NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores plans to marry value and trend in its apparel.
"We can do both. We can walk and chew gum," declared Thomas Coughlin, president and chief executive of the Wal-Mart division to attendees at its annual analyst meeting. Though he spoke about the firm’s namesake division, Coughlin also heads up Sam’s Club.
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?"