Have The Proposed Fabric And Fashion Acts Poked The USA Retail Bear?

Have The Proposed Fabric And Fashion Acts Poked The USA Retail Bear?

brown bear powerful pose in forest at summer getty Fashionistas are stunned, retailers are frightened, but it doesn’t appear that anyone is fighting against politicos who propose (what many feel) is a historic case of industry over-regulation by government. Surely the politicos mean well, and everyone wants to support made-in-USA, protect the environment, and be … Read more

Yes, the Perfect White T-Shirt Does Exist. How To Find It.

Yes, the Perfect White T-Shirt Does Exist.  How To Find It.

SIMPLICITY IS the most difficult thing to secure in this world,” wrote George Sand (aka Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant). In her mid-19th century heyday, women were more concerned with corsets and trains than comfy tops. But her declaration could easily apply to the modern quest for simplicity—in the form of the perfect, plain white tee that universally … Read more

Gucci to accept crypto in leap for luxury industry

Gucci to accept crypto in leap for luxury industry

To become a Vogue Business Member and receive the Technology Edit newsletter, click here. Gucci is tapping into the crypto crowd. The brand will accept cryptocurrency payments in some US stores at the end of this month, and plans to extend the pilot to all of its directly operated North America stores this summer. The … Read more

Walmart Takes on Lululemon (No Really)

Walmart Takes on Lululemon (No Really)

In yet more confirmation that comfy and stretchy clothes are not going anywhere post-pandemic, it seems like everyone is launching a new athleisure line or set of products. From Lululemon (LULU) – Get Lululemon Athletica Inc Report‘s venture into footwear to new brands from retail giants like Kohl’s (KOHL) and Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) – … Read more

Why Canadian menswear boutique Haven is betting on private label

Why Canadian menswear boutique Haven is betting on private label

As the brothers explain it, the decision to reposition Haven as a brand first, retailer second was all about staying one step ahead of the competition. Haven built its business by hustling for access to brands that few of its US peers had, becoming known as a specialist in cult Japanese streetwear. For over a … Read more

Owning a cat vs. owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Owning a cat vs.  owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict. Weigh in on whether you think she’s right in the comments. And please share your suggestions for future Financial Face-off columns. If you’re not already a pet owner, headlines about pandemic pets may … Read more

How Ukraine’s top luxury department store adapted to war

How Ukraine's top luxury department store adapted to war

It has a history with wartime. Built in 1939 on the chic central Khreshchatyk Street, Tsum stands for Tsentralʹnyy Universalʹnyy Magazyn, or Central Universal Department Store. (It is not associated with the famous Tsum in Moscow.) During World War II, the street, including the city hall, stock exchange and famous Ginzburg House 12-storey “skyscraper”, were … Read more

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing.  Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

These 10 stocks have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected to soar up to 66% from here

These 10 stocks have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected to soar up to 66% from here

It sure has been a wild ride for investors over the past few weeks, with the S&P 500 benchmark rising 10% from March 8 through March 30. But the broader stock market is still down for 2022. Below is a list of 10 stocks that have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected … Read more

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again. It’s March Madness for Meme Stocks.

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again.  It's March Madness for Meme Stocks.

Text size A cyclist rides past an AMC theater in San Francisco in the spring of 2020. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Even stocks are back on the menu. Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings, GameStop, and Bed Bath & Beyond leapt Monday in a resurgence of the frenzied buying that took them through the roof early last … Read more