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U.S. Trade Show Shifts Include Sharper Focus, More Global Presentations

Changes include consolidated venues, and exhibits that are easier to navigate.

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H&M Knocks Out Macy’s as Top Searched Fashion Site

SEMrush’s data analysis found that for fashion searches, regardless of origin, the U.S. is the largest source of traffic.

clock May 21, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Ingrid Fetell Lee speaks at TED2018 - The Age of Amazement, April 10 - 14, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED

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What Fashion Statements Mean on the TED Talk Stage

Garnering more than 14 billion views to date, the TED Talk stage — or the “nerd red carpet” — is also a place to champion fashion with a cause.

clock May 21, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

gross margins apparel retailers

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Retailers, Brands Brace for Trade War Impact by Diversifying Sourcing

Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group see the latest round of tariffs as having varying impact on retailers.

clock May 20, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Textured swimwear from Mara Hoffman’s latest collection, crafted using Repreve, a polyester fiber made of 100 percent recycled plastic.

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Field Notes: Keep the Customer Satisfied

WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news.

clock May 20, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Visitors passes by a Alibaba Group logo during the Vivatech startups and innovation fair in Paris.

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Alibaba Improves Intellectual Property Right Protections, Says Report

Alibaba’s Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance has grown from 30 founding members to 121 in 2018, including big names such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Valentino and Richemont.

clock May 20, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Massimo Ferretti
Executive Chairman
of Moschino’s
Parent Company Aeffe

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Massimo Ferretti on Alberta Ferretti’s Evolution

The Italian brand has been approaching a different, “younger and dynamic” consumer, said the executive chairman of parent company Aeffe.

clock May 18, 2019Luisa Zargani

Alice Carli, Nicolò Beretta, Silvio Campara and Ulric Jerome.

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Bocconi Luxury and Retail Forum Weighs on Industry’s Future Trends

Speakers included Matchesfashion’s Ulric Jerome, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand’s ceo Silvio Campara and L’Autre Chose’s Alice Carli.

clock May 17, 2019Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera

The interior of the Cartier store at Hudson Yards in New York City.

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Richemont Cites Challenges, Opportunities in Latest FashTech Deals

In fiscal 2018-19 Cartier’s parent Richemont reported a 27 percent uptick in sales and a 128 percent rise in profit, due chiefly to a one-off accounting gain.

clock May 17, 2019Samantha Conti

Aysun Şengür, Calik Denim's financial affairs director, signing the United Nations Global Compact at the 7th Ordinary Assembly held in Istanbul.

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Calik Denim Pledges Sustainability, Signs United Nations Global Compact

Calik Denim signed the Global Compact in Istanbul.

clock May 17, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Feedvisor's "The State of the Amazon Marketplace" report for 2019 revealed sellers' greatest threats and opportunities.

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Predicting the House of Amazon, or Amazon Ad Agency?

Is Amazon building a fashion house or advertising agency, and how are sellers diversifying to platforms such as eBay and Walmart right now?

clock May 17, 2019Kaley Roshitsh


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Retail Zipline Gets $9.6 Million in Funding — With Help From Serena Williams

The company offers retailers a suite of solutions aimed at empowering store-level associates.

clock May 16, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Lycra Opens New Center in China for Material Innovation

Lycra’s Advanced Textile Innovation Center in Nanhai, China, officially opens on May 16.

clock May 16, 2019Tracey Greenstein

The government's proposed actions will add $7 billion in additional costs for customers every single year, says Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.

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Think Tank: Hey Alexa, Consumers Don’t Want to Talk to a Robot When Shopping

Research shows retailers should avoid the hype around flashy new tech and focus on a simple and streamlined shopping experience.

clock May 16, 2019Jason Maynard

A look from Feng Chen Wang's spring/summer 2018 collection

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Made in China’s New Tale

Trade war or not, 12 leading Chinese fashion companies and designer brands talk about why the Made in China label is so competitive.

clock May 16, 2019Tianwei Zhang

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