Prime Day is expected to ring up a record $3.4 billion in worldwide sales, crushing last year’s estimated $2.4 billion in sales. But the comparison isn’t really valid since the event will expand to 36 hours on July 16 and 17, from 30 hours last year; roll out to Australia, Singapore, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and brick-and-mortar for the first time at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market stores; offer 50 percent more spotlight deals that can be accessed in more ways than in the past, and a longer promotional period, or “retail creep.”
Are you ready for Goop TV? According to sources, the lifestyle site founded by Gwyneth Paltrow has inked a deal with Netflix to create a new wellness-inspired show.
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“As long as [companies] are peopled by humans, there’s always that opportunity [for authenticity.] When that doesn’t happen, it’ll hurt your [brand],” he says. “We’re human beings. Human meaning flesh, being meaning spirit. As long as we have that, there is the opportunity for growth and elevation.” — Pharrell Williams, WWD Original.
The Paris men’s calendar just gained another heavy hitter: Celine will stage a show in January, mere months after creative director Hedi Slimane launched its men’s wear division during a coed show on Sept. 28. 📸: @thekateowen
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