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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Financial

Shopify GMV Hits $119.6 Billion in Pandemic

The behind-the-scenes e-commerce powerhouse has picked up its pace as the world clicks more than ever.

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Financial

Department Store Sales Skyrocket in Retail Runup

January gave some much-needed momentum to fashion retailers.

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Business Features

Retail Reorients as Shoppers Migrate

People might have migrated to the suburbs for the pandemic, but the future lies in new business models more than new addresses.

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Financial

David Simon Is Putting 2020 Behind Him

The mall giant on making money with Forever 21, Lucky Brand, Brooks Brothers and J.C. Penney, big tech and a brighter future.

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Business Features

Fashion’s New Power Players

How Farfetch, Poshmark, Stitch Fix and their digital cohort are leading now, and what it says about where the industry is headed.

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Financial

Birkenstock and L Catterton Talks Get Exclusive

Luxury giant LVMH might also take a direct stake in the sandal maker, bringing some extra high-end savvy to the brand.

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Financial

Stores Cut Jobs in January Amid Gains Overall

Specialty stores did add 14,800 positions, but it wasn’t enough to overshadow broader retail losses.

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Financial

Patrice Louvet on Recharging Ralph Lauren

The CEO is continuing his push to raise prices and trim operations at the brand to come out of the pandemic stronger.

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Financial

Ralph Lauren Resets With Less Real Estate, Higher Prices

Third-quarter revenues fell 18.2 percent, but sales are growing quickly in Europe and Asia online as overall prices continue to rise.

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Financial

Canada Goose Takes Flight, Revenues Hit Record

The parka-maker managed to return to growth in the midst of pandemic.

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Fashion Scoops

‘Key’ Supreme Executive Set for VF Stock Pay Day

An SEC filing detailed a stock arrangement between VF and “a key member of Supreme management” over four years.

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Government and Trade

Fashion Trade Groups Call for Stimulus Help

The AAFA, Accessories Council, CFDA and Travel Goods Association made their pitch in a letter to congressional leaders.

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Business Features

PVH’s New CEO Stefan Larsson Takes Charge

Larsson officially replaced Manny Chirico, who remains chairman of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein parent.

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Financial

Jill Ramsey’s Hunt to Buy E-commerce Brands

The former Macy’s executive is now leading A.k.a. Brands and looking for digital brands to bring on board.

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Business Features

The Outside View: Looking Back at 2020’s Balancing Act

Marci Zaroff on what the world learned last year and how it’s changing for the better.

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Victor Weinsanto Mined a Courtesan Theme for His Fall 2021 Collection

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