Vendors are turning to the Internet to vent their frustration with slow-paying or nonpaying retail accounts.
Web sites are “outing” retailers with bad business practices, and manufacturers are using the public forums to shame stores into paying their bills or steer clear of stores with bad online reputations. Not surprisingly, stores are less than appreciative of these critiques — particularly since many of them are anonymous.
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?"