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Benettons’ Image and Business Hit by Bridge Collapsing in Genoa

Through their holding Edizione, the Benettons are shareholders of the company that operates Italy’s highways and the bridge.

clock 11hSandra Salibian

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Think Tank: Ratcheting Up Platform Businesses With ‘Superconsumers’

The authors offer three ways to elevate a platform business by better using loyal customers.

clock 17hErich Joachimsthaler and Eddie Yoon

Unifi's "Mobile Tour." Photo courtesy of Unifi.

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Unifi Discusses ‘Seismic Shift’ Toward Sustainable Fashion Brands

The company outlines the importance of storytelling and strategic messaging for sustainable fashion brands.

clock August 20, 2018Tracey Greenstein


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Think Tank: Finding a Path to Undisruptability Amid Relentless Business Change

In the first of two guest columns, the authors explore what it takes to be a leader in today’s retail market.

clock August 17, 2018Benjamin Finzi and Vincent Firth and Mark Lipton

Photo courtesy of Guess Watches.

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Guess Watches Partners with Pencils of Promise, Artist Timothy Goodman

Guess Watches, Pencils of Promise and artist Timothy Goodman have partnered to create two limited-edition timepieces.

clock August 15, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of Backbone PLM.

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Backbone PLM Announces $8 Million Series A Financing Round

The Boulder-based firm has completed an $8 million Series A financing round, led by Signal Peak Ventures.

clock August 15, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Business Features

Turkish Currency Crisis a Tourist Boon

The rapid devaluation of the lira led to lines at luxury outposts.

clock August 14, 2018Sebnem Arsu

New Balance's headquarters in Boston.

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New Balance Eyes $7 Billion in Sales by 2023

The privately held Boston-based brand is growing at 10 percent a year and is especially popular in Asia.

clock August 14, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

House of Fraser flagship store in Oxford Street

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Good Sport? Industry Wonders How Ashley Will Handle House of Fraser

House of Fraser could be the biggest challenge yet for Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley in a cold climate for British high-street retail.  

clock August 13, 2018Samantha Conti

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Trade Shows Confront Consumer-Facing Realities in Vegas

Opening up the trade show floor — wholly or in part — is a hot topic of conversation, but let’s not forget the industry, organizers say.

clock August 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Stine Goya SS19 The Locals - Hanna MW and Hanna Stefansson

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Danish Fashion Shifts Into Maximalist Gear

Brands continue to push boundaries, and are attracting international attention.

clock August 10, 2018Fiona Ma

Fabletics store

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TechStyle Evolves Personalization Approach Via Clicktale Technology

“Membership commerce” brands are strengthening the relationship between shoppers and retailers.

clock August 10, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The Apple store at Macy's Herald Square in Manhattan.

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Think Tank: Enterprise Technology Tailwinds

Andrew Steele, an investor at Activant Capital, explains.

clock August 7, 2018Andrew Steele


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WWD List: Honolulu Takes Top Spot in Most Costly City to Do Business

IHS Markit ranked metro areas using a “business cost index.”

clock August 7, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Stylish backpacks are always in for Back to School season. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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Maximize Sales During the School Shopping Period by Avoiding Back-to-School Syndrome

John Larson, senior partner at John Larson & Co. and coauthor of Capturing Loyalty, discusses.

clock August 7, 2018John Larson

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