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A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018

Financial

Tiffany Annual Shareholder Meeting Avoids Talk of COVID-19 or Unrest

Instead, the luxury retailer emphasized the markets around the globe where it continues to grow.

clock June 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Protesters near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California.

Business Features

Riots, Looting Amid Protests Upend National Return to Normalcy

As brands and retailers across the U.S. started to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown, chaotic protesting has forced closures and led to a great deal of damage.

clock May 31, 2020Kali Hays and Rosemary Feitelberg

Sabon in has filed for bankruptcy amid the pandemic.

Financial

Sabon Files for Bankruptcy, Citing Coronavirus Pandemic

The New York soap and body-care company said its business has been “devastated” by the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic.

clock May 30, 2020Kali Hays

Victoria's Secret store Herald Square Manhattan

Real Estate

Victoria’s Secret Files Suit to Get Out of Manhattan Lease

The busy Herald Square location has been closed since March 17 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

clock May 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Susan Alexandra's DIY bead kit

Fashion Trends

Market Moments: Bead-It-Yourself With Susan Alexandra

In the midst of quarantine, Susan Alexandra designer Susan Korn launched DIY bead kits to engage her brand’s community.

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Rob Zeidel Moose Knuckles

Human Resources

Moose Knuckles Names Rob Zeidel Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

The luxury brand is known for selling fashion parkas with price tags of $900 on up. 

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Onia storefront NYC

Fashion Scoops

Swimwear Brand Onia Offering Same-day Delivery to Manhattan Residents

The news comes as delivery giant FedEx limits the number of packages from about a dozen retailers.

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Coach store

Retail

Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman Stores Slowly Reopening

More than 300 locations across North America will be open for curbside and storefront pickups by this weekend.

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L'Officiel's U.S. homepage.

Media

L’Officiel Reducing Print as Freelancers Demand Long Overdue Payments

Many writers and photographers have been waiting a year or more to be paid for work published by the magazine.

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Under Armour

Financial

The Coronavirus Costs Under Armour $590 Million

Shares of the athletic apparel, accessories and footwear maker fall after quarterly earnings came up short on both top and bottom lines.

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Wacoal America coronavirus donation

Fashion Scoops

Lingerie Companies Support Medical Workers During Coronavirus

Brands like Wacoal America and ThirdLove donate bras and underwear to medical personnel working on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Kate Spade

Business Features

Tapestry’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

The fashion house releases a report on how it’s stacking up on diversity, the planet and giving back to the community.

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Empty fashion show chairs

Media

Fashion P.R. Agencies Keep Culling Staff Amid Coronavirus Fallout

“We’re the canary in the coal mine for the industry,” Phillip Bodenham, who runs Spring agency, said after deciding to close his L.A. office.

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shapewear

Intimates

The Future of Shapewear Might Be a Stretch

Demand declines as consumers continue to hunker down at home and events are canceled.

clock April 20, 2020Kellie Ell

American Eagle store

Fashion Scoops

American Eagle Outfitters Donating $1 Million and 1 Million Masks to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The retailer is also helping raise funds by way of a virtual concert series and social media campaigns as stores remain closed.

clock April 15, 2020Kellie Ell

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