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Bibhu Mohapatra and Buxton Midyette (center) with Supima Design Competition finalists, from left: Alanna Lizun, Jessica Chang, Jessica Rubinstein, Paula Amaral, Bryn Lourié, Lili Shi and Genevieve Lake.

Business Features

Supima Names Finalists for Annual Design Competition

Its runway show will be hosted on the first day of New York Fashion Week, Sept. 6 at Pier 59 in New York.

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Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colo. Boxes move down a conveyor belt during a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center, in Aurora, Colo. More than 1,000 full-time associates work in the Aurora facility, which opened in September 2017, and is one of more than 100 such fulfillment centers scattered across North AmericaAmazon Colorado - 03 May 2018

Business Features

WWD Viewpoint: Personal, Primed and Ready

Amazon Prime Day is fueled by savvy deals, but it’s the emotional connection with shoppers that makes the online giant so formidable.

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Technology

Tech Vendors Offer ‘Prime Day’ Tactics for Taking On Amazon

E-commerce retailers need to step up efforts on the customer service and personalization fronts.

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Street style at Paris Fashion Week Men's Spring 2019

Marketing and Promotion

Are ‘Fashionable Males’ the Key for Retail Survival?

The demographic is gobbling up new styles, according to a new YouGov report.

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Business Features

From Shawn Stussy to Kanye West, Streetwear Marks Five Decades of Disruption

A report from Trendalytics traces the origins and growth of the surf, skater and hip-hop trend.

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Technology

Think Tank: AI Is a Suit of Armor, Not an Enemy

Pini Yakuel, cofounder and chief executive officer of Optimove, explains.

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Business Features

Fashion Start-up Thr3efold Seeks Funding for New Tech Platform

Thr3efold is crowdfunding the development of its new technology platform, seeking funding by Aug. 15.

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Hermès' first store in a mall in India, in New Delhi.

Business Features

Think Tank: For the Next Luxury Off-line Store, It’s Back to the Future

Dr. Stéphane J.G. Girod, professor of strategy at IMD, explains.

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Government and Trade

MIT Media Lab, G-Star Raw and Ace Hotel Collaborate for ‘Study Hall’

The event will take place on Aug. 26 at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Photo courtesy of Wrangler.

Business Features

Wrangler and MyFarms Talk ‘Field-Level’ Sustainability in New Report

Wrangler’s latest report discusses how field-level sustainability data can improve agricultural supply chains, beginning with cotton.

clock July 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27:  Guests meditate at the in goop Health Summit on January 27, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Goop)

Business Features

Think Tank: Six Trends That Are Redefining Retail

Sam Kliger, founder and chief executive officer of KWI, shares insights into what’s driving the retail industry heading into the second half.

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Marketing and Promotion

As Retailers Prep for Back-to-School Shopping Season, Report Offers Strategies for Success

PMX Agency’s report on the season revealed an increase in the number of pre-K to high school aged students.

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Consumer shopping preferences is changing makeup of malls.

Retail

It’s All About Fit: Foursquare Shares Recipe for Mall-Based Retail Success

The report was based on data from more than 1,000 malls and shopping centers.

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From The Road + Mimi Prober collaborative handwoven botanical flora and antique lace scarf. Photo credit: Minh Cao / Edelweiss Editorial

Retail

Mimi Prober Talks ‘Painting With Flowers,’ Sourcing Antique Materials

Fashion designer Mimi Prober discusses “weaving the past into the present.”

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Coolibar said sun protection for the entire family is the company's "sole purpose."

Business Features

Where Fashion Meets Skin Care: Coolibar’s Wearable Sun Protection

Chief executive officer Kendra Reichenau shares the brand’s “mission-driven” approach aimed at keeping its customers healthy.

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