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Dresses from Amazon Personal Shopper.

Amazon launched a new personal-styling service that works a lot like Stitch Fix. Here’s what it’s like to use.

I tried Amazon Personal Shopper and found the presentation was lackluster, shipping was slow, and the platform itself was glitchy.

Amazon is testing shouting out ‘Top Brands’ for shoppers as it aims to sell more clothing

Amazon has started testing a new label for some brands on its website, including mass market brands like New Balance and Under Armour.

Retail experts reveal why ‘stodgy, suffering’ Macy’s and JCPenney won’t be saved by partnerships with buzzy startup ThredUp

Experts say that while departments stores stand to benefit from a ThredUp partnership, it won't be enough to overturn their slumps.
Avenue is closing all of its remaining stores.

We shopped at Avenue the day after it announced it would close its remaining 222 stores and saw why the plus-size chain has been struggling

We visited an Avenue store in Brooklyn a day after the plus-size retailer announced that it will shutter all 222 of its remaining stores in 33 states.
Gucci is dominating luxury retail.

The RealReal says shoppers can’t get enough of these 10 brands

Gucci took the top spot on a list of the most searched brands in luxury resale released by The RealReal this week.
Macy's just reported weak earnings for the second quarter.

Macy’s blamed a ‘mounting problem’ of unsold inventory and heavy discounting for weaker-than-expected earnings

In a call with investors, Macy's cited excess inventory and heavy markdowns as a significant driver of low performance in the second quarter.
The new Foot Locker store in Washington Heights.

We visited the new Nike-powered Foot Locker in Manhattan and saw why it’s a sneakerhead’s dream

Nike partnered with Foot Locker on a new retail concept for its third community-centric Power Store, which just opened in Washington Heights.
Victoria's Secret is going through a rough patch.

Victoria’s Secret is taking steps to shed its much-criticized image. Here are 4 things that the brand has changed this year.

Victoria's Secret had a rocky 2018. Sales slid, it closed stores, and its provocative ads were criticized as being tone-deaf in the #MeToo era.

Barneys is closing 15 of its 22 stores after filing for bankruptcy. Here’s the full list.

Barneys New York announced on Tuesday it will file for bankruptcy and close 15 of its 22 stores as it seeks ways to restructure and refinance.
Gucci took the top spot.

These are the 20 hottest fashion brands in the world right now, according to Lyst

Gucci came out on top as the hottest fashion brand for the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest Lyst Index report released this week.