Fashion

Dior Men Fall 2019

clock January 18, 2019Joelle Diderich

Eye

What Do Stylish French Men Look for in Shoes?

clock 22hFleur Burlet

Fashion

A New Guards Deal for LVMH?

clock January 18, 2019Luisa Zargani

Kathryn Hopkins

The North Face store in Brooklyn.

Financial

Shutdown Could Delay VF Corp. Spin-off

VF is spinning off its jeans and outlet businesses into a separate entity called Kontoor.

clock January 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Kendall Jenner

Markets

Hazy IPO Market Amid Government Shutdown, Volatility

Revolve, Levi Strauss and Pinterest are all said to be considering going public this year.

clock January 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

The NRF trade expo.

Retail

NRF ‘Big Show’ Spotlights Women, Innovation and the Resilience of Brick-and-Mortar

Optimism for stores’ long-term success and a willingness to test technologies amid recession concerns set the tone.

clock January 16, 2019David Moin

Federal employees and family members (C) that have been affected by the ongoing shutdown of the US federal goverment leave with free meals provided to them by World Central Kitchen, at Jose Andres' ThinkFoodLab in Washington, DC, USA, 16 January 2019. The disaster relief nonprofit World Central Kitchen, led by celebrity chef Jose Andres, opened a Washington DC feeding site 16 January to try to help some of the 800,000 federal workers that are either working without pay or have been furloughed. Free hot meals and to-go meals will be provided everyday, including weekends. The shutdown began 22 December 2018 and is now the longest in US history with no clear end in sight.Chef Jose Andres opens a World Central Kitchen feeding site to provide food to US federal government employees in need, Washington, USA - 16 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

The Wall Around the Mall: Shutdown Hits Economy Worse Than Thought

The partial government shutdown is equating to $3.38 billion in lost consumer spending.

clock January 16, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

The US Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, USA, 12 January 2019. The current partial shutdown of the US federal government, now the longest in US history, has many federal employees including Secret Service agents and officers working unpaid.The current partial shutdown of the US federal government becomes the longest in US history, Washington, USA - 12 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

How Longest Government Shutdown in History Is Impacting Retailers

The government shutdown is starting to dent consumer spending, while the IPO market is put on hold.

clock January 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Inside Canada Goose's Toronto factory.

Human Resources

On Staff: Canada’s Immigrants Help Fuel Canada Goose’s Rapid Growth 

As its factories soared from one to seven in the past decade, the company has been tapping into the country’s immigrant population.

clock January 14, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Handbag brands that rely on Chinese production have gained some tariff breathing room.

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Trade Talks Spur Optimism

American and Chinese negotiators have been hashing out the fine details in Beijing this week.

clock January 8, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

A view of the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, USA, 03 January 2019. The Dow Jones industrial average was down today over 500 points in morning trading.New York Stock Exchange, USA - 03 Jan 2019

Financial

December Jobs Gains Smash Wall Street Forecasts

Nonfarm payrolls jumped by 312,000 in December.

clock January 4, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Carroll College students pose for a photo before their graduation ceremony in Helena, Mont. With a week to go before the May 25 special congressional election, Democrat Rob Quist is hoping his outreach to college students will pay off at the ballot box. The college vote is an important part of Quist's get-out-the-vote strategy against Republican Greg Gianforte and Libertarian Mark Wicks to fill the seat vacated by Ryan Zinke when he became President Donald Trump's Interior secretaryMontana Special Election College Voters, Helena, USA - 13 May 2017

Business Features

Is Student Debt Weighing on Consumer Spending?

Outstanding student debt in the U.S. hit $1.5 trillion last year.

clock January 4, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

A customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. On, the Commerce Department issues its May report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activityConsumer Spending, Atlanta, USA

Retail

What to Watch: Consumer Spending

The trade war, interest rates and stock market gyrations are all factors to watch.

clock January 2, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speak at a news conference in Washington, . The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the fourth time this year to reflect the U.S. economy's continued strength but signaling that it expects to slow hikes next yearFederal Reserve Powell, Washington, USA - 19 Dec 2018

Financial

Fed Hikes Rates for Fourth Time This Year

It marked the ninth rate rise since 2015, with two more expected in 2019.

clock December 19, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Business Features

Sustainability: Are Governments Taking Action?

The U.K. is in the lead, while the U.S. trails behind Europe.

clock December 17, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Hedi Slimane

Celebrity Real Estate

Is Hedi Slimane Over L.A.?

The designer is selling his mid-century modern home in the city for $17.5 million.

clock December 14, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Crowds walk past a large store sign displaying a Black Friday discount in midtown Manhattan, in New York. The holiday shopping season presents a big test for a U.S. economy, with overall growth so far this year relying on a burst of consumer spendingHoliday Black Friday, New York, USA - 23 Nov 2018

Retail

Holiday Spending: So Far, So Good

November sales will cheer retailers as Christmas approaches.

clock December 14, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Jade Signature Condominium spa

Beauty Features

Luxury Developers Tap Into Beauty, Wellness

Beauty and wellness are the latest amenities luxury developers are tapping into to differentiate themselves in a competitive real estate market.

clock December 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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Jean Ann Ford, Benefit Cofounder, Dies at 71

clock January 18, 2019Allison Collins

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