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Business Features

10 Bay Area Female Founders Rethinking the Consumer Experience

Entrepreneurs share insights into why they launched their businesses.

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Snapchat is rolling out a test feature for Amazon-fueled visual search.

Technology

Snapchat Teams With Amazon on Snap-to-Buy Feature

Snap’s visual search powers get a boost from the e-commerce giant’s marketplace.

clock September 24, 2018Adriana Lee

Kmart chairman Edward Lampert listens during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York . Kmart is acquiring Sears, one of the most venerable names in U.S. retailing, in a surprise $11 billion deal that will create the nation's third-largest retailerKMART SEARS MERGER, NEW YORK, USA

Financial

Edward Lampert’s Stark Choice for Sears

The company’s lead investor and ceo has a sweeping proposal to pay down $4.35 billion in debt as a possible bankruptcy looms.

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Jose Neves70th Annual Parsons Benefit, New York, USA - 21 May 2018

Financial

Farfetch Retains Darling Status on Wall Street

Shares of the luxury platform rose again Monday after the stock’s blockbuster debut Friday.

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Lalique

Retail

Madison Avenue Gets On Its Toes for ABT

Thirteen shops along the street are participating in the event.

clock September 24, 2018David Moin

An ad image from DKNY.

Government and Trade

Which Fashion Companies Could Be Hit by the Latest Round of Tariffs?

Around $200 billion worth of Chinese imports have been saddled with additional 10 percent tariffs today, rising to 25 percent in January.

clock September 24, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Indian Lgbt (lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) Rights Activist Shout Slogans As They Attend a Gathering in New Delhi India on 11 December 2013 India's Top Court Ruled That Homosexuality is Illegal Dealt a Setback to the Gay Lesbian and Transgender Communities a Two-judge Bench of the Supreme Court Reversed a Landmark 2009 Verdict by the Delhi High Court Which Said Consensual Sex Between Adults of the Same Sex was not a Criminal Offense According the Indian Penal Code a 148-year-old Law That Dates Back to British Colonial Rule Same-sex Relationships Are an Unnatural Offence Punishable by a 10-year Jail Term India New DelhiIndia Supreme Court Reinstates Gay Sex Ban - Dec 2013

Business Features

Indian Fashion World Celebrates Court’s Historic Decision

Following the Supreme Court’s lifting of a ban on gay sex, designers said the key now is for acceptance of the LGBT community outside the country’s major metropolitan areas.

clock September 24, 2018Mayu Saini

Lucky Blue Smith is the new face of Armani Exchange Connected.

Technology

A|X Gets Into Touchscreen Smartwatches

Armani Exchange reveals its first touchscreen Wear OS wrist gadgets.

clock September 24, 2018Adriana Lee

Macy's

Marketing and Promotion

Study Shows Macys.com Most-Searched Fashion Site in U.S.

H&M took the global number-one slot.

clock September 24, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tim Gunn, PhillpPicardi, Veronica Webb, Joe Zee'American Style' premiere, Tribeca TV Festival, New York, USA - 23 Sep 2018

Media

Fading Power of Magazines a Hot Topic at CNN ‘American Style’ Screening

Joe Zee, Phillip Picardi and Veronica Webb all had thoughts about fashion magazines’ dilution by social media.

clock September 24, 2018Kali Hays

Michael Londrigan's textbook "Fashion Supply Chain Management," published by Fairchild Books.

Business Features

Textbook Serves as ‘Roadmap’ To Managing Complex, Global Fashion Supply Chain

The book, released earlier this month, dives into what it requires to manage today’s fashion apparel supply chain.

clock September 24, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Kmart chairman Edward Lampert listens during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York . Kmart is acquiring Sears, one of the most venerable names in U.S. retailing, in a surprise $11 billion deal that will create the nation's third-largest retailerKMART SEARS MERGER, NEW YORK, USA

Financial

Edward Lampert’s Plan to Save Sears From Bankruptcy

The company’s lead investor and ceo has a sweeping proposal to pay down $4.35 billion in debt as a possible bankruptcy looms.

clock September 24, 2018Evan Clark

This photo shows Levi's jeans hanging on a wall at Levi's innovation lab in San Francisco. The process of making and selling an item of clothing is speeding up, as shoppers want products faster and faster in the age of Amazon. Companies like Tommy Hilfiger and Levi Strauss are digitizing different steps, like creating digital showrooms for buyers who place orders based on computerized rendering of a garment or producing 3D samples that are emailed to factories, instead of waiting for a physical prototypeDigital Fashion, San Francisco, USA - 09 Feb 2018

Business Features

Levi Strauss & Co., Ralph Lauren Among Top Searched B-t-s Brands

Captify analyzed billions of searches to find the top companies.

clock September 24, 2018Michelle Elise

Sadie Lincoln

Business Features

Barre3 Looks to ‘Redefine’ Traditional Fitness Segment

Sadie Lincoln, chief executive officer and cofounder, explains the business model and how the company is changing how consumers view fitness.

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Denise Incandela

Retail

Digital: Inside Walmart’s Dot-com Transformation

Walmart.com has added approximately 1,100 brands since last April.

clock September 24, 2018David Moin

Carrefour

Mergers and Acquisitions

Carrefour Denies Approaching Casino for Merger Attempt

Amid a growing war of words, Casino said its board met over the weekend and rejected an alleged merger approach by Carrefour.

clock September 24, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2019

Retail

Prada, Missoni, Fendi Stole the Show in Milan, Say Retailers

The season of streetwear is over, according to Tsum.com’s Riccardo Tortato. 

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