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Designer and Luxury

LBV Relaunches Web Site With E-commerce

The Joss Sackler-backed brand is forging a direct-to-consumer path with the addition of e-commerce.

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Coronavirus Relief: Penske Media Corp. Launches ‘Hail the Heroes’ Initiative Alongside Team Rubicon

Scroll down to see how you can give back amid the pandemic.

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European Stores Begin to Reopen


European Retailers Gear Up For Gradual Openings

Social distancing, masks, hand sanitizer, plexiglass protection for cashiers are key measures embraced by companies reopening stores. 

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coronavirus economy

Business Features

How Learnings From the Great Recession Can Prepare Brands for COVID-19

Stephanie Rosenthal, senior program manager at Inturn, discusses key learnings from the recession in 2008 and how off-price retailers may be poised to thrive.

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Stéphane Rinderknech

Beauty Features

Beauty Inc Launches Digital Series; First Episode Features L’Oréal USA’s CEO

The session will look at leadership during times of crisis.

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Fast Retailing Confirms Plans to Pay Suppliers

Fast Retailing said it will pay suppliers in full for all orders that have been delivered as well as those currently in production.

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Garment factory

Business Features

Supply Diversification — A Luxury for Luxury?

The COVID-19 outbreak has put stress on every area of operation causing companies to adjust for a more effective supply chain.

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A garment factory in Cambodia.

Government and Trade

Global Fashion Industry Calls for Government Action to Support Sector

Sixty-six global industry organizations signed the appeal, which came the same day leading retailers, brands and unions agreed form a working group to help develop support for apparel manufacturers.

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Steve Dennis

Business Features

In Latest Book, Industry Veteran Explores Retail Essentials for Success

Steve Dennis is a keynote speaker, author and consultant, and former executive at the Neiman Marcus Group and Sears Holdings Corp.

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Rue21, Michael Appel

Business Features

In Current Crisis, Retailers Should ‘Attack All Sources of Liquidity’

Michael C. Appel says ceos need to focus on liquidity and inventory positions as well as labor and rent costs during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Designer and Luxury

European Independent Designers: How They Cope With the Coronavirus Crisis

Creativity, optimism and a conscious, responsible attitude emerged as their driving forces.

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Massimo Giorgetti

Designer and Luxury

How Brands Are Shifting Seasons, Deliveries

Shipments of pre- and fall collections are in flux, and future ones clouded with uncertainty.

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Business Features

Obituary: Textile Industrialist Maurice Bidermann, 87, Dies

With licenses including Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, Bidermann’s U.S. arm was a training ground for many of the industry’s key executives.

clock March 31, 2020WWD Staff

Chitose Abe and Jean Paul Gaultier

Fashion Scoops

Gaultier to Postpone Couture by Sacai, Others in Flux

The house’s guest designer concept will now debut in January 2021, and “Chitose Abe and Jean Paul Gaultier are as committed to it as ever.”

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Retailers nationwide selling non-essentials are temporarily shut down due to the pandemic.


Crisis Management Amid COVID-19: What Must Be Done

Industry executives are anxious, worried for their workers and taking aggressive action to keep their companies alive.

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