There’s no bailout for retailers this holiday season.
Despite slashing prices and extending hours, stores appear to be giving in to reality with just two days left before Christmas. The traditional late surge of shopping is nonexistent because of the deepening recession, which is likely to make this season the worst in memory.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"