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Dior Couture Spring 2019

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Lanvin Names Bruno Sialelli Artistic Director

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Legal

Beyoncé Drops Lawsuit Over Feyoncé Merchandise

The music superstar and fashion designer may have reached a settlement with the indie company.

clock January 17, 2019Kellie Ell

This, photo shows a Sears store in Hialeah, Fla. Sears Holdings Corp. reported earnings on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Sears' extended decline in sales continued during the first quarter and the storied retailer vowed additional spending cuts to offset its slowing businessEarns-Sears Holdings, Hialeah, USA - 11 May 2017

Financial

What Sears Will Need to Do to Survive

The 126-year-old retailer may have found a buyer, but that doesn’t mean its out of the woods yet.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

This, photo, shows a Lululemon Athletica logo outside a store on Newbury Street in Boston. Lululemon Athletica Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017Earns Lululemon Athletica, Boston, USA - 05 Jun 2017

Financial

Lululemon’s Stock Surges on Updated Outlook

The new guidance is based on higher than previously expected comparable sales.

clock January 14, 2019Kellie Ell

Chico's Coconut Point storefront.

Financial

Chico’s Closing 250 Stores, Focusing More on Digital

The women’s apparel retailer revealed plans to close at least 250 stores while investing in new technology.

clock January 11, 2019Kellie Ell

Aritzia is taking its first international steps.

Financial

Aritzia’s Appeal to Celebrities Is Helping the Brand Grow

The company reported its 17th consecutive quarter of in-store sales growth.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

Laurent Potdevin, formerly of Lululemon Athletica, is just one of the many executives to leave their post in 2018.

Financial

Leadership Changes in the Fashion Industry Continue to Multiply

Here’s who’s in and out — and why.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

The Fame trade show during this year's spring-summer 2019 NY Women's January marketplace at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

Markets

Retailers Eyeing Wicker, Crochet, Bright Colors for Spring and Summer

But fashion manufacturers are still wondering if Trump’s tariffs will hurt their bottom line.

clock January 8, 2019Kellie Ell

Technology

First Insight to Spotlight New Platform Functionalities at NRF Big Show

The upgrade includes a mobile app and increased planning capabilities.

clock January 7, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz and WWD Staff

The Supreme Court building is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court, rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approachSupreme Court Voter ID Texas, Washington, USA

Fashion Scoops

Supreme Court to Weigh In on Offensive Trademarks

The case questions how far free speech should be extended under the First Amendment.

clock January 4, 2019Kellie Ell

A look from Nike Swim.

Legal

Nike Faces New Trademark Lawsuit Over Sports Apparel

Independent sports apparel company Lontex is suing Nike for copying its Cool Compression line.

clock January 3, 2019Kellie Ell

The True & Co. website.

Business Features

Think Tank: 2019 to Be the Year of Radical Customer Centricity

Sarah Engel, chief marketing officer of DynamicAction, explains how connecting and meeting the exact needs of the customer is the lynchpin of retail success.

clock January 3, 2019Sarah Engel

Government and Trade

Honduran Apparel Workers Welcome New Wage Pact

The agreement sets an 8 percent wage increase and also sets a 7.5 percentage average annual wage jump from 2020 to 2023.

clock January 2, 2019Ivan Castano

Lenders and distressed investors believe there could be a rise in bankruptcy filings this year.

Financial

What to Watch: 2019 Could Be a Big Year for Bankruptcies

Speculation is that those filing will be doing so for the first time, as well as many who will be doing their second tour in bankruptcy court.

clock January 2, 2019Vicki M. Young

Apparel spending could be buoyed by cheap gas prices and tax returns this coming spring.

Business Features

Retail Experts See ‘Tumultuous’ Year Ahead

Technology and uncertain macroeconomic forces will play key roles this year.

clock January 2, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Sears’ Survival Questionable as the Company Faces Liquidation 

The company missed the deadline to find a new buyer while announcing the closure of 80 more stores.

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