Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock August 18, 2017Evan Clark

Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock August 18, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock August 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

Donald Trump

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Rights to Stripe and Trump’s China Move

The changing tactics in Forever 21’s battles with Gucci and Adidas, and President Trump seeks to hit back at China over intellectual property.

clock August 18, 2017Julie Zerbo

The scene outside Tiffany & Co. earlier this year.

Retail

Midtown Retailers, Shoppers Navigate Heightened Security

Shoppers bound for Prada, Henri Bendel, Abercrombie & Fitch and other stores near Trump Tower had to ask for permission from police to gain access.

clock August 16, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Amazon Stock Bruised After Trump Says It’s Harming Retailers

The President tweeted about Amazon and taxes after a weekend of violent protesting in Virginia.

clock August 16, 2017Kali Hays

Doug McMillon Wal-Mart Store, Inc., Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks at the Wal-Mart shareholder meeting in Fayetteville, ArkWal Mart Annual Meeting, Fayetteville, USA

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart’s Doug McMillon Rebukes Donald Trump

The ceo said the President “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together” in Charlottesville.

clock August 15, 2017Evan Clark

Kevin PlankUnder Armour 'I Will I Want' Women's Campaign, New York, America - 31 Jul 2014(CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc)

Government and Trade

Under Armour’s Plank Resigns From White House Council

Plank joins the ceo of Merck as the second to resign from the American Manufacturing Council.

clock August 14, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

President Donald Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 14 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Trump Orders Probe Into China’s Intellectual Property Practices

The investigation turns up the heat on U.S.-China trade relations.

clock August 14, 2017Evan Clark

Ivanka Trump at a state dinner during Chinese president Xi Jinping's first meeting with Donald Trump.

Fashion Scoops

Fall Opening Planned for Ivanka Trump Collection Store in Trump Tower

With this fall’s opening, the Ivanka Trump Collection store will be the only freestanding boutique in the U.S. for the brand.

clock August 11, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Europe’s Markets Tumble as U.S.-North Korea Tensions Build

Retail and luxury stocks were also down in mid-morning trading on Wednesday.

clock August 9, 2017Samantha Conti

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

United States President Donald J. Trump (left) participates in an American Technology Council roundtable with corporate and eduction leaders including Microsoft CEO Satya Narayan (center) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (right).White House tech summit, Washington DC, USA - 19 Jun 2017

Government and Trade

Retail Spending More to Lobby Trump Administration

Issues abound with the new administration and retailers are paying for a voice.

clock July 25, 2017Kali Hays

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

Legal

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.

clock July 23, 2017Julie Zerbo

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

Financial

Despite Bluster, Trump Steers Pragmatic Course — On Some Issues

The administration’s NAFTA negotiating priorities were very much in the mainstream for fashion.

clock July 18, 2017Evan Clark

United States President Donald J. Trump (left) participates in an American Technology Council roundtable with corporate and eduction leaders including Microsoft CEO Satya Narayan (center) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (right).White House tech summit, Washington DC, USA - 19 Jun 2017

Government and Trade

Amazon Faces Growing Antitrust Concerns Over Whole Foods Deal

Amazon’s retail power is being called into question with its plan to buy Whole Foods.

clock July 14, 2017Kali Hays

Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, discusses with U.S. President Donald Trump while U.S. First Lady Melanie Trump looks, prior to the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs Elysees, in ParisBastille Day, Paris, France - 14 Jul 2017

Fashion Scoops

First Ladies Wear Valentino, Louis Vuitton for Bastille Day Parade

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump helped French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte celebrate Bastille Day at the traditional military parade down Champs-Elysées.

clock July 14, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron his wife Brigitte Macron, sit for dinner at the Jules Verne Restaurant on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Hervé Pierre Dress for Eiffel Tower Dinner

Trump’s stylist Hervé Pierre designed the dress she wore to dine with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.

clock July 13, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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clock August 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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