Political instability in the Middle East and financial challenges throughout Europe and the U.S. are translating into bigger opportunities for retail development in smaller markets.
According to the 11th annual Global Retail Development Index by consulting firm A.T. Kearney, Brazil and Chile maintained their top two spots from the 2011 survey, while China, which fell to sixth last year from the top spot in 2010, was back in third place. The top three were followed by Uruguay, third in 2011, and India, down to fifth this year from fourth last year.
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?"