Evan Clark

The Supreme Court is seen from outside in Washington, DC, USA, 18 June 2018. The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial district maps to stand and be used in this fall's midterm elections.Supreme Court, Washington, USA - 18 Jun 2018

Legal

Supreme Court Kills ‘Quill,’ Opens State Tax Floodgate on E-commerce

The high court overturned a 1992 ruling that forced e-commerce companies to collect sales tax only in states where they had a physical presence.

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Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren’s $22.6 Million Pay Day

The ceo’s compensation shot up 73 percent as his incentive pay roared back.

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Michael Kors, John IdolMichael Kors Access party, Spring Summer 2017, New York Fashion Week, USA - 11 Sep 2016

Fashion Scoops

Executive Pay for Jet Set at Michael Kors

Designer Michael Kors and ceo John Idol each pulled in $7.6 million in pay last year, without stock or option awards.

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Financial

Buying Innovation, the New Path Forward for Fashion

Experts expect the fashion industry to delve more into deals like Macy’s investments in B8ta and Story.

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Financial

Trump’s Trade War Is On, Fashion Dodges Opening Volley

But the industry is worried that rising tariffs on Chinese-made goods will hurt consumers and supply chains.

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Financial

WWD List: 15 Fashion Companies Spending More in 2018

After some belt tightening last year, retailers are boosting their capital expenditures as they seek to keep up with consumers.

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Financial

Dealmakers Come Out of Hibernation

Apparel is getting more buzz in the investment set right now, but not necessarily for all the right reasons.

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Styling service Stitch Fix is getting into the kids business.

Financial

Stitch Fix Still Growing, Adding Kids

The styling service saw 30 percent growth in active clients in the fiscal third quarter.

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Rubel Family in Dallas, Texas on January 28, 2017. (Photo/Sharon Ellman)

Financial

Matthew Rubel Joins PJ Solomon as Senior Adviser

The fashion veteran will help the investment bank with retail and consumer deals.

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Financial

Morris Goldfarb on Changing With the Times at G-III

The ceo of G-III, which posted solid first-quarter gains, has changed its business model “probably a dozen times” to keep up with shoppers.

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Financial

G-III Posts Strong Start for Year

Donna Karan’s corporate parent came back into the black for the first quarter.

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Financial

General Atlantic Takes Stake In Sézane

The minority investment could be a sign that firms are growing more comfortable betting on smaller, but fast-growing names.

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists as he walks across the South Lawn before boarding Marine One and departing the White House in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Camp David.Members of the Trump Family depart White House, Washington DC, USA - 01 Jun 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Touts Successes 500 Days In

Lobbyists for apparel retailers are worried the industry will lose its gains from tax reform to a trade war.

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Financial

Retail Relief in First-Quarter Comp Sales

Retail showed signs of a continued turn in the first quarter, with years of grinding change paying off with the help of a strong consumer.

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Financial

Retailers Add Jobs as Unemployment Falls

Department and specialty stores were bringing on more workers in May, when the unemployment rate hit an 18-year low.

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First Lady's Jacket Causes Uproar, But Her Stylist Never Saw It Before

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