Ath-leisure from Madewell's new MWL line.


EXCLUSIVE: Madewell Launches Ath-leisure; Assortment Evolves

Madewell often listens to its “community” of followers for ideas on adapting the mix.

clock October 20, 2020David Moin


Madewell Keeping Close to Its ‘Insiders’

CEO Libby Wadle talks loyalty points, jeans, digital sales and how the brand has been navigating through COVID-19.

clock August 25, 2020David Moin

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Carpe Denim: Will the Jeans Industry Survive COVID-19 Amid Higher Demand for Comfort?

What the coronavirus has changed about the future of denim and what it hasn’t.

clock May 13, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Short Takes: Staying Home and Shopping Sustainably

Madewell expands Fair Trade with spring styles, home retailer Coyuchi furthers circularity and Lyst to index sustainable shopping.

clock April 1, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Consumers who earn shopping credits for unwanted items sent to ThredUp get inspired to fill their closets again, the resale site said.


ThredUp to Facilitate Resale for Consumers of Gap Inc.

The resale e-commerce site signed its largest partnership deal yet with several retail brands.

clock February 20, 2020Sharon Edelson



J. Crew Group Names Jan Singer CEO

The struggling J. Crew brand has recently shown some margin improvement and benefits from cost-cutting.

clock January 28, 2020David Moin

ThredUp's new Fashion Footprint Calculator shows consumers how their habits are impacting the environment.


ThredUp Educating Consumers About Their Share of Environmental Impact

The resale brand hopes to convert consumers to more sustainable habits.

clock January 15, 2020Sharon Edelson

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Retail’s Need to Be Everywhere

From online to stores to rental to international, the omnichannel is the biggest growth driver.

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

The IPO Blues

Business Features

The IPO Blues: Finding the Right Number on Wall Street

Several fashion names are still looking to the public market, with many having to factor some high-profile flops into their calculations.

clock December 17, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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J. Crew Posts Net Loss; Reaches Agreement on Madewell IPO

Fast-growing Madewell is poised for an IPO.

clock December 2, 2019David Moin

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Moody’s Review on Madewell Valuation: Too High

J. Crew Group and its lenders must agree on a debt-restructuring plan for a Madewell IPO to happen.

clock September 27, 2019David Moin

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Mega-valuation for Madewell Sought in IPO Scenario

J. Crew Group’s high valuation of Madewell raises skepticism.

clock September 17, 2019David Moin

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J. Crew Group Widens Loss; Files SEC Doc for Madewell IPO

The company is working to revive the J. Crew brand and take Madewell public to reduce debt.

clock September 13, 2019David Moin

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The Retail Puzzle

The death of brick-and-mortar is definitely trending. But is it true?

clock August 29, 2019Kellie Ell

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