Financial

Preen x Debenhams

Financial

Debenhams Warns on Pre-Tax Profit for 2018, Blaming Tough Retail Climate

This is the company’s third profit warning this year.

clock 8hSamantha Conti

A Google booth in Guizhou, China.

Financial

Google Invests $550 Million into JD.com

The initiatives include certain JD products going up for sale through Google Shopping in multiple regions.

clock June 18, 2018Tiffany Ap

b8ta macy's

Financial

Buying Innovation, the New Path Forward for Fashion

Experts expect the fashion industry to delve more into deals like Macy’s investments in B8ta and Story.

clock June 18, 2018Evan Clark

Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Financial

Perry Ellis International to Go Private in $437 Million Deal With Founder

The transaction is expected to close in the second half.

clock June 16, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Carrefour

Financial

Carrefour Emphasizes Partnerships for Building Digital Arsenal

Chief executive officer Alexandre Bompard hinted at further deals in non-food activities.

clock June 15, 2018Mimosa Spencer

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 15 Jun 2018

Financial

Trump’s Trade War Is On, Fashion Dodges Opening Volley

But the industry is worried that rising tariffs on Chinese-made goods will hurt consumers and supply chains.

clock June 15, 2018Evan Clark

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Financial

H&M Q2 Sales Up 2% But Flat at Constant Currencies

The fast fashion retailer is pursuing a broad restructuring hinged on technological investments and redesigning stores.

clock June 15, 2018Mimosa Spencer

People carry shopping bags outside a shopping mall in New York, New York, USA, 20 December 2017.Holiday shopping in New York, USA - 20 Dec 2017

Financial

Increased Retail Spending Fuels Growth Hopes

U.S. retail sales grew by the biggest amount in six months in May.

clock June 14, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell arrives to a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in Washington. The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaling that it may step up its pace of rate increases. The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecastFederal Reserve Powell, Washington, USA - 13 Jun 2018

Financial

Federal Reserve Lifts Interest Rates for Second Time This Year

The central bank signaled that more hikes are to come in 2018.

clock June 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Mulberry RTW Spring 2018

Financial

Mulberry Sales, Profits Flat in Year of Asia Investment

The British group has created a new company to manage its South Korean business.

clock June 13, 2018Samantha Conti

Zara store in Westfield, Stratford City, East London.Shops at Westfield, Stratford, London - 10 Nov 2017

Financial

Inditex Pledges Online, Store Stock Integration by Year-end

The Spanish retailer invested 150 million euros in distribution centers in Spain and the Netherlands.

clock June 13, 2018Mimosa Spencer

retail capital expenditures

Financial

WWD List: 15 Fashion Companies Spending More in 2018

After some belt tightening last year, retailers are boosting their capital expenditures as they seek to keep up with consumers.

clock June 13, 2018Evan Clark

Lilly Pulitzer Resort 2018

Financial

Lilly Pulitzer Online Helps Lift Oxford Results in Q1

The company posted sales and earnings gains in the period, fueled by omnichannel initiatives.

clock June 12, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

Global Economies on Course for 2018; Trade Wars a Question for 2019

An escalation of tariffs or quotas could cause supply chain disruptions.

clock June 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

L'Occitane en Provence products.

Financial

L’Occitane Annual Profit Drops 27% on Slow Japan

The group is investing significantly in emerging brands and markets such as China, where it has appointed a new ambassador, Liu Shishi.

clock June 11, 2018Tiffany Ap

Load More Arrow

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Jennifer Lawrence

Fashion

EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lawrence to Front New Dior Fragrance

clock 11hJennifer Weil

Social Studies