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Business Features

The Challenges and Opportunities Created by the Pandemic

The first day of the WWD Virtual Apparel and Retail CEO Summit saw industry leaders discuss topics from consumer taste to diversity, the future of brick-and-mortar and sustainability.

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Human Resources

Elizabeth Morrison Takes Diversity Post at Levi Strauss & Co.

The denim firm hired the former Live Nation executive to help it become as diverse as its customer base.

clock November 17, 2020Evan Clark

Japanese women in Tabi and Sori.

Fashion Features

Who Really Invented That: Fashion Trends Through the Years

A few of today’s lasting fashion trends date back centuries.

clock November 16, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Human Resources

Levi’s Realigning Around Direct-to-consumer Business

The ceo promoted key executives to focus in on brand and connect with consumers.

clock October 27, 2020Evan Clark

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Levi Strauss Returns to Profitability

Sales and traffic in stores remain down, pushing the denim maker to focus all the more on e-commerce.

clock October 6, 2020Evan Clark

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Government and Trade

Political Contributions: Fashion’s Heavy Hitters Support Candidates With Cash

Designers and celebrities tend to swing blue, while retail executives are more likely to lean right. 

clock October 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Levi’s Hello Kitty-inspired jeans.

Fashion Scoops

Hello Kitty and Levi’s Teaming Up Again With New Assortment

Unlike last year’s collaborative selection, the fall one has customizable items.

clock September 15, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from the Heron Preston’s collaboration with Levi’s.

Fashion Scoops

Heron Preston and Levi’s to Release Latest Collaboration

The San Francisco-born designer has been a fan of the brand for years.

clock September 11, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Robert IndianaÕs ÒHopeÓ sculpture in midtown Manhattan.

Business Features

NYC Business Alliances Press for Solutions to Growing Homeless Problem

New York City has the second-largest homeless population in the U.S. behind Los Angeles.

clock August 11, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Levi’s Ongoing ‘Journey’ to Circularity Marked by New Collection

Levi’s Wellthread collection features jeans styles that are fully recyclable, building upon previous sustainability initiatives.

clock July 21, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

A shopper walks with bags of purchases. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic have noticeably increased as businesses mark the next phase of reopening the economy today in New York City, US. As the city moves towards reopening the economy, post the COVID-19 pandemic, professional services, finance, real estate, administrative support and outdoor dining, will mark the phase two of four stages of reopening. (Photo by John Lamparski / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)


The Deal Market Is Reawakening

Nine investors looking for consumer deals.

clock July 21, 2020Evan Clark

Indigenous women in Guatemala have been making masks to ship to epicenters of the virus.

Fashion Scoops

Mercado Global Partners With Levi’s to Empower Indigenous Female Artisans in Guatemala

Some 60,000 Mercado Global masks have been shipped and donated for free to epicenters of the virus throughout the U.S. and Latin America.

clock July 20, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Looks from Dockers x karla season 2.

Fashion Scoops

Dockers x Karla Welch Collection Makes Compelling Case for Hard Pants

“Pants are still happening,” said Janine Chilton-Faust, global VP of men’s design for Levi Strauss & Co.

clock July 13, 2020Booth Moore

Levi Strauss ceo Chip Bergh.


Levi Strauss Cutting 15 Percent of Corporate Workforce

The denim giant is eliminating about 700 positions, producing $100 million in annual savings.

clock July 7, 2020Evan Clark

Levi Strauss ceo Chip Bergh.

Human Resources

Chip Bergh Committed to Abolishing Systemic Racism

The Levi’s ceo is seeking to increase the number of black employees in management roles and add a board member.

clock June 9, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

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Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.


Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

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