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Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2:17pm
For those who don’t see the value in sharing the mundanities of daily life, Twitter is still for you. That’s the implied message of a new marketing initiative from the micro-messaging platform, which is increasingly positioning itself as more of a news service than a social... read more
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 12:00pm
JOAN AND KANYE: Olivier Rousteing has again tapped into the Kardashian-West family craze for Balmain’s fall 2016 campaign. The first image of the campaign was released on the brand’s Instagram account earlier today and features Kanye West alongside Joan Smalls, a dedicated... 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 9:27am
Today’s news that Verizon would acquire Yahoo’s core operating business moves the wireless network provider one $4.83-billion step closer to its goals of becoming a major media company. The all-cash deal is slated to go into effect in the first quarter of 2017, and will... 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

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