Monday, July 25, 2016 at 1:56pm
As apparel companies gear up to report second-quarter results, the broader retail sector is poised to see an improved second half, said analysts at Telsey Advisory Group in a consumer trends research note today. And in a separate report from IHS Global Insight, back-to-school... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 12:21pm
As part of the WWD Honors program, an annual celebration of creative vision, performance and leadership, applications are now being accepted from the industry for the CEO/Creative Leadership Award. The WWD Honors will anchor WWD’s 2016 CEO Summit on the evening of Oct. 25 at... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:03am
NEW YORK — J. McLaughlin has named Mary Ellen Coyne chief executive officer, signaling the company’s desire to accelerate growth across all channels. Coyne, a former Ralph Lauren executive, will be responsible for J. McLaughlin’s overall strategy including its operations,... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 10:11am
When Juliet Nicolson, whose antecedents include a variety of notable writers (from Alfred, Lord Tennyson to her grandmother Vita Sackville-West, and her father, biographer Nigel Nicolson), decided to write a book about her family, one of the things she wanted most to know was... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9:50am
After more than a 20-year wait, we finally have footage from a new Trainspotting movie as a short teaser has been released by Sony Pictures Entertainment. In this first look at footage from the new film, Renton (Ewan McGregor), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller)... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9:23am
LOS ANGELES — Location is everything in real estate and The Bloc, undergoing a more than $500 million transformation, was a fitting backdrop to kick off the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Next Generation conference tackling the subject of retail disruption. The... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9:22am
Hyosung Corp., one of the leading producers of nylon for intimate apparel, sportswear and outerwear and outdoor gear, said Monday it plans to start up a Mipan nylon manufacturing facility in Nhon Trach, Vietnam. The new facility is located in the same area as Hyosung’s Creora... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9:19am
Eighteen months into launching her namesake e-commerce venture, British model-designer India Hicks is poised for a new phase in her 1,000-member direct sales network. “I like the pace we are growing at. We’ve made a lot of mistakes; I had no idea what a start-up was going to be... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8:58am
NEW YORK — A wave of economic uncertainty mixed with an evolving manufacturing landscape at this month’s round of fabric and sourcing shows here. Executives were unified that textile innovation has never been more vital, along with the need to establish a production strategy... read more
Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8:55am
Nike’s first Olympics ad just hit the web and it shows newborn athletes receiving their first inspirational pep talk. Titled “Unlimited Future,” the ad shows Bobby Cannavale, wearing a sharp suit and slicked hair walking around a delivery room full of newborn babies and giving... read more