The Markets

Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 4hRitu Upadhyay


Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock 22hLisa Lockwood


Paris Stands to Lose $1.5 Billion in Tourism This Year

Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.

clock 8hMiles Socha

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Zika Fears Weigh on Miami Beach

Lincoln Road Mall in Miami.

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Greg Lamarche's art work on a sweatshirt for the 100% Bloomingdale's collection.

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100% Bloomingdale’s Items Get Graphic Treatment

The retailer chose a New York-based graffiti artist to enliven some of its exclusive merchandise.

clock 4hSharon Edelson

Sunglass Memory Mirror

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Neiman Marcus Launches High-Tech Sunglass Try-on Mirror

The mirror records images and videos of the customer, letting them compare side-by-side images of them wearing sunglasses.

clock 18hMaghan McDowell

A rendering of Showcase at Sears.

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Sears Is Going Global in Forward Fashion

The retailer is hoping that some international flavor in its apparel area will draw customers.

clock August 22, 2016Sharon Edelson

Olivia Kim's SPACE in Nordstrom.

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Nordstrom Expands Space Concept to Four New Locations

The in-store boutique will open in Los Angeles, Nashville and Toronto.

clock August 22, 2016Jessica Iredale

Richard Lennox

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Macy’s Taps Richard Lennox for Chief Marketer

The retailer is seeking to capture greater loyalty among Millennials.

clock August 18, 2016David Moin

Marvin Ellison

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Penney’s Looks to Private Label

The retailer will key on in-house brands to spur margins and growth.

clock August 17, 2016Holly Haber

Muji has brought is Japanese aesthetic to India.

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Muji Enters India the Muji Way

The Japanese retailer embarks on its latest avenue for growth.

clock August 17, 2016Mayu Saini

Stein Mart's new website features a more responsive design.

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Stein Mart Relaunches Web Site With More Personalized Features

The relaunch includes improved navigation and a more “responsive design” as well as one-page checkout.

clock August 15, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Outside the Bloomingdale's in Ala Moana Center.

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Bloomingdale’s Future: What’s in Store With Macy’s as Its Parent

Amid Macy’s store closings and real estate dispositions, Terry J. Lundgren says Bloomingdale’s is a keeper.

clock August 15, 2016David Moin

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J.C. Penney’s CEO Outlines New Initiatives to Hit Financial Goals

J.C. Penney’s is building up “weatherproof” categories like appliances, window treatment and Sephora.

clock August 12, 2016David Moin

Kohl's New York showroom.

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Shares of Kohl’s Jump on Bullish Analyst Report

Later in the afternoon, trading volume had cooled — but the stock was still trading up 0.9 percent to $44.59.

clock August 12, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Macy's at The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles

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Macy’s Downtown L.A. Flagship Rolls Out Visitors Center

Everything customers at the store see reflects “Macy’s as a corporation putting their best foot forward for the future,” its district vice president said.

clock August 12, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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