The escalator that malfunctioned at Langham Place mall was an especially steep and long one.

Retail

Escalator Pile-Up Injures 18 in Hong Kong Mall

The 147-foot long escalator suddenly changed directions and sped up, sending shoppers tumbling.

clock March 25, 2017Tiffany Ap

Tula's overnight cream.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Probiotic Skin-Care Brand Tula Raises Series A With L Catterton

The brand plans to grow in existing channels, with a focus on content and digital.

clock March 24, 2017Allison Collins

A style from the Italia Independent Capsule Collection with Romero Britto

Financial

Italia Independent Restructures, Posts Loss in 2016

The company attributed this to investments connected to the brand’s internationalization and an increasingly competitive eyewear sector, as well as “a strong commercial push that has left too much product” in the market.

clock March 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

US President Donald J. Trump white house Washington dc

Government and Trade

Trump Might Turn to Trade As the Next Big Issue

The White House is said to have prepared executive orders mandating a review of the country’s free-trade agreements.

clock March 24, 2017Kali Hays

Janelle Monáe Lord & Taylor New York

Retail

Janelle Monáe Gets the Party Going at Lord & Taylor

The singer, songwriter and actress got the Lord & Taylor crowd moving and shaking.

clock March 24, 2017David Moin

Government and Trade

Manhattan Borough President Speaks Out Against Garment Industry Relocation

The city’s Economic Development Corp. in partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America is investing more than $51 million in the garment industry.

clock March 24, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Trump border tax

Government and Trade

Textile Group Backs Trump’s Trade and Tax Goals

The textile group sees President Trump’s domestically focused policy agenda as good for the industry.

clock March 24, 2017Kali Hays

A Tommy Bahama store in Toronto.

Financial

Tommy Bahama Woes Hurt Oxford’s Fourth Quarter

The outlets and women’s division were among the challenges in the period.

clock March 24, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

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Legal

WWD Law Review: Cheerleader Uniforms, Stripes — and Counterfeits

The Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in the case involving cheerleader uniforms, while Adidas continued to try to protect its trademark and Amazon stepped up counterfeit protection.

clock March 24, 2017Julie Zerbo

Mango's new megastore in Madrid.

Retail

Mango Still Bullish on Megastores

Retailer cites huge stores as reason for success.

clock March 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

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