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State Optical Co.

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Eyewear Company State Optical Co. Brings Manufacturing Back Home

State Optical Co. is the first brand to manufacture luxury eyewear in the U.S.

clock 2hTracey Greenstein

Xia Ding jd.com

Technology

Xia Ding Looking to Bring More Western Brands to JD

The new head of JD.com’s fashion business is looking to grow by bringing new names on board.

clock 2hEvan Clark

An Amazon Fashion TV ad from fall 2016.

Technology

Amazon Goes From Shopping to Dressing With New AI Camera

The e-commerce giant has a new Alexa-enabled device and a style program aimed at choosing an outfit.

clock 8hKali Hays

Lectra, PLM, IoT

Technology

Cutting to the Future: Lectra’s CEO on Need for R&D, PLM Innovations

Daniel Harari discusses reviving the organization and how the company remains on the forefront of innovation in an increasingly saturated market.

clock 13hElizabeth Doupnik

contentsquare ecommerce

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Reading the Consumer Before the Click

ContentSquare tries to decode how consumers shop a web site.

clock April 26, 2017Evan Clark

prps nordstrom

Technology

‘Mud’ Jeans Fan So-Called War on Work, Ensnare Nordstrom

Nordstrom was dragged into the social media spotlight, again, as Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe claimed the retailer doesn’t value authenticity.

clock April 25, 2017Evan Clark

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

Technology

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.

clock April 25, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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

Technology

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.

clock April 25, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

chinese consumers

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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.

clock April 25, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

RFID

Technology

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

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

clock April 25, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

brand building retail apparel

Technology

Retail Realities Require Rebranding Approach

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

clock April 25, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Supply chain tactics.

Technology

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

Technology

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

quiet logistics robotics

Technology

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.

clock April 24, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

WWD_Illustration_Senses_JewelynButron

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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

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