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


Inditex Pledges Online, Store Stock Integration by Year-end

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

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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.

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Lilly Pulitzer Online Helps Lift Oxford Results in Q1

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

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

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

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L'Occitane en Provence products.


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.

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Dealmakers Come Out of Hibernation

Apparel is getting more buzz in the investment set right now, but not necessarily for all the right reasons.

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Carrefour SA


Carrefour Strikes Sourcing Deal With Domestic Rival Système U

The deal is the latest in a series of partnerships, agreements and acquisitions forming the sprawling retailer’s turnaround efforts.

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Marco Bizzarri


Can Gucci Go? How It Will Hit 10 Billion Euros in Sales

Chief executive officer Marco Bizzarri sees lots of potential in terms of licenses, stores and digital.

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Styling service Stitch Fix is getting into the kids business.


Stitch Fix Still Growing, Adding Kids

The styling service saw 30 percent growth in active clients in the fiscal third quarter.

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Kelly bag by Hermes


Hermès International to Join Paris CAC-40 Stock Market Index

The stock market operator reviews the makeup of the benchmark index on a quarterly basis.

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Ralph Lauren


Ralph Lauren Not Thinking About Retirement

The designer said he’s staying put as his company rolled out a new growth plan.

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Gucci Sets New Target of 10 Billion Euros in Sales

Parent company Kering published the objective, without specifying a timeframe, to coincide with its investor day in Florence.

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British department store House of Fraser.


House of Fraser Plans to Shutter Half of U.K. Stores as It Retrenches  

Some 6,000 layoffs are expected at the struggling British retailer that’s set to be acquired by C.banner.

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U.S. Top Destination for FDI in Retail Apparel Sector

A U.N. report found the new projects included outlays by brands such as Golden Goose, Fabiana Filippi, Herno, Hennes & Mauritz and Hermès International.

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Product Innovation Continues at Kors; Logo Trend Good News for Tapestry

For both firms, the key focus continues to be handbags, although the brands are expanding further into other categories such as accessories and footwear.

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