Robert Taubman is relieved that the retail industry seems to be stabilizing after more than a year of bankruptcies and store closures, but the mall executive said the industry is not “out of the woods” just yet.
The president, chairman and chief executive officer of Taubman Centers Inc. said during a call with analysts discussing full-year financial results that he’s seen “encouraging” improvement over the last six to nine months, coinciding with the company’s occupancy for 2017 rising 1 percent to 94.8 percent. But he didn’t get too specific about how 2018 will shake out.
Exclusive: @tommyhilfiger has tapped 22-year-old actress @zendaya to be his newest collaborator and together they will launch a see-now-buy-now collection in February. Speaking to WWD about the project, the Spider-Man actress said: “Fashion is more than just wearing cool clothes. It’s a way to celebrate self-expression and individuality, which is extremely empowering. This is why I am proud to partner with Tommy Hilfiger.” Tap the link in bio for the full scoop. #TommyXZendaya #wwdfashion
Fashion is facing a blistering pace of technology, a complex economic backdrop, and shifting social mores, priorities, and lifestyles. WWD's annual CEO summit on Oct. 30 and 31, will be the meeting place for some of the sharpest minds in the business who will address how these forces affect a consumer. Speakers this year include Antoine Arnault, Virgil Abloh, Gabriela Hearst, and Olivier Rousteing. Tap the link in our bio to find out more. #wwdceosummit