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Retail

Wal-Mart Survey: Procrastination Rules at Holiday Shopping

The retailer's customers go down to the wire, according to a survey of 2,200 customers conducted at the firm’s stores on Dec. 13.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Business

China, U.S., Lead in Apparel-Related Trademark Application Filings

Overall, in 2013 the apparel industry attracted the second highest trademark activity and accounted for a 14.3 percent share.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Fashion

In Memoriam

The following people from the worlds of fashion, retail, beauty and media died this year.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Fashion

2014: The Year in Fashion

– 12:00 AM, EST

Retail

Hong Kong Braces for Mixed Holiday Season

Protesters have cleared the streets but Mainland Chinese tourists continue to hold tight to their wallets.

– 10:50 PM, EST

Business

American Apparel Said to Draw Bid

Dov Charney is working with private equity firm Irving Place Capital on a bid to acquire the retailer that he founded.

– 10:22 PM, EST

Business

Nike Stock Hit by Futures Orders Slip

The activewear giant reported a dip in its closely watched futures orders, along with second-quarter profits and sales that sprinted past expectations.

– 9:10 PM, EST

Business

General Growth Said to Buy NYC's Crown Building With Partner

The building’s retail tenants include jewelers Bulgari SpA and K. Mikimoto & Co.

– December 18, 2014

Business

China, India Criticize U.S. Textile Tariffs

Trading partners lauded the U.S. at a World Trade Organization forum for maintaining an open trade regime.

– December 18, 2014

Business

Record Gain for WWD Global Stock Tracker

Dow, S&P 500 break day-old marks for best gains of 2014.

– December 18, 2014

Beauty

Holiday Selling Season Picks Up in Mass Beauty Market

Beauty retailers are getting traction from niche beauty brands, retail exclusives, makeup brushes and styling tools.

– December 18, 2014

Beauty

European Beauty Retailers Summon Some Yule Cheer

Retailers are trying to rustle up holiday cheer despite a less-than-jolly market.

– December 18, 2014

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