Christine Hunsicker


Gwynnie Bee Opens Rental Platform to Other Retailers

The company sees opportunity in providing its tech to other businesses that want to tap the sharing economy.

clock 17hKari Hamanaka

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EXCLUSIVE: What Goes Around Comes Around Rejects Chanel Lawsuit

Cofounders of the vintage retailer said Chanel is aiming for outsized control of its brand aftermarket.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays


Business Features

Change Agents: Inspiration in the Digital Age

Community, digital platforms, marketplaces and other philosophies are guiding e-commerce businesses into the future. Expect a leveling out as the industry grows up.

clock March 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Fired Walmart Exec Alleges Online Fraud Stemming From Amazon Rivalry

A former Walmart employee claims he was fired after voicing concerns over the behemoth’s e-commerce accounting, though the company says he is just “disgruntled.”

clock March 15, 2018Kali Hays

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Business Features

The Creep Factor: 75% of Consumers Find Personalization Distressing

With retailers and brands dedicating resources to heighten customized content, a thoughtful approach permeates to avoid weirding out shoppers.

clock March 12, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Jewelry Brand Mejuri Takes Millennial Business Approach for Big Payoffs

In the past year, it enormously increased annual sales with a strategy focused on social and drops.

clock March 9, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Winter Storms Steal Up to $2B in Sales

Planalytics said the back-to-back nor’easters have made shoppers “weather weary.”

clock March 7, 2018Evan Clark

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Human Resources

LR Paris Taps Gilles Rousseau as Global Chief Operating Officer

LR Paris offers personalized and branded giftware and event-related products for a variety of industries including fashion and retail.

clock March 7, 2018WWD Staff



Parisian Brand Sézane Takes Up Residence at The Grove

The pop-up at the Los Angeles shopping center will be the company’s first on the West Coast ahead of a permanent door opening in the fall.

clock March 6, 2018Kari Hamanaka



Bachrach Begins Store Liquidation Ahead of Possible IP Sale

The men’s wear chain will button up operations after a 140-year run.

clock March 1, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Spruce Up Scores $1.5 Million in Funding

Like a Stitch Fix for the home, Spruce Up is looking to use data science and stylists to build its business.

clock March 1, 2018Lolita A. Alford

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Fashion Scoops

Icon Underwear Adds First Creative Director as Part of Growth Spurt

The “pee-proof” underwear brand is growing after a year of controversy around its ousted founder Miki Agrawal.

clock March 1, 2018Kali Hays

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Fashion Scoops

Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri, Farfetch’s José Neves to Be Honored at The New School’s Parsons Benefit

Gucci’s president and chief executive officer and Farfetch’s founder and ceo will be saluted for their leadership and innovation and their commitment to sustainability.

clock February 28, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Signa Sports Group Acquires E-commerce Player Stylefile

The purchase further boosts Austrian Group’s online portfolio, especially in ath-leisure and outdoorwear.

clock February 28, 2018Melissa Drier

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Garmentory Dabbles in Footwear With LD Tuttle Collaboration

The collection, due out in March, is the first collaboration for the contemporary marketplace.

clock February 27, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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