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Evan Clark

Deputy Managing Editor

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

Wal-Mart Posts 9.2% Net Gain

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores' sporty British import, George, is completing its conquest of the U.S. by rolling

May’s Annual Profits: First Drop In 27 Years

NEW YORK -- In another vivid sign that retailing was rough last year, The May Department Stores Co. on Thursda

VF Losses Hit $112.6M In Quarter

NEW YORK -- The costs of slimming down to grow sank VF Corp.'s bottom line in the fourth quarter when the firm

Lauder Sees Growth Slowing As Sales, Net Drop In Quater

NEW YORK -- Retailers' cautious approach to inventories helped depress Estee Lauder Cos. Inc.'s second-quarter…

Charming Shoppes Slims Down To Grow

NEW YORK -- Furthering its focus on the plus-size market, Charming Shoppes Inc. will close 207 stores, taking…

Retail Downgrades On The Upswing

NEW YORK -- Kmart Corp.'s fall from grace and into Chapter 11 could be documented as easily from its debt down

Saks Inc. ‘Disappointed’ By Debt Downgrade

NEW YORK -- Moody's Investors Service downgraded Saks Inc.'s debt, citing sluggishness through the chain's ope

Sears Net Climbs

NEW YORK -- Fourth-quarter earnings came in on target, and inventories lean, as Sears, Roebuck & Co. got down

Federated Exits Fingerhut

NEW YORK -- Federated Department Stores Wednesday finally pulled the plug on its troubled Fingerhut subsidiary

O’Neill Expects Slow Retail Recovery

NEW YORK -- Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill feels retailing's pain.

While not hazarding a guess about when the…

Cost-Cutting at Coldwater Creek

NEW YORK -- The flagging economy is chilling Coldwater Creek Inc., which will close a distribution center, cut…

A Pleasant Surprise from Dec. Comps

NEW YORK -- The prognosis was dire, but the patient managed to pull through.

A late burst of promotion-induced…

Analysts Rethink Retail Issues

NEW YORK -- Retail analysts on Friday primed investors for the release of same-store sales on Thursday with ra…

Retail Profit Picture Clouded as Margins Take a Beating

NEW YORK -- Deterioration, yes. Disaster, no.

That's the profit outlook of Wall Street analysts and other infor…

Neiman’s Dec. Comps Down, But Net Effect Still Unknown

NEW YORK -- The first wave of December same-store sales results may have eased some fears about just how tough