Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Barneys

Barneys in New York, 2012.

Legal

Barneys Vendors Dodge Specter of Clawback Suits 

A bankruptcy court blocked potential payment recovery suits against creditors who got paid soon before the retailer’s Chapter 11 filing.

clock March 10, 2020Sindhu Sundar

An image from the new Hudson's Bay campaign in Canada.

Retail

In the Wake of Going Private, HBC Accelerates Change

Five days after going private and change is accelerating at HBC.

clock March 9, 2020David Moin

Kanye West

Fashion Features

Inside Kanye West’s Fashion Journey: Yeezy, Louis Vuitton, Fendi and More

An internship at Fendi, a breakup with Nike and a billion-dollar partnership with Adidas are just a few parts of West’s fashion journey.

clock March 4, 2020Obi Anyanwu

The Last Days of Barneys New York

Beauty Features

Beauty Inc Newsletter: What Barneys’ Demise Means for Beauty

Once considered the unofficial incubator of beauty’s coolest emerging brands, the retailer’s closing has founders figuring out how best to build exposure — and sales.

clock February 28, 2020Jenny B. Fine

The entryway to Barneys' men's shop cleaned of its contents.

Fashion Features

The Last Days of Barneys New York

Barneys New York will officially close its Madison Avenue store on Sunday. WWD goes inside retail’s Roman ruins.

clock February 21, 2020Misty White Sidell

The Barneys flagship on Madison Avenue.

Retail

Barneys Flagship Closing Sunday; Freds to Stay Open

The new management will be challenged to sustain the popularity and aura of the restaurant.

clock February 18, 2020David Moin

Goat partner Rui Hachimura

Mens Retail Business

NBA All-Star Weekend Has Become a Fashion Affair

Pop-ups and activations from Gucci, Rimowa, Goat and Bevel in Chicago for the NBA All-Star Weekend the influence of the league on men’s style.

clock February 14, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Forever21 in Times Square.

Legal

The Retailer You’re Shipping to Is in Bankruptcy. Will You Get Paid?

A theme with troubled retailers including Forever 21 is vendors are asked for support during a bankruptcy, but face tough odds of recovery.

clock February 12, 2020Sindhu Sundar

This photo shows the Barneys department store in New York. The luxury retailer could be joining a growing list of retailers that have filed for bankruptcy. Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online. The iconic clothier founded almost a century ago will keep the doors open at its 10-story Madison Avenue store, but it has secured $75 million in financing to pay employees and vendors as it seeks a buyerBarneys Bankruptcy, New York, USA - 16 Jul 2019

Legal

Barneys Chapter 11 Plan Gets Green Light

The bankrupt retailer placated creditors including its employees’ union to win approval for a plan to wind down its estate.

clock February 4, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Forever21 in Times Square.

Legal

Forever 21 Gets $81 Million Stalking-Horse Bid From ABG, Landlords

Authentic Brands Group teamed up with Simon Property Group and Brookfield on the bid for the bankrupt fast-fashion retailer.

clock February 3, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Barneys is currently running liquidation sales.

Legal

Barneys Says Chapter 11 Plan Has Broad Support

The remnants of the retailer in bankruptcy touted its creditors’ support for its plan to wrap up the proceedings.

clock January 31, 2020Sindhu Sundar

ABG West Coast office

Fashion Scoops

Authentic Brands Group Opens West Coast Office

“A lot of brands are choosing to move to L.A. or like us to have a second home in L.A. It’s growing as a city of influencers.”

clock January 30, 2020Booth Moore

Barneys in New York, 2012.

Legal

Barneys Estate Wades Through Bankruptcy Claims

The bankrupt estate of the fallen retailer is contending with an influx of claims for payments sought by employees and creditors.

clock January 29, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Tom Kalenderian

Mens Designer Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Kalenderian Joins Zegna as Strategic Adviser in U.S.

The appointment comes at the same time as Angelo Zegna joins the business to head U.S. retail and merchandising.

clock January 27, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Forever21 in Times Square.

Financial

Authentic Considering Forever 21 Deal with Landlord: Source

The brand-managing house is said to be considering another acquisition, this time at the lower end of the price scale.

clock January 24, 2020Evan Clark

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