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Gen Zers desire "things" more than Millennials, according to a LIM study.

Retail

Gen Z Likes ‘Nice Things’ — and Physical Retail

According to a new study from LIM College, Gen Z and Millennials align in overall values but shopping preferences differ starkly.

clock February 27, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Environmental concerns continue to mount in the European Union.

Technology

Sustainability Software Solutions Key to Helping Fashion Brands Pivot

Sustainability solutions are popularizing in the fashion industry as brands embrace the full spectrum of going green.

clock February 22, 2019Tracey Greenstein

The Gutstien Gallery show in 2012.

Business Features

Think Tank: The Generosity of Karl Lagerfeld

The SCAD Museum of Art was gifted a large collection of Lagerfeld’s photographs by the designer himself.

clock February 22, 2019Paula Wallace

Sitting room to fitting room experiences may facilitate higher spend.

Technology

Younger Generations May Gravitate Toward ‘Try Before Buy’ Initiatives

Klarna, Europe’s leading payments provider, surveyed 1,000 Gen Z and Millennial shoppers with new insight on the shopping experience.

clock February 21, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Kenneth Schulman is a partner at Pryor Cashman with deep experience in licensing in the fashion, apparel and entertainment industries.

Legal

Think Tank: 5 Things Licensees Need to Know About License Agreements

Kenneth Schulman is a partner at Pryor Cashman with deep experience in licensing in the fashion, apparel and entertainment industries.

clock February 20, 2019Kenneth Schulman

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council unveiled collections for three local designers at New York Fashion Week.

Retail

Hong Kong Designers Launch Fall Collections at NYFW

Three Hong Kong fashion labels presented fall 2019 collections at New York Fashion Week.

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consumer spending

Retail

Analysts: Retailers Need Steady Cash Flow, Strong ‘Omnichannel’ Strategy

Successful retailers will be leveraging technology in stores and online to maintain sales and profits.

clock February 19, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

To win in local markets, retailers must extend a well-known global brand.

Retail

Think Tank: The Four Trends Shaping Global E-commerce

The president of eShopWorld U.S. on how retail brands can prepare to deliver on consumer expectations this year.

clock February 15, 2019Cynthia Hollen

Joanne Calabrese with one of Soko’s artisans, Samuel Sumba Achayo, in his workshop.

Jewelry

Soko: Reimagining the Supply Chain  

Chief executive officer Joanne Calabrese shares the jewelry brand’s approach to making beautiful and ethical goods.

clock February 14, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Samsung's digital display technology.

Technology

How Samsung Is Winning the ‘Connected Consumer’ in Stores

No longer “data-dark,” the in-store environment is brightened, mobilized and engaged for the “connected consumer” journey.

clock February 13, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Panelists discussing social media at the WWD Style Dimension.

Business Features

Fashion’s New Dimension

WWD convened influencers, designers and industry executives to share insights and lessons learned.

clock February 12, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Kaley Roshitsh

Chic communal spaces and an aesthetic that borrows from residential design were key to DJM's reimagining of Lido Marina Village.

Real Estate

The Role of Community and ‘Localized Design’ in Creating Top Retail Destinations

Stenn Parton, chief retail officer at DJM Capital, sees opportunities in a changing retail market.

clock February 11, 2019WWD Staff

Retail is ripe for change.

Retail

How Woman Thought-Leaders are Innovating Retail Today

The women behind True & Co., True Fit, Pinterest, Beauty Barrage, The Lip Bar and more.

clock February 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

When consumers are contemplating purchases, sales associates can step in with recommendations and increase conversions.

Business Features

Study Shows Demand for Personalization for Better In-Store Experience

The survey from BRP noted that just over half of retailers surveyed see personalization as a top priority.

clock February 6, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Models on the catwalkDior Men show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 18 Jan 2019

Marketing and Promotion

The Fashion Runway’s Tech Evolution

How the runway evolved, citing Dior, Badgley Mischka, the new season of “Project Runway” and more in their usage of social media and tech.

clock February 6, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

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What Is 'Modest Fashion' and Why Is It Spreading?

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