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Youngsters pass an American Eagle Outfitters clothing store, in New York. Retail sales managed a modest increase in July after two consecutive declines, but the strength was concentrated in higher sales of autos and gasoline. Most other retailers saw their sales fallEconomy, New York, USA

Human Resources

American Eagle Outfitters Adds Female Board Member

Effective this week, Deb Henretta will become the third female on the teen retailer’s board of directors.

clock February 15, 2019Kellie Ell

A sign for a Sears appliance outlet store is displayed, in Kansas City, Mo. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Oct. 15, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering lossesSears Chapter 11, Kansas City, USA - 16 Oct 2018

Business Features

5 Superpowers Eddie Lampert Needs to Save Sears

Lampert’s business plan may have been approved by a bankruptcy judge, but he’ll need more than business sense to bring the insolvent retailer back to life.

clock February 11, 2019Kellie Ell

Russell Westbrook in the Acne Studios spring campaign.

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Acne Studios Taps Russell Westbrook for Spring Ads

In his first collaboration with the Swedish brand, Juergen Teller shot the basketball player in Oklahoma.

clock February 7, 2019Joelle Diderich

A Guess store.

Financial

Guess: Will Others Follow Suit?

Paul Marciano is remaining at Guess despite sexual harassment allegations made against him.

clock February 4, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Michelle Gass

Retail

CEO Talks: Kohl’s Michelle Gass Makes Waves

The leader of the Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based retailer is creating a culture of creativity, hoping it will lead to innovation, and, ultimately, market share gains.

clock February 1, 2019Sharon Edelson

A car drives by the entrance of a Kohl's department store in Orlando, Fla. Kohl's Corp. reports earnings Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017Earns Kohls, Orlando, USA - 22 Aug 2017

Retail

Kohl’s Weighs in on Wellness With WW Hook-up

The new partnership seeks to “encourage families to lead healthy and fulfilled lives.”

clock January 29, 2019Sharon Edelson

The Superdry flagship in Berlin.

Human Resources

Former Nike Executive Phil Dickinson Named Superdry’s Creative Director

Dickinson will join Superdry amid the brand’s ongoing dispute with cofounder Julian Dunkerton.

clock January 21, 2019Fiona Ma

Clot Men's Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Clot Fall 2019

The Hong Kong streetwear brand threw a space-themed party to present its galactic main line and a slew of edgy collaborations.

clock January 18, 2019Fleur Burlet

The fit of the NIke Adapt BB shoe can be controlled through an app.

Markets

Nike Creates New Digital Platform

The Nike Adapt BB shoe can be controlled through an app.

clock January 15, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

A post of the jewelry from Virgil Abloh's Instagram.

Designer and Luxury

Virgil Abloh Unveils Own Brand With Jewelry Line

The designs, inspired by paper clips, will be available for pre-order at a pop-up shop at Hôtel Costes in Paris from Jan. 17 to 29.

clock January 14, 2019Joelle Diderich

Nike VaperMax

Government and Trade

European Commission Probes Nike Tax Breaks in the Netherlands

The investigation centers around arrangements between Nike subsidiaries for Nike and Converse product licenses.

clock January 11, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Laurent Potdevin, formerly of Lululemon Athletica, is just one of the many executives to leave their post in 2018.

Financial

Leadership Changes in the Fashion Industry Continue to Multiply

Here’s who’s in and out — and why.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

Luca Benini

Mens Designer Luxury

Luca Benini Discusses Slam Jam’s Past, Present and Future

In occasion of its 30th anniversary, the Italian company is hosting a special event in Florence in collaboration with Nike, Stussy and Carhartt WIP.

clock January 8, 2019Alessandra Turra

Sole DXB 2017

Mens Fashion

What to Watch: Streetwear Brands Expand Internationally

Streetwear brands to look for growth opportunities abroad.

clock January 4, 2019Aria Hughes

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06:  A$AP Bari attends the celebration of Tupac's Powamekka Cafe and preview of Tupac by Vlone on April 6, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Estate of Tupac Shakur )

Legal

Vlone Designer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault in London

A$AP Bari, whose real name is Jabari Shelton, pleads guilty to sexual assault in a London criminal court.

clock January 3, 2019Kellie Ell

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Gucci Launches Initiatives to Foster Cultural Diversity and Awareness

clock 22hLuisa Zargani

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