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.
The denim firm hired the former Live Nation executive to help it become as diverse as its customer base.
A few of today’s lasting fashion trends date back centuries.
The ceo promoted key executives to focus in on brand and connect with consumers.
Designers and celebrities tend to swing blue, while retail executives are more likely to lean right.
Unlike last year’s collaborative selection, the fall one has customizable items.
The San Francisco-born designer has been a fan of the brand for years.
New York City has the second-largest homeless population in the U.S. behind Los Angeles.
Levi’s Wellthread collection features jeans styles that are fully recyclable, building upon previous sustainability initiatives.
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.
“Pants are still happening,” said Janine Chilton-Faust, global VP of men’s design for Levi Strauss & Co.
The denim giant is eliminating about 700 positions, producing $100 million in annual savings.
The Levi’s ceo is seeking to increase the number of black employees in management roles and add a board member.