The National Retail Federation is stepping up its Washington lobbying efforts to help get the corporate tax code reformed, open up new markets for American goods, and “fix the broken” immigration and visa system.
“We need an immigration system and visa system to attract the brightest and most skilled workers from around the world,” Matt Shay, NRF’s president and chief executive officer, said Monday at the NRF annual convention and expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. NRF has also been pushing for visa reform to stimulate greater tourism, particularly from China, which would support retail sales, and cut the waiting times for interviews to obtain visas. RELATED STORY: Middle Class, Washington to Take Toll on Retailers: Starbucks' Schultz >>
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)