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Friday, February 5, 2016 at 3:13pm
Mobile commerce is hotter than ever — just ask the tech giants Google, Facebook and Yahoo, which reported major mobile-related revenues in their recent earnings reports. But despite the finding that 45 percent of all shopping journeys include mobile devices, mobile shoppers... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:38pm
It’s a new chapter for American Apparel Inc. The Los Angeles firm said Friday that it officially exited bankruptcy following the confirmation of its plan for reorganization in late January by a Delaware court judge. American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 protection in October. “... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:26pm
GO TEAM: In a letter to employees of the Yoox Net-a-porter Group obtained by WWD on Friday, chief executive officer Federico Marchetti touted the accomplishments of the company in its first 100 days following the merger while also taking “a glimpse of the future.” “We are... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:25am
What is a magazine today? Is it a brand? Is it one element of a multiplatform media company? Or is it a vestige of a struggling print industry that will soon be replaced by digital and social media content? These were just some of the questions posed at the American Magazine... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:25am
What is a magazine today? Is it a brand? Is it one element of a multiplatform media company? Or is it a vestige of a struggling print industry that will soon be replaced by digital and social media content? These were just some of the questions posed at the American Magazine... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:01am
MILAN — Naomi Campbell and Italian innerwear company Yamamay have teamed up again for a capsule collection after partnering on a limited-edition range for the holiday season last year. The spring line, again called “IamNaomiCampbell,” includes four collections and the British... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00am
What are four walls worth? It’s a surprisingly complex but vital question facing retailers in these digital days. E-commerce is giving brands most of their growth. The mall is less of a place to hang out and more of a place to get in and get out. And Wall Street has turned its... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 9:39am
HERE COME THE BOYS: Wilhelmina Models has launched a men’s division in London. The agency represents a roster of male models including RJ King, currently the face of Tommy Hilfiger; Chris Moore, who fronts the Givenchy Jeans campaign, and Roger Dupe, who features in H&M’s... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 9:04am
THE TIES THAT BIND: Chaumet is getting sentimental. For its second show at the exhibition space flanking its flagship store on Place Vendôme, the maker of jewelry and watches is putting the spotlight on relationships, ranging from family ties to friendship and full-blooded... read more
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 6:45am
Aby Rosen is wearing a suit. This isn’t so remarkable among megamillionaires, except that Rosen is often pictured wearing simply jeans and a buttondown, or even a T-shirt. To see him dressed up and sitting in a small conference room inside his office at The Lever Building,... read more

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