Alibaba

Street style at the Shanghai Concrete and Grass festival.

Business Features

Bain & Co. Releases Report on Chinese Luxury Costumers

The management consulting firm presented its latest research during an event organized by Chinese e-tailer Mei.com.

clock September 19, 2017Alessandra Turra

A comparison of Dr. Martens and two Steve Madden styles at issue pulled from the complaint.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Docs, Crocs and Alibaba

Dr. Martens continues to battle to protect its famed footwear, as does Crocs, while Alibaba forms an unlikely partnership with NYFW.

clock September 17, 2017Julie Zerbo

Tmall cat mascot in Times Square.

Technology

Alibaba’s Tmall, Suntchi Link for New York Fashion Week Initiative

The companies are fostering efforts to bring more Chinese brands to the U.S. and vice versa.

clock September 13, 2017Evan Clark

Rihanna on the catwalkFenty Puma by Rihanna show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2017

Financial

Rihanna to Speak at the WWD Apparel + Retail Summit

The Oct. 24 event will honor Karl Lagerfeld, Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri, Moncler, The Real Real and Patagonia.

clock September 11, 2017Evan Clark

Fenty Puma by Rihanna RTW Fall 2017

Financial

Which Fashion, Beauty and Retail Players Saw Sales Grow the Most?

The winners and losers of second-quarter earnings, according to WWD.

clock August 30, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail

Chinese Retail Giant’s Multibrand Experiment

Bailian Group’s first multibrand offering in Shanghai is another step in diversification designed to stave off challenges in China’s department store sector.

clock August 29, 2017Casey Hall

New Balance's victory, while setting a record, isn't seen as a major shift by Chinese authorities.

Legal

New Balance China IP Win Shows Progress, But Not Groundbreaking

The case is said to be the largest single IP win by a foreign firm in China.

clock August 28, 2017Tiffany Ap

Financial

Alibaba Beats Estimates With 56% Rise in First-Quarter Revenues

Its retail business led the surge, where luxury fashion is now a core focus.

clock August 17, 2017Tiffany Ap

A limited-edition Loewe Barcelona bag to be sold on a Tmall pop-up for Chinese Valentine's Day.

Business Features

Alibaba Introduces New IP Protections, Tspace Online Pop-Up

The e-commerce firm unveiled enhancements to its Intellectual Property Protection platform.

clock August 10, 2017Tiffany Ap

Grana's Chinese silk romper.

Retail

Grana Growing U.S. Business, Which Is Already Ticking Upward

Site makes conscious effort to keeps costs down.

clock August 8, 2017Sharon Edelson

Tmall's recently-launched luxury pavilion

Technology

Alibaba Unveils New Membership Program, Luxury Platform

China’s largest e-commerce player is making moves into the country’s booming online luxury space.

clock August 7, 2017Casey Hall

Kim KardashianForbes Women's Summit, New York, USA - 13 Jun 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: Trump and China, and Suing the Kardashians

As Kering and Alibaba make peace, the president gets set to take on China over IP, and another suit against Kim Kardashian raises questions over motives.

clock August 6, 2017Julie Zerbo

Street styleStreet style, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 23 Jun 2017

Legal

Battle Against Counterfeiting Moves In-House

Kering’s decision to join forces with Alibaba Group in the fight against fakes could be part of a trend, experts say.

clock August 3, 2017Joelle Diderich

Apple Pay Apps Run on Iphones in an Apple Store in Beijing China 18 February 2016 Us Electronics Giant Apple Inc Launched Its Mobile Payment Service Apple Pay in China Amid Strong Competition From Local Players Like Wechat Payment and Alipay China BeijingChina Apple Pay - Feb 2016

Technology

Q&A: Souheil Badran, Alipay’s President of North America

WWD talks with Badran on taking friction out of commerce and courting Chinese shoppers abroad.

clock July 31, 2017Evan Clark

Katrina Lake

Financial

As Stitch Fix Soars, What’s Next?

The hip subscription box company could be looking at both an IPO and a buyout.

clock July 31, 2017Evan Clark

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