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What’s on Retail’s Wish List This Holiday?

11/29/2020

At the height of the holiday shopping season, WWD asked some top execs what they plan to give and what they’ve learned from the difficult season so far.

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Are Tiny Stores the Next Big Idea in Retail?

11/29/2020

The Norwegian Rain Compact Store just opened in Copenhagen, showcasing only six styles of raincoats.

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Inside Tiffany & Co.?s New South Coast Plaza Discovery Store and Blue Box Cafe

11/29/2020

"We don't want to be intimidating because we believe beauty should be for everybody," Tiffany & Co. chief executive officer Alessandro Bogliolo said of the American jewelry brand's new store concept.

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Prada, Adidas to Launch A+P Luna Rossa 21 Sneakers

11/29/2020

The shoes are part of the partnership inked last year between Prada and Adidas and will be worn by the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team while a lifestyle version will also be available starting Dec. 9.

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Seminal Moment: How Prada Anticipated the Luxury Sneakers Trend

11/29/2020

In 1997, long before luxury sneakers were trending, Prada sensed the potential of the category launching the so-called “America’s Cup.”

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Virgil Abloh?s Friends to Visit Miami in Art Installation

11/29/2020

The characters featured in the short film created to launch the spring-summer men's line will be showcased during Miami Art week.

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De Beers Sets Punchy Goals Around Carbon, Community, Women?s Business

11/29/2020

The diamond miner and jeweler is setting 12 goals for 2030, including a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, and supporting 10,000 women entrepreneurs.

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Black Friday Weekend Meets Modest Expectations in a Swirl of Highs and Lows

11/29/2020

In a Thanksgiving weekend unlike any other, department stores and fashion specialty retailers fought hard for business and met their modest expectations. They extended Black Friday promotions through the weekend, from weeks before. They emphasized over and over again the measures implemented to help shoppers in stores feel safe from COVID-19. And assortments, while lean, […]

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Textile Executive Evans C. Reitman-Swiss Dies at 91

11/29/2020

The former textile executive died of complications from COVID-19.

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Zappos Cofounder Tony Hsieh Dies at Age 46

11/28/2020

Tony Hsieh cofounded Zappos in 1999 and pioneered many of the online and corporate strategies in use today.

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