The company is accelerating its move into the area, with tests on bathroom remodeling, smart home installation and more.
WWD graded U.S. retailers — from Nordstrom to Wal-Mart — on the basis of improvements in their sales, profits, expenses and inventory.
While turning profitable, turnaround efforts continue by downsizing the retail footprint.
Store closings, well above the usual level of trimming retailers do annually, are expected this year.
Pressure from e-commerce giant continues.
The settlement appears to be a victory of sorts for the de la Renta house, as Laura Kim is allowed to continue in her role as co-creative director with Fernando Garcia.