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Retail

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

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Business Features

What Retailers Can Learn From Rent the Runway’s Hotel Partnership

Andria Tay, director of marketing at Narvar, discusses how brands can elevate customer service and convenience by anticipating needs.

clock March 4, 2020Andria Tay

Honorees, Centric Brands' chief executive officer Jason Rabin and Rent The Runway's ceo Jennifer Hyman attend The Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scholarship Fund’s 83rd Annual Gala Eyes Next-Gen Ideals

The FSF annual gala celebrated 2020 student scholarship winners and the ceo’s of Rent the Runway, Centric Brands and more.

clock January 8, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The Mr. Collection offers rental services to men.

Mens Retail Business

Men’s Rental Services Begin to Emerge

Although most companies are concentrating on women’s wear, there are a few that are focused on men’s.

clock January 8, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

DealmakeHers

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Women Execs of Retail, Wall St., Silicon Valley Form ‘DealmakeHers’

The DealmakeHers community calls on an impressive list of female founders and funders, with the launch to be honored by the NRF at the Big Show.

clock January 6, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Business Features

The Aging Millennial

By 2030, the oldest Millennials will be in their mid- to late-40s. But does that mean their spending habits will mature, too?

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

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Financial

Rent the Runway to Exit Some WeWork Locations

The clothing rental company blamed congestion in the coworking offices.

clock January 3, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Digital Retail

Business Features

Digital Retailers Are Taking Their Relationship With Consumers Off-line

More and more e-commerce shops are opening up stores IRL. Here’s why.

clock December 26, 2019Kellie 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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Retail

H&M Group Gets Into Growing Rental Apparel Market With Cos

The fashion brand, owned by H&M’s parent company, will offer a rental service on China’s YCloset.

clock December 6, 2019Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

Rent the Runway, W Hotels Offer RTR Closet Concierge

Guests at certain hotels will have access to a travel wardrobe, curated by Rent the Runway for each destination and waiting for them when they arrive.

clock December 5, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Peter Arnold, Brandon Maxwell, Karlie Kloss

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scholarship Fund Drops ‘YMA,’ Redefines Its Identity

Peter Arnold, executive director of FSF says the new logo is a “cleaner, clearer and more fashionable way to brand ourselves.”

clock December 4, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

A ski sweater from Perfect Moment.

Fashion Scoops

Rent the Runway Adds Ski Apparel, Ath-leisure

The categories have launched with over 20 brand partners.

clock December 3, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway

Technology

New Leader For Walmart’s Jetblack Text-based Concierge Service

Jetblack’s high net-worth customers are a departure for the mass market giant.

clock October 30, 2019Sharon Edelson

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Technology

Clothing for Rent: Here’s What Brands Need to Prioritize

A new survey from CGS reveals opportunity for apparel retailers and brands looking to explore nascent rental apparel services.

clock October 23, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

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clock March 27, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

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