WWD reports this morning on the New York Fashion Week off-site schedule. Some key announcements to note, Alexander Wang will show at Roseland Ballroom (seats 1,500 guests) and Marc Jacobs will show at the Lexington Avenue Armory (no bribes necessary).
Valentino's menswear designer Ferruccio Pozzani will leave the house after the presentation of his Fall 2009 collection in Milan. That leaves both menswear and womenswear at Valentino open for new creative direction in 2009.
CEO of Wal-Mart, H. Lee Scott, spoke about consumer spending habits at the National Retail Federation's 98th Convention. Scott tackles sustainability, among other weighted topics.