Evan Clark

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Financial

Gap CEO Art Peck Talks ‘Change or Fail’ at Shoptalk

The ceo laid out just how his company is updating its approach at the Las Vegas retail conference.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  Grace Elizabeth walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Financial

Barington Pushes for Break-up of L Brands

The activist investor points to the divergence of the struggling Victoria’s Secret and the soaring Bath and Body Works.

clock March 5, 2019Evan Clark

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Retail

Department Stores Make Case at Shoptalk

Executives from Macy’s, Nordstrom and Hudson’s Bay discussed transformation at the conference.

clock March 4, 2019Adriana Lee

chief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Afterpay, Nick Molnar

Financial

Afterpay Hits 1 Million U.S. Consumers

The installment payment service has grown rapidly since being introduced to the market in May.

clock March 4, 2019Evan Clark

Lord & Taylor's store in Manhasset, N.Y.

Retail

HBC’s Helena Foulkes on Shedding Gilt, the Lord & Taylor Conundrum

The ceo spoke at Shop Talk about getting rid of distractions and Saks’ new glow.

clock March 4, 2019Adriana Lee

This is the sign on a GAP store in the Shadyside shopping district of PittsburghEarns, Pittsburgh, USA - 10 Feb 2017

Financial

Gap Buying Janie and Jackie for $35 Million

The children’s wear business was up for sale as part of the Gymboree bankruptcy.

clock March 2, 2019Evan Clark

JD.com headquarters, Beijing, China.

Business Features

JD.com, Alibaba Sharpen Their Luxury Claws

On Thursday, JD.com announced that Toplife would merge with Farfetch China.

clock March 1, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Old Navy comps were up in October.

Financial

Gap Inc. to Split Into Two Separate Companies, Shuttering 230 Gap Stores

One will be made up of Old Navy, while the other — a yet-to-be-named company — will consist of Gap, Banana Republic and others.

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Financial

The Outside View: Retail Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Boring

Consultant Robert Burke argues that retailers need the vision and guts to try something new.

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Financial

Expensed: Retailers Tightening Up

With margins under pressure and the economy faltering, expense control is coming to the fore, indicating a shift in the retail dynamic.

clock February 27, 2019Evan Clark

Heidi Zak

Financial

ThirdLove Raises $55 Million

L Catterton, Allen & Co. and a group of women investors take a stake.

clock February 26, 2019Evan Clark

A Dillard's storefront.

Financial

Dillard’s Shows Signs of Department Store Growth

The company said its comparable sales grew 2 percent last year.

clock February 25, 2019Evan Clark

Phillip Lim on the catwalk3.1 Phillip Lim show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2018

Business Features

Looking Ahead to WWD’s Retail 20/20 Forum: Tokyo

The forum will bring designers and fashion executives to Japan to dig into the latest trends.

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Marketing and Promotion

Stitch Fix Builds On Its Brand at Oscars

The online styling service is building its lifestyle profile.

clock February 24, 2019Evan Clark

Supreme has moved into a temporary space as it updates its Lafayette St. store after nearly 25 years.

Fashion Scoops

Supreme Finds Temporary Home on Bowery During Remodeling

The company’s Lafayette Street store will get a new look after nearly 25 years.

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