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North Shore Retailers Team to Leverage Online Sales Boom

Retailers have teamed with Tacklebox Brand Partners to create a virtual shopping district.

clock November 13, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz



Eyeing Secondary Markets to Better Manage Excess Inventory

As demand shifts to online sales following store closures this spring, managing inventory is now a priority.

clock September 2, 2020WWD Staff

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Business Features

Retail Sales Poised to Decline Over 10% This Year

A slow recovery is expected, but consumers are expected to spend as stores reopen.

clock June 8, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

OVS SpA ceo Stefano Beraldo.


OVS CEO Maps Out Strategy for Mass-market Retail Chain Upim

OVS SpA’s ceo Stefano Beraldo said new flagship openings, shop-in-shops at superstores and franchises in smaller Italian towns will drive growth.

clock October 16, 2019Martino Carrera

Le Board Co-founders


Girl Next Door: Le Board Is Newest Co-Retailing Space in Manhattan

The present is female. Le Board is the newest co-retailing space, opening a 12,000-square-foot space at the intersection of Broadway and Canal Street.

clock July 10, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Mike Bryzek and Rob Keve, cofounders of Flow.


Think Tank: Which Markets Are Ripe for International Expansion and Why

Rob Keve, cofounder and chief executive officer of Flow Commerce, shares tactics on how to succeed.

clock January 18, 2019Rob Keve



Decision on Sears Holdings Likely This Week

The concern is that the current bid could likely leave Sears administratively insolvent, unless Eddie Lampert sweetens the offer.

clock January 6, 2019Vicki M. Young

Fomer Bon-Ton stores such as this one could be reinvented or repurposed.

Fashion Scoops

Old Bon-Ton Sites Could Get Reinvented

Three coming up for auction are in “Qualifed Opportunity Zones.”

clock January 3, 2019Vicki M. Young

Mergers and acquisitions activity is expected to be strong 2019.

Mergers and Acquisitions

What to Watch: Rising Cash Balances, IPO Activity Could Spur M&A Deals

Deal focus is expected to be less on technology and more on diversification.

clock January 2, 2019Vicki M. Young

Kmart chairman Edward Lampert listens during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York . Kmart is acquiring Sears, one of the most venerable names in U.S. retailing, in a surprise $11 billion deal that will create the nation's third-largest retailerKMART SEARS MERGER, NEW YORK, USA


Future of Sears Holdings Still Up for Debate

The next hurdle for the ESL affiliate is getting “qualified” bid status so it can proceed to the Jan. 14 auction.

clock December 31, 2018Vicki M. Young



Lampert’s ESL Investments Submits $4.4B Offer for Sears Holdings Corp.

The going-concern offer includes 425 stores, and $1.3 billion in financing from three financial institutions.

clock December 28, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Rebag store in New York City.

Fashion Scoops

Rebag Opens First Mall Store in Downtown Manhattan

The company will explore more mall-based locations in 2019.

clock December 17, 2018Vicki M. Young


The U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

The plan is part of the U.N.’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

clock December 17, 2018Vicki M. Young

Factory workers in Sisophon, Cambodia.


Fashion and the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Fashion stakeholders who have signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action are committed to addressing climate-change issues.

clock December 17, 2018Vicki M. Young

Company events such as the United Way fundraiser at Perry Ellis  International helps firms play a role in social responsibility.


Fashion’s Place in the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Initiatives companies are implementing include those on recycling, volunteer work, career development and education on diversity and inclusion.

clock December 17, 2018Vicki M. Young

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