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Evan Clark

Deputy Managing Editor

Evan Clark is deputy managing editor at WWD where he has written about the fashion industry through the lenses of technology, finance, business and politics. In his current role, he helps guide WWD’s financial and technology coverage and writes breaking news and analysis of mergers and acquisitions and business trends. He joined WWD in 2000 as a financial reporter and his career has included positions covering firms such as Jones, Kellwood and Fifth & Pacific as well as in Washington, D.C., covering major political and regulatory issues. He holds a bachelor of arts in English literature from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Ralph Lauren celebrated its new Miami store, Roger Federer has signed an eyewear deal with Oliver Peoples…

Gap Walks Tightrope, Looks to Get Stronger as It Cuts Head Count

Just the latest retailer to trim, Gap is laying off 1,800 workers to improve the "quality and speed" of…

Calvin McDonald’s Pay Continues to Rise as Lululemon Strengthens

The CEO received 200 percent of his target bonus. 

American Eagle Executive Pay Slips Without Incentives

The retailer successfully pivoted to counter a tough market and CEO Jay Schottenstein sees opportunity…

Gap Lays Off 1,800 Workers to Improve ‘Quality and Speed’ of Decisions

Interim CEO Bob Martin said it was necessary to be "optimizing our operating model" for the future.

Ceremonia Raises $10M in Series A Led by Sandbridge Capital

The deal gives the Latinx clean hair care brand a new partner and new funds to build on its recent expansion…

Abercrombie CEO Fran Horowitz’s Pay Revealed

The company is both in the midst of a digital revolution and expanding its store base for the first time in…

Vince Cuts Deal With Authentic Brands Group

The "transformative strategic partnership" has Authentic taking control of 75 percent of Vince's intellectual…

Retail Jolt: Bed Bath & Beyond Succumbs to Bankruptcy

With David's Bridal, that makes two prominent retailers taking their troubles to court in less than a week.

Walmart Pushes Back on Pay, Diversity and Gun Violence Proposals

The retailer preps for its annual meeting with a proxy laying out executive compensation and weighing in on a…

Zegna Revenues Increase 13.4 Percent With Broad-based Strength

The Zegna and Thom Browne brands are both coming into 2023 with some momentum.

Levi Strauss Names Snap’s Kenny Mitchell Chief Marketing Officer

Mitchell will report to president and soon-to-be CEO Michelle Gass.

David’s Bridal CEO Promises to Deliver the Dress Amid Bankruptcy

CEO James Marcum told WWD the bridal retailer still has brides covered for their big days and discussed the…

Farfetch Brings In Nick Tran, Former TikTok Marketing Chief

The luxury marketplace is looking to put some extra emphasis on building its own brand name.

Lanvin Revenues Grow 37% as Luxury Group Builds Up

The company is looking to break even by 2024.