Fashion

Versace RTW Fall 2018

clock February 24, 2018Bridget Foley

Fashion

Gucci Donates to Gun-Control March

clock February 23, 2018WWD Staff

Business

Style Capital Acquires Minority Stake in MSGM

clock February 23, 2018Alessandra Turra

Apparel

Millennials are still spending on apparel, but growth has slowed to just 4 percent last year.

Financial

NPD Study: Growth Slowing in Lead Category Drivers

Millennials, ath-leisure and e-commerce continue to drive apparel sales, but growth has slowed.

clock February 21, 2018Vicki M. Young

Looks from The North Face Ventrix line.

Mergers and Acquisitions

VF Eyes Nautica Sale; Speed-to-Market Initiative

VF is already in discussions with interested parties for the sale of its Nautica brand.

clock February 16, 2018Vicki M. Young

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Business Features

H&M, Asos and Zara Top List of Most Visited E-commerce Sites

Online marketing firm SEMrush said traffic to the top fashion apparel site rose over 11 percent this year.

clock February 16, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

ModelThe Lil Yachty Collection by Nautica presentation, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 07 Sep 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

VF to Sell Its Nautica Business

The company also reported fourth-quarter earnings results.

clock February 16, 2018Vicki M. Young

A model walks the runway wearing Harrison Wong for Fashion Hong Kong during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Industria Studios on February 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Fashion Hong Kong )

Retail

Hong Kong Designers Unveil Collections at NYFW

Hong Kong fashion brands Harrison Wong, Anveglosa and Heaven Please+ unveiled fall collections at New York Fashion Week.

clock February 15, 2018Tracey Greenstein

BCBG

Retail

Retailers Praise Tax Reform, but Fret Over Competitive Forces

The BDO survey polled 100 c-level executives about the economy, challenges and opportunities.

clock February 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

BEA outdoor recreation report

Business Features

U.S. Government Says Outdoor Recreation Industry Growth Outpaces GDP

The data supports what analysts have noted about consumers pursuing more experiential-related purchases.

clock February 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Business Features

When It Comes to Millennials’ Fashion Buys, Price and Convenience Trump Sustainability

The LIM College research showed that respondents cited price and value as well as ease of use as the top purchasing decision factors.

clock February 13, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Frank and Oak Secures $16M Series C Round

The funding will be used to advance its digital and technological enhancements for a better customer experience.

clock February 13, 2018Vicki M. Young

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8771916f)Shoppers browse through the vast selection of merchandise at the grand opening of the first Macy's Backstage in Georgia at Macy's Gwinnett Place Mall on in Duluth, GaMacy's Backstage Gwinnett Place Mall Grand Opening, Duluth, USA - 29 Apr 2017

Business Features

Despite Stock Market Volatility, Retail Segment Is on Solid Footing

A strong U.S. economy bodes well for fashion apparel retailers.

clock February 12, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Diane von Furstenberg

Financial

Peter Rosenthal on Keeping the Focus on Factoring

Rosenthal &Rosenthal’s president believes that factoring will always be the “lion’s share” of the firm’s revenues.

clock February 12, 2018Vicki M. Young

Backstage at Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2017

Business Features

Brands See Rosenthal & Rosenthal as More Than Just a Factor

Even though it’s growing, Rosenthal still operates like a small factor and doles out useful advice, according to brands like Rebecca Minkoff.

clock February 12, 2018Kali Hays

Alexander Wang RTW Spring 2018

Financial

Rosenthal at 80 Years vs. Factoring’s Roots in Ancient Times

Hammurabi, a Babylonian king, is said to have codified a set of laws governing factoring as a form of financing for trade merchants.

clock February 12, 2018Vicki M. Young

Online Shopping With iPhone

Technology

KWI Acquires E-commerce Firm Best Retail

The transaction expands KWI’s reach into the retail and fashion apparel sectors.

clock February 5, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Government and Trade

Brazilian Makers Eye Recovery, See Colombian Trade Boost

The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.

clock February 5, 2018Ivan Castano

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