Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

clock November 18, 2017WWD Staff


Improvements at Abercrombie, but Wall Street Still Cautious on Stock

clock November 17, 2017Vicki M. Young


Stitch Fix IPO Pops, Then Fizzles

clock November 17, 2017Evan Clark

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Macerich's Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Real Estate

The Strongest Malls Draw Suitors and Interest

Brookfield’s $14.8 billion offer to GGP and Dan Loeb’s interest in Macerich show top properties in retail remain on the investment radar.

clock November 14, 2017Evan Clark

People sit at tables at the Stanford Shopping Center, a Simon Property Group property in Palo Alto, Calif., . Simon Property Group, the nation's largest shopping mall owner, made a $10 billion hostile bid Tuesday to acquire ailing rival General Growth PropertiesSimon Properties General Growth, Palo Alto, USA


Simon Property Boosts Profits Despite Hurricane Impact

The mall operator’s continued redevelopment efforts seem to be paying off.

clock October 27, 2017Kali Hays



Francesca’s Stock Tanks on Warning of Further Sales Declines

The mall boutique said back-to-school has been “very challenging.”

clock August 21, 2017Kali Hays

South Korean megamalls will have to close twice a month from next year as the government moves to protect small retailers.


Mega-Malls in South Korea Ordered to Close Twice Monthly

Starting next year, Lotte World Mall, Shinsegae Starfield and other major malls will shutter twice a month due to new government regulations to help small businesses.

clock July 28, 2017Crystal Tai

Victoria's Secret store London, UK - 2017


L Brands’ Negative Streak Muddies Turnaround Hopes

Fears are starting to crop up around the ability of Victoria’s Secret to get on positive ground in the second half of the year.

clock July 7, 2017Kali Hays

Urban Outfitters Shop Front, Covent Garden, London, England, BritainLondon, Britain - 03 Apr 2013


Urban Outfitters’ Stock Slips on Continued Sales Declines

The retailer said second-quarter comparable sales so far aren’t looking up.

clock June 8, 2017Kali Hays

Workers put finishing touches on a Bangkok shopping mall.

Real Estate

State of the Mall: A Worldwide Surge, Driven by China and Mexico

Global supply of malls is expanding by the double-digits but that growth rate won’t last, a CBRE survey found.

clock April 27, 2017Tiffany Ap

macy's department store outdoor mall


Mall Owners Split on Department Store Impact

GGP and Simon Property Group weighed in on the future of the format and their own results for 2016.

clock January 31, 2017Kali Hays

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Retailers, Fashion Brands Flock to Southeast Asia

The region is characterized by fast-growing middle classes of consumers, rapidly expanding real estate options and a bevy of destinations where Chinese tourists can spend their cash.

clock December 28, 2016Amanda Kaiser

Pokemon Go


Can Pokémon (and AR) Save the Malls?

Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said retailers “must go for Pokémon Go” and the AR craze can “unlock the mall’s problems.”

clock July 14, 2016Evan Clark

Consumers shopping at a mall.


Truth in Mall Traffic

Stores say mall traffic is down, but mall operators say they are wrong. Turns out they’re both right.

clock June 15, 2016Debra Borchardt

Fashion Island


Fashion Island to Add Stores, Set for Anthropologie Expansion

The announcements come as the retail landscape in Orange County heats up with buzz continuing around the Lido Marina Village project.

clock April 14, 2016Kari Hamanaka

The Domain by Simon Property Group, an upscale, mixed-use shopping complex in Austin.

Real Estate

Simon Property’s Shares Fall on Outlook

Simon Property Group disappointed investors with its guidance as net income dropped and revenues missed expectations.

clock January 29, 2016Debra Borchardt


Outlet Centers Hungry for More Locations

Outlet malls hungry for more locations are moving closer to full price shopping centers and even other outlets.

clock October 14, 2015Debra Borchardt



Claire’s Looks to Expand Concessions

Impairment leads to fourth-quarter and full-year loss as sales decline.

clock March 18, 2015Arnold J. Karr



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Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

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