NEW YORK —Retailing,by its very nature,is aDarwinian proposition,and the hunt is always on fornew retail concepts.
The Gap has said it is reducing expansion and ismaking o commitments for 2003.Retail analysts actual-ly expect the company to close stores.Eddie Bauer,Wilsons Leather and BCBG are pruning locations,and J.Crew ’s expansion is on hold.In addition,the first waveof so-called entertainment retailers has hit the skids.The Disney store is scaling back its chain from a high ofmore than 500 stores in the U.S.to about 350 by 2005.Warner Bros.Studio Store was phased out last year,andthe Discovery Zone was forced into bankruptcy.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)