Chioma Nnadi

Media

Chioma Nnadi Is Vogue.com’s New Editor

Stuart Emmrich announced his departure in June after less than a year.

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Lor Spicer Robertson

Human Resources

Exclusive: Saks Hires First Diversity and Inclusion Executive

The luxury retailer says its making effort to expand D&I through the company.

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Business Features

Eleven Black-Led Creators Join Resonance’s New Accelerator Program

Eleven Black-led creatives have been selected for the inaugural class in the accelerator program.

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The barber shop at Thom Sweeney's new townhouse in London's Mayfair.

Real Estate

London Blinks Back to Life, Although Recovery Will Take Time

With international tourism on hold, central London is suffering but neighborhoods such as Chelsea and Belgravia are rapidly waking up.

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Arc'teryx global flagship store Shanghai

Retail

Arc’teryx Opens Its Largest Global Store in Shanghai

The brand makes a big statement in China just as parent group Amer Sports ousts longtime ceo for Chinese leadership.

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inventory

Business Features

Overcoming Excess Inventory Challenges With a Digital Approach

Ronen Lazar discusses how a digital approach can help brands overcome excess inventory challenges and remain competitive in off-price market.

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Michael Kliger, chief executive officer of Mytheresa.

Business Features

Michael Kliger Talks Growth, and New Beginnings, at Mytheresa

It’s been a roller-coaster year for Mytheresa and its chief executive Michael Kliger, but the company stayed the course, notched double-digit revenue growth, and is gearing for better times ahead.

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LVMH chief Bernard Arnault and Tiffany chairman Roger Farah find their companies in court and not at the alter.

Legal

Tiffany vs. LVMH — War Waged With Zingers

Top executives from both sides have taken a sharp rhetorical edge, pointing to what should be a heated first court hearing in Delaware on Monday.

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Chiara Ferragni

Business Features

Chiara Ferragni Wants Her Brand to Have Staying Power

The Italian multihyphenate entrepreneur and designer has signed a new license, and has a new Lancôme capsule, and eyewear and food projects in the pipeline.

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From left to right: Bluebell Group president and ceo Ashley Micklewright, Translatio founders Angelo Negro and Jimin Lee

Mergers and Acquisitions

EXCLUSIVE: Bluebell Group Takes Minority Stake in Translatio

The Hong Kong firm ups its exposure to Mainland China via the well-regarded Translatio, which distributes brands like Acne, Isabel Marant, and 3.1 Phillip Lim.

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The store front of htown at 12-18 Hoxton Street, London.

Retail

Men’s Wear Retail Concept Htown Opens in London’s Hoxton

The store is launching with emerging brands such as Martine Rose, Y/Project, Mowalola, Ahluwalia, Saul Nash, Eastwood Danso and Spencer Badu.

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WeChat

Technology

Judge Temporarily Blocks WeChat Ban

A federal judge halts Trump administration’s WeChat ban, set for Sunday night, citing questions of constitutionality.

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The Apollo 11's mission required the workmanship of several companies.

Business Features

Gore-Tex Inventor Robert Gore Dies at 83

Through his lengthy career at the company his parents had started in their basement, Gore was dedicated to innovation.

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The Oracle-Walmart-TikTok deal includes plans for the formation of a new TikTok Global.

Technology

Trump OKs TikTok Deal ‘In Concept,’ Stays Sunday Ban

Trumps gives blessing to the Oracle-TikTok deal, Commerce Department delays Sunday ban and the emergence of TikTok Global gets confirmed.

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COVID-19 Screening questionnaire form with stethoscope on it. Closeup.

Technology

Survey Reveals Retail Operational Hurdles, Need for Training

Multimedia Plus polled executives in the retail and hospitality sectors.

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Asus ROG unit collaborated with techwear brand Acronym on its new ROG Zephyrus G14 ACRNM RMT01 laptop.

Technology

Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

Asus is testing that out with a special edition Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop, a collaboration with techwear brand Acronym.

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

Brooks Brothers flagship.

Retail

All Change at Brooks Brothers: Flagship in Flux, New Designer Near

New owners, ABG and SPARC, are negotiating with former Brooks Brothers owner Claudio Del Vecchio on the lease of the flagship, while Michael Bastian is in the running to be the designer.

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TikTok

Technology

What TikTok’s Ban Means for Retail

With TikTok’s time in app stores running out, brands struggling under the pandemic may lose a key lifeline to Gen Z consumers.

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

Katja Shrouder

Markets

Former DKNY Exec Katja Shrouder Named Chief Operating Officer of Kerri Rosenthal

Most recently, she was vice president of sales at DKNY Sport and Donna Karan Active at G-III Apparel Group.

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Online Shopping

Business Features

New Survey Data Quantifies Shifts in Purchase Priorities By U.S. Consumers

Unprecedented challenges are impacting the way Americans are saving and evolving spending habits.

clock September 18, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Tiffany tempoary flagship

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Submits Tiffany Deal for European Antitrust Review

LVMH said it expects to receive all requisite antitrust clearances “well before” the Nov. 24 deadline to complete the contested deal.

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centric brands web site model

Financial

Centric Brands’ Reorganization Approved

The brand collective expects to exit bankruptcy next month under private equity ownership.

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Jasmine Jones of Cherry Blossom Intimates.

Business Features

FIT Design Entrepreneurs Literally Ends in a Tie

Sterling King and Cherry Blossom Intimates will each receive $75,000 in prize money from this eight-year-old program, which concludes with this round.

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TikTok

Media

TikTok, WeChat Banned Sunday Under Trump Order

New downloads of TikTok are banned starting Sunday, but it may be able to avoid a full ban starting next month. WeChat has no such option.

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28 April 2020, Berlin: Mouth and nose masks from the Maisonnoee label are sewn in the fashion label's studio. The masks are currently offered in different patterns in the online shop. A charity sweatshirt is also being sold, 60 percent of the proceeds of which will be donated to associations, small businesses and needy individuals. Photo by: Jens Kalaene/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Technology

Suite of Product Launches in Store at Higg Co.

The new product module tool is said to build on sustainability work by the European Commission, offering cooperation in the value chain.

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Roberto Cavalli-RTW-Fall-2019

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Roberto Cavalli CEO to Exit Company

Gian Giacomo Ferraris joined the brand in 2016 from Versace and will leave at the end of the year.

clock September 18, 2020Luisa Zargani

Apparel from Amazon Essentials, Basic Faith and Mippo on Amazon.com.

Retail

‘One-Stop Shop,’ Brand Awareness and Product Fit Driving Retail Sales

SimilarWeb’s Greg Malen shares insights into what’s fueling sales in the retail market.

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Hazzys by JD.com Inc RTW Spring 2020

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: JD.com Opens Omnichannel Solutions to Luxury Brand Partners

In a big push to win over luxury houses, JD.com is leveraging its logistic network, low return rate, and high-spending user base in China.

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Marina Moscone RTW Spring 2021

Business Features

Plenty of Upsides, and Downsides, to NYFW

Retailers singled out their favorite designers and key trends.

clock September 18, 2020David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri and Rosemary Feitelberg

Facebook announces new Facebook Business Suite to help small businesses manage accounts across Facebook apps.

Technology

Facebook Offers New Tool to Wrangle Business Accounts

Facebook offers new launchpad for business accounts across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.

clock September 17, 2020Adriana Lee

Retail

Kohl’s CEO on Pivoting Thru COVID-19 and for Holiday 2020

Michelle Gass discusses Kohl’s stores, market opportunities and leadership in a conversation with NRF’s Matt Shay.

clock September 17, 2020David Moin

street in xinjiang chinese flags

Financial

Xinjiang’s Cotton Ban Debated in House Hearing

While activists pushed to lock out 20 percent of the world’s cotton supply over forced labor, the AAFA argued for broader government action.

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Loop

Markets

Zero Waste Packaging Platform Loop Expands Across the U.S.

Loop is taking its effort to curb single-use packaging national with expansion to 48 states.

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Rent the Runway store

Retail

Rent the Runway Ends Unlimited Plan

The new price plan allows shoppers to choose between four, eight or 16 pieces a month.

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Nike M maternity collection.

Markets

Nike Doubling Down on Digital, New Product Introductions

This marked John Donahoe’s first annual shareholders meeting as ceo.

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Chinese actress Tong Yao attends the opening ceremony of Bottega Veneta pop up in SKP Beijing.

Markets

Six Ways to Get Ready for China in 2021: Heuritech Report

Fashion-technology start-up Heuritech released an overview report with data analysis firm Luxurynsight for brands to better understand China.

clock September 17, 2020Tianwei Zhang

People Magazine Beautiful Issue 2020: Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Rani Rose on Cover

Media

Meredith Lays Off 180 Staffers Amid the Pandemic

Like much of the media industry, the company is grappling with unprecedented sliding ad revenues due to COVID-19.

clock September 17, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Tiffany tempoary flagship

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Fires Back at Tiffany Over Timing of Court Battle

The French luxury group accuses Tiffany of “meritless allegations and aggressive misdirection campaign tactics.”

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Alber Elbaz

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Alber Elbaz Finds CEO for Fashion Start-up

Laurent Malecaze joins Paris-based AZfashion from The Webster in New York.

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Michela Panero

Mergers and Acquisitions

Made in Italy Fund Acquires Majority Stake in Accessories Brand Rosantica

Made in Italy Fund will boost the international business of Rosantica with a focus on the U.S.

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A still from Roland Mouret's "No Show" film to mark the brand's launch on the Amazon Luxury Stores app.

Business Features

Roland Mouret Joins Amazon’s Luxury Stores Lineup

In the past year, Amazon customers ordered more than 1 billion fashion items on the mobile app, according to a company spokesperson, one reason why the online giant is getting into the luxury fashion game.

clock September 17, 2020Samantha Conti

Versace

Business Features

Versace Inks Home License With Lifestyle Design Group

The agreement pertains to the brand’s furniture category and Versace Home will be sold and distributed through a new global network that will include a showroom located in Milan’s Via Durini.

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