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Outdoor Voices Names Lunya Founder as Chairman, Haney Returns for ‘Chapter Two’

The new chairwoman also invested an undisclosed amount in the company which also saw interim ceo Cliff Moskowitz depart.

clock June 28, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Outdoor Voices

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Outdoor Voices Names Ashley Merrill Chairwoman As Drexler Exits

The company continues to look for a permanent ceo.

clock June 28, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Rachel Shechtman Out at Macy’s

Her departure reflects a shift in the department store’s priorities due to COVID-19.

clock June 26, 2020David Moin

A man jogs past the Microsoft Flagship store boarded up windows on Fifth Avenue after looting riots a night earlier as part of the response by protesters to George Floyd's death, in New York, New York, USA, 02 June 2020. A bystander's video posted online on 25 May, shows George Floyd pleading with arresting officers that he couldn't breathe as an officer knelt on his neck. The unarmed black man soon became unresponsive, and was later pronounced dead. According to reports on 29 May, Derek Chauvin, the police officer at the center of the incident, has been taken into custody and charged with murder in the death of George Floyd.Looting Clean-up New York, USA - 02 Jun 2020

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Microsoft Permanently Shutters Physical Stores

The tech giant is closing up shop across 83 locations, with a few converting to “experience centers.”

clock June 26, 2020Adriana Lee

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Paying for Yeezy: Gap’s Stock Deal With Kanye West

Shares of Gap shot up on news of its new Yeezy deal, a boost that benefits both the retailer and West. 

clock June 26, 2020Evan Clark

Artists in Indianapolis have recorded audio interviews to accompany their work.

Retail

Murals, Street-front Shopping: Retailers Use Ingenuity to Welcome Back Consumers

With many consumers now accustomed to staying close to home, retailers are trying more innovative strategies to try to welcome them back.

clock June 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

The logo for Macy's appears above posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, . Macy's rose 2.9 percent after the department store giant said it will cut 2,000 corporate jobs and close 125 of its least productive storesFinancial Markets Wall Street Macy's, New York, USA - 05 Feb 2020

Retail

Macy’s Slashes Headcount; Retailers Could Re-close Stores as Virus Spreads

Optimism over getting back in business has been dampened by rising cases of COVID-19.

clock June 25, 2020David Moin

The logo for Macy's appears above posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, . Macy's rose 2.9 percent after the department store giant said it will cut 2,000 corporate jobs and close 125 of its least productive storesFinancial Markets Wall Street Macy's, New York, USA - 05 Feb 2020

Retail

COVID-19 Response: Macy’s Cutting Thousands of Jobs

Macy’s continues to dramatically streamline to survive through the pandemic.

clock June 25, 2020David Moin

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Calif. Governor Not Planning to ‘Toggle Back’ Reopening Efforts

Even as cases of the coronavirus keep rising in the state, Gavin Newsom is not yet following other states in pulling back on reopening.

clock June 24, 2020Kali Hays

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Europeans Souring on American Brands Over Coronavirus

The U.S.’s handling of the pandemic has many European shoppers buying fewer American goods, a trend that could linger.

clock June 24, 2020Kali Hays

A saleswoman wearing protective face mask holds a handbag as she uses mobile phone to do live stream for consumers in a luxury good store in a shopping mall following more new COVID-19 cases being found recently in Beijing, China, 21 June 2020. Beijing reported new 22 confirmed COVID-19 cases on 20 June.Daily life amid coronavirus pandemic in Beijing, China - 21 Jun 2020

Retail

China to Overtake U.S. as World’s Largest Retail Market in 2020

Due to COVID-19 disruptions, China is expected to claim this mantle sooner than expected.

clock June 24, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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Retail

J.C. Penney Ups the Count on Store Closings

The bankrupt retailer is in the process of liquidating scores of locations and will be liquidating more.

clock June 23, 2020David Moin

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Retail

Store Reopenings Reveal a New Retail

Changes brought on by the pandemic have permanently transformed retail.

clock June 23, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

Resale Set to Seize Market Share in Post-COVID-19 World

ThredUp’s latest 2020 report analyzes the acceleration of resale, in light of the coronavirus pandemic and economic recession.

clock June 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Stores prepare for shoppers as New York City enters phase two of reopening.

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NYC’s Phase Two: Inside Saks and Around Town

In phase two of restarting NYC’s economy, stores are opening at their own pace in the days ahead.

clock June 22, 2020David Moin

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How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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