The planned outside facade for the Shanghai flagship.


Galeries Lafayette to Open Shanghai Flagship Late This Year

The company’s goal is to open a dozen stores by 2025 in the six largest cities in China.

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Adrian Cheng


Adrian Cheng Continues Investments in Millennial, Gen Z-Focused Businesses

Cheng has made new investments in Finery, the digital wardrobe manager and Undone, a platform specializing in made-to-order timepieces.

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Maddy, left, and her friend Maggie, last names not given, sit with their shopping bags at Union Square in San Francisco, . Black Friday, historically the starting line of the retail industry's crucial holiday buying season, isn't quite the one-day spree it used to be. Some retailers have pushed their biggest Black Friday door-buster deals into Thanksgiving Day and spread other promotions to even earlier in the seasonHoliday Shopping Black Friday, San Francisco, USA - 25 Nov 2016


Personalization, Mobile Commerce Cement Key Positions in Retail Market

The popular features are quickly becoming new cornerstones for retailers’ top success strategies.

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Doug McMillon


Doug McMillon on Retail’s Only Constant — Change

He will receive the NRF Visionary Award.

clock January 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

More than 40,000 apparel and footwear stores have closed in Brazil in the last few years, but retailers are beginning to see a rebound.


Brazilian Retailers Eye Recovery — For Now

After shuttering 40,000 stores in the last few years, Brazil’s fashion retailers are expected to rebound in 2018, although uncertainties remain.

clock January 14, 2018Ivan Castano



H&M Temporarily Shutters Stores in South Africa

The Swedish fast-fashion giant made the move in the wake of the hoodie controversy.

clock January 14, 2018Jennifer Weil


Happy Birthday, Luxury Style

A host of marquee brands created exclusive products — mostly accessories — for Tsum’s 110th birthday.

clock January 12, 2018Anvar Sidorov

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For Love & Lemons Enters Retail, Offers Sneak Peek at Jaime King Capsule

The company opens a Los Angeles pop-up over the weekend, marking its entry into brick-and-mortar.

clock January 12, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Ashley Longshore Bergdorf Goodman


Ashley Longshore Hits Her Stride With Bergdorf Goodman

The artist and entrepreneur reveals her first exhibition at the retailer.

clock January 12, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Group shot of Design Entrepreneurs reception at G-IIIon Thursday, January 11, 2018.


FIT Launches Design Entrepreneur Program, Class of 2018

The Fashion Institute of Technology has selected 23 designers for participation in the FIT Design Entrepreneurs program.

clock January 12, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The Tsum men's floor.


Russian Men Embrace Casual Wave

Tsum’s men’s business recently eclipsed women’s as “urban luxury” gathers steam.

clock January 12, 2018Anvar Sidorov


Financo: Healthy Living Is the New Luxury

Wellness and healthy living are likely to have an impact on how retail spaces are used.

clock January 12, 2018Vicki M. Young


Tsum Logs 110 Years of Innovation, Transformation

From electric lifts and restaurants to Alipay, the department store has moved with the times.

clock January 12, 2018Anvar Sidorov

Tory Burch with NRF Foundation student program participants.


Cultivating the Next Generation of Retail Talent

Ellen Davis, executive director of the NRF Foundation, shares insights about the upcoming gala and student program.

clock January 12, 2018WWD Staff


Changing Channels: Andreas Schmeidler Lays Out Plans for Tsum

His strategies are seemingly uncomplicated: Invest, focus on the Russian clientele and ensure the online experience is compelling.

clock January 12, 2018Samantha Conti

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