NEW YORK — Apparel sales missed the back-to-school boat again last week, even at Wal-Mart Stores.
Wal-Mart said its comparable-store sales through Saturday stood at the low end of its planned 4 to 6 percent uptick for the month. The flagship division also continued to comp up in the 4 to 6 percent range for the week. Wal-Mart’s four-week fiscal month ends on Friday.
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?"