Grace Coddington to Step Down as Creative Director of American Vogue | PL News

A weekly round-up of stories from around the globe. This week: Grace Coddington to step down as Creative Director of American Vogue, what the Fourth Industrial Revolution means and how American department stores are fighting extinction. 

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Grace Coddington to Step Down as Creative Director of American Vogue

The legendary stylist, who will assume the new role of creative director at large, is poised to take on a growing number of external projects alongside her styling duties.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum looks at what the Fourth Industrial Revolution really means.

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Is collaboration in fashion the new black?

From Glossier’s products made for its community to Patagonia releasing the formula for its Yulex wetsuit, businesses are collaborating to boost their presence. 

Highest-income travelers demand “once-in-a-lifetime” experiences

The Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons are the most preferred hotel brands among earners in the 95th and 99th percentiles of United States households, according to a new report from Resonance.

How American Department Stores Are Fighting Extinction

High-end chains are using a variety of strategies to inject a little excitement and entice new customers to step inside their brick and mortar locations and stay to shop.

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Advancing Sustainability Through Innovation: A Major Business Opportunity

2016 must be the year to start delivering the solutions that will address the systemic issues our societies face: poverty, accelerating environmental degradation and the need for shared prosperity.

Why the rumours Hedi Slimane is leaving Saint Laurent matter

Is Hedi Slimane leaving Saint Laurent and is Anthony Vaccarello (the Belgian designer currently working wonders at Versus) the successor?

Josie Tutty

Digital Content and Social Media Manager, Positive Luxury