Early Data Portends Healthy Holiday 2017 Gains

Gains are being seen across most retail sectors.

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Urban Outfitters Store in Milan


Urban Outfitters Opens First Italian Store in Milan

The 14,000-square-foot shop occupies a former H&M store on central Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

clock 13hAlessandra Turra

Target agreed to acquire Shipt for $550 million.


Target Buys Last-Mile Delivery Firm Shipt for $550 Million

The acquisition could prove to be a watershed moment for the Minneapolis-based retailer.

clock 20hSharon Edelson

The protest Wednesday morning at Amazon.


New Jersey Warehouse Workers Protest Amazon

A coalition of workers, community groups and unions launched “Standup,” a campaign on behalf of warehouse employees.

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Store Associates Provide Enhanced Engagement as Brand Ambassadors

Salesfloor’s latest report reveals that retailers and brands need to upgrade the role of store associates to improve loyalty and revenue.

clock 23hElizabeth Doupnik

Target agreed to acquire Shipt for $550 million.


Target Bets Big on Same-Day Delivery, Acquires Shipt for $550 Million

The deal demonstrates that one delivery solution is not enough in today’s hyper-competitive environment.

clock December 13, 2017Sharon Edelson

Popular items targeted by fraudsters include women's watches, puffer jackets and beauty products, all popular gift giving items.


Forter Notes Top Online Fraudster Targets for Holiday 2017

Jewelry, watches, beauty products and puffer jackets are the top choices.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

More online shopping is done over holiday than at any other time of the year.


In-Store Versus Online: The Biggest Shopping Trends This Holiday Season

Editorial director James Fallon’s take on which retailers are succeeding this shopping season.

clock December 12, 2017WWD Staff


Shareholder Activist Puts High Value on Hudson’s Bay Vancouver

Shareholder activist Jonathan Litt wants HBC to sell off real estate assets.

clock December 12, 2017David Moin

The new Laura Biagiotti store


Lavinia Biagiotti Cigna Opens New Concept Store in Rome

This is the first flagship opened under Lavinia Biagiotti Cigna’s watch and marks the new course of the group.

clock December 12, 2017Luisa Zargani

The new Scotch & Soda store in Dumbo.


Scotch & Soda Opens Store in Brooklyn’s Dumbo

The 2,500-square-foot store is the largest in North America.

clock December 12, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

The facade of the Rains New York store. Photo courtesy of Rains.


Danish Concept Store Rains Opens First U.S. Location

Rains opened its first U.S. store in SoHo.

clock December 12, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Holiday shoppers coming from Uniqlo.


Early December Lull Not Seen Derailing Retail Holiday Hopes

Sunday was a busy day for retailers and they’re sticking to forecasts for midsingle-digit holiday gains.

clock December 12, 2017David Moin and Kari Hamanaka


Byronesque’s Radical Advent Calendar

E-tailer has an unsentimental view of life.

clock December 11, 2017Sharon Edelson

The Mango flagship in Lisbon.


Mango’s High-Tech, High-Touch Lisbon Flagship

The Spanish retailer has gathered all of its collections in a large technology-enabled store.

clock December 11, 2017Sharon Edelson

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