“Twelve million unemployed in this country. People should consider themselves lucky to have jobs.”
So offered a WWD colleague imagining the general mind-set of corporate America regarding its workforce. He made the remark in a meeting on Friday, a daily sit-down during which we review the day’s paper and discuss the next day’s tentative lineup. The trigger topic was Lord & Taylor’s decision to open for business on Thanksgiving Day. This led to a hearty discussion on the pros and cons of hawking high-end merch on probably the most widely celebrated of U.S. holidays.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)