After a disappointing June for most stores, retailing won’t get any brighter heading into back-to-school.
Stores start displaying back-to-school merchandise in windows and ads the weekend after July 4, though the lion’s share of the merchandising and price deals occur in August and the first half of September. According to industry pundits, promotional activity will be as intense as ever — although retailers this year insist they’re not stepping up promotions. RELATED STORY: June Comp Crux >>
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?"