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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:18am
ISN’T IT ROMANTIC?: Karl Lagerfeld is to design costumes for “Brahms-Schönberg Quartet” at Opéra Bastille this summer, WWD has learned. Benjamin Millepied, who is stepping down as the Opera’s director of dance, enlisted Lagerfeld for the George Balanchine dance piece, slated... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:18am
ISN’T IT ROMANTIC?: Karl Lagerfeld is to design costumes for “Brahms-Schönberg Quartet” at Opéra Bastille this summer, WWD has learned. Benjamin Millepied, who is stepping down as the Opera’s director of dance, enlisted Lagerfeld for the George Balanchine dance piece, slated... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:56am
“Overbuilt and underdemolished.” That’s the blunt assessment of the state of retail real estate, according to real estate data and analytics firm Reis. The glut of space – the national vacancy rate is 10 percent – is a result of the lingering impact of the recession and the... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:47am
WASHINGTON — President Obama proposed increasing federal funding to strengthen the government’s cybersecurity, expand resources for trade negotiations and enforcement and crack down on counterfeit products in the federal budget blueprint he sent to Congress on Tuesday. Obama’s... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:40am
MUMBAI — Two innerwear brands have stepped into the stand-alone retail space in India, bringing both variety and new concepts to the premium segment of the $4 billion market. Dutch brand Hunkemöller has opened two stores since December, launching in India with Reliance Brands... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:32am
Wall Street’s keeping a close eye on Edward S. Lampert’s efforts to keep Sears Holding Corp. funded. The company, which Lampert heads as chief executive officer, is accelerating its effort to close 50 stores and eyeing its real estate portfolio during the first half of this... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:20am
U.S. retail stocks bucked a down market and rose in early trading today. The S&P 500 Retail Industry Group gained 1.1 percent to 1,078.86 shortly after the opening bell on Wall Street even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3 percent, or over 47 points, to 15,979.76... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:55am
On Monday morning, Sikh actor, jewelry designer and fashion party fixture Waris Ahluwalia posted a photo to his relatively new Instagram account to share news that he had been prevented from boarding an Aeroméxico flight departing from Mexico City because he wears a turban, as... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:57am
LONDON — G-Star Raw said Pharrell Williams has become co-owner of the brand. According to the company, Williams will be involved “on many creative levels, from collections, to advertising and business strategy.” “On top of my business. As of today, proud to be a co-owner of G-... read more
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:57am
LONDON — G-Star Raw said Pharrell Williams has become co-owner of the brand. According to the company, Williams will be involved “on many creative levels, from collections, to advertising and business strategy.” “On top of my business. As of today, proud to be a co-owner of G-... read more

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