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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.

BERNARD ARNAULT, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Target Corp., Brian Cornell, American Apparel, Dov Charney, STEFANO GABBANA, DOMENICO DOLCE, Dolce & Gabbana, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ralph Lauren, Neiman Marcus, Karen Katz, Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquière, Sears, Edward S. Lampert, Macy’s, Terry Lundgren, Alibaba, Jack Ma, Saks Fifth Avenue, Marigay McKee, Wal-Mart, Doug McMillon, Moschino, Jeremy Scott, Saint Laurent, Hedi Slimane, Shiseido, Masahiko Uotani, Diane von Furstenberg, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg,

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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Turning Sustainability From Burden to Asset

The concept of sustainability is evolving from a cost burden to manufacturers already under severe price pressures to a way of becoming more efficient.

The Corporate Culture of Eileen Fisher

“We really care about people having integrated lives, with work and personal,” said Susan Schor, chief culture officer.

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Sharing the Power at Eileen Fisher

Jonci Cukier and Jim Gundell joined the company within weeks of each other in 2004 and have shared the chief operating officer role for the past five years.

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Outer Limits: The Cost of Luxury Products

With the richest 1 percent of the world’s population getting wealthier, luxury products still sell out at ever-higher prices.

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