A look from Calypso St. Barth.


Calypso St. Barth Relaunches as Direct-to-consumer Brand

The collection consists of ready-to-wear, evening and sustainably crafted swimwear.

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A view of the Chanel store at CityCenterDC.


Chanel Opens Freestanding Boutique in Washington, D.C.

The boutique was conceived by Peter Marino, long-standing Chanel collaborator.

clock July 15, 2021Lisa Lockwood

The Desigual headquarters in Barcelona.


Desigual to Launch Incubator Program Called Awesome Lab

The accelerator program will seek out emerging companies in product development, design and customer relations.

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Jamie Nordstrom


Jamie Nordstrom on Business, Anniversary Sale and Asos

As it recovers from the pandemic, the Seattle-based upscale retailer sees growth opportunities with Topshop and other Asos-owned brands, home fashions, and the annual Anniversary Sale.

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EXCLUSIVE: Moda Operandi Picks New Chief Merchant

The appointment of April Hennig is the latest in a string of executive hires by Moda’s CEO Jim Gold.

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Florentia Village


Florentia Village to Expand in China, Enter Vietnam

The appetite for fashion and luxury goods in Asia is not waning as the Florentia Village outlets plan the opening of additional units in China and to enter Vietnam by the end of 2022.

clock July 14, 2021Luisa Zargani

A rendering of the first combined Uniqlo and Theory space that will open in spring 2022 on Regent Street in London.


Highs and Lows on the U.K. High Street as Retailers Return to Business

Uniqlo and Theory are moving into a new space on Regent Street, but some 1,000 job cuts are looming at John Lewis Partnership, which is slimming down its management structure and putting the focus on customer-facing staff.

clock July 14, 2021Samantha Conti

This is a help wanted sign on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa., on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


Retailers Pine for Workers as Crucial Back-to-School and Holiday Seasons Approach

The pandemic, e-commerce growth and uncompetitive wages contribute to retailers finding themselves shorthanded in stores, fulfillment and call centers.

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David Rawlinson


David Rawlinson 2nd Named Next Qurate Retail CEO

The new CEO will seek to bolster the experiential, digital and personalization sides of the business, but the general direction of the company is good.

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Eddie Bauer Gear Rental


Eddie Bauer Enters Rental Game With Arrive Outdoors

The brand is renting apparel and gear for those with the desire but not the equipment for an outdoor adventure.

clock July 13, 2021Jean E. Palmieri



Mastercard, Verizon Team Up to Accelerate 5G Adoption at Retail

The partnership aims to enhance the payments experience for shoppers.

clock July 13, 2021Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Mike George


Qurate Retail Picks Next CEO

David Rawlinson 2nd will initially serve as Qurate Retail’s president and CEO-elect before succeeding Mike George as CEO.

clock July 13, 2021David Moin

The Eiffel Tower.


France to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination to Enter Shopping Malls

People will have to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test to enter shopping centers and restaurants in France starting in August.

clock July 12, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Golden Goose store in Capri


Italy’s Luxury Resort Retail Business Is in Full Bloom

From Capri to Forte dei Marmi, the luxury resort retail business is flourishing in the most prestigious Italian holiday destinations.

clock July 12, 2021Alessandra Turra

The Nordstrom flagship on 57th Street in Manhattan.


Nordstrom Takes Ownership Stake in Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, HIIT Brands

The deal establishes a new kind of partnership and marks the first time Nordstrom has invested in fashion brands.

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Justin Bieber in the Balenciaga campaign.


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