Retail Features


Retail Features

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José de Jesús Legaspi and Rick J. Caruso on the Future of Brick and Mortar

If the Internet and the economy haven’t already dented the shopping mall industry, then its own detachment from consumers will hasten its downfall.

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Tokyo Gets More Salable

Designers and retailers may have withstood a typhoon during this city’s six-day fashion week, but economic headwinds are still gusting.

Apple Pay Faces Hurdles — Including Wal-Mart

The substantial majority of retailers — almost one million or so — are taking a wait-and-see approach.

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Value Retail's Suzhou Village Arrives in Changing China

The developer of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe celebrated the grand opening of its first outlet mall in China.

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Cyber Attacks Spread: Bass & Co. Latest Hit

Rarely a week has gone by since last holiday season that one firm or another — from retailing to the financial world — hasn’t been hit by hackers.

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Rent the Runway and Kate Spade Execs Talk Omnichannel Strategies

Rent the Runway cofounder Jennifer Fleiss and Kate Spade's Amy McManus participated in a roundtable discussion moderated by WWD's Evan Clark.

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Wal-Mart Moves Forward on Made in USA Push

The retail giant has been making good on its pledge to spend $250 million over 10 years on products made in the U.S.

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Hong Kong Retailers Reel From Protests

Preliminary reports indicate retailers here experienced a significant drop in sales as pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzed the city last week.

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Brands to Tell Tales Along Madison Ave.

In an unusual collaboration, 16 designers will install exhibits in their windows telling the histories behind their brands.

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Week in Review: 10/04/2014

WWD highlights the 10 must-read stories of the week.

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Protests Seen Impacting Hong Kong Golden Week

What should usually be one of the biggest shopping weeks of the year has been overshadowed by civil unrest.

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