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EXCLUSIVE: Jeanologia Debuts Sanitization Technology for Brands, Retailers

“We think that sanitizing clothing after the fitting room will become like washing your hands,” Jeanologia told WWD.

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Has Crisis Changed the Gen Z Consumer?

As a new generation enters the workforce during a pandemic, behavioral research finds continued optimism.

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Retail Reaches Out on Race

Amid the ongoing protests following George Floyd’s death, retailers are openly addressing racism and supporting change.

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Kate Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, center, gestures as she tries hurling next to Britain's Prince William at Salthill Knocknacarra GAA Club in Galway, Ireland,. The Duke and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge visit Galway on the last of a three-day official visit to IrelandIreland Royals, Galway - 05 Mar 2020


Tatler Hits Back at Complaint From Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Lawyers for the couple have rejected depictions of Kate Middleton in the July/August 2020 issue of Tatler, but the magazine is standing its ground.

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Matthias Thoma, the new owner of Paule Ka.


Matthias Thoma Outlines Plans for Paule Ka

Collections will be structured around two lines, “La Femme Paule Ka” and “Mademoiselle Ka.”

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Sanya, a popular beach destination on China's Hainan Island.

Business Features

Sanya Poised to Boom as China’s Summer Shopping Destination

The tropical isle boasts natural beauty and as of June 1, a duty-free allowance that has more than tripled to 100,000 rmb.

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JCPenney was among the stores that stayed closed when the Arden Fair Mall reopened in Sacramento, Calif., . Arden Fair reopened Friday since closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemicVirus Outbreak California Mall Reopening, Sacramento, United States - 29 May 2020

Business Features

As Online Sales Soar, Store Closures Harm Local Economies

A shift to online sales is hurting local sales tax receipts.

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Business Features

CEO Talks: Boucheron’s Hélène Poulit-Duquesne Takes the Positive View

Forging deeper, personal ties with high-end clients, the executive has also launched e-commerce systems in France and Japan.

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Women @ Dior Program Expands With Online Learning Platform

International students who will have access to exclusive courses taught by professors from leading schools including Central Saint Martins.

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Business Features

The Role of Storytelling and ‘Emotional’ Narratives in a Post-COVID-19 World

After partnering two years ago, Laspata DeCaro and DCC have formed a new entity: Btwn 5th & 6th.

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The COVID-19 Losses Pile Up

But the fashion companies revealed even more about themselves and the industry with tough quarterly updates.

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Sojin Lee is the founder of Toshi, a b-to-b service that links online and off-line retail.


Digital Download: Sojin Lee Takes the Shop Floor Home With Toshi

A b-to-b delivery business, Toshi partners with brands and retailers to offer at-home, on-demand services such as pinning and fitting. Customers can also try on different sizes and styles while assistants wait.

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Protesters near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California.

Business Features

Riots, Looting Amid Protests Upend National Return to Normalcy

As brands and retailers across the U.S. started to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown, chaotic protesting has forced closures and led to a great deal of damage.

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Ashley Graham Produced Her Harper’s Bazaar U.K. Cover With Her Family

Her husband Justin Ervin photographed her at her childhood home in Nebraska, where she was self-isolating with the family during the pandemic.

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Sabon in has filed for bankruptcy amid the pandemic.


Sabon Files for Bankruptcy, Citing Coronavirus Pandemic

The New York soap and body-care company said its business has been “devastated” by the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic.

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John Barrett


John Barrett Salon Files for Bankruptcy

The New York salon from the longtime hairstylist opened just last year.

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North America’s first indoor ski park, Big Snow, is bowing at American Dream.


Retailers Unveil Delays at American Dream

COVID-19 and construction delays are impacting the phased opening of the mega entertainment and retail complex.

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