Business

CEO Talks: YNAP's Federico Marchetti

clock 13hLuisa Zargani

Beauty

Boohoo Enters Beauty

clock 13hRachel Strugatz

Fashion

Tommy Hilfiger RTW Fall 2017

clock 18hSamantha Conti

Wet Seal

Thrift sites give many mall brands a good second life.

Markets

Wet Seal, BCBG, Bebe Among Brands With Strong Resale Value

Crocs ranked first, following the new campaign with Drew Barrymore.

clock May 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

A visual from a Wet Seal ad campaign.

Retail

Wet Seal Store Closing Sales Net More Than $15M

The retailer reported the results of its store liquidation to a bankruptcy court judge.

clock April 13, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Retail

Ross Opens More Than Two Dozen Stores Amid Wider Retail Struggles

While store closures are rife in retail, Ross Stores is moving ahead with plans to open close to 100 stores in 2017.

clock March 6, 2017Kali Hays

A visual from a Wet Seal ad campaign.

Retail

YM Bids $1.5M on Wet Seal IP

The Canada-based retailer’s offer for Wet Seal’s intellectual property makes it the stalking-horse bidder should other qualified bids be made for the company’s assets.

clock February 28, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Can brands come back from bankruptcy?

Financial

Life After Death

Can brands find redemption and reinvent themselves after bankruptcy?

clock February 24, 2017Kari Hamanaka

A visual from a Wet Seal ad campaign.

Retail

Creditors Say Wet Seal Faces Sales Shortfall

Lackluster sales from the retailer’s liquidation won’t be enough to pay off unaccounted for administrative fees, the committee of unsecured creditors said.

clock February 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Wet Seal

Retail

Wet Seal Faces Pushback From Landlords in Bankruptcy Case

A group of landlords are asking for immediate payment on rent.

clock February 21, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Wet Seal

Retail

New Breed of Chapter 22 Takes Shape as Wet Seal Bankruptcy Begins

Teen angst within the industry sunk the business, but new realities at retail are emerging from this latest filing.

clock February 2, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Wet Seal's new ad campaign

Retail

Wet Seal Liquidation Begins

The company will shutter operations by the spring and has begun store closings after difficulty finding a buyer or new capital infusion.

clock January 26, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Wet Seal holiday campaign

Human Resources

Wet Seal Warns State of 148 Layoffs

The teen retailer, rumored to be considering a sale or bankruptcy, notified the state of layoffs at its Irvine headquarters.

clock January 25, 2017Kari Hamanaka

A look from the Diane Gilman x Christopher & Banks collection.

Financial

Christopher & Bank Stock Tanks 32 Percent, CEO Exits

LuAnn Via has left the retailer, which reported a weaker than expected holiday season.

clock January 17, 2017Evan Clark

Wet Seal holiday campaign

Retail

Wet Seal Sees Upside in Holiday Season

The retailer will dip its toe back into some markets it exited during the bankruptcy and sees giftable items, sweaters and accessories as its strong suits.

clock October 26, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Mame Adjei

Media

Mamé Adjei Launches Wet Seal’s #IDefinePretty Ad Campaign

Fortifying a résumé that includes activist, beauty queen and “America’s Next Top Model” runner-up, Mamé Adjei promotes positivity in the fall 2016 ads.

clock August 31, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran

“They come in and they’re not there for
life. They’re only there for a fixed period of time. If they do what they’re supposed to do, there’s a very big bonus attached. It’s a perfect ground for smart, bright people....These retailers or fashio

Human Resources

Retailers Struggling to Fill C-Suite With Qualified Candidates

Finding qualified c-suite executives is tough.

clock April 10, 2016Debra Borchardt

A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

Financial

U.S. Stocks Follow Oil Into Negative Territory

Stocks are following oil into negative territory as Destination Maternity’s chief financial officer heads to Wet Seal.

clock March 29, 2016Debra Borchardt

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