Retailers’ attempts to end the fiscal year with sales increases and clean inventories keep hitting snags, and not all related to wintry weather.
The International Council of Shopping Centers expects an increase of between 3 and 3.5 percent in comparable-store sales for January while Retail Metrics expects a 2.7 percent advance among the relatively small sample of stores scheduled to report their monthly sales results on Feb. 6.
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?"