Fashion

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

clock 10hAndrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Business

The Cost of COVID-19: Gap Inc. Loses $932 Million in First Quarter

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Business

Black and in Fashion, Representation in the Workforce

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Fashion Scoops

How Jeffrey Epstein Is Linked to Fashion, Media and President Trump

The new Netflix docu-series, “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,” provides insight into Epstein’s close ties with prominent public figures.

clock June 2, 2020Layla Ilchi

Facebook HQ building Facebook headquarters, Dublin, Ireland - 14 Sep 2018

Fashion Scoops

Facebook Employees Protest Inflammatory Trump Posts With Virtual Walkout

The protest is a response to chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to remove the president’s posts suggesting violence over widespread looting.

clock June 1, 2020Layla Ilchi

Lululemon store front

Fashion Scoops

Lululemon Apologizes for ‘Bat Fried Rice’ T-shirt

The retailer’s former art director helped broadcast the shirt along social media. But the company says it’s not a Lululemon product.

clock April 21, 2020Kellie Ell

Chinese shipping containers sit at a U.S. dock.

Government and Trade

Duty Deferrals Give Fashion Some COVID-19 Breathing Room

But President Donald Trump’s trade war is still on.

clock April 20, 2020Evan Clark

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Intimates

The Future of Shapewear Might Be a Stretch

Demand declines as consumers continue to hunker down at home and events are canceled.

clock April 20, 2020Kellie Ell

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Government and Trade

West Coast States Form Pact in Wake of Coronavirus

In an effort to reopen their state’s economies, leaders of California, Oregon and Washington decided they’d be better off together.

clock April 13, 2020Kali Hays

First Lady Melania Trump arrives before President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in WashingtonState of the Union, Washington, USA - 04 Feb 2020

Fashion Scoops

Melania Trump Suddenly Has a Lot to Say to Fellow First Ladies

In addition to phoning four of her counterparts in other countries, Trump has twice encouraged people to follow CDC recommendations and wear a mask in public.

clock April 9, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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

Media

Jeff Bezos Remains the World’s Richest Man Despite Costly Divorce

LVMH’s Bernard Arnault ranked third in Forbes’ 34th annual list of global billionaires.

clock April 8, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

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Financial

Lululemon Will Continue to Pay Employees Even With Stores Closed

Associates will receive pay through June 1. Meanwhile, the athletic apparel retailer’s senior leadership team will take a 20-percent pay cut.

clock April 2, 2020Kellie Ell

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Activewear

Online Fitness Surges Amid Coronavirus

But is it enough to keep activewear and fitness brands afloat during the crisis?

clock April 2, 2020Kellie Ell

Board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing Dow Jones Industrial Average number, . The stock market had its biggest drop since the Black Monday crash of 1987 as fears of economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis deepened. The Dow industrials plunged more than 2,300 points, or 10%. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illnessFinancial Markets Wall Street, New York, United States - 12 Mar 2020

Financial

Fashion Retailers Taken Down a Notch on Wall Street

Credit watchdog Fitch Ratings has downgraded Macy’s, Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Levi Strauss.

clock April 1, 2020Kellie Ell

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Retail

Urban Outfitters Furloughs Employees for 60 Days Starting April 1

The retailer was just one of many companies to begin layoffs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock March 31, 2020Kellie Ell

Coronavirus downtown L.A.

Financial

Steep Global Recession Seen in COVID-19’s Wake

IHS Markit projected a U.S. GDP contraction of 5.4 percent this year.

clock March 30, 2020Evan Clark

Victoria's Secret store

Financial

Victoria’s Secret Sale to Sycamore Partners at Risk

The coronavirus has already begun causing casualties in the retail world. L Brands’ sale of the lingerie business might be next.

clock March 30, 2020Kellie Ell

closed Kenneth Cole store East Village new york

Business Features

Where Fashion Stands in the COVID-19 Crisis

The virus has gone global, closing stores and shutting in consumers, but there is hope for the future as well as signs of more trouble ahead.

clock March 30, 2020Evan Clark

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Sephora in the aftermath of Monday night’s protests in New York City.

Beauty

Ulta, Sephora Delay Reopening Amid Protests

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