Business

Stories on the business end of fashion.

Ralph Lauren Hires New CMO

Ralph Lauren Finally Hires CMO Amid Corporate Turnaround

Ralph Lauren turnaround continues with CEO Stefan Larsson, scheduled to depart May 1st after a bit more than a year at the helm. The resignation...
Propulse Launches Sales Artist

Propulse Launches AI Technology for Small Fashion Brands

Future of e-commerce looks towards brick and mortar for inspiration in Propulse's new AI software for booting online sales. Former Saks Fifth Avenue executive Eric Brassard...
BCBG Max Azria Store Front

BCBG Kicks Off New York Fashion Week with Store Closings

Celebrity designer Max Azria kicked off NY fashion week with store closing and rumors of seeking bankruptcy protection. BCBG, whose name is short for...
Gymboree Clothing Retail In Trouble

‘Children Retail’ Also Struggling, Gymboree CEO to Step Down

Another day another struggling clothing retail store. The surprise this time is that it is a niche market under fire, Gymboree the kid focused...
Boohoo.com Saves Nasty Gal From Bankruptcy

Boohoo.com Saves Nasty Gal from Bankruptcy

In early January we reported on boohoo.com ’s 260% increase of its year end value from 2016 in part from it’s then recent purchase...
Adidas is going hard after Under Armour and Nike

Adidas Gaining Ground in the Athleisure War

Adidas has been working on a comeback after losing the second position as a sport brand in the US to Under Armour in 2014. Mark...
Under Armour Shares Stumble, Athleisure Race Intensifies.

Under Armour Shares Stumble, Athleisure Race Intensifies

Under Armour hits a wall, but remains confident of its brand, despite CFO exit Baltimore-based company has found it tough to continue its record setting...
Riccardo Tisci Leaves Givenchy

Trending: Riccardo Tisci Waves Goodbye to Givenchy

Givenchy Fall Winter 2017 Menswear and Givenchy Fall 2017 Couture will now be the last collections authored by the edgy style of Riccardo Tisci. The...
Fashion Television Targets Farsi Speaking Audience

Fashion Television is launching a dedicated Farsi channel

Tailored specifically for viewers in the Europe and Middle East, the new Fashion Television channel promises to reflect regional tastes and styles as well...
Coach Marketing Strategy 2017

Coach Bet on Modern Sales Channels Report First Results

Coach big bet on modern sales channels provide confidence despite department store pull back. Department stores have taken a beating over the last year. Industry...
Banana Republic Store at New York

Banana Republic New Retail Model Aims to Stop Sales Drop

Banana Republic begins shake up; moving towards “See now, buy now” business model, opening pop up stores and falling out with President Andi Owen. Banana Republic...
Warby Parker Plans 25 Store Expansion

20/20 Vision for Business: Warby Parker Plans Expansion

Warby Parker (WP) is dreaming big with the ambitious company planning to open 25 brick and mortar stores this year. Warby Parker started in 2010 and...