Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

Miuccia Prada showed an alternative take on seductive dressing for fall 2017.

clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Business

Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

Repatriation of luxury spending and improving consumer sentiment are seen to lift business.

clock February 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Meryl Streep Fires Back at Karl Lagerfeld, WWD

The Academy Award nominee disputes claims originally published, saying "I do not take this lightly, and Mr. Lagerfeld's generic ‘statement’ of regret for this ‘controversy’ was not an apology."

clock 22hBridget Foley

Retail

Retail

Another Brick-And-Mortar Retailer To Disappear

Retailers of athletic wear under siege.

clock February 25, 2017Sharon Edelson

J.C. Penney

Retail

Amid Store Closings and Newfound Profits, Penney’s Sets Initiatives to Sustain Rebound

The chain’s apparel business slumped last year, but improvements are expected as early as this spring.

clock February 24, 2017David Moin

Sara Melki aims to build a U.S. network of accounts.

Retail

Tranoï Attendees Emphasize Customer Service to Try to Boost Business

Tranoï founders Armand and Martine Hadida could talk business with retailers since the pair also own the L’Eclaireur stores.

clock February 24, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Maria Grazia Severi Pre-Fall 2017

Retail

Maria Grazia Severi Opens First Flagship in Milan

The 1,076-square-foot store is located in Milan’s Golden Triangle luxury shopping district.

clock February 24, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Retail

Hudson’s Bay Facing Canadian Protest Over Ivanka Trump Merch

A Canadian offshoot of the #GrabYourWallet campaign is planning to protest Hudson’s Bay in Toronto.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

A rendering of Westfield Milan, set to open in 2019.

Retail

Westfield Corp. Wants Nothing Less Than World Dominance

The mall developer believes bigger is better.

clock February 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

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Retail

Ebates Acquires ShopStyle, Partners With PopSugar for ‘Content Commerce’

The couponing and cash back web site said the acquisition and partnership will drive traffic to fashion merchants.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

Marvin Ellison

Retail

J.C.Penney Turns Profitable; Closing Up to 140 Stores

While turning profitable, turnaround efforts continue by downsizing the retail footprint.

clock February 24, 2017David Moin

Nasty Gal

Retail

Nasty Gal Addresses Shipping Delays

Operational challenges helped take the company down and persist as operations wind down.

clock February 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Retail

Nordstrom Posts Fourth Quarter Profit Gain, Beats Expectations

Online and off-price gains, inventory controls and greater full-price selling fueled the profit increase.

clock February 23, 2017David Moin

Consumer shopping preferences could change the makeup of malls.

Retail

Import Tax, Higher Cost of Goods Sold: Retail Predictions for 2017

Other predictions include: more mobile commerce, psychographic data, subscription services and more store closures.

clock February 23, 2017Vicki M. Young

Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Retail

Nordstrom Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Gain

Results for the Seattle-based department store were better than those of competitors.

clock February 23, 2017David Moin

Retail

Holt Renfrew Retreats From Off-price

The division was seeking to compete against Nordstrom Rack and Saks Off 5th.

clock February 23, 2017David Moin and Kari Hamanaka

A visual from a Wet Seal ad campaign.

Retail

Creditors Say Wet Seal Faces Sales Shortfall

Lackluster sales from the retailer’s liquidation won’t be enough to pay off unaccounted for administrative fees, the committee of unsecured creditors said.

clock February 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Retail

With a Pipeline of Projects, Westfield Corp. Posts Strong Results

Shopping center giant pursues ever-larger properties.

clock February 22, 2017Sharon Edelson

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