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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Media

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 long from being over.

clock 2hKali Hays and Kathryn Hopkins

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

Financial

Puma Rebounds in Q3, Reflecting Activewear’s Resilience

Sales rose at the German sportswear brand over the past three months. Despite the optimism, the increases haven’t been enough to rescue Puma’s year yet.

clock 4hCathrin Schaer

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.

clock 8hTracey Meyers

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

Media

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 8hTianwei Zhang

Loose Tiffany diamonds.

Financial

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 13hEvan Clark

Business Features

Giving Back Is Still Important for Brands During the Pandemic

As companies struggle with steep wholesale declines, some brands are trying to connect more with consumers by holiday giving.

clock 14hRosemary Feitelberg

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Legal

J.C. Penney Lender Fight Shows Competing Bankruptcy Interests

The ongoing conflict between J.C. Penney’s lender constituencies reflects the ever-present struggles in a bankruptcy.

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Stuart Weitzman

Financial

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 14hKellie Ell

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

Technology

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.

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Nordstrom Local on Third Avenue in Manhattan

Retail

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.

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Chip BerghWWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit, New York, USA - 24 Oct 2017

Human Resources

Levi’s Realigning Around Direct-to-consumer Business

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

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Walmart

Retail

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 17hJean 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 17hAlexandra Pastore

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Financial

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 17hEvan 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.

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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.

clock 20hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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)

Media

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.

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Drew Barrymore, 2015

Business Features

Etsy Names Annual Design Award Winners

The winners were culled from 100 finalists.

clock 22hRosemary 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

Financial

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.

clock October 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Neha Singh

Technology

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

j.c. penney store

Legal

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

tiffany box and setting ring

Financial

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

Livestream Shopping LG smart TV QVC HSN

Technology

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

Avon

Retail

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.

Financial

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

Media

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

Retail

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.

Retail

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

Media

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.

clock October 26, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Chloe Sevigny

Media

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.

Media

Playgirl Magazine: Now and Then

clock October 26, 2020WWD Staff

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

Retail

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

sourcing journal summit

Business Features

Sourcing Journal Summit: The Time for Change Is Now

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

clock October 26, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Stefen Welch

Retail

Saks Off 5th Turns On Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

The off-price chain in August formed a council for diversity, equity and inclusion.

clock October 26, 2020David Moin

Saks Off 5th in Tsawwassen Mills in Delta, British Columbia, Canada.

Retail

Saks Off 5th’s Paige Thomas Talks Liquidity, Brand Relevance and Differentiating

Saks Off 5th senses an opening to seize market share.

clock October 26, 2020David Moin

A list of French products to boycott on Twitter.

Government and Trade

Calls Mount in Islamic World to Boycott French Products

There has been a backlash to French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow that France “will not give up on caricatures, drawings,” while defending secular values.

clock October 25, 2020Jennifer Weil

Chaumet workshop

Human Resources

LVMH Marks Annual Apprentice Program Online, With Workshop Visits

The luxury group’s Institut des Métiers d’Excellence, which was set up in 2014, has bulked up online training.

clock October 23, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Jennifer Foyle, chief creative officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. and global brand president for Aerie.

Business Features

LIM College Streams Virtual Commencement, Honors Aerie Executive, DVF

Diane von Furstenberg received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

clock October 23, 2020WWD Staff

Hamptons Magazine

Media

Media Carousel: Modern Luxury’s New Digital Content Head and More

A roundup of who’s been hired, fired or maybe just jumped ship in media land over the past couple of weeks.

clock October 23, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Nobis

Business Features

Luxury Outerwear Brand Launches Upcycling Campaign With Nonprofit

Luxury outerwear brand Nobis will launch its “No Cold Shoulder” initiative focused on giving back through coat donations on Nov. 1.

clock October 23, 2020Tracey Meyers

Fivestory

Retail

Fivestory Relocates, Rejiggers and Settles in on Madison Avenue

The store has created a pre-owned and vintage shop and now offers more-inclusive sizing.

clock October 23, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Intimissimi Calzedonia stores California

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Intimissimi and Calzedonia Are Moving to Los Angeles

Stores opened this month on the West Coast, part of the Italian parent company’s U.S. expansion plans.

clock October 23, 2020Kellie Ell

Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland.

Business Features

In Advance of U.S. Election, Retailers and Cities Practice Preparedness

Officials and business owners in Seattle; Portland, Ore.; Minneapolis, and other major cities are being proactive about safety.

clock October 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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