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Unilever Unveils Restructuring, Plans to Remain in London

The Anglo-Dutch giant has organized its offer into three categories: Beauty & Personal Care, Home Care and Foods & Refreshment.

clock March 15, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Macy's on Herald Square in ManhattanMacy's on Herald Square in Manhattan, New York, America - 07 Jan 2016After a disappointing 2015, Macy's plans to restructure its business and eliminate more than 4,500 positions. The retailer announced the locations of 36 stores closing across the U.S.

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Herald Square Draws More Than Two Million Visitors Annually

The birth of the retail center dates back to 1902 when Macy’s moved to 34th Street and Broadway from 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.

clock March 15, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Cafe 24 chief executive officer Jaesuk Lee.

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Korea Aims to Take Its E-commerce Global

Following its IPO, South Korea’s “Shopify,” Cafe 24, continues to promote K-fashion and prepares for a launch in Japan.

clock March 14, 2018Crystal Tai


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Retail Success Hinges on ‘Knowing and Understanding’ the Customer

Matthew E. Rubel, formerly of Varsity Brands and Collective Brands, shares his insights into what retailers and brands can do in a tumultuous market.

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Backstage at Acne Studios RTW Spring 2018

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EXCLUSIVE: Acne Studios Gears Up for a Sale, Adding Fuel to M&A Fire

The market may be awash in liquidity, but not all companies will swim in the riches.

clock March 14, 2018Samantha Conti

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Think Tank: Fixated on Data? OK, but Don’t Forget the Customer

Sam Kliger, founder and chief executive officer of KWI, explains.

clock March 13, 2018Sam Kliger


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Think Tank: Weighing the Risk of Employee-Owned Devices on the Sales Floor

Dave Harouche, founder of Multimedia Plus, explains why retail employees should be equipped with software and hardware as well.

clock March 13, 2018Dave Harouche

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The Creep Factor: 75% of Consumers Find Personalization Distressing

With retailers and brands dedicating resources to heighten customized content, a thoughtful approach permeates to avoid weirding out shoppers.

clock March 12, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik


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Think Tank: Consumer Data, Stranger, Danger and the Dark Web

Yana Zaidiner, chief operating officer of Token, offers four tips for reducing exposure to online fraud.

clock March 12, 2018Yana Zaidiner

Patti Cazzato

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Timbuk2’s Secret to Success: Embracing Its Founding Spirit, With a Modern Twist

Patti Cazzato, chief executive officer of Timbuk2, shares her approach to growing the brand.

clock March 12, 2018WWD Staff

A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

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Think Tank: Recent Arbitrations and the Future of the Bangladesh Accord

Labor unions settle two “socially conscious” arbitrations — but what does it mean?

clock March 9, 2018Viren Mascarenhas and Kayla Winarsky Green

Sandra Mertens-Lustig, Sarah Shotton and Kerry Neill

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Agent Provocateur Charts a Fresh Course Under New Owners Four Holdings

The brand has emerged from its dark days and is upbeat about the future.

clock March 9, 2018Samantha Conti

Tom Myers, Lisa Powers, and Mark Pollak

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Federal Regulation Talk Dominates PCPC

The organization appointed Amway’s George Calvert as chair, following Thia Breen.

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Think Tank: Why Consumers Are Still Shopping in Stores

Allison Ames, president and chief executive officer at Beanstalk, asserts that the in-store experience matters.

clock March 7, 2018Allison Ames

The New Look store in London

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U.K. Fast-Fashion Retailer New Look Prepares to Downsize Store Network, Cut Jobs

Nearly 1,000 jobs could disappear as part of a new restructuring program aimed at stemming losses at the retailer.

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