• J. Crew undergoes layoffs

    The apparel retailer has “made decisions to support efficiency and long-term growth,” according to a company spokesperson. 

    By Kaarin Vembar • March 28, 2023
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    H&M announces May 11 release date for Mugler collaboration

    The new collection, designed by creative director Casey Cadwallader, will feature the brand’s signature nonbinary style.

    By March 24, 2023
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    David’s Bridal releases wedding gown collection made partly from recycled fibers

    The company said it wants to appeal to consumers who are looking for more sustainable options for big purchases.

    By March 23, 2023
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    Resale fashion search engine launches

    Chinese tech company DejaWooo received its first seed investment in 2021 and last week announced the launch of its platform.

    By Xanayra Marin-Lopez • March 21, 2023
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    Gucci launches resale and redesign initiatives

    The Italian luxury goods brand is deepening its relationship with resale platform Vestiaire, while parent company Kering says it will cut its greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2035.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Saks Fifth Avenue stylists to become brand ambassadors for luxury travel company

    Luxury consumers are showing a strong interest in travel. A partnership between Saks and Inspirato hopes to leverage that enthusiasm. 

    By Kaarin Vembar • March 15, 2023
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    H&M taps ThredUp for resale program

    A “collabs” section allows shoppers to buy pre-owned items from designer collections. The move comes as the retailer works to remake its sustainability image.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 14, 2023
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    More shakeup at Gap Inc. as sales fall, losses mount

    The apparel retailer said it’s close to naming a new CEO, but announced the exit of a few executives, including Athleta chief Mary Beth Laughton.

    By Daphne Howland • March 10, 2023
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    Nike taps new head of women’s, DEI

    Changes on the DTC side of the business will help support its digital-led strategy, the company said.

    By Cara Salpini • March 8, 2023
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    Luxury demand strong amid consumer weakness

    A few brands are out of favor, while others are making a comeback, as consumers across income levels continue to shop for upscale goods.

    By Daphne Howland • Feb. 22, 2023
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    What it takes to be a successful DTC brand in 2023

    Direct-to-consumer darlings like Warby Parker and Allbirds helped pave the way for more brands to enter the space. But now, the playbook has changed.

    By Caroline Jansen • Feb. 15, 2023
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    Resale dominates National Retail Federation’s ‘Big Show’

    Secondhand goods present retailers with a lucrative sales opportunity at an uncertain time for the industry, according to several presenters.

    By Daphne Howland • Jan. 19, 2023