Kering Continues to Trim Portfolio to Focus on Gucci

clock 8hMimosa Spencer and Samantha Conti


CEO Talks: Emmanuel Gintzburger of Alexander McQueen

clock 8hSamantha Conti


Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2019

clock 16hJoelle Diderich

The Neglected Market: Boomers

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Ignore the Baby Boomers at your peril. Just look at the numbers: The demographic covers 77 million people in the U.S. alone.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Christopher Bailey


Christopher Bailey Sells $8.6 Million in Burberry Shares

Among the shares were those awarded to Bailey in 2011 and 2009.

clock August 24, 2014Nina Jones

Kay Krill


Ann Inc. Net Falls 8.1%

Comparable sales drop 2.3 percent in promotional second quarter.

clock August 22, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Aline Weber in Next Management's spring 2015 show package, a collaboration with Doug Abraham.

Fashion Features

Next Management Taps Doug Abraham for Model Show Cards

The agency enlisted the artist — and fashion’s Instagrammer du jour — to apply his signature style of fashion collaging to its spring 2015 show package.

clock August 25, 2014Kristi Garced

Ralph Lauren's Polo Tech compression shirt.


Ralph Lauren Enters Wearable Tech

On Monday at the U.S. Open, the brand will introduce Polo Tech, a compression shirt that reads biological and physiological information.

clock August 24, 2014Sharon Edelson

Macy’s ads promoting Fashion Rocks, for which the retailer will provide most of the looks.


Macy’s Teams With Fashion Rocks Concert

The concert is being revived Sept. 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

clock August 25, 2014David Moin


Macy’s Said Near Deal in China

Senior executives are said to have flown out to China last week, raising speculation that the department store chain is close to signing a deal there.

clock August 25, 2014David Moin

EYE Alexis Bittar Postcard Ngoro Ngoro


WWD Postcard: Alexis Bittar

Tanzania is one of Bittar’s favorite destinations to go to for a reprieve and inspiration.

clock August 25, 2014Alexis Bittar


WWD Digital Forum Back in N.Y.

The event returns to New York on Sept. 16 and 17 with enriched content, an extended two-day program and enhanced networking opportunities.

clock August 25, 2014Lisa Lockwood

J. Jill targets Boomers in its advertising.

Business Features

Special Report: Boomers, the Neglected Market

The Baby Boomer demographic covers 77 million people in the U.S. and controls a large part of the country’s wealth, so why do so many brands turn away?

clock August 25, 2014Lisa Lockwood and Samantha Conti

Basler’s homepage.

Marketing and Promotion

The German 50+ Customer

The country’s efforts to address the over-50 customer now tend to be less overt than in the past.

clock August 25, 2014Melissa Drier and Susan Stone

Marketing and Promotion

The Over 50s in Japan and China

Two of Asia’s largest consumer markets face the challenge of rapidly aging populations.

clock August 25, 2014Lara Farrar and Kelly Wetherille

Boomer Nostalgia


Boomer Nostalgia

A look back through the years.

clock August 25, 2014WWD Staff


Rodale Seeking a Chief for Women’s Health

Following the departure of Michele Promaulayko, co-executive editor Amy Keller Laird has been named acting editor in chief.

clock August 25, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Government and Trade

Homeland Security Warns of Expanded Data Breaches

The department estimates that more than 1,000 U.S. businesses have been infiltrated by malicious point-of-sale software.

clock August 25, 2014Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger to Show at Park Avenue Armory

For his spring show, which takes place Sept. 8 at 11 a.m., the designer will introduce a “First Timers” digital program.

clock August 25, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Audemars Piguet Awarded Additional Post-Trial Damages

The amount in damages to be paid by Swiss Watch International now totals $11.7 million.

clock August 25, 2014Vicki M. Young

Jumping attire for ladies by Hermès.

Fashion Scoops

Hermès Extends Partnership With U.S. Equestrian Federation

Under the new deal, the French house will provide technical apparel and accessories to all USEF teams.

clock August 25, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Fashion Scoops

FormShow Joins New York’s Trade Show Circuit

From Sept. 11 to 15, FormShow will take place at a 10,000-square-foot gallery space at 42 Greene Street in SoHo.

clock August 25, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Kipling Pops Up in New York’s Grand Central Terminal

For two days, Sept. 17 and 18, the accessories brand will take over Vanderbilt Hall to promote its latest collection, named Always On.

clock August 25, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Winter Wren Hodges Expands in Atlanta

The new 2,000-square-foot footwear and accessories boutique, William Wren, complements his two apparel and accessories stores on the same block.

clock August 25, 2014Brenda Lloyd


Today's Must Read

The Supreme Court building is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court, rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approachSupreme Court Voter ID Texas, Washington, USA


Supreme Court Opens Door to E-commerce Sales Tax

clock 8hEvan Clark

Social Studies