Kari Hamanaka

Global Retailing Conference


Retail’s Quest for What’s Next Draws From Unlikely Places 

Thinking outside the box means searching outside the industry, as executives at the annual Global Retailing Conference looked to winners in restaurants, travel and hospitality for inspiration. 

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Frankfurt Airport


How AOE’s Seizing on the Shifting Consumer Tides in Travel Retail

The company’s founder and chief executive officer spoke to a new kind of duty-free shopping during the Global Retailing Conference. 

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Terry J. Lundgren


Terry J. Lundgren Kicks Off Global Retailing Conference With 8 Questions

The former Macy’s chairman and ceo opened the University of Arizona’s annual Global Retailing Conference emphasizing the importance of education amid continued industry change. 

clock April 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Marketing and Promotion

Selfie Made: Inside Revolve’s Influencer-Infused Coachella Experience

It’s exactly as you thought and then some. Behind the endless gifting, parties and selfies of one of Revolve’s biggest marketing plays: #hotelRevolve.

clock April 18, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Vince Trave Denim


Vince Links With Trave Denim for Capsule

The four-piece offering is being sold exclusively at select Vince stores.

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A New Normal for Los Angeles Denim

The more things change, the more they stay the same when it comes to the city’s unmatched expertise, even with pressures on the local manufacturing base.

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Gigi Hadid, Jeremy Scott


Jeremy Scott Enlists Gigi Hadid for H&M Reveal Party

The designer’s now famous festivities during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival teased a new collaboration due out late this year. 

clock April 15, 2018Kari Hamanaka and Alexa Tietjen

Create & Cultivate


Create & Cultivate Influencer Panel Tackles Entrepreneurship During Coachella

Olivia Culpo, Jessi Malay, Kayla Seah, Jill Wallace and Megan Anderson led a conversation on entrepreneurship in blogging at Saturday’s conference. 

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Kate Bosworth


Kate Bosworth Talks Leicas as a Metaphor for Life During Coachella

The actress chatted with WWD ahead of her keynote at Saturday’s Create & Cultivate conference in Palm Springs.

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Olivia Culpo


Downtime in the Bathroom as Olivia Culpo Talks Coachella, Juggling Projects

The influencer sat tub-side to catch WWD up to speed on her schedule as she works the event circuit around the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. 

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Nicole Richie


Nicole Richie Celebrates House of Harlow 1960 Collaboration With Urban Decay

The brunch, held at #HotelRevolve, brought out Olivia Culpo, Aimee Song and Shea Marie just ahead of a pool party hosted by Shay Mitchell. 

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Revolve Social Club Coachella 2018


Black Friday, Back-to-School…Coachella?

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has become a boon to retailers who know how to stock up, activate and merchandise right around the two-weekend Indio festival.

clock April 12, 2018Kari Hamanaka



Canadian Contemporary Brand Rudsak Eyes U.S. Growth

The company recently launched U.S. e-commerce and is now eyeing a New York store.

clock April 11, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Blaine Halvorson and Gene Simmons


MadeWorn Pops Up at Fred Segal as Retailer Tests Interactive Displays

Guests rocked the night away to celebrate the retailer’s newest pop-up and interactive windows.

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Jonathan Simkhai


Jonathan Simkhai Toasts Spring Collection With Caroline Vreeland, Shea Marie

Guests dined outdoors at the home of a private Hollywood Hills residence.

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