Workers stand near the company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Financial

Alibaba-backed Logistics Co. Aims for $750M With IPO

China-based Best Inc. is looking to raise millions for a global expansion.

clock 11hKali Hays

L Capital Asia's Bijou Kurien

Retail

L Capital’s Bijou Kurien on the Growth of India’s Retail Market

The former executive at Reliance and current board member of L Capital Asia discusses the trends in the market, both at bricks-and-mortar and online.

clock 20hMayu Saini

The Guatemalan flag

Government and Trade

Guatemala Says It Won U.S. Labor Suit, Avoids $15 Million Fine

The Central American country says a panel cleared it of allegations by the USTR and AFL-CIO that it abused workers trying to unionize in the apparel sector.

clock June 25, 2017Ivan Castano

Adidas and Puma are battling in court over design elements of Adidas' classic Stan Smith shoes.

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Activewear Battle Rages, and What ‘Made in’ Means

The major activewear brands continue to battle it out in courts – with mixed success – while Kering became ensared in a controversy over where its sunglasses are made.

clock June 24, 2017Julie Zerbo

Mergers and Acquisitions

Le Tanneur 13.3 Million-Euro Recapitalization Backed by Tolomei

Qatar Luxury Group, the leather goods brand’s majority shareholder, is negotiating with Tolomei Participations for the company’s purchase.

clock June 24, 2017Jennifer Weil

THE BOLD TYPE - The cast and creators of Freeform's new original series "The Bold Type" come together for a premiere screening and panel at The Roxy Hotel in New York City. The Bold Type will have a two hour premiere on Freeform on Tuesday, July 11 at 9:00 pm ET/PT.(Freeform/Lou Rocco)DAN BUCATINSKY, MELORA HARDIN, JOANNA COLES (CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER AT HEARST MAGAZINES, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), AISHA DEE, MEGAN FAHY, KATIE STEVENS, SARAH WATSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), SAM PAGE, MATT WARD

Media

Joanna Coles Celebrates the Premiere of ‘The Bold Type,’ Another TV Show Based on Cosmo

“This idea that in fashion, the woman boss is somehow mean-spirited felt inaccurate. That’s not who I am, that’s not who the women I work with are.”

clock June 23, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Food & Wine is leaving Time Inc.'s New York headquarters.

Media

Food & Wine Will Move to Alabama Under New Editor

Food & Wine will join the rest of Time Inc.’s food titles in Birmingham.

clock June 23, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.

Retail

Sears Opens Its Second Category Concept Store

Sears plans to roll out more appliance stores, which would allow it to compete with J.C. Penney.

clock June 23, 2017Vicki M. Young

From the Agenda Long Beach trade show floor

Retail

Agenda’s Aaron Levant on the Evolution of the Trade Show

The Agenda trade show founder reflects on the state of the industry as he and his team ready for their consumer-facing event, Agenda Festival, next month.

clock June 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

A 7-Eleven store.

Retail

7-Eleven’s Budding Fashion Role in Hong Kong

Online companies like Grana, Asos, Zalora are using it to process order returns and pick-ups.

clock June 23, 2017Tiffany Ap

Tom Kingsbury, George and Oscar Feldenkreis

Retail

Tom Kingsbury, George and Oscar Feldenkreis, Honored by UJA-Federation

The event raised $1.4 million to support the UJA-Federation’s mission.

clock June 23, 2017David Moin

Matteo Perego di Cremnago

Mergers and Acquisitions

Cambiaghi Finds Investor

The Italian hat specialist and AVM Gestioni SGR have signed a convertible loan agreement to boost the expansion of the brand.

clock June 23, 2017Alessandra Turra

Financial

European Stock Markets Edge Down

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in morning trading on Friday.

clock June 23, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Alan Diaz/AP/REX/Shutterstock (7524038e)Shoppers walk by a Neiman Marcus department store on Black Friday in Miami, . Stores open their doors Friday for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlierHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Miami, USA - 25 Nov 2016

Retail

The Culprit Behind Unsatisfied Consumers: Lagging Retail Professionals

A new JDA Software survey shed light on just how behind retail professionals, which is resulting in slipping margins, sub-par shopping experiences and fleeting consumer loyalty.

clock June 23, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Macy's

Business Features

Macy’s Executive Shares Career Path, Insights for Young Professionals

Erica Infantolino serves as a market vice president for Macy’s Inc.

clock June 23, 2017WWD Staff

JD.com is China's second largest ecommerce player.

Technology

The High Rollers Place Their Bets

JD’s deal with Farfetch, like Amazon’s with Whole Foods and Wal-Mart’s with Bonobos, shows how much the world has changed and is changing.

clock June 23, 2017Evan Clark

RRD print digital

Marketing and Promotion

Why Print and Digital Are Key to Engaging Consumers in a Cluttered Market

John Pecaric, chief commercial officer at R.R. Donnelley, explains.

clock June 23, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Decléor's new OrExcellence anti-aging line.

Beauty

L’Oréal Benches Decléor Brand in the U.S.

clock 23hRachel Strugatz

Social Studies