How data is collected and used can help firms be  more hyper-relevant to consumers.


Study: Companies Need to Dig Deeper on Personalization

Using data to anticipate a need or want is one way to be hyper-relevant.

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Model on the catwalk, detailDKNY show, Runway, Spring Summer 2017, New York Fashion Week, USA - 12 Sep 2016


Vendors Basking in Holiday Cheer

Donna Karan operator G-III isn’t alone in seeing a recent upswing in sales and profits.

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G-III Stock Jumps on Strong Earnings

The Donna Karan and DKNY businesses added $88 million in sales to the company’s third-quarter top line.

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As Costco Posts Stellar Comps, Research Shows It Beats Amazon on Price

Using GAAP measures, Costco’s November sales rose 10 percent over last year.

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Traffic passes the flagship store of Lord & Taylor in New York on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Federated Department Stores Inc. is close to signing a deal to sell its Lord & Taylor chain to private-equity player Apollo Real Estate Advisors and shopping center developer NRDC Real Estate Advisors LLC for approximately $1.2 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Hudson’s Bay and Land and Buildings Reach Settlement

The activist withdrew its appeal of the retailer’s $500 million capital infusion from Rhône Capital.

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The Ulta Beauty store in Manhattan


Ulta Beauty Gains Prestige Market Share

The business opened 48 stores in the quarter, and said that according to the NPD Group, it had gained share in prestige makeup.

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The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.


Sears Narrows Q3 Loss, But Sales Trends Still a Worry

Sears plans to build on the success of its new concept stores, but time and money are its two big hurdles.

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piece & co.


Piece & Co. Gets Helping Hand From KKR

The private equity giant sticks to what it knows while seeking to have an impact.

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Solange Knowles in Calvin Klein's new ad campaign.


PVH Sales, Holiday Trends Buoy Prospects for North American Retail

Sales at Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger in North America are trending upward as the holiday season is shaping up to be one of the best many retailers have seen in years.

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Alessandra Ambrosio on the catwalk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017.


L Brands Stock Gains Steam

The company said Victoria’s Secret’s comps fell in November, but that fewer promotions have led to better margins.

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A Sears store.


Sears to Take Action on Upcoming Debt Maturities

Sears to continue to diversify revenue streams via its businesses that include its profitable Innovel appliance delivery and installation program.

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Calvin Klein Spring 2018 Campaign by Willy Vanderperre


PVH Again Sees Quarterly Sales, Profits Edge Out Projections

The Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger operator sees a recent boost in sales and profits continuing into the foreseeable future.

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A shopper walks past a display at a JCPenney store, in Seattle. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be outHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Seattle, USA - 24 Nov 2017


Retail Stocks Rise With Holiday Cheer

A solid start to the Christmas shopping season helped retail stocks perk up.

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Pedestrians pass Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, late 16 November 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany.Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, Germany - 16 Nov 2017


Tiffany’s Alessandro Bogliolo Prepares to Compete

The company’s new ceo said it would “not be acceptable” to see competitors outpace Tiffany’s sales growth.

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amazon prime day


Amazon Tags Cyber Monday its ‘Biggest Shopping Day’

The web giant said sales through its app shot up over 50 percent while its Echo Dot was the best-selling item.

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Looks from Balmain's pre-fall 2018 men's collection.


Balmain Features $40,000 Baseball Jacket in Debut Men’s Pre-Collection

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