If survival of the fittest is the name of the game, the following firms probably should have spent more time at the gym. Impacted mostly by severe debt and an inability to find a way out, they filed for bankruptcy protection, and some liquidated. A few brands were fortunate and found new owners, but at least three retailers — Bakers, Daffy’s and Mark Shale — closed up shop.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)