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@Damselindior's Follower Quality.

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Keeping Score: Brands Tally Bloggers’ Bots

Influencer followings could contain as much as 20 percent fake followers.

clock April 25, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Fendi's new Ginza Six boutique

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Japan a Focus for Fendi

The company is opening a pop-up store in Omotesando today, which follows the unveiling of a flagship in Tokyo’s new Ginza Six complex, where Fendi introduced a new “furwear” made-to-order service.

clock April 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

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Fintech CEO Talks Cross-Border Pain Point Removal

Sebastián Kanovich is ceo and cofounder of dLocal.

clock April 21, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Big Data think tank

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Think Tank: With Personalization, Retailers Will Fix Big Data Misses

Eric Brassard, chief executive officer of Propulse Analytics, explains.

clock April 21, 2017Eric Brassard

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Shooting Reported on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris

A police officer was shot dead and another injured on one of the city’s major shopping thoroughfares, according to media reports.

clock April 20, 2017Jennifer Weil

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Apparel Retailers Struggle to Maintain Gross Margins

Gross and operating margins for fashion apparel firms have fallen for the trailing 12-month period.

clock April 19, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Baby by Kidbox

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Bringing Up Baby: Kidbox Grows Its Assortment

The start-up web site uses an unorthodox push commerce business model.

clock April 19, 2017David Moin

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy.

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Milan’s Golden Moment

The Italian city is enjoying a brisk cultural moment and solid fashion initiatives, as well as a return of Chinese and Russian tourists.

clock April 19, 2017Luisa Zargani

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After Flagship on Fifth, Studio Camper and MADGI Complete Trade Center Store

The new Camper footwear store is located at the Westfield World Trade Center.

clock April 18, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Weekly Sales Rise as Shoppers Hop to Apparel Stores

And in a separate report, on-time online delivery showed year-over-year improvement.

clock April 18, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Think Tank: How Messaging Is Transforming the Customer Experience

Rob LoCascio, chief executive officer of LivePerson, explains.

clock April 17, 2017Rob LoCascio

LIM college fashion career

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LIM Alumna to Students: See Setbacks as Lessons to Grow

Delisha Fields is senior manager of marketing and activations at IMG Fashion.

clock April 17, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Alexa could change the way consumers shop for brands -- or not.

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Amazon’s Alexa Could Change How Consumers Shop for Brands — Or Not

For fashion brands, opportunities on Amazon include core replenishment product, testing product and using the platform as a digital outlet to clear out inventory.

clock April 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

A Bebe store front.

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Consumer Preferences Reshaping Retail Landscape

Amid a rash of store closures, retail remains on track to post a 4 percent gain this year.

clock April 13, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tricia Carey think tank

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Think Tank: Tapping Into the Gen Z Mind-set

Tricia Carey, director of business development for denim at Lenzing Fiber, explains.

clock April 11, 2017Tricia Carey

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