DHL Teams Up With MallforAfrica on Online Marketplace Site

The marketplace allows artisans from Africa to sell apparel, jewelry and accessories to other countries across the world.

clock July 13, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A liquidation plan will shutter 730 stores.


THE WWD LIST: Who’s Closing Stores in 2018

Retailers and brands typically realign their store fleets, but sometimes store closings are due to bankruptcies and liquidations.

clock July 13, 2018Vicki M. Young


Aerin Lauder Links With The Shade Store

The Aerin brand is bringing its aesthetic to window treatments.

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Traffic Los Angeles


Michael Moldovan on Keeping It Real at Traffic Los Angeles

Traffic has been around since the Seventies, with the company set to open in a larger store designed by Tom Dixon in Los Angeles.

clock July 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Photo courtesy of Armor Lux.


Armor Lux Unveils Summer Pop-up at Gurney’s Montauk and Newport

The Gurney’s x Armor Lux partnership will launch its summer-long pop-up store on Bastille Day, Saturday.

clock July 13, 2018Tracey Greenstein



Sprayground to Make Mark in Los Angeles

The streetwear bag and accessories label will set up shop on Fairfax Avenue with a bevy of limited-edition releases.

clock July 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Ling-Su Chinn


Planet Blue Founder Parts Ways With Firm to Start Blu Lux

The direct-to-consumer line allows Ling-Su Chinn to go back to what she said are “my roots.”

clock July 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

According to the NRF survey, b-t-s shoppers plan to spend the most on clothing - $236.90 - on average.


NRF Projects Robust B-t-s Spending but Slightly Under Last Year

This year the outlook for retail has shifted from gloomy to bright.

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Arizona shop 2018


Penney’s ‘Remixes’ Its $1 Billion Arizona Brand

Teen influencers and twins Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight have become Arizona “brand ambassadors.”

clock July 12, 2018David Moin

Heidi O'Neill Nike


Nike Flexes in L.A., Debuts First Nike Live Concept 

The store, dubbed Nike by Melrose, places an intense focus on customer service and a highly personalized experience.

clock July 12, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Surveys Predict Robust Back-to-School Spending

Spending on both apparel and school supplies on the rise.

clock July 11, 2018David Moin

The New Delvaux store on New Bond Street


Delvaux Makes Bold Statement With New Bond Street Opening

The handbag label moved from a smaller space down the street to a landmark location, formerly occupied by shoemaker Pinet.

clock July 11, 2018Natalie Theodosi


Annie Sez, an Early Off-pricer, Is Exiting the Retail Scene

The nameplate of the OG off-pricer is being retired from the retail landscape.

clock July 11, 2018Sharon Edelson

Inside a Victoria's Secret shop on board a cruise ship.


Cruise Retail Hospitality Delivers on Experience, Brand Relationships

Starboard Cruise Services, a division of LVMH, is shifting toward mega ships where overall retail spaces average 8,000 to 10,000 square feet.

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Jen Rubio


Away’s Jen Rubio on the Advantages of Developing a Direct-to-Consumer Brand

The luggage brand is using its brick-and-mortar stores to create engaging experiences and strengthen its ties with Millennials.

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