Consumers are fed up with the quality of service in many stores, at the same time as retailers face ever-growing competition from online and mobile commerce. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, first-quarter e-commerce sales rose 3.1 percent to $53.2 billion, while total retail sales for the same period were estimated at $1.08 trillion, an increase of 1.7 percent.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)