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Penney's Hit by Another Key Executive Departure

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Roberto Cavalli Said Open to New Investors

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Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter Chinese Market

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

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Kering's global sustainability officer Marie-Claire Daveu (far left) on a panel for the report launch.

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Kering: Sustainability Crux Lies in Ethical Creation, Not Resale

While the group’s sustainability chief said resale is an important step in the effort, the ultimate goal should be a totally circular economy.

clock July 20, 2018Zaneta Cheng

Bethany Williams' sustainable knitwear outfit (left). Sylvia Heisel's 3-D printed dress (right) at Première Vision New York.

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Première Vision New York Highlights 3-D Printing, Sustainable Materials

Prototype designs included a 3-D printed biodegradable dress and a knitwear outfit made of recycled, organic and waste materials.

clock July 19, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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The Next New Shopping Holiday

Amazon’s Prime Day was a hit, and here’s what could be following in Jeff Bezos’ footsteps.

clock July 19, 2018Evan Clark

Bibhu Mohapatra and Buxton Midyette (center) with Supima Design Competition finalists, from left: Alanna Lizun, Jessica Chang, Jessica Rubinstein, Paula Amaral, Bryn Lourié, Lili Shi and Genevieve Lake.

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Supima Names Finalists for Annual Design Competition

Its runway show will be hosted on the first day of New York Fashion Week, Sept. 6 at Pier 59 in New York.

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Think Tank: The Role of Machine Learning and User-Generated Content

Luis Sanz, cofounder of Olapic, shares insights about the technology as well as a case study.

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Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

As part of the 25-year project, which donates one million euros on a yearly basis, the men’s wear group invited 163 students to Trivero, Italy, where the company was founded in 1910 and where it is still based.

clock July 17, 2018Luisa Zargani

Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colo. Boxes move down a conveyor belt during a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center, in Aurora, Colo. More than 1,000 full-time associates work in the Aurora facility, which opened in September 2017, and is one of more than 100 such fulfillment centers scattered across North AmericaAmazon Colorado - 03 May 2018

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WWD Viewpoint: Personal, Primed and Ready

Amazon Prime Day is fueled by savvy deals, but it’s the emotional connection with shoppers that makes the online giant so formidable.

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Voz founder Jasmine Etoile Aarons. Photo Credit: Kat Westerman. Photo courtesy of Voz.

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Countering Counterfeits While Preserving Artisan Textiles’ Cultural Identity

Jasmine Etoile Aarons, founder of ethical fashion brand Voz, discusses the cost of counterfeit textiles.

clock July 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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Canada Shines a Light on Global Fashion, Fabric and Textiles

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada will take place in Toronto on Aug. 20 to 22.

clock July 13, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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Marco Gobbetti Bids a Final Farewell to Christopher Bailey, Talks New Delivery Model

Gobbetti spoke during Burberry’s AGM, which was filled with new faces.

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From Shawn Stussy to Kanye West, Streetwear Marks Five Decades of Disruption

A report from Trendalytics traces the origins and growth of the surf, skater and hip-hop trend.

clock July 12, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Chinese shipping containers sit at a U.S. dock.

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Handbags, Textiles Hit in New $200 Billion Tariffs; China Promises Retaliation

The 10 percent levy could come into effect as early as September.

clock July 11, 2018Tiffany Ap

Photo courtesy of Thr3fold.

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Fashion Start-up Thr3efold Seeks Funding for New Tech Platform

Thr3efold is crowdfunding the development of its new technology platform, seeking funding by Aug. 15.

clock July 10, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Hermès' first store in a mall in India, in New Delhi.

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Think Tank: For the Next Luxury Off-line Store, It’s Back to the Future

Dr. Stéphane J.G. Girod, professor of strategy at IMD, explains.

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Texworld Returns to New York, Expands Focus on Local Manufacturing

Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center July 23 to 25.

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