Goop Label

Retail

Goop Clocks Growth With Hiring, Promotion Spree

Among its ranks is the addition of a former Fabletics executive in the newly created position of senior vice president of fashion.

clock 6hKari Hamanaka

E-tailers will see growth, while promotional activity will remain a challenge.

Financial

Moody’s 2018 Outlook for Retail and Apparel

The credit ratings agency as “stable” outlook for both sectors.

clock 6hVicki M. Young

Human Resources

David Pastrana Named President of White House|Black Market

He succeeds Donna Colaco, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Technology

Now Anyone Can Make Snapchat Lenses

Snap Inc. releases a new augmented reality creation studio, plus new AR services for advertisers.

clock December 14, 2017Adriana Lee

The store is located in the Miami Design District.

Retail

Rag & Bone’s Miami Design District Store Sports New Concept

Chief executive officer Marcus Wainwright believes the spot should be interesting, even if there are no clothes in it.

clock December 14, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Diane Tepfer holds a sign with an image of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai as the "Grinch who Stole the Internet" as she protests near the FCC, in Washington, where the FCC is scheduled to meet and vote on net neutrality. The vote scheduled today at the FCC, could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet, a radical departure from more than a decade of federal oversightNet Neutrality, Washington, USA - 14 Dec 2017

Technology

FCC Defies Public Outcry, Tech Companies in Voting to End Net Neutrality

An association for the likes of Google and Amazon, as well as New York’s Attorney General, are already talking about legal action.

clock December 14, 2017Kali Hays

Coterie, Spring 2017 Fashion Trends

Media

UBM Fashion’s Accessories Magazine Will Go All-Digital

UBM Fashion’s Accessories Magazine will embrace an all-digital platform and cease publication of its print edition.

clock December 14, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Financial

Kering Raises Interim Dividend on Stellar Performance

The owner of brands including Gucci, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga has increased its interim dividend by 33 percent to 2 euros.

clock December 14, 2017Joelle Diderich

Schmidt's Naturals products.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Unilever Acquires Schmidts Natural Deodorant

The deal follows P&G’s acquisition of natural deodorant brand Native.

clock December 14, 2017Allison Collins

Facebook Messenger Day

Marketing and Promotion

Facebook Messenger Year in Review: Video, Communities, Tons of Emojis

There were twice as many video chats in 2017, resulting in 17 billion real-time, digital tête-à-têtes.

clock December 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

New York Times building Manhattan

Media

A.G. Sulzberger Named Publisher of The New York Times

Arthur Sulzberger Jr. will retire after 25 years.

clock December 14, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Retail

Early Data Portends Healthy Holiday 2017 Gains

Gains are being seen across most retail sectors.

clock December 14, 2017David Moin

Nest convening at the United Nations on Dec. 7th, 2017. Photo courtesy of Nest.

Markets

Nest Panelists Share Insights on Evolution of Luxury Goods, Craftsmanship

Panelists offered insights on the evolution of craftsmanship in the luxury sector.

clock December 14, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Alanui's Nicolò e Carlotta Oddi

Mergers and Acquisitions

New Guards Group Acquires Stake in Alanui

The group, which controls Off-White, Marcelo Burlon County of Milan and Palm Angels, will support the growth of the luxury knitwear label.

clock December 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

Huda Kattan

Mergers and Acquisitions

Exclusive: How Huda Beauty Will Expand After Landing Major Investment Deal

The four-year-old makeup brand has landed a deal with a private equity firm that has backed brands like Smashbox and It Cosmetics.

clock December 14, 2017Allison Collins

True Fit, personalization, Carhartt

Technology

As Personalization Demands Swell, True Fit Triples Commercial Growth

More than 200 global retail sites deploy True Fit.

clock December 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A partial assortment from Brandless.

Financial

Brandless’ $35M Series B Round Includes High-Profile Individuals

The round includes more than 20 individual investors, such as Mindy Grossman and Leslie Blodgett.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

clock 19hJoelle Diderich

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