Eye

DVF Expects to Name Jonathan Saunders' Successor Soon

clock 23hRosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo Going Fur-Free, After Meeting With PETA

clock December 15, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Business

Salvatore Ferragamo Shares Tumble Following Warning

clock December 15, 2017Luisa Zargani

Apparel

E-tailers will see growth, while promotional activity will remain a challenge.

Financial

Moody’s 2018 Outlook for Retail and Apparel

The credit ratings agency as “stable” outlook for both sectors.

clock 22hVicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

Charming Charlie Plans Quick Chapter 11 Exit

The company is closing 100 stores, including its Manhattan flagship on Fifth Avenue.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

Nest convening at the United Nations on Dec. 7th, 2017. Photo courtesy of Nest.

Technology

Nest and Ecopsis Tackle Wastewater Solutions for Fashion Brands

Nest partnered with Ecopsis to develop a globally applicable solution for wastewater management, designed for small workshop production.

clock December 12, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

Charming Charlie Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition

The petition was filed in Delaware.

clock December 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

A pop-up vending machine for Sole DXB 2017.

Retail

Sole DXB Sees Vending Machines as Viable Sales Channel for Fashion

The futuristic look at retail is a nod to Japanese street culture.

clock December 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

More Debt Restructurings and Potential Bankruptcies in 2018

Charming Charlie — long on the watch list of distressed retailers — is closing stores, including its Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock December 7, 2017Vicki M. Young

Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Business Features

Think Tank: Legal Considerations for Fashion Brands in a ‘Socially Conscious’ World

The authors discuss how human rights laws can impact fashion apparel businesses.

clock December 7, 2017Viren Mascarenhas and Kayla Winarsky Green

AE Studio at Union Square.

Retail

American Eagle Execs Cite Innovation as Key to Comps Gains

The teen retailer posted 11 consecutive quarters of comparable-store sales gains.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

AE Studio at Union Square.

Financial

American Eagle’s Q3 Misses Wall Street Estimates by a Penny

Inventories at the end of the quarter rose 8%, reflecting strong sales trends in bottoms, women’s tops and Aerie apparel.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

Business Features

Domestic Trade Show Calendar

Fashion buyers and retailers flock to industry trade shows to not only buy, but to network and learn as well as find creative inspirations.

clock December 6, 2017WWD Staff

Retail and apparel stocks are not expected to see much growth in 2018.

Financial

Retail and Apparel Stocks: Likely No Growth in 2018

Wage increases and margin squeezes are expected to impact profitability of retail and apparel firms.

clock December 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

Yael Aflalo , Fashion Designer at Reformation , photo taken at the Reformation Store in the LESphoto: Celeste Sloman/ New York Observer

Retail

Reformation Relays Insights on Creating Sustainable Fashion

Yael Aflalo, the founder of Reformation, shares insights and advice for a career in sustainable fashion.

clock November 29, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Allbirds San Francisco store

Markets

Function as Fashion: Focus Tilts to Usefulness

Brands seeking to do more while looking good are gaining traction.

clock November 21, 2017Evan Clark

Spire Health Tag

Technology

Spire Reveals Health Tag, a Washable, Wearable Tracker

Spire courts consumers and the fashion industry, with a stick-on device that turns items into smart garments.

clock November 20, 2017Adriana Lee

Retailers and brands are heading into the key Black Friday to Cyber Monday selling period.

Financial

Fashion and Retail Shares Rise With Black Friday on Horizon

Companies are said to be heading into the holiday season with cleaner inventory levels.

clock November 20, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

clock December 15, 2017Joelle Diderich

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