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Monday, August 22, 2016 at 3:02pm
American Field, a pop-up market for Made in the U.S. brands, is expanding its reach this fall. In addition to its events in Boston, Brooklyn, Atlanta and Washington, D.C., the company will add San Francisco and Nashville to its roster as well this year. American Field was... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 2:19pm
The handbag company Gigi traces its roots to 1969 when Bennett Glazer, a book designer and typographer by trade, founded Graphic Image to manufacture leather date books and planners. If books seem quaint in the age of the Internet and iPad, it’s easy to imagine that some of ... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 2:10pm
WASHINGTON — Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D., N.J.) is pressing a key committee in the House of Representatives to hold a hearing on cosmetics regulatory reform when Congress returns from a recess in September. The Food & Drug Administration’s authority over regulating cosmetics... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 1:02pm
Video might have killed the radio star, but it certainly isn’t hurting social media. As consumers “cut the cord” and turn increasingly to mobile devices and social platforms for media consumption, video advertising is taking over. Better phones and faster connection speeds mean... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:39pm
Totaling 80 million, Millennials are now the largest age group in the U.S. workforce. And while a new research report commissioned by software firm Vision Critical confirmed that Millennials may be thrifty, it also showed that they have a willingness to spend. Getting them to... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:10pm
Sears is taking a bold step to shore up its apparel business and asserting that it’s still in the game — the retail game, that is. Long criticized for using the Sears and Kmart store fleets for real estate plays rather than investing and building its core retail business,... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:49am
Michelle Tan, the editor in chief of Seventeen, has been let go after about two years in the job, WWD has learned. A spokeswoman from Hearst declined to comment but did confirm the departure. Tan, who joined Hearst in November 2014, came from Time Inc.’s People where she served... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:49am
Michelle Tan, the editor in chief of Seventeen, has been let go after about two years in the job, WWD has learned. A spokeswoman from Hearst declined to comment but did confirm the departure. Tan, who joined Hearst in November 2014, came from Time Inc.’s People where she served... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:01am
Real Simple editor in chief Kristin van Ogtrop has departed Time Inc., after 13 years at the helm. Real Simple executive editor Sarah Collins will serve as interim editor as the company searches for Van Ogtrop’s successor. A company spokeswoman did not expound much on the... read more
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:01am
Real Simple editor in chief Kristin van Ogtrop has departed Time Inc., after 13 years at the helm. Real Simple executive editor Sarah Collins will serve as interim editor as the company searches for Van Ogtrop’s successor. A company spokeswoman did not expound much on the... read more

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