Uniqlo store in Tokyo


Japanese Department Stores Register Gains in July

However, Uniqlo, whose business is more dependent on the weather, didn’t experience the same success.

– 41 minutes ago


Alibaba Taps Goldman Banker as President

Michael Evans will be responsible for heading up Alibaba’s international growth outside China and its globalization efforts.

– 48 minutes ago


Europe’s Markets Put on Mixed Show

Fashion stocks had an uneven morning, with Hugo Boss among the gainers on a rise in its Q2 net income.

– 5:26 AM, EST

Hugo Boss Pre-Fall 2015


Hugo Boss Q2 Net Income Rises 13%

Own retail, strong sales performance in Europe and positive currency effects boost results.

– 3:14 AM, EST

Rebecca Taylor and Janice Sullivan

The Markets

Janice Sullivan Tapped as Rebecca Taylor President

Janice Sullivan comes from Edun Americas, where she was chief executive officer since 2009.

– 1:00 AM, EST

Carol Meyrowitz


Big Bucks: Retail’s Top Earners

The WWD list of Retail’s Top 25 Highest Paid Executives reveals that from a pay perspective, life in the C-suite can be sweet.

– 12:01 AM, EST


Retailers Make Progress Despite First-Half Traffic Slump

Euclid Analytics notes improvements in storefront conversion, bounce rate and duration.

– 12:01 AM, EST


The Mobile Wallet: As Competition Grows, Still a Long Way to Go

Despite growing acceptance, the actual percentage of sales that occur this way to date remains tiny.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Outside Burberry Beauty Box in Covent Garden.


Burberry Beauty Bows in Hong Kong, Shanghai

Brand will open two different formats in Asia region.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Kingdom & State is trying to build its East Coast presence.


Buyers at Moda and Fame Trade Shows Underline New Strategies

Attendees at the Moda and Fame trade shows at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here Monday said they are addressing increasingly price-conscious shoppers.

– August 3, 2015