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Versace, Luxottica Renew Eyewear License

The early, 10-year renewal is effective starting April 1, 2020 and is set to expire on December 31, 2029.

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Kering CEO, Managing Director Lower Pay Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Kering chairman and chief executive officer François-Henri Pinault will take a 25 percent pay cut from April until the end of the year. 

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Prada Launches Talk Series on Instagram

Live conversations will involve personalities of different industries and center on themes including fashion, art, architecture, cinema and literature.

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In Current Crisis, Retailers Should ‘Attack All Sources of Liquidity’

Michael C. Appel says ceo’s need to focus on liquidity and inventory positions as well as labor and rent costs during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Brunello Cucinelli Writes on the ‘New Time’

“Something has been transformed and it will make us see things and life in a different, beautiful, enchanted light.”

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Brunello Cucinelli on the Opportunity Ahead Post-Coronavirus

The entrepreneur, in a letter to investors, wrote about the “new time” that will emerge after the pandemic is over.

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The COVID-19 Economic Battle

The Fed is bringing out the big guns, but the trillions of dollars in support also underscore the scope of the problem.

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Attending Fashion School Remotely in the Time of Coronavirus

Elite fashion schools have been forced to move classes online — potentially changing the future of design education.

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How Will the Coronavirus Impact Already Fragile Glossy Magazine Print Ads?

With May editions wrapped up before the crisis exploded, the full extent of the toll it will take on advertising will likely not be seen until the crucial September issues.

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Chiara Ferragni on ‘Making the Cut,’ Slowing Down and the Power of Social Media

On Friday, the Italian digital entrepreneur is making her debut as a judge on the Amazon Prime Video’s show.

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The Outside View: Consumers Will Shop Again

Consumers will return, but the retail landscape will not be the same. Antony Karabus on how retailers can navigate the new normal.

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Candles Burn Bright Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

While the beauty industry faces steep declines, home fragrance is a bright spot.

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Alibaba March Orders Recovered From COVID-19 Outbreak

Tmall recorded 12 million more daily orders in March, while the group introduced an initiative to help small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Coronavirus Crisis: How to Help Those In Need
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How to Apply for the CFDA’s A Common Thread Grant

The grant is supporting small to medium-size fashion companies impacted by coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Impact: The Makeup Museum Launches Intergenerational Instagram Campaign

The museum’s cofounders are calling the campaign a way to reconnect with loved ones during the age of the coronavirus.

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How Will the Coronavirus Impact Already Fragile Glossy Magazine Print Ads?

With May editions wrapped up before the crisis exploded, the full extent of the toll it will take on advertising will likely not be seen until the crucial September issues.

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What’s Working Now? Branding on Instagram Amid Coronavirus

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Instagram’s lead on fashion partnerships fills WWD in on steps brands can take to successfully pivot content.

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Vox Asks Readers for Donations to Make Up for Advertising Slump

The money is for Vox and Recode, which don’t have paywalls unlike New York Magazine and The Cut.

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