Consumers took a furlough from shopping during the U.S. government’s 16-day shutdown.
Figures from retail traffic counter ShopperTrak revealed a 7.5 percent decline in foot traffic from prior-year levels during the seven days beginning Sept. 29, two days before the inability of Congress to pass a budget led to the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)