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WWD Global Sourcing Forum: Industry Takes Fresh Approaches to Production

Global sourcing has probably never been more dynamic — as in complex, controversial and vital to a company’s success.

The Global Business of Secondhand Clothes Thrives in Kenya

Kenya imports about 100,000 tons of secondhand clothes a year, providing the government revenues from customs duties and creating tens of thousands of jobs.

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Lucky Brand Lures Carlos Alberini Back to Denim

Eight months into his tenure at the denim brand, Lucky's chairman and ceo discusses the opportunities he sees for expansion.

Norwest Venture Partners, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Gilt Groupe, Glamsquad, Amy Errett, Madison Reed, Kendra Scott, Kendra Scott Design,

Women CEOs Discuss Start-up Challenges

The surprises and challenges to building a new brand were just a few of the topics discussed at a panel discussion hosted by Norwest Venture Partners.

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Didier Grumbach, a Rich Life in Fashion

Executive reflects on his diverse career, from manufacturer to retailer, entrepreneur to industry organizer and mentor.

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LVMH Eyeing New Strategy for Donna Karan Intl.

Parent company has tapped Caroline Brown to become chief executive officer of the New York-based fashion house, effective Jan. 15.

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The Life and Times of Didier Grumbach

Highlights in the life of a French fashion staple.

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The Hunt for Next Michael Kors Continues

The designer and his $15 billion fashion empire are proving to be a tough act to follow, but that isn’t stopping a slew of others from trying.

Retailers Aim to Reduce Environmental Impact

Executives unveiled the framework of a major sustainability program aimed at developing ways to reduce the impact of their businesses over the next 15 years.

China's New Consumer Classes

The Chinese consumer has gone global, according to a new book charting the ascendancy of the country’s spenders.

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A Moment of Reinvention in Italy

Made in Italy comprises the product as well as the stories behind it.

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