Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:34pm
By WWD, a start-up rival to, raised $350 million and said it expects to close on another $150 million in new funding in the coming months. In addition to that $500 million, the company said $130 million in convertible financing raised in February would switch over... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:30pm
HONG KONG — China plans to reduce tariffs on a number of consumer goods and expand its 72-hour transit visa plan to more cities in an effort to stimulate domestic consumption, Beijing said on Tuesday. The announcement of import tax reductions follows changes in June, when the... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:26pm
NEW DELHI — Terry Townsend is known for his knowledge and understanding of global cotton markets. He is a consultant on commodity issues, especially on cotton, having served as executive director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee from 1999 to 2013, and worked with... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:24pm
NEW DELHI — Select Citywalk mall here has retailers across the country rethinking their strategies. Select Citywalk is consistently seen as India’s leading mall, with sales of more than 10 billion rupees, or $151.2 million, a year and a string of global players making their... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:02pm
Guess Inc. saw a decline in third-quarter earnings, but still managed to come in ahead of expectations with signs of life in its European retail business. The denim company’s net earnings fell to $12.4 million, or 15 cents a share, as the negative impact of currency translation... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:48pm
The assignment of a costume designer is to narrate, through clothing, the development of a character. With “The Danish Girl,” director Tom Hooper’s follow-up to “Les Misérables,” the connection between clothing and gender was at the center, in a time of heightened visibility... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:40pm
Canadian company Blacknet have heeded the call of basketball enthusiasts with their all-new removable net that lets you keep the swish in your game. Inspired by Dr. Michael Halberstam who used to place nets around the outdoor courts of Washington D.C. to hear the jump shots –... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:32pm
BARCELONA — Superlight fabrics, laser treatments, textures and a spring 2017 color palette spanning whites to purple headlined trends at the Denim Première Vision trade show that was held at the Montjuïc exhibition center here last week. RELATED STORY: They Are Wearing Denim... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:14pm
At 10 a.m. on the Monday before Thanksgiving at J.C. Penney in Manhattan, general manager Joe Cardamone does what he always does when the store opens — walk the floor. And he stays with it throughout the day. “Boots — they’re going to be huge. I’ve got to show you these,” said ... read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:09pm
Radii have returned with a small pack of pure, solid colorways for the coming Holiday season. The “Mono” pack works their signature runner silhouette, the Phuket Runner, in solid Midnight blue, Ember gray and Bonfire red. As ever with the LA label’s classic retro runner, the... read more