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Allbirds Made Wool Shoes Happen. Can It Do the Same With Eucalyptus?

Silicon Valley’s favorite shoes are getting a tree pulp makeover.

Supporting Gun Control Is Great for Business

Dick’s Sporting Goods is taking a stand young customers can get behind.

Madewell Is Coming to Some J.Crew Stores

The company hopes the two brands will bolster each other.

The Shockingly Lucrative World of Facebook Buy-Sell-Trade Groups

Anthropologie and Lululemon have a second life in your newsfeed — just be careful of the rules.

Lululemon Employees Report a Toxic ‘Boy’s Club’ Culture

Picking favorites, dating employees, and more damaging allegations.

To Appeal to Customers Back Home, Chinese Fast Fashion Launches in London

Urban Revivo’s London expansion may be more about shoppers in Beijing than Britain.

Malls Are Dying, but Things Remembered Is Still Hanging On

Personalization keeps the store alive, even in the age of Etsy.

What’s a Ripoff When Everything Looks the Same?

Outdoor Voices and Bandier are embroiled in a knockoff debate.

Thinx Has a New CEO and, Finally, an HR Department

Checking in with the period-underwear startup in the post-She-E-O era.

Mall of America Gets High-Tech With Chatbot and Humanoid Robots

You’ll never get lost in the mall again with this new technology.

Inside America’s Growing Bulletproof Clothing Industry

Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.

If HSN and QVC Merge, Will It Save TV Shopping?

The companies eye a merger as Amazon changes what it means to shop from home.

Who the Fuck Is Kat Von D?

How a reality TV provocateur became one of the beauty industry’s brightest stars.

Brands Should Do Less

Retailers could be served by selling fewer styles... or at least looking like they do.

Would You Take Out a Loan for a Pair of Jeans?

A new kind of high-interest financial product aims to disrupt how you shop, and how you owe.

How Free Shipping Fulfills the Centuries-Old Promise of Capitalism

Like you, George Washington hated paying S&H.

Etsy’s Evolution Strains Sellers

After a lackluster IPO, longterm shopkeepers notice shifts.

Lululemon Just Dropped Its First Sneaker Collaboration

The APL shoes come in millennial pink.

What Happened to the Internet’s Favorite T-Shirt Company?

Threadless made millions by selling out huge runs of crowdsourced T-shirts; now they’re printing almost everything one by one.

The Best Rewards Programs Give You More Than Points

What brands get when they celebrate your loyalty.

Department Stores Have One Thing Left to Sell: Real Estate

Flailing businesses are offloading their often-iconic buildings.

Nike, One of the World's Biggest Brands, Wants to Be Exclusive

The sportswear giant is seriously changing its retail focus

This Macy’s Is a ‘Petri Dish’ for the Brand

The struggling department store chain tests customer and employee recommendations at a New Jersey location before rolling them out nationwide.

Nobody Thinks About eBay

Even with 171 million users, the online shopping giant is grasping for relevancy.

LuLaRoe Changed Its Refund Policy and Sellers Are Not Happy

"I haven’t gotten ANY email responses from them. They don’t return my phone calls. They are evil."

Who Gives a Puck About Sports Merch?

How to build a brand from scratch, when that brand is a hockey team in the desert.

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Why Are So Many US Stores Struggling?

US retail giants, from mall staples to department store behemoths, are against the ropes.

BCBG Is Back for Round Two

After bankruptcy, the brand is ready for a new chapter without the Azria family.

Aerosoles, the Latest Retail Apocalypse Casualty

The frumpy-cute shoe company just declared bankruptcy.

eBay Is Teaming Up With Spring, the Fashion Startup

Thanks to the boutique, Gucci, Prada, and Saint Laurent will live on eBay.

Why Notoriously Litigious Disney Is Letting Fan Stores Thrive

The Mouse isn’t bringing cease-and-desists down on Instagram darlings like Cakeworthy or The Lost Bros.

How Does Allbirds Get Bigger? Kids Shoes and More Stores

With a new round of funding, Allbirds sets its sights beyond Silicon Valley.