The FiloBlu HQ outside Venice, Italy.


Integration of Functions, Data Backbone Key to Support Business in COVID-19 Era

Christian Nucibella, founder and ceo of consultancy FiloBlu, believes a project-based, cross-functional mind-set is key to thrive.

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J.C. Penney Inks Asset Deal With Landlords, Lenders

The retailer said it is charting a course to exit bankruptcy before the holiday season.

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Bogner will open. pop-up in Toronto on Nov. 1.


Bogner Expands Canadian Business With Toronto Pop-up

The shop, which features luxury skiwear and casual sportswear, will open Nov. 1.

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Bernard Arnault Alexandre Arnault Alessandro Bogliolo talking at Tiffany store.


Tiffany and LVMH Approach New Deal

The two firms hashed out a price of $131.50, sources said, but the jeweler’s board still needs to sign off on it to move on.

clock 7hEvan Clark and Miles Socha

“The Future Streets” installation in the Meatpacking District.

Business Features

New York City Lends a Hand to Retailers With Open Storefronts Program

Several leaders of the city’s Business Improvement Districts have been calling on city officials to give stores more outdoor space.

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Roland Mouret and Arizona Muse


London’s Grosvenor to Invest in Retail, Food Businesses on Its Estate

The U.K. property owner is stepping up its game, and could soon take a stake in Roland Mouret.

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The Eiffel Tower.

Government and Trade

France Poised to Lock Down Again

The country, facing a surge in coronavirus cases, will shut down non-essential stores, among other measures.

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Balmain's Olivier Rousteing at Paris Fashion Week, set against a virtual front row equipped with LG displays.


LG FOMO Channel Makes Debut With Balmain’s Spring 2021 Paris Runway

Balmain’s latest Paris runway ushers in a new TV channel from LG, with a short film all about Lady Gaga’s “911” music video to follow.

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The Rue21 store in Tyler, Texas.


Rue21 Taps Bill Brand as CEO

The retailer needs to build up the digital side of its business and raise its profile but expects to exit 2020 with more profits than last year.

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Businessman hand showing shopping cart with smart phone, on line shopping concept. (GDA via AP Images)


Adobe E-Commerce Report: 2020 Holiday Spending Will Break Records

Online shopping will rake in $189 billion, a 33 percent year-over-year jump that equals two years of growth crammed into one season, Adobe said.

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The moodboard for Lanificio F.lli Cerruti fall 2020 collection.

Human Resources

Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti Gets New CEO

Filippo Vadda, a former Loro Piana executive, succeeds Paolo Torello Viera in the role.

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Top Political Reporters Talk 2020 Election So Far — and What’s Ahead

It’s been an election cycle like no other, and even less than a week from Election Day, it’s likely far from over.

clock 19hKali Hays and Kathryn Hopkins

The latest colorful addition to Puma's RS line of sneakers.


Puma Q3 Results Underscore Activewear’s Resilience

Barring further drastic lockdown measures, the company expects a positive operating profit for 2020. 

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Boathouse Sports

Business Features

Boathouse Sports Sets Sights on Redefining Performance Wear

The Philadelphia-based brand hired Cindy DiPietrantonio as its new president and chief executive officer.

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Ned Sims wearing Palace photographed by his father ​David Sims​ for the i-D magazine 40th anniversary issue.


Alastair McKimm on Celebrating i-D Magazine’s 40 Years of Legacy

The editor in chief of the magazine said he has collected every issue since the first copy he bought after leaving Belfast in 1997.

clock October 28, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Loose Tiffany diamonds.


Price Cut Could Settle Tiffany vs. LVMH

The jeweler’s stock rebounded on reports that it would consider less than the $135-a-share price set last year.

clock October 27, 2020Evan Clark

Joanne Crevoiserat Tapestry


Joanne Crevoiserat Marks New Era for Tapestry As Permanent CEO

Crevoiserat, who has been serving as interim ceo since July, is the first woman to lead the fashion company that houses the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman brands.

clock October 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Shopify and TikTok will make it easier for merchants to lean on the short video platform.


TikTok, Shopify Announce New Partnership

Shopify merchants can now lean into social video much more easily, as TikTok takes another step toward becoming a Gen Z shopping mall.

clock October 27, 2020Adriana Lee

Nordstrom Local on Third Avenue in Manhattan


Nordstrom Local Bolsters Its L.A. Presence

Nordstrom Locals are seen in L.A. and New York and could surface in other metro areas around the country.

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Cynthia Daniels

Business Features

Black Business Friday to Launch Online Nov. 27

Two hundred Black-owned businesses will participate in the event, which is designed to bolster sales during the pandemic.

clock October 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Human Resources

Levi’s Realigning Around Direct-to-consumer Business

The ceo promoted key executives to focus in on brand and connect with consumers.

clock October 27, 2020Evan Clark



Walmart’s Furner Prepares for Uncertain Future

The U.S. division’s president and ceo, John Furner, says the pandemic has led Walmart to “reimagine” how to serve customers more quickly.

clock October 27, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

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Business Features

Brex Introduces Instant Payouts and Tailored Rewards

The offerings aim to unblock growth barriers in the e-commerce industry.

clock October 27, 2020Alexandra Pastore

tiffany store at night


Tiffany Stock Gains On Fresh Hopes For LVMH Deal

The jeweler’s stock has rebounded on reports that it would consider something more than $130 a share.

clock October 27, 2020Evan Clark

Lisbon named Europe's green capital 2020

Business Features

Can Portugal Aid Fashion’s Sustainability Agenda?

A recent Sustainable Fashion Business conference held in Lisbon, Europe’s Green Capital 2020, highlighted how Portuguese manufacturing is equipped to help fashion supply chains become more sustainable.

clock October 27, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Closet Candy Boutique

Business Features

Closet Candy Boutique, Away and Tower SUP Make Top D-to-C List

SimilarWeb ranks the top sites by measuring average monthly site visits.

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E. Jean Carroll, left, who says President Donald Trump raped her in the 1990s, leaves the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse following a hearing in her defamation lawsuit against Trump, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


Trump Can’t Dodge E. Jean Carroll Suit, Judge Says

The President tried to argue that the Department of Justice should take over the case on his behalf.

clock October 27, 2020Kali Hays

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Business Features

Etsy Names Annual Design Award Winners

The winners were culled from 100 finalists.

clock October 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Human Resources

Joanne Crevoiserat Named Tapestry CEO

She had been interim ceo since former chief Jide Zeitlin left the company in July.

clock October 27, 2020Evan Clark

Sheertex hosiery tights


EXCLUSIVE: Sheertex ‘Unbreakable’ Pantyhose Raises $44 Million Despite Surge in Work-from-home Attire

Investors include H&M Co:Lab, the venture capital arm of the H&M Group.

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Neha Singh


Experiential E-commerce Platform Obsess Plants Future Growth With Seed Round

The platform uses AR and VR technology to create virtual shopping experiences.

clock October 27, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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J.C. Penney Heads Toward Sale Hearing

The retailer moves closer to formalizing its sale to landlords and lenders, as a minority lender group continues to mount its opposition.

clock October 26, 2020Sindhu Sundar

XRC Labs


XRC Labs Opens Applications for 11th Cohort

Start-ups accepted into the program receive $100,000 in capital, targeted programming and access to events, resources and conferences.

clock October 26, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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LVMH-Tiffany Deal Gets European Approval

But the dispute over the $16.2 billion deal is still set to be decided in a Delaware courtroom.

clock October 26, 2020Evan Clark

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LG’s Livestream Shopping App Brings QVC, HSN to Smart TVs

LG Electronics launches a livestream shopping app, complete with Qurate Retail Group’s home shopping brands.

clock October 26, 2020Adriana Lee


Chris Giglio Returns to Rubenstein

He joins from Kekst CNC where he was a partner for a little under a year.

clock October 26, 2020Kathryn Hopkins



First Look: Avon’s Inaugural Retail Experience Opens in L.A.

Located in Koreatown, the 19,000-square-foot, two-story space opens today.

clock October 26, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

A list of French brands on Twitter.

Government and Trade

Calls to Boycott French Products in Islamic World Amplify

Turkey’s president on Monday called for Turks to boycott goods from France.

clock October 26, 2020Jennifer Weil

The Maje flagship at Rockefeller Center.


SMCP Sales Down 9.5%, Group Sets Financial, Ecological Goals

The group plans to focus on organic growth and is doubling marketing investments next year.

clock October 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Patrick Janelle


Patrick Janelle Named Chairman of American Influencer Council

He succeeds Chriselle Lim, who will remain an active founding member.

clock October 26, 2020Lisa Lockwood



Salesfloor Names Winners of Associates of the Year Awards

Winners hailed from retailers such as Bloomingdale’s and Chico’s FAS.

clock October 26, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Reliance Retail is already the biggest retailer in India.


Amazon Aims to Stop Reliance Deal to Buy India’s Future Group

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has put a stay on the $3.38 billion deal between Reliance Retail and Future Group in response to Amazon’s claim made earlier this month of a breach of contract.

clock October 26, 2020Mayu Saini

Highsnobiety debuts Jazz TV


Highsnobiety Turns Cable TV in Honor of Newport Jazz Festival

For the next three days, the publication will turn its web site into a makeshift television channel, streaming DJ sets, performances and panel talks that celebrate the art form of jazz.

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Chloe Sevigny


Playgirl Is Back and Very Different From Its Last Issue

The iconic Playgirl Magazine, founded in 1973, relaunched in print Monday.

clock October 26, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

GCNYC graduates.

Business Features

GCNYC Introduces Master’s Program in Sustainable Fashion

A sustainability curriculum will replace its International Fashion Marketing M.S. program.

clock October 26, 2020Tracey Meyers

Playgirl archival images.


Playgirl Magazine: Now and Then

clock October 26, 2020WWD Staff

The central staircase inside Canali's new New Bond Street store in London.


Canali Moves to High-profile Location on London’s New Bond Street

The Italian company has moved into a new development on the corner of New Bond Street and Brook Street in Mayfair, one of London’s hottest retail neighborhoods.

clock October 26, 2020Samantha Conti

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Business Features

Sourcing Journal Summit: The Time for Change Is Now

The event convened industry thought leaders from across the entire value chain.

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