Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Could Thalía be the next $1 billion brand in five years? That’s the projection from Jamie Salter, chairman and chief executive officer of Authentic Brands Group, which has forged a strategic partnership with Thalía Sodi to own and manage the intellectual property of the 45-year... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Though Perry Capital is a sinking ship, that’s not the case with its luxury retail asset held in the portfolio, Barneys New York, according to Barneys executives. The retailer’s performance is tightly guarded due to its status as a private company owned by Perry... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
LONDON — Wolf & Badger has set its sights on the U.S., and the British multibrand retailer will open its first stand-alone store there in February, WWD has learned. Wolf & Badger, which sells a range of emerging designers, will set up shop at 95 Grand Street in SoHo in... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 2:52pm
There were more than a few questions from the media Tuesday on a recent story on how Facebook inflated a key video metric, as well as other inquiries concerning how the company intends to monetize Instagram and data collection on WhatsApp. Sheryl Sandberg, the firm’s chief... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:55pm
If you want to know more about Nordstrom, Macy’s and Kohl’s shoppers, such as what they have in common and what sets them apart, look no further than coffee. Does a shopper buy her cup of Joe at Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? A fondness for the former’s latte macchiato points to... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:15pm
The folks at Salesforce have been keeping busy. In addition to gearing up for next week’s Dreamforce conference, the company’s rumored to be considering an acquisition of Twitter and also introducing the results of its largest acquisition to date: the so-called Commerce Cloud.... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:43pm
“Playground Parachutes,” an installation of four large-scale murals by Isca Greenfield-Sanders made in collaboration with more than 200 children, will open Saturday at Vesuvio Playground, at the intersection of Spring and Thompson Streets in Manhattan’s SoHo. Greenfield-Sanders... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:33pm
The world — populated by millions of avid social media users — is watching as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make their way through Canada on their second-ever royal tour of the country. Thousands of tweets and over 3,000 Instagrams have been posted using #royalsvisitcanada... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:07pm
Planet Blue has opened its first Florida store a few blocks from the beach. The resortwear chain left its dream catchers and other Cali decor back home in Santa Monica, Calif., in exchange for a predominantly white space inspired by South Beach’s Art Deco District. Raw wood... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 11:48am
By the second intermission of the Metropolitan Opera’s opening night production of Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” the Champagne glasses had been retired for something a little more energizing — coffee. The nearly five-hour opera drew brave souls like Adrien Brody, Keri... read more