Fashion Industry

How Much Does It Cost to Run the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Ever wonder how much it costs to pull off the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade?<p>Each year, close to 3.5 million people gather in New York City to watch …

Macy's

Black Friday 2017: 6 Big Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

The biggest shopping weekend of the year has arrived. While it is an exciting time for deal-seeking consumers, for retailers that have spent the past …

Trends

Best Tips for Returning Things Over the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, many are already dreading having to go back to the store to return that too-tight pair of shoes or an item …

Money

Neiman Marcus Put its Digital Business First — And, It’s Paying Off Big Time

Neiman Marcus is clawing its way out it.<p>The luxury-goods seller today announced its first quarterly comparable sales gain since 2015 thanks to a new …

eCommerce

Ashley Graham's Shade To Victoria's Secret's Shanghai Show Is Just What The Doctor Ordered For The Fashion Industry

Keep on it, girl! ✊<p>Ashley Graham has discretely hit out at Victoria’s Secret for their lack of curve models in another of their annual shows.<p>In an …

Lingerie

Famous Footwear Parent Says It Lost $35 Million in Revenues Due to Hurricanes

Caleres Inc. shares are tumbling in after-hours trading — they were down more than 10 percent to $27.81 as of 4:45 p.m. ET — after the firm announced …

Markets

DSW Is the Latest Retailer Hit By Hurricanes in Q3

DSW Inc. shares opened down nearly 13 percent to $19.67, after the firm posted third-quarter earnings that missed the mark.<p>The off-price footwear …

Markets

RG Barry Brands CEO Greg Tunney Steps Down

Greg Tunney, president and CEO of RG Barry Brands Inc., is stepping down from both roles, effective immediately.<p>Tunney, a 12-year veteran of the …

Sneakers and Boots Dominate As Top Shoe Styles This Holiday Season

Not surprisingly, sneakers are forecast to be the hottest-selling footwear item this holiday season.<p>According to a newly released nationwide study …

Shoes

Project Runway Just Changed the Fashion Industry After Their Latest Season

16 seasons later and they never fail to impress.<p>November 17, 2017<p>Project Runway just wrapped up its 16th season, not including its many spinoffs. The …

Heidi Klum

Adidas Launches Personalized App with “You” in Mind

A new Adidas app is reported to offer seamless — and personalized — shopping experiences.<p>The app uses Salesforce technology — including the …

Payless Post-Bankruptcy Strategy Puts Bigger Focus On Hispanic Consumers

Payless ShoeSource is revealing more details of its post-bankruptcy strategy.<p>The family footwear retailer — which emerged from Chapter 11 in August, …

Foot Locker Stock Makes Its Highest Leap in 40 Years; Here’s Why

Foot Locker Inc. just gave investors something to cheer about.<p>The specialty athletic retailer — which recently appeared to be slowing down after two …

Markets

Asics Leverages Artificial Intelligence to Avoid Holiday Returns

Returns are always a point of concern for retailers — and this rings especially true during the holidays.<p>But some companies are taking actionable …

Artificial Intelligence

This Dwarf Model Is Breaking All Stereotypes In The Fashion Industry

Dru Presta, 21, is set to change the fashion industry. This girl was born with a form of dwarfism and is 3 feet 4 inches (around 1 meter) tall, but …

Walmart’s Online Business Is Booming, Are We Getting Closer to One Retail Leader?

Walmart is firing on all cylinders.<p>The retail behemoth today released third-quarter results that blew past expectations — with blockbuster strength …

eCommerce

Shoe Carnival Just Proved the Family Footwear Business Is Winning Right Now

Shares for Shoe Carnival Inc. are surging in after-hours trading — up 17.6 percent, to $24.25 as of 5 p.m. ET — after the firm reported …

Markets

Birkenstock Launches London Flagship With Store Featuring Over 250 Styles of Shoes

Birkenstock, <i>Footwear News’</i> 2017 Brand of the Year, isn’t letting the grass grow under its feet. Today brings the launch of its first company-owned …

Fashion Shows

Hunter’s New Toronto Store Looks Like a Giant Greenhouse

Hunter has gone across the pond for its third global standalone store. The British heritage brand has launched in Toronto, marking its first foray …

Fashion Shows

How to Become a Fashion Editor, According to Those Who Did It

The role of a fashion editor has long been mythicized as a "dream job," with "a thousand girls" who would dream of adding this title to Linkedin …

Employment

A Model With Dwarfism Is Breaking Every Stereotype In The Fashion Industry

<b>Born with a form</b> of dwarfism, Dru Presto is three feet and four inches tall, and says she always “stuck out like a sore thumb.”<p><b>Growing up in Nevada,</b> …

Target’s Sales Beat Forecasts, But Here’s Why Investors Are Dumping the Stock

Shares for Target Corp. are sinking today — down nearly 10 percent to $54.29 as of 11 a.m. ET — after the company announced third-quarter results, …

Markets

What Travel Can Learn From the Fashion Industry — New Luxury

<i>The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of selling luxury travel, the people and companies creating and</i> …

Hospitality

This Footwear Firm Was Celebrated as a Top Company for Gender Diversity & Workplace Equality

Caleres Inc. continues to rack up prestigious accolades for championing diversity and equality within its workplace and boardroom.<p>Earlier this …

Governance

Jordan Brand Signs Uniform Partnership With French Basketball Federation

Jordan Brand will be designing the uniforms for France’s national basketball teams.<p>As part of an agreement between Jordan Brand and the French …

Sneakers

5 Reasons Steve Madden Is Company of the Year

Tough times may be hitting retail hard, but a quick glance at Steve Madden’s performance during the past year gives hardly a hint that anything in …

Shoes

You Can Now Shop This Upscale Department Store on Walmart.com

Call it another sign of the times: mega-retailer Walmart and luxury department store Lord & Taylor are teaming up.<p>Following weeks of speculation, the …

eCommerce

Burberry shares continue to drop over UBS downgrade and lack of Christopher Bailey successor

Burberry reported solid growth for the first half of the year yesterday, but its shares closed down almost 10 per cent at 1,787p.<p>Investors were …

Markets

Alibaba Singles’ Day Banks $8.6 Billion in One Hour, Here’s How One U.S. Retailer Is Cashing in

The world’s biggest online shopping day is under way and — in just one hour — its founder Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has raked in $8.6 billion in …

eCommerce

Nordstrom Rolls Out 24-Hour Curbside Pickup at 10 of Its Stores

Waited too long to order online but still don’t want to brace the lines during holiday shopping peak hours?<p>This year, Nordstrom is launching a …

eCommerce