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Fashion Features

Escapist Fashion

Forced to stay home, even as the weather warms up, consumers are indulging in a little retail therapy by way of swimwear and resort wear.

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business Features

Can Retailers Bridge the Amazon Gap Created by Coronavirus?

Brands that are able to convey accurate expectations of product availability and delivery windows can win customers and gain market share, according to Dynamic Yield.

clock May 21, 2020Alexandra Pastore

A look from Danielle Frankel

Fashion Features

Danielle Frankel Relaunches Web Site With E-commerce

Designer Danielle Hirsch’s New York-based bridal label, Danielle Frankel, is expanding its direct-to-consumer sales with the addition of e-commerce within the brand’s web site relaunch today.

clock May 20, 2020Emily Mercer

A sign for a J.C. Penney store in a mall in New York, New York, USA, 28 February 2019. The national department store announced that is planning to close 18 additional stores this year with the closures likely to come in 2020.JC Penney Announces Store closures, New York, USA - 28 Feb 2019

Retail

Hear Amazon in Talks With Penney’s

A Penney’s deal would accelerate Amazon’s apparel and retail strategies.

clock May 18, 2020David Moin

Workers make masks at the Loewe factory.

Fashion Scoops

Examining a ‘Safe and Just Return to Work’

Having workers actively involved in talks about workplace safety is key, according to the National COSH.

clock May 14, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

A customer receives a squirt of hand sanitizer from an employee before entering a Trader Joe's grocery store in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2020. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a 'stay-at-home' order to take affect 01 April 2020. The spread and containment efforts of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to daily life across the globe.Coronavirus COVID-19 reactions in Washington, DC., USA - 31 Mar 2020

Business Features

Store Employees Worry and Wonder About Going Back to Work

The retail sector employs 29 million Americans, according to the National Retail Federation.

clock May 13, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Former Amazon employee Christian Smalls addresses a gathering of nurses, union workers and Amazon employees during a May Day-related protest in front of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Staten Island, New York, USA, on 01 May 2020. The warehouse is the location where the firing of employee Christian Smalls became a cause many activists have rallied around, and many employees are complaining that the company is not doing enough to protect them from the coronavirus.May Day Protest at Amazon Warehouse in New York, Staten Island, USA - 01 May 2020

Business Features

Amazon Whistleblower Chris Smalls to Launch Group for Essential Workers

The former Amazon employee has sparked a nationwide movement to help protect the health of essential workers.

clock May 11, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Business Features

Consumer Behavior Study Finds Shoppers Turning to Amazon This Mother’s Day

New data from Engine Insights shows the majority of consumers plan to shop online this holiday with a percentage looking to gift face masks or PPE.

clock May 8, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the the Amazon re:MARS convention, in Las VegasAmazon Bezos, Las Vegas, USA - 06 Jun 2019

Technology

Amazon Q1 2020 Earnings: Roaring Sales Overshadowed By Coronavirus Costs

As for Q2 2020, Amazon is telling investors, “You may want to take a seat.”

clock April 30, 2020Adriana Lee

Workers at Amazon's fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y., gather outside to protest work conditions in the company's warehouse, in New York. Workers say Amazon is not doing enough to to keep workers safe from the spread of COVID-19 and coronavirusVirus Outbreak-Amazon, New York, United States - 30 Mar 2020

Business Features

Workers’ Safety Paramount as Walkout Strike Looms

The unionization rate at retail is on par with the national average of 9 percent.

clock April 30, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Government and Trade

U.S. Trade Rep Eyes Online Platforms’ Role In Global Counterfeits

The administration signaled its intent to scrutinize e-commerce platforms including some foreign sites of Amazon.

clock April 29, 2020Sindhu Sundar

AUGUST 27, 2019 - New York, NY: Filming season 1 episode 110, the finale of Making The Cut in New York, New York on August 27, 2019.  (Photo by David Scott Holloway)

Fashion Features

Moore From L.A.: Is Amazon ‘Making the Cut’ Winner Jonny Cota the Luckiest Designer in the World?

The online giant’s fashion currency has risen dramatically since the pandemic has left much of the rest of the retail landscape in shambles.

clock April 24, 2020Booth Moore

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Retail

Amazon’s French Operations Remain Suspended

The company is mulling its response to the decision from an appeals court.

clock April 24, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Amazon workers in April during coronavirus pandemic

Legal

The Coronavirus Lawsuits Are Coming

Legal experts predict a wave of coronavirus litigation, mainly from employees, against companies staying operational during the pandemic.

clock April 24, 2020Kali Hays

American Express has formed a coalition of more than 40 companies to help small businesses.

Fashion Scoops

American Express Unveils ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

More than 40 companies have come together to provide support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19.

clock April 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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Daniel Grieder Steps Down as CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe

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