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Madewell has filed to go public.

J.Crew’s ‘crown jewel’ Madewell files for an IPO

Madewell filed to go public on Friday, a process that would split the company from its sister brand J. Crew.
The fast-fashion retailer is reportedly eyeing bankruptcy.

How Forever 21 went from a fast-fashion powerhouse to a brand reportedly eyeing bankruptcy and a troublesome future

Forever 21 is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy. We traced the history of the teen retailer.
A Nordstrom Local store just opened in Manhattan.

Nordstrom is growing its fleet of stores that sell hardly anything at all — here’s what they’re like to visit

We visited Nordstrom Local and were impressed by its ability to merge digital and physical retail, while also catering to the community.
Poshmark cofounder and CEO Manish Chandra

Before it was a smash hit, clothing resale app Poshmark struggled to convince investors that mobile was the future. Here’s the original, 2011 pi...

Cofounder and CEO Manish Chandra said the app was originally named GoshPosh before the founding team settled on Poshmark.

The world’s most popular gamer has added an Adidas deal to his growing list of sponsorships

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins now has an apparel line to go with his new book deal and exclusive Microsoft streaming partnership.
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.