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Domestic Trade Show Calendar 2018

Here are all the key trade events happening in the U.S. in women’s, men’s, accessories, denim and luxury.

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Diego Della Valle

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Della Valle, Ruffini Map Out Their Role for Brand Growth

Italian entrepreneurs believe the strength of the brand is key for success and the investments are channeled in keeping it fresh and new, rather than focusing on its history and tradition.

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Anna Sui speaking at WWD's China summit in Xian.

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Anna Sui Thinks Fashion Newcomers Should Work in China and Learn Chinese

The designer talked about the growth of her brand in Asia, especially in beauty, and her upcoming ath-leisure line for China.

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Tod's ceo Diego Della Valle at WWD's China summit in Xian.

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Multiple Designers Could Be Way Forward at Tod’s

Chief executive officer Diego Della Valle said a sole designer is not necessarily the structure that best fits the modern young consumer.

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Sung-Joo Kim

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Sung Joo Kim on Catching Gen Z’s Attention, All Three Seconds of It

“They are enfant terrible. They are so smart,” owner Sung Joo Kim said.

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Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye

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The Creation and Curation of the Chloé Girl’s Intangible Code

“It’s not so much the physical code of the different collections but the intangible values,” Chloé’s ceo said.

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Designer Phillip Lim (left) and Wen Zhou ( right) at WWD's China summit in Xian.

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Phillip Lim, Wen Zhou on Holding Traditional Chinese Values

The Chinese-American designer who is helping to lead a crafted-in-China movement explains how his heritage has shaped his mind-set.

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Sidney Toledano at WWD's summit in Xian, China.

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Sidney Toledano: Anticipate Problems, Shuffle Your Team

The veteran fashion executive explains his management philosophy and how to work with designers.

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Prada ceo Patrizio Bertelli speaking at WWD's China summit in Xian.

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Why Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli Is Counting All the New Chinese Passports

The Prada ceo spoke at WWD’s China summit in Xi’an, explaining his strategy to winning Chinese consumers both in and outside the country.

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Chatbots are adding a new stream of revenue for retailers.

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Think Tank: Creating New Revenue Streams With Chat

The cofounders of Headliner Labs explain how retailers are generating new e-commerce revenue via chat and chatbots.

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Think Tank: Head Up, Eyes Wide Open

Whitney Fishman Zember, head of innovation and consumer technology at Wavemaker, explains.

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sears

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WWD Viewpoint: Eddie Lampert and the Saga of Sears

Sears Holdings Corp. is having a tough time. But its ceo and chairman, Eddie Lampert, is not.

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Issa Rae

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Think Tank: Diversity and Inclusion in Fashion – It’s Time to Pick up the Pace

Kenya Wiley, an attorney and founder of the Fashion Innovation Alliance, explains.

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Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel

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Changing Fashion – For the Better

Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel, founder of ReMode, shares his perspective on the November event and how it will gather fashion industry leaders and stakeholders.

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Versace

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CEO Talks: Versace’s Jonathan Akeroyd on Elevating the Brand, Eyeing Target of 1 Billion Euros

In his first interview since joining Versace two years ago, Akeroyd maps out priorities for the Italian luxury company, leveraging on its key asset — creative director Donatella Versace.

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