With marginal holiday gains leaving stores feeling deficient, the National Retail Federation’s “Big Show” next week in New York will attempt to pump up the mood by providing retailers with an earful of ideas for attaining growth in a tepid economy.
The convention, considered the industry’s largest gathering of the year, always overflows with a dizzying array of sessions, and this year the discussion centers on omnichannel strategies, capitalizing on social media and mobile shopping, mining data, getting up front and personal with customers in a digital age, and the future for brick-and-mortar.
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?"