News

Gordmans store bankruptcy

Business

Stage Stores Makes Winning Bid for Half of Gordmans’ Locations

The specialty department store operator intends to keep a number of Gordmans stores open.

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"Margiela, the Hermès Years" Exhibition Opens in Antwerp

Fashion

Antwerp Museum Goes Back to the Future With Margiela Show

“Margiela: The Hermès Years” highlights the genius of the retired Belgian designer who continues to influence today’s brands.

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WWD's Kuba Dabrowski picks his favourite images of the Fall 2017 season.

Fashion

Mindful Creative Communities are Key for the Future of the Fashion Industry

Fashion personalities, including Floriane de Saint Pierre, Raffaello Napoleone, Carlo Capasa and Stefan Siegel, discussed the evolution of fashion at Polimoda.

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Fashion

‘Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style’ Heading to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in May

The exhibition will showcase seldom-seen documents from the Yves Saint Laurent fashion house and from the private life of the company’s namesake.

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Inside a J. Jill store.

Business

J. Jill Expects to Grow Direct-to-Consumer Sales to 50% by 2019

The company plans to open 10 to 15 new stores this year.

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Beauty

Coty Germany, Parfümerie Akzente Heard in the EU’s Court of Justice

Coty takes issue that the distributor has been selling its products online via Amazon Marketplace.

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Lululemon flagship store london Regent Street

Business

Analysts Have Faith in Lululemon, but Wary of Slowing Growth

Shares of the ath-leisure brand sunk on news of a relatively sluggish year, leaving financial analysts wary but hopeful for a turnaround.

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Johanna Ortiz RTW Fall 2017

Fashion

Colombia’s Johanna Ortiz Works to Become a $10 Million Brand

The designer is planning capsule collections later this year with Bergdorf Goodman and Net-a-porter.

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Social media, e-commerce, consumer behavior

Business

Retale’s Latest Platform Aims to Help Boost Retail Store Traffic

Retale launched its Retale Store Traffic Guarantee and announced partnership with Placed, a campaign success platform.

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online shopping

Business

Consumers Still Impulse-Buy, Just More Selectively

A report released by Nielsen proves that opportunities still exist for retailers to benefit from tapping into trigger-pull purchases.

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On-Ke Wilde in Washington, D.C. in 1968.

Fashion

Former WWD Textiles Editor On-Ke Wilde Dies at 79 in New York City

In 1991, Wilde’s husband James convinced executives at Time magazine to open an Istanbul bureau which he headed up.

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Minka Kelly and Mandy MooreFashionABLE Equal Pay Day kick-off dinner, Los Angeles, USA - 29 Mar 2017

Fashion

Minka Kelly, Mandy Moore Attend FashionAble Dinner to Support Equal Pay Day

The ‘Friday Night Lights’ actress cohosted the dinner for the Nashville-based e-commerce line for female economic empowerment.

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North Face store

Business

VF Corp. in Reshaping Mode; Focus on Consumer and Retail

The plan has total shareholder return targets of plus-13 percent to plus-15 percent based on organic growth, excluding any acquisitions down the road.

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Rebecca Laurey in M Missoni

Fashion

M Missoni Teams Up With Socialyte for Miami Influencer Event

Socialyte selected their five top lifestyle influencers to participate in four days of activities.

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Maje

Fashion

Maje to Play Up Denim Capsule in Latest Campaign to Grow U.S. Sales

The Parisian chic contemporary label notched gains with last year’s influencer-infused road trip and has built on the concept for a new spin this year.

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