A remodeled Plaza 66 will bow in Shanghai later this year.

Retail

What to Watch: Megaretail Projects to Bow in China

The relaunch of the Plaza 66 mall in Shanghai next month will mark the first in a string of major projects opening over the next few years.

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Retail

What to Watch: Retailers Swing Into London With New Stores and Concepts

New arrivals will include Reserved, Fiorucci and Arket.

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Retail

Shufersal Partners With Verifone for PaaS Solutions

The supermarket chain will implement Verifone’s commerce-enabled payment solutions for the most sophisticated — and secure — checkout experience out there.

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Miroslava DumaStreet style, Spring Summer, 2017 Haute Couture, Fashion Week, Paris, France - 24 Jan 2017

Legal

Patagonia Sues Over T-shirt With Copycat Logo

The outdoorsy company isn’t pleased with a “nearly identical copy” of its famed logo popping up on another brand’s goods.

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Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Marketing and Promotion

Note to Retailers: Generation Z Consumers Are Not All the Same

Research from L.E.K. Consulting urges retailers to target behavior, not age of consumers.

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Debenhams store

Financial

Sports Direct International Raises Stake in Debenhams

Sports Direct has commercial partnerships with the retailer.

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Technology

Study: Facebook Loses Its Luster Among Tweens and Teens

An eMarketer study found that Facebook usage among 12- to 17-year-olds has declined as Snapchat rises in popularity.

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Dolls Kill

Retail

Dolls Kill CEO Talks First Store, Retail

The opening weekend for the company’s first store in San Francisco’s Haight District was nothing short of a success, garnering a line that wrapped around the block.

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The Village Voice

Media

The Village Voice Shutters Print Edition

The Village Voice will maintain a digital presence.

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A GHD flatiron.

Financial

Coty Makes Progress in Luxury, Professional Divisions

The business’ consumer segment is still struggling.

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Street styleStreet style, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 23 Jun 2017

Legal

France Forcing Corporate Transparency With New Law

Companies like Kering and LVMH are still waiting for specifics on implementation, but they have to comply with new rules, with or without them.

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kohl's holiday seasonal employees workers

Retail

Kohl’s Opening Smaller Stores, Reformatting Existing Units

The retailer is shrinking its store footprints to better balance online and in-store purchases.

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Wired store

Retail

Wired Links With Luxury Auto Badge Genesis for Santa Monica Store

Wired returns to Santa Monica Place for a temporary shop featuring smart products across categories.

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State's 'Morgan' style. Photo courtesy of State Optical Co.

Retail

Chicago-Based Eyewear Company Launches Fall Collection

State Optical Co. launched its eyewear collection inspired by “classic American style.”

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Apple iPhone

Retail

Emerging Market Demand of 4G Phones Drives Q2 Growth

Gartner contributed Q2 increases to a rise of purchases within China and other Asia-Pacific regions.

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Wal-Mart

Retail

Wal-Mart’s Floating Warehouse May Be Way of Future

Delivery by drone may soon be landing at a doorstep near you.

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Financial

Tulip Infused With $40M Series B Funding, Eyes Global Growth

The company is using the funds to fuel international growth.

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