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Business

Google Advertising Revenue Jumps 16%

The search engine is still making major inroads in advertising and is looking to keep growing.

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Business

J.C. Penney’s Names Jeffrey Davis CFO

There has been a string of cfo’s comings and goings at different retailers in the past three months.

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A still of Next's new digital artist Fahren Feingold's moving illustrations.

Business

Next Management Sees a Future Full of Digital Art

Gifs, moving illustrations and even claymation may be the next wave of digitalization in fashion and retail.

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Westfield

Fashion

Westfield Aims to Differentiate With Boost to Service Offerings

The mall operator’s upgrading its customer service via its “Service With Style” program.

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Howard Mittman

Business

Ex-Condé Nast Exec Howard Mittman Heads to Bleacher Report

Mittman will begin his job at the digital sports site on Aug. 14.

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Business

Penney’s Brings Apple Pay to Its Stores

The retailer sees Apple Pay as way to speed transactions and as a convenience for customers.

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Amazon's Prime Day boosted apparel sales.

Business

Amazon Prime Day Erodes Foot Traffic at Top Retailers

Data from Sense360 found a 32 percent decline in foot traffic across retail with consumers who had Amazon App installed.

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Elyse Walker

Business

Independents’ Day: Elyse Walker’s World

Walker’s key to a loyal clientele is leading, never following, with a strong point of view.

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Jewelry by Susan Alexandra

Accessories

Jewelry Brand Susan Alexandra Taps Instagram Stories for Sales

Susan Alexandra has found success in flash sales conducted via Instagram Stories and Venmo.

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Letitia Wright

Eye

Letitia Wright on Her ‘Instinctual’ Approach to ‘Black Panther’

The Guyana native plays Princess Shuri in the upcoming Marvel film, due out early next year.

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From the Vera Bradley Bedding Collection

Business

Vera Bradley Adapts Its Play of Color and Prints to Bedding

The handbag and accessories brand is evolving into a lifestyle brand.

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A new Credit Suisse report estimates that 20 percent to 25 percent of American malls will close in the next five years.

Business

Saving the Mall

Malls are losing shopper traffic and relevance and must reinvent to survive.

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Ava Coleman

Eye

At Work: Ava Coleman, SB Projects Artist Manager

The young executive, who manages Tori Kelly and CL, talks Nineties style and the versatility of baggy pants for work and play.

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Mary Alice Haney, Reese Witherspoon

Eye

Reese Witherspoon, Olivia Culpo Go Barefoot at Sunset Hamptons Yacht Party

The intimate affair toasted the latest collection of L.A.-based label Haney on fashion site Forward.

– July 23, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks while having lunch with services members in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 18 Jul 2017

Business

WWD Law Review: The Parody Paradox and Trump’s Counterfeit Fight

When is a product a parody and when is it a knockoff is the question in cases involving Louis Vuitton and Titleist.

– July 23, 2017