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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 24hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 19hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 19hWWD Staff

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Consumers More Confident in August, Boosted by Job Expectations

Positive expectations of job growth, and an expectation of improving income levels, helped raise the confidence of consumers.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Supershoppers provide unique growth opportunities.

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The Supershopper: Retailers’ Best Bet for a Thriving Business

This concentrated cluster of spenders is purchasing at a frenzied rate.

clock August 26, 2016Elizabeth Doupnik

Nike, Nike Run Club

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Adidas, Nike, Reebok are Top-Performing in Consumer Engagement

Retailers lag in comprehensive marketing to shoppers.

clock August 23, 2016Elizabeth Doupnik

Mobile commerce is changing how retailers interact with consumers.

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Study Reveals Increased Mobile Screen Time Use, Growth of SoMo Video

The Diffusion Group’s study revealed that consumers spend more than 50 hours a week using a screen such as a TV or smart phone.

clock August 17, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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L.E.K.’s Jon Weber Dissects the Consumer Mind-set

Jon Weber is managing director and partner in L.E.K.’s Boston office where he heads the firm’s retail and consumer-products practices.

clock August 16, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Parents are expected to spend $675 on back-to-school purchases, according to Brand Keys survey.

Forecasts and Analysis

Back-to-School Spending Expected to Rise 3.9 Percent, Brand Keys Reveals

Spending on clothing is expected to rise 3 percent, while electronics spending should be up 20 percent.

clock August 15, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Forecasts and Analysis

Businesses Seem Optimistic About Holiday 2016

The study survey 102 retail industry leaders from the retail and wholesale sectors.

clock August 15, 2016Vicki M. Young

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Forecasts and Analysis

Facetime With Sandra Horbach, Cohead of U.S. Buyout at The Carlyle Group

Sandra Horbach just got a big job: cohead of the U.S. buyout team at The Carlyle Group, the private equity giant with $176 billion under management.

clock August 10, 2016Evan Clark

Burberry store

Forecasts and Analysis

Brexit Exacerbates Luxury Goods Pricing Headache

The United Kingdom has become the cheapest market worldwide for luxury goods since the EU referendum, a report by Exane BNP Paribas said.

clock August 3, 2016Joelle Diderich

Fashion brands with licenses in Brazil are scrambling to regain control as the country's apparel sales dive.

Forecasts and Analysis

Fashion Brand Licensors Battle for Turf as Mexico Grows, Brazil Slides

Brazil’s apparel sales are expected to fall 25 percent this year, while Mexico’s will grow 10 percent.

clock July 26, 2016Ivan Castano

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