What We're Reading

Industry reads hand-picked by our editors


Apr 22, 2021

  • CNBC

    Department stores like Nordstrom and Macy’s are still Americans’ favorite place to buy shoesoffsite link

  • Bloomberg

    DeVonta Smith Signs Deal With Dick's Sporting Goods Ahead of NFL Draftoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    J.C. Penney’s Michelle Wlazlo Talks Private Brands and Fall Plansoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Crocs president Michelle Poole on the shoe brand's influencer strategyoffsite link

  • Adweek

    2 Defunct Retailers Are Plotting Comebacks — Here’s Why One Is More Likely to Surviveoffsite link

Apr 21, 2021

  • The Wall Street Journal

    Snarled Supply Chain Trips Up Small Businessesoffsite link

  • Reuters

    How a sweetheart deal gives GameStop CEO a $179 mln goodbye giftoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    Under Armour to Reduce Size of Global Headquarters by 40 Percentoffsite link

  • CNBC

    SPAC transactions come to a halt amid SEC crackdown, cooling retail investor interestoffsite link

  • Glossy

    Pre-order is catching on as a solution to fashion's overproduction problemoffsite link

Apr 20, 2021

  • Business Insider

    How Icon Fitness, one of the largest exercise-equipment manufacturers, is positioning itself to be a long-term leader in digital workoutsoffsite link

  • CNN

    Consumers have $5.4 trillion in excess savings. That could unleash a global spending boomoffsite link

  • The New York Times

    China’s Economy Is Booming. Shoppers Are Skittish Anyway.offsite link

  • Bloomberg

    Billionaire Caruso Studying Option of Taking Over Mall Cinemasoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    LVMH, Richemont and Prada Join Forces in Blockchain Consortiumoffsite link

Apr 19, 2021

  • Bloomberg

    Amazon Plans Furniture Assembly Service to Catch Wayfairoffsite link

  • Business of Fashion

    Does the Mask Market Have a Future?offsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Target is looking beyond its stores to make the last mile of delivery more efficientoffsite link

  • The New York Times

    Why Amazon Workers Sided With the Company Over a Unionoffsite link

  • Footwear News

    Allbirds to Make Its Carbon Footprint Calculator Open-Sourceoffsite link

Apr 16, 2021

  • The Washington Post

    Mall department stores were struggling. The pandemic has pushed them to the edge of extinction.offsite link

  • The New York Times

    NYC Retail Zones: Midtown Has Been Empty, but Other Areas Have Bounced Backoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    Hermione People & Brands in Exclusive Talks to Buy Gap Franceoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Stitch Fix is preparing for its next phase of growthoffsite link

  • MarketWatch

    Shopify to lose three of its top seven executivesoffsite link

Apr 15, 2021

  • Bloomberg

    Why Malls Are Dying in the U.S.: Online Shopping, Covid-19 Pandemicoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    'No longer on hold': Bridal brands are preparing for a wedding boomoffsite link

  • Business of Fashion

    Karla Otto Doubles Down on Influencer Marketing With New Acquisitionoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    EXCLUSIVE: Savage x Fenty Model Launches Her Own Lingerie Brandoffsite link

  • AP

    To retain workers, Walmart moves more of them full timeoffsite link

Apr 14, 2021

  • Reuters

    How the pandemic helped Walmart battle Amazon Marketplace for sellersoffsite link

  • The Wall Street Journal

    Luxury Shares Soar as Louis Vuitton Shrugs Off Pandemicoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Amazon’s failed union vote isn’t slowing retail worker collectivesoffsite link

  • The New York Times

    Midtown Has Been Empty, but Other Retail Zones Have Bounced Backoffsite link

  • CNBC

    Retailers look to innovate and tempt customers back to physical storesoffsite link