Located behind the Shinola Hotel in Downtown Detroit, The Lip Bar's founder Melissa Butler speaks to WWD about the decision to go physical.
As First Insight Inc. marks a milestone of adding 60 new clients to its roster in 2018, the technology firm is rolling out five new “InsightSuite solutions” that are geared specifically for retail sectors such as footwear and fast fashion. Among the new clients to the customer-centric merchandising platform are Under Armour and Crocs. Greg Petro, chief executive officer of First Insight, said the number of retailers and brands who are leveraging predictive analytics and digital product testing is “a testament to the strength of our expanded platform, which applies machine learning and predictive analytics to nearly a decade of Voice of Consumer data.” Petro added that by providing companies with the “most information and strongest recommendations on the products they are bringing to market, we are ensuring they are able to meet their customers with the right products and prices out of the gate.” Greg Petro Patrick MacLeod/WWD Maggie Winkel, vice president of global merchandising at Under Armour, said by using the platform the company is now “incorporating the wants and needs expressed by our consumers into our product development process every step of the way.” Winkel said the platform allows the company to “stay close to our consumer” and bring “differentiated product more quicklyRead More...
The bra company is expanding its offering with 27 new sizes in four styles.
Google-funded StyleHacks goes from Home Hubs to phones to offer voice-enabled style advice ... and soon, conversational shopping.
Harvey Kanter served most recently as ceo of Blue Nile.
Local dailies ran supplements paying tribute to the designer, while Arte on Friday will broadcast two documentaries by Loïc Prigent.
Genius. Legend. Icon. Such words are inadequate. Karl was Karl. Like no other, unique. His iron-clad hold on fashion and the larger cultural psyche, around the world and across generations, for more than a half-century without a shred of diminished relevance, is astounding and impossible to put into perspective so soon after his death. For now, remembrance […]
The executives see no slowdown in the sneakers category and leverage the brand's authenticity and relationship with customers.
The designer says 2019 "began well on all fronts" and that Armani/Casa "is the piece of the puzzle that completes my vision of what it means to be a designer."
Balanced markets and product categories is a response to the challenges brands will face in 2019.
The campaign, styled by Elizabeth Sulcer, will also support the opening of a new boutique in London.
From brand relaunches to upcoming labels, here is a list of the most notable fashion projects to discover in Milan this week.
The Red Tag x GR-Uniforma collection will be unveiled in Venice for the opening of the Art Biennale on May 9 and be presented with an art performance created by the Moscow-based Rubchinskiy.
The hottest new restaurants, bars, exhibitions and stores in town.
Wisdom of more than six decades from the mouth of Karl.
From Nicole Kidman to Lily-Rose Depp, here are some of the Chanel designer’s best red carpet looks.
Walmart Inc. on Tuesday provided good news for the U.S. retail sector, reporting its best quarterly results in recent years, including comparable-store sales growth of 4.2 percent. Walmart U.S. logged its strongest comp-store sales growth in nine years, 6.8 percent, when measured on a two-year stack. (U.S. comp sales rose 4.1 percent for the quarter, compared with a year earlier.) Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce said retail sales continued to drop for the first two months of the 2019 first quarter, prompting a retail sell-off on Wall Street. Official figures showed retail sales across stores, restaurants and online slumped 1.2 percent in December, but the figures could be revised another one or two times. The retail and e-commerce giant easily beat Wall Street the analyst consensus estimate for adjusted earnings of $1.33 per share for the quarter, posting $1.41 per share. For the full year, earnings per share rose 11 percent to $4.91. Walmart’s e-commerce sales shot up 43 percent in the quarter, prompting president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon to sound an aggressive note to competitors such as Amazon, which last week decided to quit Long Island City, N.Y., as the site of its HQ2 amid backlash to taxRead More...
Kardashian went to her Twitter and Instagram to express her disapproval for Fashion Nova knocking off the risqué vintage Mugler dress she wore just two days ago.
The heritage tennis brand will launch STLA, a high-end lifestyle collection inspired by Sergio Tacchini's sportswear.
The designer said the idea for his sets often came to him in his sleep.