Brown: The World Isn’t Ending, but Retail and Shopping Centers Are Suffering

The retail industry is in dire straits, but all is not lost.

clock 8hSharon Edelson


Top Takeaways From WWD’s Retail 20/20 Forum: The New Store Experience

Speakers included Tom Chapman, Deborah Nicodemus and Sharmadean Reid.

clock 12hSamantha Conti

J. Crew window


In Turnaround Mode: J. Crew Triggers Cuts and Management Shifts

J. Crew is cutting staff and working to hone its products and respond faster to customer demands.

clock 13hDavid Moin


J.Crew Reorganizes Top Management and Reducing Headcount

The New York-based retailer is eliminating 250 positions primarily from its headquarters.

clock 16hDavid Moin

Diego Burdi and Paul Filek


Experience Matters: Burdifilek Cofounders on Need ‘to Be Brave’

As e-commerce and social media continue to transform retail, Canadian interior designers Diego Burdi and Paul Filek still see consumers finding more “authentic” brand experiences in brick-and-mortar.

clock 17hConstance Droganes

Kingsman starring Halle Berry


Mr Porter Sets Second ‘Kingsman’ Screen-to-Screen Collaboration

The latest collection comes from the new film, ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle.’

clock April 25, 2017Samantha Conti

AG's new store in SoHo.


AG Re-Opens in SoHo

The brand is branching out beyond jeans to sportswear.

clock April 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

Bird at Platform LA.


Unexpected Is the Rule at Platform L.A., The Row DTLA

Balancing temporary and permanent tenants is key.

clock April 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

Sephora Inside JC Penney


Sephora to Roll Out Another 70 J.C. Penney-based Locations

The new shop-in-shops bring the total number to about 650.

clock April 24, 2017Allison Collins

Bally chief executive officer Frédéric de Narp


JAB Exploring Strategic Options for Bally, Jimmy Choo

The company said it wants to focus on consumer goods, rather than fashion.

clock April 24, 2017Samantha Conti

The exterior of the four-level boutique on New Bond Street.


Russians, Americans Are Lapping Up London Luxury Goods

Overall tax-free shopping in the area rose 39 percent in the January-to-March period, according to the London Luxury Quarter.

clock April 24, 2017Samantha Conti

Terry J. Lundgren


In Retail’s Reboot, Stores Fight to Stage a Comeback

Brands matter, experiences matters and the store still matters as retailers scramble to make it through the current industry down cycle.

clock April 24, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Net-a-Porter x Cartier


Net-a-porter to Launch Cartier’s Panthère Watch Exclusively

The one-month pop-up with Net-a-porter is an online first for Cartier.

clock April 24, 2017Samantha Conti

New canopies bearing the Macy's logo hang at their State Street store in the former Marshall Field's building in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006. Federated Department Stores is converting more than 400 department stores across the nation to Macy's today, including Filene's  in Massachusetts and  the 154-year-old Marshall Field's store on Chicago's State Street. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)


Global Retailing Conference 2017: Jeff Gennette on a Reimagined Macy’s

The retailer’s ceo talked about the competitive landscape and how Macy’s is responding.

clock April 21, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Apple Union Square


Global Retailing Conference 2017: Angela Ahrendts on Building Community in Stores

How the link between liberal arts and technology is driving Apple’s overall store strategy.

clock April 21, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump (right)


Think Tank: War-gaming Seen as an Antidote to Trump Trade Policy Uncertainty

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