Facebook's new Paid Online Events lets people and businesses charge for tickets to Facebook events.

Technology

Facebook Debuts Paid Online Events, Swipes at Apple for Fees

Facebook lets small businesses offer paid tickets for online events, while criticizing Apple for taking a cut.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship., photographed on April 19, 2018 in New York.

Legal

Brooks Brothers to Proceed With $325M Sale to SPARC Group

The centuries-old retailer will be sold to SPARC, the ABG-Simon Property Group joint venture, but vendors and employees ponder their future.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship., photographed on April 19, 2018 in New York.

Retail

‘Big-Name Designer’ Among the Changes Expected for Brooks Brothers

A creative with a strong background in sportswear will be hired before the end of the year, according to new owner, ABG’s Jamie Salter.

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Rent the Runway

Retail

Rent the Runway Permanently Closing All Stores

The company will continue to have drop-off and pick-up locations in select cities.

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Jose Neves (C), the CEO of Farfetch, an online fashion house, talks with specialists during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, USA, on 21 September 2018.Farfetch IPO at New York Stock Exchange, USA - 21 Sep 2018

Business Features

Farfetch’s José Neves Watching Amazon, but Looking Forward

The ceo of the e-commerce platform said Amazon is not yet getting traction with the luxury crowd.

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Marketing and Promotion

Prana Moves Ahead on Responsible Packaging Movement Amid Coronavirus

Plastic-free packaging is a goal for Prana, Mara Hoffman, Outerknown in new initiative. What about the others impacted by coronavirus?

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Business Features

EY’s Future Consumer Index Shows Global Consumers’ Continued Caution to Spend

Data suggests consumers’ increased interest in private label products and economic uncertainty could cause a significant pivot.

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LIM College

Business Features

LIM College Maintains ‘Usual Calendar’ For Fall, Reimagines Internship Program

The school is reconfiguring its internship program with the help of fashion leaders.

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Business Features

MasonHub and Returnly Partner for a Better Post-Purchase Experience

Together the two platforms aim to offer consumers seamless end-to-end returns.

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Financial

July Retail Sales Rise 1.2 Percent as Bounce Back Moderates

The industry is still a long way from normal with consumer confidence sagging as the coronavirus spikes in certain regions.

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Inside the Watches of Switzerland SoHo flagship.

Financial

Watches of Switzerland Revenues Down in Q1

The company is maintaining an optimistic outlook due to strong e-commerce sales and store performance, since June reopenings.

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Financial

The COVID-19 CEO: Executive Pay in the Pandemic

The crisis has thrown big c-suite compensation packages into even sharper relief.

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Mark Parker and John Donahoe.

Financial

WWD List: Fashion’s Highest Paid

The coronavirus crisis has given ceo’s and executive chairmen a chance to prove their worth.

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Google Cloud's Carrie Tharp dishes on the three shopping behaviors set to shape holiday 2020.

Technology

Google: These Shopping Behaviors Will Shape the Holidays

More shoppers are going online, seeking contactless tech and value hunting, Google said. Expect those behaviors to lead into holiday 2020.

clock August 13, 2020Adriana Lee

Business Features

Small Retailers in Chicago Trying to Prevent Further Losses

Small businesses are trying to reopen, despite concerns about safety going forward.

clock August 13, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

06 September 2018, Germany,, Cologne: The logo of the Kaufhof parent company, the Canadian Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), is attached to the German headquarters. The planned merger of the Karstadt and Kaufhof department store chains has cleared an important hurdle. The banks had approved the merger of the two retail chains, the "Sueddeutsche Zeitung" reported on 6 September 2018. Photo by: Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Retail

A Transforming HBC Pumps Up Management

The Toronto-based company has reduced its central infrastructure, giving its operating units greater autonomy.

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Business Features

Studies Find Majority of Consumers are Altering Purchase Behaviors Amid COVID-19

Gen Z isn’t the only generation demanding a change for sustainability.

clock August 13, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Extraitastyle platform

Retail

Italian Brands to Be Given Boost on New Virtual Platform

The Extraitastyle site will launch on Sept. 1 with 80 ready-to-wear and accessories labels.

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People

Media

Meredith Tallies Coronavirus’ Impact on Ad Revenues

Companies slashed their marketing budgets due to the pandemic, impacting the whole media industry.

clock August 13, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

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Business Features

Adobe’s Digital Economic Index Shows Slow Return to Brick-and-Mortar

Shoppers are slowly returning to brick-and-mortar stores, according to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index.

clock August 13, 2020Tracey Meyers

Coach store

Financial

Tapestry Loses $652 Million for the Year, But Beats Quarterly Expectations

Meanwhile, turnaround plans continue for the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman parent company.

clock August 13, 2020Kellie Ell

Natural Fiber Welding's Clarus fabric.

Markets

Ralph Lauren Takes Minority Stake in Natural Fiber Welding Inc.

Natural Fiber Welding is transforming the reuse of natural fibers, such as cotton waste, into patented, high-performance materials.

clock August 13, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Pringle of Scotland RTW Fall 2020

Government and Trade

U.S. Keeps Tariffs on British Fashion Goods at 25 Percent

While some tweaks were made to the duties in the Airbus dispute, wool suits and cashmere sweaters are still caught in the middle.

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Lucky Brand

Mergers and Acquisitions

ABG, Simon Complete Purchase of Lucky Brand

The denim brand will join Nautica and Aéropostale in the company’s Sparc division with Simon Property.

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Madison Reed and Victoria Justice

Financial

Revolve Group’s Stock Surges With Earnings Beat

Inventory reductions, executive pay cuts and furloughed associates during the pandemic helped drive higher profits year-over-year.

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Legal

J.C. Penney Plods On In Talks Toward Sale Deal

The retailer told a Texas bankruptcy court Wednesday that negotiations on a sale are still ongoing.

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Pringle of Scotland RTW Fall 2020

Government and Trade

European Brands Await Word on Tariffs

The Trump administration is due to review tariffs imposed on European luxury goods in the Airbus-Boeing trade spat.

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Black Girl Beach Day founder Germany Lancaster

Marketing and Promotion

Jordan Recruits Black Creatives for NYC Capsule Collection Campaign

The brand tapped photographer Raven Varona to shoot New York City-based creatives in their home borough in the new collection.

clock August 12, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Public Goods' homepage

Financial

L Catterton Takes $15M Stake in Public Goods

The LVMH investment arm is backing the online brand in its growth plans.

clock August 12, 2020Kali Hays

Stein Mart

Financial

Stein Mart Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The off-price department store said it will likely close all of its 281 brick-and-mortar locations.

clock August 12, 2020Kellie Ell

Experts say consumers often encounter frustration and ÔfrictionÕ shopping online.

Business Features

Credit Karma Finds American Consumers Feel Less Pressure to Impress

Credit Karma weighs in on how to strategically budget during the pandemic.

clock August 12, 2020Tracey Meyers

London retail reopens following the Covid-19 closures.

Business Features

Stimulus Checks Spent Primarily on Basic Needs, Essentials

According to Coresight Research, stimulus checks were spent on critical needs.

clock August 12, 2020Tracey Meyers

Julie Fuller

Human Resources

PVH Names Julie Fuller as Chief Human Resources Officer, Effective Jan. 1

She has been Nike’s vice president of global talent and organizational effectiveness.

clock August 12, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Forever21 in Times Square.

Financial

The Partnership Approach Changing Retail

Jamie Salter and Authentic Brands Group have built a gigantic portfolio with the help of some well-connected partners like David Simon.

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