College students are strongly influenced by YouTube beauty tutorials for cosmetic advice.


Study Shows Gen Z’s Preferences for Beauty and Cosmetics

WWD collaborated with Chegg to survey female college students about beauty trends and shopping preferences.

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Growth of mobile technology is forcing retailers to change and transform.


Disrupting Distrust: How to Gain Consumer Confidence in the Digital Ecosystem

Shoppers are wary of security breaches, charging merchants to shift protocol to relieve concerns.

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Azoya Offers ‘Turnkey’ Solution for Cross-border E-commerce in China

The company, founded in 2013, aims to remove friction points to selling goods to Chinese consumers.

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Avery Dennison Opens I.Lab to Showcase Intelligent Labels, RFID

The experience center is located at the company’s European headquarters.

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Retail Realities Require Rebranding Approach

Saffron, a firm that focuses on disruptive brand development projects, shares its insights on consumer behavior and rebranding.

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Supply chain tactics.


SAP Debuts Software to Connect 3-D Printing, Manufacturers

The technology solution provider is aiming to bring scalable end-to-end answers for manufacturers and 3-D printing companies.

clock April 24, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Wal-Mart Signage outside a Wal-Mart store in Duarte, Calif. Wal-Mart is promising it won't be beat on prices this holiday season. But online shoppers shouldn't expect free shipping without any restrictionsRetail Holiday, Duarte, USA


Wal-Mart Hires Jennifer Fleiss as CEO of Code Eight

The retail giant’s incubation hub will test new technology.

clock April 24, 2017Sharon Edelson

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The Future of Fulfillment in the U.S. Is 3 Days or Less

Quiet Logistics Inc.’s Missouri-based center allows for two- to three-day shipping across the U.S.

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‘Experience Economy’ Consumers Seek Sensory Connections to Brands

Mood Media creates curated in-store sensory experiences for brands and retailers.

clock April 24, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The future of retail is customer engagement, according to data from Remodista.


Industry Expert Shares IoT Insights for Brands, Retailers

Remodista offers consumer-centric insights and imparts the importance of embracing the “Internet of Things” in retail.

clock April 21, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Nike’s 2016 track and field footwear collection is done in shades of Nike Volt and hyper pink to create a visual blurr in motion.


Nike’s New Patent Could Mark the Rise of Ath-Denim

The athletic multinational got its first denim patent this week.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

Coach will be one of the first retailers to adopt Apple Pay for web.


Chinese Mobile Wallets Capture More Consumers Than U.S. Counterparts

The apps have capitalized on the hyper-adoptive Chinese consumer to build loyalty and immerse in daily lifestyle.

clock April 20, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Appear Here's web page for the Spotify shop at Topshop.


Appear Here Turning Up the Heat on Temporary Store Leasing

Brands are expected to migrate from the U.K. and France to the U.S.

clock April 19, 2017Sharon Edelson



Tinder Survey Reveals Insights Into Consumer Behaviors

A Tinder survey found a common thread of loyalty, shared ideologies and exclusivity among its participants.

clock April 19, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Amazon Prepares for On-Demand Fashion Production With Patent

On-demand is coming to apparel manufacturing, if Amazon has its way.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump (right)


Think Tank: War-gaming Seen as an Antidote to Trump Trade Policy Uncertainty

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