retailers

Empire Outlets, New York City’s first and only outlet center, bowing in 2016 on Staten Island, has been attracting interest from a variety of retailers for whom the fast-growing outlet sector is a priority.

clock April 14, 2015Sharon Edelson

Human Resources

Target Names Anne Dament Merchandising SVP

In her new role, Anne Dament will be responsible for leading the strategic repositioning of Target’s food business.

clock April 13, 2015Sharon Edelson

Cara Delevingne Topshop Zalando Campaign

Media

Zalando and Topshop Tap Cara Delevingne for Ads

To mark European online retailer Zalando delivering Topshop’s designs to far-flung European destinations, the two firms have collaborated on a television and print campaign featuring Cara Delevingne.

clock April 14, 2015Nina Jones

Media

Louis Vuitton Names Jenny Galimberti Communications Director

Louis Vuitton has named Jenny Galimberti its new communications and events director, effective April 29.

clock April 14, 2015Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Renzo Rosso Receiving Honorary Doctorate

Renzo Rosso is set to receive an honorary research doctorate in business economics from the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

clock April 14, 2015Cynthia Martens

Reba McEntire

Fashion Scoops

Reba McEntire Launching New Album, Beauty Brand

Reba McEntire is launching her first new album in five years today, “Love Somebody,” and is on a whirlwind promotional tour.

clock April 14, 2015Jean E. Palmieri

amfAR

Fashion Scoops

Cher and Jean Paul Gaultier Honored at amfAR Inspiration Gala

Cher and Jean Paul Gaultier were the two honorees Saturday night at the fifth amfAR Inspiration Gala in São Paulo, where Riccardo Tisci and Kenneth Cole served as cochairs.

clock April 14, 2015WWD Staff

Sears will contribute 10 properties valued at $228 million to the joint venture with Simon Property Group.

Retail

Sears in Joint Venture With Simon Property Group

The venture is similar to the one with General Growth Properties.

clock April 13, 2015Vicki M. Young

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Financial

Stock Tracker Outpaces Overall Market

Investors pull back after three days of gains.

clock April 13, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2015

Financial

LVMH Sales Gain 16% in Q1

A weak euro is the wind beneath luxury’s wings, allowing LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to report a 16 percent lift in first-quarter revenues.

clock April 13, 2015Miles Socha

Monique Lhuillier’s delicate midcalf sheath in guipure lace.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Trend: Lace Affair

The French may have invented the notion, but designers embraced individual freedom of expression for fall by doing whatever they wanted with lace.

clock April 14, 2015Bobbi Queen

Coachella, JEREMY SCOTT x MOSCHINO

Parties

Coachella Party Roundup: Weekend One

As always, the ruckus in the desert delivered a handful of memorable moments.

clock April 13, 2015Lesley McKenzie

WhoYouAre, B Ackerlund

Designer and Luxury

B. Akerlund’s Whoyouare.com to Help Designers Get Started

B. Akerlund’s Whoyouare.com will launch today combining resource guide, real-time discovery tool and marketplace into a sleek, photo-driven Web site and app.

clock April 14, 2015Marcy Medina

Essentialist

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Business

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clock July 30, 2021Kellie Ell

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