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The Challenges and Opportunities Created by the Pandemic

The first day of the WWD Virtual Apparel and Retail CEO Summit saw industry leaders discuss topics from consumer taste to diversity, the future of brick-and-mortar and sustainability.

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**FILE PHOTO** Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Has Passed Away at 46. LAS VEGAS, NV - November 17: Tony Hsieh at Las vegas Rock n Rol Marathon in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Erik Kabik Photography/MediaPunch. /IPX


Zappos Cofounder Tony Hsieh Dies at Age 46

Tony Hsieh cofounded Zappos in 1999 and pioneered many of the online and corporate strategies in use today.

clock November 28, 2020Katie Abel

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Outerwear Brand Therma Kota in Expansion Mode

Therma Kota has added a line of shearling handbags and is eyeing a winter footwear collection.

clock November 23, 2020Constance Droganes

Government and Trade

Twin Storms Seen Denting Central America’s Apparel Exports

Estimates are that tropical storms Iota and Eta could cost the region $200 million in lost apparel exports to the U.S.

clock November 21, 2020Ivan Castano

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Fashion Scoops

SPFW Fetes 25 Years With Digital Show on City’s Buildings, Monuments

The 11 clips commemorated key moments in the event’s 25-year history.

clock November 10, 2020Ivan Castano


Designer and Luxury

Shenzhen Fashion Week Blends Live Shows With 5G, AI and More

Shenzhen Fashion Week held more than 60 presentations and sustainability was a strong focus throughout the week.

clock November 5, 2020Johannes Neubacher

FN China Launches


Footwear News Launches China Edition

China Mind Next, which also produces WWD China and Beauty Inc China, will be the licensee for FN China.

clock November 2, 2020Katie Abel

Reliance Retail is already the biggest retailer in India.


Amazon Aims to Stop Reliance Deal to Buy India’s Future Group

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has put a stay on the $3.38 billion deal between Reliance Retail and Future Group in response to Amazon’s claim made earlier this month of a breach of contract.

clock October 26, 2020Mayu Saini


Asian Garment Sector Struggles in COVID-19’s Wake

An ILO report found massive declines in exports from 10 key producing countries.

clock October 21, 2020John Zarocostas

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LVMH Warms to E-Commerce as Prospects Brighten

The luxury conglomerate said sales trends improved significantly in the third quarter, driven by fashion and leather goods.

clock October 15, 2020Joelle Diderich

A lace applique skirt from John Galliano


Canadian Retail Chain Simons Dives Into Resale Market

Simons has partnered with two secondhand luxury retailers to resell vintage designer fashion and handbags in store and online.

clock October 13, 2020Constance Droganes

Glenn Martens


Glenn Martens Brings Edge to Diesel

The Italian denim brand has tapped the designer of Y/Project as its new creative director with oversight on style, communications and interior design.

clock October 9, 2020Miles Socha

Pieces from Jesse Bonne's line, Kult.


Jewelry Designer Jessie Bonne Unveils Milestone Collection

The collection of rings, pendants and bracelets is being introduced to mark Jessie Bonne’s fifth anniversary.

clock October 4, 2020Rebecca Kleinman

Caro Daur for Hugo Boss.

Fashion Scoops

Hugo Boss to Launch Capsule With Top German Influencer

The capsule, with influencer Caro Daur, will launch in October.

clock September 15, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Kim Jones

Designer and Luxury

With Fendi Move, Kim Jones Expands His Impact

In being named artistic director of Fendi’s haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women, Kim Jones has joined the group of designers who started in men’s wear and expanded into women’s.

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