Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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


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


Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Generation Z

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Business Features

Has Crisis Changed the Gen Z Consumer?

As a new generation enters the workforce during a pandemic, behavioral research finds continued optimism.

clock June 2, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Fashion Scoops

Nostalgia Items Lead Google Searches Among Baby Boomers

Polaroid cameras, typewriters and vinyl records are still resonating in 2020.

clock May 8, 2020Layla Ilchi

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Who Has the Cleanest Underwear?

Intimates and swimwear brands are getting sustainable. But what each brand is doing varies — and can be confusing. Here’s a roundup of how some innerwear brands are trying to save the planet.

clock April 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business Features

Not Buying It

Is the issue overconsumption? Some consumers and industry experts are simply not buying it. “No-buy” stints and zero-waste draw interest.

clock March 11, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Business Features

You Can’t Fool Generation Z

Industry experts examine the consumer behavior of the next generation of digitally native consumers.

clock March 9, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Drunk Shopping Is a $44.9 Billion Industry in the U.S.

New research by Finder reveals insights into America’s retail hangovers.

clock March 6, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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New Consumer Insights Report Reveals Gen Z Attitudes to Luxury Shopping

Boring retail is dead and the new wave of consumers want brands to help them express their identity.

clock March 5, 2020Fiona Ma

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Novelty Bags Make a Comeback at Fame, Moda Trade Shows

Meanwhile, fashion companies and brands fret over the coronavirus.

clock February 14, 2020Kellie Ell


Business Features

Gen Z: A New Kind of Consumer With Eyes on the Future

New data by EY finds the younger consumer is complicated, diverse and contradicting.

clock February 4, 2020Alexandra Pastore


Business Features

What Brands Can Learn From the VSCO Girl: 5 Tips for Engaging Gen Z

Allison Roy, senior digital consultant, content and influencer at Capgemini DCX, shares insights on reaching Gen Z.

clock February 4, 2020Allison Roy

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PopSugar Brings Back Play/Ground as Events Business Grows

The event has grown to hundreds of advertisers and is solidifying as a revenue-driver for the company.

clock January 16, 2020Kali Hays

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A Secondhand Opinion: Retail 2020 and Beyond

WWD asks experts in the reuse, re-commerce, resale and secondhand markets what trends will define retail in 2020.

clock January 9, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Looks at Fame and Moda.


The New Year Brings Stars to Fame and Moda Trade Shows

Retailers searched for spring and summer looks. Meanwhile, few were talking about trade war concerns.

clock January 7, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business Features

The Aging Millennial

By 2030, the oldest Millennials will be in their mid- to late-40s. But does that mean their spending habits will mature, too?

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Digital Retail

Business Features

Digital Retailers Are Taking Their Relationship With Consumers Off-line

More and more e-commerce shops are opening up stores IRL. Here’s why.

clock December 26, 2019Kellie Ell

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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