Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:35am
The percentage of online shoppers who use mobile payment apps in China has increased from 96 percent last year to 99 percent this year, according to new research from Nielsen. Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:01pm
Saks Fifth Avenue is getting ready to spotlight its unique complex of four specialty stores launching in Greenwich, Conn. beginning this fall. The complex is being branded “The Saks Shops at Greenwich” and the marketing begins Sunday, WWD has learned. It’s also been learned... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 3:38pm
Tonight, up-and-coming electronic duo BC Kingdom will kick off the Music Marc concert series at the Marc Jacobs boutique in Los Angeles. The L.A.-based group consists of members Logan Eze and Zou Deon, who released their first EP last summer and will debut their latest single... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:33pm
Mario Grauso is already making his presence known at Holt Renfrew, and he’s not even coming on board until next month. On Thursday, the Canada-based retailer confirmed a market report that Steven Cook, the company’s chief merchant and senior vice president of buying and... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:49pm
Gwen Jorgensen is ready for her next challenge. Less than a week after winning the gold medal in the women’s triathlon in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the accountant-turned-athlete was in New York to reveal that she will run in the New York City Marathon in November.... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:42pm
MILAN — The streets of Milan will get an extra dose of fashion in September when Rankin stages an open-air exhibition of his latest work during Milan Fashion Week. Called “Outside In,” the exhibit will kick off on September 25 on Via Montenapoleone in Milan, and will be open to... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:37pm
Time Inc. has nabbed’s Mark McClusky to run digital strategy for its Sports Illustrated Group. McCusky, who has relocated to New York from San Francisco, will report to Time Inc. SI Group editorial director Chris Stone and Time Inc. digital director Will Lee when he... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:33pm
As a part of NYDJ’s Fit To Be campaign, the brand has partnered with host Amanda de Cadenet to create a series of candid videos with the celebrity Fit To Be cast. Dubbed #FitToBe Real, the videos have a girlfriend-to-girlfriend vibe, as viewers get up close and personal with... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 12:21pm
Karlie Kloss is the latest celebrity fan of budding brand Off-White; she stepped out Wednesday in New York dressed in a camouflage jumpsuit from the brand’s resort 2017 collection. Virgil Abloh previously described the collection as “the essence of the relaxed Off-White girl. ... read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 11:03am
THROWING SHADE: NYX Cosmetics founder Toni Ko is officially open for business and has only just begun ramping up plans for her sunglass line. Her new company, Perverse Sunglasses, hosted a packed house of influencers and celebrities to her 1,500-square-foot showroom’s grand... read more