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Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

clock August 7, 2020Evan Clark

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#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra

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Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

clock August 7, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian and James Manso

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Data Shows Thanksgiving Foot Traffic Vital to Holiday Success

Placer.ai analyzed foot traffic during the holiday period to see if Black Friday could pick up lost sales from Thanksgiving closures.

clock August 7, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Why Enhancing Forecasting, Scenario Planning Is imperative Now

Jill Standish discusses how retailers can become “future-ready.”

clock August 7, 2020Jill Standish

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Outland Denim Releases First Annual Sustainability Report

Outland Denim’s Sustainability Report aims to communicate the brand’s impacts to its customers.

clock August 7, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Corneliani CEO Sets Relaunch Strategy

Ceo Giorgio Brandazza said majority stakeholder Investcorp might look for potential investors to guarantee a brighter future for the brand.

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra

Business Features

COVID-19 Response: Sneakers Hit High Note Online

Executives from Klarna, New Balance and StockX discuss e-commerce during the health crisis.

clock August 6, 2020David Moin

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Fleeting Shopping Behaviors and a Digital-First Holiday Season

Report by the DTC Collective and Bluecore reveals insights into uncertainty in consumer behavior, retaining new shoppers and excess inventory.

clock August 6, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Back-to-School Shopping Spend Predicted to Increase This Year

Expectations are surprisingly high for back-to-school spending, according to ICSC.

clock August 6, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Digital Identities: Technologies That Propel

An Avery Dennison executive joined WWD in discussing how beauty brands and retailers can find success amid uncertainty.

clock August 6, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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London’s Designers Battle to Rebuild Businesses in Testing Times

British brands of all sizes are suffering from shrinking sales, desolate shop floors and a lack of international tourists. Restructuring is proving painful, but they’re pressing ahead.

clock August 6, 2020Samantha Conti

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Will Rapid Changes in Consumer Behavior Impact Holiday Shopping?

New data from Qubit reveals a lasting shift to e-commerce and diminished brand loyalty.

clock August 5, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Report Reveals Needs of Aging Consumers, Impact of Recession

The Euromonitor report, released this week, examines the trends impacting consumer spending over the next 20 years.

clock August 4, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Amex Trendex Finds Shifts in Global Spending

The new trend report from American Express shows consumers’ willingness for travel, dining and socially distanced leisure activities.

clock August 4, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Stores prepare for shoppers as New York City enters phase two of reopening.

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Online Shopping Begins to Slow Down, But Avoidance Remains High

New data suggests consumers might be shopping back in brick-and-mortar stores.

clock August 4, 2020Tracey Meyers

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This Swimwear Brand Touts Natural Dyes and ‘Environmental Karma’

Sustainability is not marketing, but a necessity for Brazilian luxury swimwear brand Satya Beachwear.

clock August 3, 2020Tracey Meyers

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EXCLUSIVE: Executives of Theory, Frame, M. Gemi and Public School Unite to Unveil BestKeptSecret

The innovative five-day digital flash sale aims to help the fashion industry with excess inventory and generate charitable donations.

clock August 3, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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