Consumers were upbeat again in April.


Consumers Upbeat Again; Confidence Level Rises

Participants in the latest survey were upbeat about the jobs front over the next several months.

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Browns Brings Emerging Designers to the Forefront of Its Strategy

The retailer is setting a new department dedicated to scouting and supporting young talent.

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virtual reality


New Tool Taps VR for Store Remodeling

The latest platform from Symphony RetailAI enables stores to reimagine layouts according to analytics.

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Gucci RTW Fall 2018


Kering Q1 Sales Rise 27.1% as Gucci Again Soars

Despite a strong comparison base, organic sales at Gucci vaulted up 48.7 percent in the first quarter.

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Amazon's mobile app


Amazon Prime Members Can Now Forego Heavy Lifting

The newest service puts Amazon Prime members in the driver’s seat. Users of its key app will now be able to have items directly delivered to their backseat.

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One of The Cut's new t-shirts.


New York Magazine’s The Cut Unveils Slogan T-Shirt Line

New York magazine’s women’s site expands into wearable content.

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Kidbox Lands $15 Million More in Funding to Fuel Growth

The two-year-old service delivers stylist-curated boxes of kids’ and baby fashions seasonally, helping parents avoid the hassles of shopping.

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Fondazione Prada general director Cristian Valsecchi

Human Resources

Fondazione Prada Names General Director

Cristian Valsecchi will support Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli in the management of the art institution founded in 1993.

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A Phillips preview at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

Government and Trade

Swiss Watch Sales Rise 4.8% in March

Exports of Swiss timepieces were up 10.1 percent in the first quarter, the highest quarterly growth rate since June 2012.

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Fenty Puma by Rihanna sneakers.


Looming U.S.-China Trade War Pushes Puma to Reconsider Relocating Production

Faced with tariff increases on Chinese imports, the German sportswear maker is considering moving its production to other Asian countries.

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