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Newsmaker of the Year: Terry J. Lundgren

Macy’s Inc.’s chief executive officer is the staunchest defender of the department store and one of retailing’s most innovative players.

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No. 5: The Saga of Sears

A once great retail institution is morphing into a shrewd real-estate play.

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No. 1: Alibaba's Magic Touch

The Chinese e-tail behemoth blasted into western conciousness this year with a record IPO and far-reaching ambitions.

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From the Top Down: The Head Honchos

Eddie and Dov were among the worst, and Jack and Kevin were among the best — chief executive officers, that is.

Week in Review: 12/13/2014

WWD highlights the 10 must-read stories of the week.

Protesters Arrested Outside Westfield London

Police detain 76 people following Eric Garner protest on Wednesday night.

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ICSC Preivew: Retail Stats and Facts

WWD compiled retail stats and facts from around the globe.

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The Traffic Challenge for Shopping Malls

Developers are facing e-commerce encroachment head on with food upgrades, innovative experiences and their own advances in technology.

Ferguson Protesters: 'Boycott Black Friday'

The Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition has asked consumers to show their respect for Brown and abstain from shopping Thanksgiving weekend.

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Newsmaker of the Year: The Nominees

The winner, selected by WWD editors, will be revealed in the annual Year in Fashion issue on Dec. 15.

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Marigay McKee Speaks at Harvard Business School

The president of Saks Fifth Avenue gave the second annual Marvin Traub Fellowship lecture.

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