Retail

J. Crew Evolving With Third-Party Brands

Third-party brands have a place within the J. Crew assortment.

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Technology

Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they’re still expected to grow. And thrive.

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Co-founders of CURVYcon Chastity Garner Valentine (L) and CeCe Olisa speak during the Dia&Co fashion show and industry panel at the CURVYcon at Metropolitan Pavilion West on September 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images for Dia&Co,)

Media

TheCurvyCon Launches Podcast, Expands Partnership With Dia&Co

The body-positive community founded by Chastity Garner Valentine and CeCe Olisa brings its flagship event back during New York Fashion Week.

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Media

Women’s Health Taps Into Wellness Trend for Redesign

The magazine is looking to emphasize its corner on the lucrative global wellness market.

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Markets

Everybody.World’s Informal Shop Pops Up at NeueHouse

The Los Angeles line has grown a steady following with its unique artist collaborations.

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The JD.com headquarters.

Retail

JD vs. Alibaba: 6.18 Battles 11.11 in China

Chinese online retailer JD’s anniversary sale is a midyear shopping festival now also celebrated by its biggest competitor, Alibaba, as well as other online and off-line retailers.

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Media

Vox Media Is Folding Racked

The site is going dark this fall, and there are plans to launch a consumer culture vertical within Vox.com.

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Technology

With Centric Software Deal, Dassault Systèmes Aims to Help Brands Meet New Demands

Dassault Systèmes could acquire 100 percent of Centric Software, as long as sales stay on a growth track.

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Technology

China’s VIP.com Looking to Boost Roster of U.S. Brands

Platform seeks brands to feed consumers’ rabid appetites for newness.

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Old Navy comps were up in October.

Marketing and Promotion

Macy’s, Old Navy Garner Top Scores in ABX Ad Ranking for May

J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Old Navy took the top spots in ad effectiveness for May.

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Marketing and Promotion

Amazon Prime Day Marks Opportunities for Retailers, Too

Shoppers are becoming primed for spending on the splashy occasion from a variety of e-commerce sites.

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Lightspeed's headquarters in Montreal.

Technology

Lightspeed Creates Integrated Solution for Retailers, Restaurants

Lightspeed launched an integrated iOS solution for retailers and restaurants with Intuit QuickBooks Online and Planday.

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Financial

Debenhams Warns on Pre-Tax Profit for 2018, Blaming Tough Retail Climate

This is the company’s third profit warning this year.

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Chatbots are adding a new stream of revenue for retailers.

Business Features

Think Tank: Creating New Revenue Streams With Chat

The cofounders of Headliner Labs explain how retailers are generating new e-commerce revenue via chat and chatbots.

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Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Paolo Riva Named Chief Executive Officer of Victoria Beckham Ltd.

Paolo Riva will take up his new role in September and report to the board of directors.

clock June 19, 2018Samantha Conti

Versace, Ermenegildo Zegna, and Fendi

Retail

Retailers’ Bests From Milan: Zegna, Prada, Versace

The trends in Milan were seen as commercially solid.

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Technology

Searching for Shopping, Google Invests in JD.com

Why the U.S. tech giant is joining forces with China e-commerce competitor JD.com with a $550 million investment.

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Paris Men’s Week: Ones to Watch

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