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Business of Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 12:50

What Should Burberry Do Next?

The iconic British brand needs a refresh. Here’s what Christopher Bailey and Marco Gobbetti must do to get the business back on track.

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Europe’s Major Markets Make Modest Gains in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were mostly on the rise.

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 09:56

Louis Vuitton Launches E-Commerce in China

The web site accepts payments via UnionPay, Alipay and WeChat Pay.

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 08:36

Swatch Group H1 Net Profit Rises 7.6%

The world’s biggest watchmaker said it maintained a positive outlook for the rest of the year.

Business of Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 05:30

How China’s Internet Disruption Is Impacting the ‘Wang Hong’ Influencer Economy

WhatsApp is the latest service to be disrupted by China’s digital clampdown, but commercially motivated changes to Sina Weibo could be even more damaging for the ‘internet celebrity’ influencer economy.

Business of Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 05:30

News Bites | Can ‘The Leopards’ Become the Oscars of Jewellery?

In today’s News Bites, how six of the most influential names in fine jewellery have joined forces to create a star-studded awards ceremony that will support The Prince's Trust and put their craft at the heart of the cultural zeitgeist.

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 05:00

Julie Bornstein Stepping Down as Stitch Fix COO

The Silicon Valley company is in the process of "identifying a successor."

NYT Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 05:00

Thanks to Venmo, We Now All Know How Cheap Our Friends Are

The app “changes friendships and makes them more transactional,” one user said. “It’s nickel-and-diming everything, literally.”

NYT Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 05:00

The 12-Hour Goodbye That Started Everything

A spurned woman confronts the question: When you lose love, should you even try to get over it?

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 04:30

Fashion 101 for Aspiring Designers: It’s About Selling Emotion

Mercedes Gonzales asks a standing-room only crowd at Texworld if they want to be rich or famous.

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 04:15

Première Vision Presents Fall Textile Trends in New York

For its third annual showing, Première Vision New York highlights fall 2018 trends.

WWD 🔒 21 Jul 2017 - 04:01

To Avoid Activists, P&G Needs to Show Growth

Nelson Peltz’s proxy fight comes years after Bill Ackman’s — but financial improvements could help P&G quash his bid for a board seat.

NYT Fashion 21 Jul 2017 - 00:06

Kenneth Jay Lane, Jewelry Designer Who Made a Fortune Faking It, Dies at 85

Over six decades, Mr. Lane built a global business by making it acceptable and chic for women to wear glittering jewelry of unabashed deception.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 22:31

Louis Vuitton Takes Supreme Court Shot With Parody Bag Case

Nothing’s impossible, but the company may have other reasons for pushing the case so far after losing at every turn.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 22:26

Richard Beckman Joins The Hill

Beckman will serve as president.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 21:06

Sears Links With Amazon to Sell Smart Appliances

Investors in the cash-strapped retailer applauded the deal and sent its stock up more than 20 percent.

NYT Fashion 20 Jul 2017 - 19:35

Codependent No More ... Yet Wanting Back In

Also, boycotting a former boss’s baby shower, requesting a family visit, and wondering whether sexual fantasies are cheating.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 19:24 Uses Bespoke Editorial Content to Drive Sales

The retailer has partnered with E-Contenta to increase the reach of its editorial content.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 19:06

EU Caught €670M Worth of Counterfeit Goods Last Year

The number of seized items grew and counterfeit beauty products, apparel and accessories made up about half of the value.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 16:28

Adobe Analytics Cloud Extends Capabilities to Voice-Control Assistants

As consumers begin to embrace the voice-control technology, Adobe will offer customers data-collection analysis for the category.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 16:17

Los Angeles Line Dra to Open First Store

The shop will be located at the Row DTLA.

Business of Fashion 20 Jul 2017 - 15:42

Alibaba Predicts Revenue Rise of 45-48% in 2017

China's Alibaba expects its revenue to expand by 45 to 48 percent in its fiscal year from April as more small businesses join its online community in search of sales.

WWD 🔒 20 Jul 2017 - 15:29

More Changes at Condé Nast as Howard Mittman, Men’s Chief Business Officer, Resigns

Kim Kelleher will replace Mittman as chief business officer of the men's group.

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Iconix Acquires Remaining 50% Stake in Iconix Canada for $19M

Iconix also decided to retain its 51% stake in the Buffalo brand.