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Nextail Says the Future of Fashion Leadership Is Female

Nextail’s report says a growing number of women are taking on “the top job.”

clock February 3, 2021Tracey Meyers

6437649 13.01.2021 The U.S. Capitol Building is seen in Washington, the United States. The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution urging US Vice President Mike Pence to invoke section four of the 25th amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office for his role in the Capitol Hill riots. Artur Gabdrahmanov / Sputnik  via AP


Businesses, CEOs Now More Trusted Than Media, Government

Business for the first time is seen as more trustworthy and more competent. Meanwhile, trust in any kind of media is at an all-time low.

clock January 13, 2021Kali Hays


Business Features

Avery Dennison Unveils Film for ‘New Era’ of Supply Chain Transparency

The company’s film is a nod toward the growing importance of sustainability and transparency in business.

clock December 23, 2020Tracey Meyers

Allan Ellinger

Business Features

Fashion M&A Update: Now Is the Time to Buy

Allan Ellinger, founder and senior managing partner of MMG Advisors, sees the current market as ripe for making acquisitions.

clock November 11, 2020WWD Staff

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Retail M&A Update: Is It Time to Sell?

Andrew D. Postal, managing partner of MMG Advisors Inc., discusses the state of M&A trends in the retail and fashion apparel market.

clock October 21, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz


Business Features

Pandemic-Driven E-commerce, Business Automation Boosts VC Fintech Investments

CB Insights’ third annual report spotlights notable trends in the sector.

clock September 9, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

August 08, 2020: An overall view of a Mid-Town street corner with a person holding a store closing sign as business struggle to stay in business in Manhattan, New York. Mandatory credit: Kostas Lymperopoulos/CSM (Credit Image: © Kostas Lymperopoulos/CSM via ZUMA Wire) (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Business Features

Vendor Business Strategies to Offset Impact of Retail Bankruptcies

Retail failures are hardest on small businesses that serve big brands. Here’s how to mitigate some of the risks.

clock August 17, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

In this photo taken Dec. 30, 2019, Sharena Thomas, left, Carroll Fife, center, Dominique Walker, second from right, and Tolani KIng, right, stand outside a vacant home on Magnolia Street in West Oakland, Calif. The group Moms 4 Housing is fighting an eviction after occupying the house since November. The women took over the home after they said they were unable to find permanent housing in the Bay Area, where high-paying tech jobs have exacerbated income inequality and a housing shortage. (Kate Wolffe/KQED via AP)

Business Features

Social Movements, Economic Inequality Spotlight Need for Policy Change

Could the private business sector help?

clock July 13, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Fashion’s Free Spirits, Past and Future

The woman who coined EcoFashion in 1995, the “swap king,” and the women of color bridging sustainable lifestyles back to ancestral roots.

clock April 22, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

COVID-19 communication

Business Features

In Crisis Management Mode? Consider the Virtues of Vulnerability

Managers who allow themselves to be vulnerable while practicing empathy are the ones who succeed, according to experts.

clock April 20, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A general view of department store Debenhams in Central London, Britain, 13 April 2020. Debenhams, that was founded in the 18th century, recently filed for fell into administration and also closed its 142 UK stores, in line with government guidance on coronavirus. Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease.Coronavirus in Britain, London, United Kingdom - 13 Apr 2020

Business Features

Questions of Recession, Consumer Spending and the Supply Chain

The economic outlook is dim, and there may not be a path to recovery until 2021.

clock April 16, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Steve Dennis

Business Features

In Latest Book, Industry Veteran Explores Retail Essentials for Success

Steve Dennis is a keynote speaker, author and consultant, and former executive at the Neiman Marcus Group and Sears Holdings Corp.

clock April 15, 2020WWD Staff

A man looks into the closed offices of the New York State Department of Labor in Brooklyn, New York, USA, on 03 April 2020. The unemployment rate in the United States for March was reported to have risen to 4.4%, according numbers released to day by the U.S. Department of Labor, as the national economy begins to show the large impact from state and city responses to the coronavirus pandemic. New York City is still considered the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and hospital workers dealing with Covid-19 patients are struggling with a limited supply of protective equipment.New York Coronavirus Unemployment, Brooklyn, USA - 03 Apr 2020

Business Features

U.S. CFOs Expect More COVID-19-Fueled Layoffs

PwC polled U.S. and Mexican business executives to gauge their sentiment on labor head count and investments.

clock April 13, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

In Crisis Management, Why the Future Is as Important as the Here and Now

Best practices for business leaders includes “accepting loss” and visualizing a post-COVID-19 world.

clock April 13, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

As COVID-19 Tests C-level Mettle, Change Management Takes Center Stage

As COVID-19 tests the management skills of leaders in fashion and retail, communication and flexibility is essential.

clock April 7, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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