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Ralph Lauren Is the Latest to Offer Clothing Rentals

The company is working with CaaStle, a service that allows retailers to offer what it calls clothing as a service, to manage the subscription model.

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Payless Lifts the Curtain on Its US Comeback

Payless has an ambitious plan to open 300 to 500 stores over the next five years.

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For His Encore, Jet.com Co-Founder Nate Faust Aims to Make Delivery Sustainable

Faust's new startup Olive is an ecommerce platform with hundreds of brands.

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Will Brands Start Monetizing Their Social Media Content?

Rebecca Minkoff's debut on OnlyFans during New York Fashion Week raises the prospect of subscription marketing.

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Issa Rae Asks, ‘What Are You Made Of?’ in Madewell’s Latest Campaign

The clothing brand's spring collection prioritizes authenticity.

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Men’s Wearhouse Gets a High-Tech Upgrade in 3 Next-Gen Stores

The reimagined physical spaces include a digital shirt finder.

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Real-Life Couples Reconnect in Diesel’s Covid-Era Campaign

The 40-year-old brand has a history of taboo-busting, politically-minded marketing with heavy social justice themes and imperfectly beautiful imagery.

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The Privé Porter Customer Won’t ‘Grovel’ to Hermès Anymore

The Miami upstart does a thriving business in Birkin and Kelly bags, the impossible dream of luxury retail.

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Neiman Marcus’ Digital Transformation Enters New Phase: Omnichannel Retail

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The luxury department store is taking a page out of big box stores' playbook.

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This Apparel Brand Offers Discounts In Exchange For Turning In Used Clothing

Textile waste is a big problem in the United States. The EPA estimates that clothing and other textiles make up 5% of landfill waste—a percentage that makes sense when you [...]

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Adidas Just Used WhatsApp to Create the Most Star-Studded Ad of the Socially Distant Era

Soccer's biggest names and rising stars launch an epic group chat for the brand's new Predator Freak.

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Bombas Adds Underwear Line With Ambitions to be a Multi-Product Brand

The intent was to solve a pressing problem by creating a sustainable business, no matter if that resulted in a company with $20 million in sales or $200 million in [...]

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Retail M&A Grew in 2020, With More Deals Expected in 2021

Total value of 2020 deals outstripped 2019, and there's plenty of liquidity among major players.

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Jenna Lyons Starts Her Post-J.Crew Chapter With an HBO Max Show and Beauty Brand

The former creative director was synonymous with the retailer, but now she's charting her own course.