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Will Retail Sales Continue to Climb? Survey Says: ‘Yes’

With vaccinations rolled out, WWD asked top consultants to weigh in on the potential for a strong second-half…

North Shore Retailers Team to Leverage Online Sales Boom

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

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.

Retail Sales Poised to Decline Over 10% This Year

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

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…

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…

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.

Decision on Sears Holdings Likely This Week

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

Old Bon-Ton Sites Could Get Reinvented

Three coming up for auction are in "Qualifed Opportunity Zones."

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.

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…

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.

Rebag Opens First Mall Store in Downtown Manhattan

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

The U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

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

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…