Evan Clark

Evan Clark is deputy managing editor at WWD where he has written about the fashion industry through the lenses of technology, finance, business and politics. In his current role, he helps guide WWD’s financial and technology coverage and writes breaking news and analysis of mergers and acquisitions and business trends. He joined WWD in 2000 as a financial reporter and his career has included positions covering firms such as Jones, Kellwood and Fifth & Pacific as well as in Washington, D.C., covering major political and regulatory issues. He holds a bachelor of arts in English literature from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Business Features

The Outside View: Wake Up to the Ways of Gaming

Fashion can’t fully embrace gamification while it still clings to a 19th-century mind-set.

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Gap Profits Fall 32.1 Percent on Flat Sales

The retailer named Sandra Stangl as president and chief executive officer of Banana Republic.

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Alessandro Bogliolo on Tiffany’s Path Through the Pandemic

The jeweler, preparing to exit the public market for LVMH’s portfolio, saw third-quarter profits shoot up despite COVID-19.

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Tiffany Profits Soar With Strength in Asia

The jeweler’s sales in the third quarter were down only slightly despite disruption from the pandemic.

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Holiday Sales on the Rise — Online

Bullish projections for November and December anticipate strong e-commerce sales as consumer stay hunkered down.

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Omnichannel Acquisition Corp. Hits Market With $200 Million IPO

Matt Higgins and Co. are looking for a consumer company with a connected future.

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Joshua Schulman Heading to Capri? Speculation Swirls

Sources are buzzing the former Coach head is waiting out his non-compete to jump to Capri, owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo.

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TJX Drives Profits Despite Pandemic

The retailer’s third-quarter sales slipped slightly, but still still topped $10 billion.

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Human Resources

Elizabeth Morrison Takes Diversity Post at Levi Strauss & Co.

The denim firm hired the former Live Nation executive to help it become as diverse as its customer base.

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Michelle Gass on Sharpening the Kohl’s Approach

The off-mall retailer is climbing out from the worst of the pandemic slowdown with a laser-focus in women’s.

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Retail Sales Bouncing Back, Fashion Still Falling

Total retail sales are flat for the year so far, but apparel stores are still still dropping.

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Kohl’s Third-quarter Sales Fall 14 Percent

The retailer is still climbing out from the worst of the pandemic slowdown.

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Walmart’s Global Pivot Continues With Seiyu Sale in Japan

The retail giant is realigning to focus on key markets where it can win market share for a global fight.

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Retail Ready to Put Third Quarter Behind It

Retail results are set to come in this week and might be most valuable for what they say about holiday and beyond.

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Business Features

The Outside View: What Retail Apocalypse?

HRC Retail Advisory’s Antony Karabus and Farla Efros on the opportunities for retailers willing to commit to the transformation journey.

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Hero Cosmetics Rescue Mission Holiday Kit


Holiday Shopping in Beauty Focuses on Discounts, D-to-c

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Social Studies

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