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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.

More From Evan Clark

Fashion’s ‘Reverse Inflation’ Has Costs Hikes Following Pricing Gains

After two years of disruption, the apparel and retail industry now has to adjust to the next new world with…

Calvin McDonald’s CEO-sized Pay at Lululemon

The Sweat Life has been good to the CEO, who recently laid out his vision for the company.

A Bid for Kohl’s: What’s Simon Thinking?

The $68-a-share bid for Kohl's by the Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management could be the…

Vuitton Taps Brown, Dioriviera Travels Wider, Cornell’s Target Pay

Louis Vuitton recruits Millie Bobby Brown, Dior expands Dioriviera, Target reveals Brian Cornell's pay…

Target Details CEO Brian Cornell $19.8 Million Pay Package

Cornell has successfully steered the discount retailing giant through the pandemic.

Fashion IPOs Falter, but Retail’s Potential Remains on Wall Street

Even though the IPO fever of 2021 has broken, fashion is seen as healthier and could produce more offerings…

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon’s $25.7 Million Pay Package

The retail chief saw his compensation rise year-over-year and saw a big boost from stock awards.

ThredUp Launches The Recommerce 100 to Track Resale

The marketplace sees resale growing rapidly with more brands expected to add secondhand stores this year.

L Catterton Puts John Hardy On the Block: Sources

The private equity company is said to be looking for about $200 million for the luxury jeweler it has owned…

McQueen’s CV for Sale, Hardison Honored, GCDS Heads to Capri

An original Alexander McQueen CV is being sold, Design On A Dime will honor Bethann Hardison, GCDS opens a…

Meridian Brands Buys Apparel Producer HMS

Investor Matthew Bruderman said Meridian Brands is ready for "a new level of growth."

Talking French and American Sustainability

The French American Chamber of Commerce in New York is hosting an event to go deep on sustainability.

Retail Sales Rise Despite Skyrocketing Gas Prices

With war and inflation in the offing, fashion and the economy face a complicated future.

Rent the Runway’s Jennifer Hyman Focusing on Profitability

The CEO said this is the rental pioneer's year with the market trends lining up in support of the business.

Stefan Larsson’s Simple Plan for PVH

The CEO fleshed out his vision to unlock the full potential of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.