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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

Kontoor CEO Scott Baxter on How VF Spin-off Set Lee and Wrangler Free

The CEO spoke to WWD, marking four years since the brands set out on their own.

Brandon’s First Store, Loro Piana Taps Sperandio, VF’s Pay Package

Brandon Maxwell has opened his first store, Loro Piana recruits Giuseppe Sperandio, VF's proxy reveals…

VF Details Pay for CEOs Past and Present

Steve Rendle forfeit a big equity payout when he retired in December.

Learning From the Past, Leaning Into Fashion’s Future

How retail and fashion CEOs need to think about preparing for what comes next.

Rent the Runway Refinements Drive First-quarter Improvements

CEO Jennifer Hyman told WWD about how AI search is the next step forward for the rental company.

Retail Stock Rebound? Sector Could Be Moving Into Early Cycle Setup

Wells Fargo analyst Ike Boruchow said retail stocks have already taken their lumps.

Victoria’s Secret Expands With Amazon

The intimates brand will, for the first time, sell its fashions through another retail outlet in North…

Halston Finds a New Home at G-III With Licensing Deal

G-III is continuing to expand with Donna Karan, Nautica and, now, Halston, as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein…

G-III Profits Top Estimates Despite Decline

The company is continuing to expand with Donna Karan, Nautica and, now, Halston.

The New $40 Billion Hole in Discretionary Spending

The debt ceiling deal saved the economy, but is clamping down on fashion-keen consumers with student debt…

Evolution, Paranoia and Low Prices at Walmart

CEO Doug McMillon meets with shareholders and analysts to pitch the discount giant. 

Lululemon Powers On, Topping Estimates and Raising Its Outlook

The company continued to build momentum even in a tricky consumer landscape.

Fashion CEOs Offer Scarier Take on the U.S. Consumer

The tone from the C-suite has shifted as American shoppers pull back.

BDT Buys $100M Worth of Under Armour From Kevin Plank

The firm led by Bryon Trott, who is known for his relationship with Warren Buffett, also has a stake in Tory…

Victoria’s Secret Caught Up in ‘Volatile Macro Environment’

CEO Martin Waters said the tough consumer climate was likely to last through the rest of 2023.