NEW YORK — The National Retail Federation’s Big Show wrapped up Wednesday, having painted a picture over four days of an industry in the midst of serious change.
From how big data is bringing about big new ideas to the limits of e-commerce and how physical stores can keep up with the times, the conference made clear that retailers are thinking hard about how to stay ahead of the curve. Here, some more highlights from the show.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)