The numbers might forecast dismal sales, but mass merchants are clinging to the premise that, in this economy, people might drive less, trade down and, therefore, shop more mass retail doors.
“This type of economy does favor the local drugstores, and we are trying to offer more merchandise to take advantage of that,” said Lewis Drug’s chairman, Mark Griffin. He hopes to lure shoppers with beauty items including blockbuster kits and new fragrances.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"