Macy’s Herald Square.


Holiday 2015: In a Season of Concerns, Retailers Seek Modest Gains

Shifting consumer spending patterns and heightened promoting have raised retail worries.

– 5 minutes ago

The Markets

As ICAC Meeting Approaches, José Sette Reflects on Outlook for Cotton

The association’s director talks about the challenges facing the global industry.

– 36 minutes ago

Marc Lore


Jet Raises $350M as Part of Series B Funding

The e-commerce company brings in new funding and scores $1 billion valuation.

– 6:34 PM, EST


China Makes Moves to Boost Consumption

The country is extending visa times to boost spending.

– 6:30 PM, EST

Terry Townsend

The Markets

The Challenges Facing India’s Cotton Growers

India is expected to remain the world’s leading cotton grower, but a consultant says global consumption will continue to decline as polyester demand rises.

– 6:26 PM, EST

The Select Citywalk mall in India.


Select Citywalk CEO on How Mall Stays on Top in India

Select Citywalk is consistently seen as India’s leading mall, with sales of more than 10 billion rupees, or $151.2 million, a year and a string of global players making their Indian debuts there.

– 6:24 PM, EST

An accessories store in Singapore.


Guess Tops Estimates Despite Profit Drop

Revenues fell 11.7 percent in the third quarter as currency translation hit the brand.

– 5:02 PM, EST

Eddie Redmayne in a scene from "The Danish Girl."


‘The Danish Girl’ Costumer Explains Transforming Eddie Redmayne Into Lili Elbe

Paco Delgado, an Oscar nominee for his work in ‘Les Misérables,’ on the costumes he designed for ‘The Danish Girl,’ the story of one of the first transgender women.

– 4:48 PM, EST

Denim Première Vision in Barcelona 2015

The Markets

Innovations Lead at Denim by PV

Key trends seen at the fair included superlight fabrics, new laser treatments and textures, and fresh takes on the flare and stovepipe cuts.

– 4:32 PM, EST

Penney's exclusive Disney shop


Inside J.C. Penney Manhattan: Girding for Holiday 2015

Penney’s private brands are heavily promoted with deep discounts for holiday.

– 4:14 PM, EST