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At-home Fit Technology Is Helping Some Retailers Survive the Coronavirus

But companies and brands have one chance to get it right — or risk permanently losing customers.

Chico’s FAS Loses $178 Million During Coronavirus Shutdown

The retailer is slowly reopening its store fleet.

Chico’s FAS Names Molly Langenstein CEO; Triggers Headcount Reduction

Langenstein succeeds Bonnie Brooks, who shifts to executive chair.

Bonnie Brooks of Chico’s FAS Talks Managing Business Through COVID-19

The specialty retailer has temporarily closed all 1,300-plus stores and furloughed most of its workers.

Consumer Behavior Changes With Stimulus Checks and Social Distancing

That's good news for (some) retailers.

Fashion Firms Brew Up Poison Pills

With so many retailers facing an uncertain future, some are using new tactics to protect themselves.

Handling the E-commerce Surge

With work-from-home culture taking over, e-commerce is stepping into the commerce spotlight.

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus…

Soma Intimates Still Chico’s FAS’s Biggest Growth Driver

Sales for the lingerie brand rose last quarter and year-over-year, while all three brands had positive comps.

Soma’s In-store Experience

Smart bras, personalized fit specialists and the ability to touch and feel products make shopping for bras in…

Femmy Awards Honor Excellence in Intimates Apparel Industry

This year's gala included dinner, dancing and a surprise appearance by Cyndi Lauper at Manhattan's Cipriani…

Future of Retail in Focus at the ICR Conference

More store closures, personalized shopping and international expansion are on the horizon.

Retail’s Need to Be Everywhere

From online to stores to rental to international, the omnichannel is the biggest growth driver.

J. Jill CEO Switch, Jim Scully Steps in as Interim Chief

Linda Heasley exited as president and ceo.

The Underfashion Club Reveals Honorees for the 2020 Femmy Awards

The awards ceremony marks one of the biggest events of the year in the intimates apparel industry.