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A Louis Vuitton store in Chongqing, China.


Currencies to Cause Trouble in 2020?

Last year, trade tensions had an outsize impact on exchange rates. This year, analysts suggest the world’s currency markets could be quieter.

clock January 6, 2020Cathrin Schaer

OnApproval enters the fintech space, headed by "king of pants" fashion designer Alvin Valley.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion to Fintech, OnApproval Makes Luxury Shopping Less Cryptic

Designer Alvin Valley, HauteLook cofounder and the inventor of Internet customer service create OnApproval, to pay with cryptocurrency.

clock January 25, 2019Kaley Roshitsh


Business Features

A Blockchain Primer From Marvin Traub Associates

Mortimer Singer, ceo of Marvin Traub Associates, sees blockchain technology as a disruptive force in the retail industry.

clock December 20, 2017WWD Staff

Strong dollar, good for consumers, bad for business and stocks?


Retailers Prepping for a Stronger Dollar

Retailers are preparing themselves for the U.S. dollar to get stronger.

clock November 10, 2015Debra Borchardt


Stocks Down as Yuan Devalues, Retail Earnings Disappoint

Stocks dropped as China devalued the yuan again and earnings from Macy's, Fossil and Alibaba disappointed.

clock August 12, 2015Debra Borchardt


China’s Move Comes as Inventories Build

The devaluation of the yuan comes at a time of rising inventories.

clock August 11, 2015Debra Borchardt


China Devalues Yuan, Sparks Fears of Currency Wars

In a surprise move, China devalues its currency the yuan, causing all other markets to react.

clock August 11, 2015Debra Borchardt

H&M London Pop-up


H&M Sales Rise 14% in June

The gain reflects a positive calendar effect of about 3 percentage points.

clock July 15, 2015Miles Socha



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LVMH Names Chris de Lapuente Chairman, CEO of Selective Retailing

clock 1hMiles Socha

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