The outlook for the high-end consumer might have dimmed some, but luxe retailers have found their guiding light in the Web.
Saks Inc. and Neiman Marcus Inc. weighed in with quarterly results Tuesday. And although their bottom lines varied — with Hurricane Sandy helping pull down Saks’ net profits, and a charge for debt extinguishment erasing most of Neiman’s earnings increase — both companies used the opportunity to hammer home the importance of the Web and how it’s transforming their businesses.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)