Evan Clark

Bonobos manager Stephen Lusardi arranges clothing at the brand's Guideshop, in New York's Financial District. More shoppers are looking to social media or curated selections for fashion inspiration. That adds to the woes of mall-based stores, as people are already buying fewer clothes, spending online or at discounters when they do, and demanding more personal and convenient ways to buyShopping for Clothes, New York, USA - 20 Mar 2017


Enjoying the Store: Retailers Have to Reinvent at Home

Half of consumers enjoy shopping for fashion in stores “always” or “most of the time,” but that doesn’t mean retailers can stand still.

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SugarFix by BaubleBar has a playful attitude.


The Digital Disruptors: Growing Up and Still Mixing It Up

A Citi conference showed how digital native brands are sticking to their knitting and continuing to change themselves and markets.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Nordstrom and Leonard Green Turn to Financing Buyout

As Nordstrom moves closer to going private, questions arise on just what the transaction will look like and what it means for the retailer.

clock September 14, 2017Vicki M. Young and Evan Clark

Tmall cat mascot in Times Square.


Alibaba’s Tmall, Suntchi Link for New York Fashion Week Initiative

The companies are fostering efforts to bring more Chinese brands to the U.S. and vice versa.

clock September 13, 2017Evan Clark

Rihanna on the catwalkFenty Puma by Rihanna show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2017


Rihanna to Speak at the WWD Apparel + Retail Summit

The Oct. 24 event will honor Karl Lagerfeld, Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri, Moncler, The Real Real and Patagonia.

clock September 11, 2017Evan Clark

Waves crash over a seawall at the mouth of the Miami River from Biscayne Bay, Fla., as Hurricane Irma passes by, in MiamiHurricane Irma, Miami, USA - 10 Sep 2017


Hurricane Irma’s Retail Impact: $2.8 Billion

The weather system is large in terms of geography and the population it is impacting.

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WWD Digital Forum: Tackling the Technical Future

Speakers include tennis pro Venus Williams, Store No. 8’s Katie Finnegan, Pinterest’s Raashi Rosenberger and Mack Weldon’s Brian Berger.

clock September 7, 2017Evan Clark

The sun shines through flags on the facade of Saks flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue, . Saks Inc. agreed to sell itself to Hudson's Bay Co., the Canadian parent of upscale retailer Lord & Taylor, for about $2.4 billion in a deal that will bring luxury to more North American localesSaks Acquisition, New York, USA


Activist Raises Specter of Hudson’s Bay Co. Private Transaction

Jonathan Litt’s Land and Buildings suggested Hudson’s Bay has or will engage bankers to explore a buyout.

clock September 6, 2017Evan Clark

Shoppers walk by the GAP store at a shopping mall in Peabody, Mass. Doris Fisher and her late husband Donald founded the Gap in San Francisco in 1969. Gap Inc. has grown to include Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, among others, and operates over 3,000 stores across the world. Fisher is 42nd on Forbes's 2012 400 listUS--Forbes List-Self-Made Women, Peabody, USA


Art Peck’s Plan for Gap Inc. Focuses on Old Navy, Athleta

The ceo’s roadmap also includes Gap and Banana Republic store closures and $500 million in expense cuts over three years.

clock September 6, 2017Evan Clark

Men cover the entrance of a room with wooden boards in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 5 September 2017. Puerto Rico is taking measures ahead of the passage of Hurricane Irma, which is on the verge of impacting the Caribbean Lesser Antilles as it reached the maximum level of category 5.Puerto Rico takes measures ahead of Irma's Hurricane passsage, San Juan - 05 Sep 2017


Hurricane Irma Threatens to Outstrip Harvey in Retail Impact

The storm could provide a one-two punch following Harvey.

clock September 6, 2017Sharon Edelson

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Fashion Scoops

Amazon Said Shutting Paris Sunday Private Label

The move highlights the web giant’s restless nature and desire to ceaselessly test and refine its approach for shoppers.

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Stitch Fix Adds 100 Premium Brands in Fashion Push

The subscription box service is starting to offer some more fashion flair with the help of Kate Spade, Steven Alan, Paige and more.

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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

What to Watch: Fashion’s Political-Economic Interchange

Donald Trump’s election fed the stock market rally, but it might not survive him as president.

clock August 22, 2017Evan Clark

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


What to Watch: Retail Stocks in Retreat

The sector has struggled to find its feet on Wall Street as shoppers and investors look elsewhere.

clock August 22, 2017Evan Clark

People carry shopping bags in New York, New York, USA, 01 August 2017. A report released today by the United States' Commerce Department showed moderate consumer spending growth in June of this year.US Consumer Spending, New York, USA - 01 Aug 2017


Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

After a long decline, store visits might be starting to stabilize.

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