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St. John Put on Block by Vestar Capital

The fashion brand has hired investment bank Rothschild to look for suitors, WWD has learned.

William McComb on the Offensive

The transformation from Liz Claiborne Inc. to Fifth & Pacific Cos. Inc. will be made official today when the firm’s stock starts trading under the ticker FNP.

Helen McCluskey, Calvin Klein, Chaps, Lawrence Rutkowski, Mark Whyman, Karyn Hillman, women's jeans, Q1, first quarter, earnings, income, sales, results, margins, revenues, sportswear, swimwear, intimate apparel,

Warnaco First-Quarter Income Slips

The New York-based firm was buffeted by weakness in South Korea and Europe and a double-digit decline in its Calvin Klein Jeans business for women.

Adidas on Track for Growth

Activewear giant says it expects “strong trends” in Greater China to continue.

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True Religion Up on Profit Spike

Premium denim brand reported better-than-expected sales and profits in the first quarter and initiated a quarterly dividend.

Precious Metal Price Plunge

A spot check on the performance of gold, silver and platinum since reaching their last high.

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Brunello Cucinelli Shares Soar on Debut

Stock rises almost 50 percent in its first day of trading on the Milan Stock Exchange.

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VF Sees Cause for Optimism in Denim

Seven gains momentum as cost pressures are ready to ease.

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Betsey Johnson Unit Files Chapter 11

As a result the bulk of the designer’s boutiques will close and about 350 staffers are expected to lose their jobs.

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PPR Revenues Rise 15.4% in Qtr.

The luxury division, which includes such brands as Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, posted a 29.1 percent sales increase.

Cotton Costs Impact Hanesbrands' Bottom Line

The company may have been dragged into the red for the first quarter, but it beat analyst estimates and said the worst had passed.

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Keeping Calvin Klein on the Fast Track

Since being purchased by PVH Corp. in 2003, the brand's sales have more than doubled.

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