The designer was awarded an honorary doctorate in fine arts by the Parsons School of Design at the school’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday. Sui dropped out of Parsons at 21 after getting a job in fashion.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores, as more customers visited the discount retailer and its e-commerce push boosted online purchases.
Despite its high-profile purchase of jet.com last year and spate of e-tail acquisitions, the 800-pound gorilla of retail is running hard to play catch up in a segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best.
In this era of department store closings, the Seattle retailer is bucking the trend. Besides its massive new flagship opening in 2019, Nordstrom will open a new menswear store in midtown Manhattan in the spring of 2018.