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.

More From Evan Clark

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Beauty Features

Amazon Salon Marks Web Giant’s Beauty Exploration

The e-commerce company is expanding its reach and looking to bolster its professional beauty business with a high-tech experience.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Etro Open to Partnerships, L Catterton Said to Be Eyeing Brand

While the Etro family has long denied interest in selling its namesake company, on Monday it said it was “evaluating possible partnerships,” as sources say it has tapped Rothschild as its adviser.

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Human Resources

Jeff Bezos Promises to do ‘Better Job’ for Amazon Workers

The Amazon founder used his final shareholder letter as CEO to set some priorities for the future.

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March Retail Sales Bounce Back

Fashion stores showed continued improvement in their month-to-month sales trend, and big increases from a year ago.

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Human Resources

Todd Kahn Named CEO of Coach Brand

The veteran had been running the brand on an interim basis.

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Former Alden Shoe CFO Pleading Guilty to $30M Embezzlement Scheme

Richard Hajjar agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud, unlawful monetary transactions and filing a false tax return.

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Honest IPO: 5 Truths From the Clean Beauty Brand’s Filing

The “likeness agreement” Jessica Alba has with the company she founded, its sales, losses, growth plans and more.

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Fashion Scoops

L Brands and Nordstrom Reveal CEO Pay

Andrew Meslow received an $18.5 million package to take the reins at Bath & Body Works-parent L Brands.

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Levi Strauss’ First-quarter Transformation

The jeansmaker has been working on becoming lean, mean and more digital during the pandemic.

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Klevu Doubles Down on E-commerce Discovery

The AI discovery and search specialist launched a suite of products to better connect buyers and sellers.

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Neiman Marcus, which emerged from bankruptcy in September, refinanced with $1.1 billion in senior secured notes, WWD reported Sunday.


Retail Debt Risk Remains: Moody’s

The debt watchdog said more defaults were in the offing with department stores and apparel retailers at risk with low ratings.

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Fashion Scoops

Macy’s CEO Pay Tops $11 Million

Jeff Gennette’s salary fell with COVID-19 pullbacks, but his incentive pay and stock awards made up for the decline.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Brookfield’s $6.5 Billion Buyout Approved

Brookfield Asset Management is taking full control of its property arm with an eye toward selling at least some of the portfolio.

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A.k.a. Buys Culture Kings Streetwear Merchant

Jill Ramsey’s digital native portfolio is expanding.

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The New Normal at PVH

CEO Stefan Larsson details more of his vision as the company logs losses for 2020.

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Aeon Elliott models a gown for a fashion shoot while standing on the Edge, an outdoor observation deck overlooking Manhattan, March 2, 2021 in New York. After the virus descended on New York, the only sounds in the streets were wailing ambulance sirens. A year after the pandemic began, the nation's largest metropolis -- with a lifeblood based on round-the-clock hustle and bustle, push and pull -- is adapting and showing new life. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Taking Stock of the Fashion Sustainability Landscape

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