The first quarter’s cold winds and uncertainties surrounding health-care costs might have passed, but they left many U.S. merchants with weaker bottom lines, heavier inventories and plenty of work to do to make their numbers for the year. Results Thursday from Sears Holdings Corp., Gap Inc., The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., Aéropostale Inc. and others only showed the steep hill retailers face in the months ahead.
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?"