Michael Kors' latest Access smartwatches, with Wear OS and Google Assistant.

Technology

Wearables to Hit Double-Digit Growth

Voice tech on the wrist drove much of the market in 2018, while connected clothing and hearables are on the move, says IDC.

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Millennials are driving resale, but Gen Z is expected to catch up and surpass the cohort.

Technology

ThredUp Reports That Resale Marches On

Secondhand seems poised for an inflection.

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Prada RTW Fall 2019

Financial

Prada Shares Fall in Wake of 2018 Results

Shares closed down 10.6 percent on Monday, as analysts worried about Prada’s slowdown in Hong Kong and Macau in the last quarter last year.

clock March 18, 2019Luisa Zargani

The Spotify shop at Topshop.

Legal

Apple’s Alleged App Store Monopoly Could Affect Other E-commerce Platforms

Fashion marketplaces, like Amazon, eBay and Farfetch, could have tighter regulations in the future if government officials determine Apple has a monopoly.

clock March 18, 2019Kellie Ell

amazon counterfeit

Financial

As Amazon Takes the Lead, It Also Takes the Lead on Counterfeits

Having passed Walmart as the largest U.S. apparel and footwear merchant, Amazon steps to the fore and is increasingly facing the issue of fakes.

clock March 18, 2019Evan Clark and Kellie Ell

Phluid Project founder Rob Smith.

Business Features

Going With the Flow

Rob Smith, founder of gender-neutral retailer, brand and social movement, The Phluid Project, shares his insights into leadership, mentorship and the future of retail.

clock March 18, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Yerdle is working with brands such as Patagonia to “own their own resale market."

Technology

The Re-commerce Secret Used by Patagonia and Eileen Fisher

California-based Yerdle is the technology and logistics start-up powering re-commerce for Eileen Fisher, Patagonia and Rei.

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Kasey Jarvis

Markets

Under Armour Names New Chief Design Officer

Kasey Jarvis will be the company’s new chief design officer beginning in April.

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Diesel

Human Resources

CEO Marco Agnolin Exits Diesel

A successor is still to be named.

clock March 18, 2019Alessandra Turra

Kering's redesigned web page.

Marketing and Promotion

Kering Revamps Internet Site to Reflect Luxury Focus

The site will feature more videos and visuals than the previous version and the landing page will be updated constantly.

clock March 18, 2019Joelle Diderich

UKIP Bro-Brexit leave campaigners and remain campaigners expressing their views outside Parliament in Westminster, London on the day parliament voted to extend article 50 in favour of delaying Brexit until at least June 30th 2019 with 412 votes to 202 (a majority of 210).Pro and anti Brexit protests, London, UK - 14 Mar 2019

Retail

Pain, No Gain: British Firms Frustrated With Brexit Confusion, Delay

The coming week will be another decisive one for Prime Minister Theresa May, who needs to ask the European Union for more time to sort things out.

clock March 18, 2019Samantha Conti

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 15: A view from the Vessel at Hudson Yards, New York's Newest Neighborhood, Official Opening Event on March 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Clint Spaulding/Getty Images for Related)

Retail

Early Days: Hudson Yards Is N.Y.’s New Main Attraction

Tens of thousands have visited the massive mixed-use complex on Manhattan’s West Side since Friday’s opening of The Shops & Restaurants and The Vessel.

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Prada RTW Fall 2019

Financial

Prada Banking on Digital Transformation

The Italian luxury house has gone through a restructuring and has set the foundations for future growth, said the group’s chief executive officer as he commented on a sharp drop in profits last year.

clock March 18, 2019Luisa Zargani

Maomi dishware at The Webster.

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: The Webster Adding Home

Catching the trend, the retailer is adding home products to its stores in Miami and New York.

clock March 18, 2019Rebecca Kleinman

Clashes broke out between crowds and police on the Champs Élysées in the second weekend of demonstrations.'Gilets Jaunes' protest against rising fuel prices, Paris, France - 24 Nov 2018Thousands had travelled from across France to show their anger at the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the government. The interior minister, Christophe Castaner, said 8,000 protesters had arrived in Paris by mid-morning, 5,000 of them on the Champs Élysées, which had been closed off.

Retail

New Round of Gilets Jaunes Protests Targets Champs-Elysées Stores

A total of 80 businesses, including the Longchamp, Zara and Swarovski stores, were damaged by protesters on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées on Saturday.

clock March 16, 2019Fleur Burlet

Lenzing fibers

Business Features

Solvay, Lenzing, Join Forces for Sustainable Fabric Creation

Solvay and Lenzing created a fabric made of Tencel-branded lyocell and Amni Soul Eco polyamide.

clock March 15, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Media

Thrasher Magazine Vet, Skateboarder Jake Phelps Dead at 56

Phelps helmed one of the skate community’s most well-known media outlets for some 26 years.

clock March 15, 2019Kari Hamanaka

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