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J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark

Business

Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 23hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Business

Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock December 4, 2016Luisa Zargani

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In ‘Predictions’ Report, Analyst Calls for Retail Transformations

Leslie Hand, vice president at IDC Retail Insights, offers an outlook through 2019.

clock December 2, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Operator connects consumers with personal shoppers via messages.

Technology

Operator Brings ‘Uber-ized’ Personal Shoppers to Fashion

The buzzy tech company is tapping into the gig economy to connect shoppers with merchants.

clock December 1, 2016Evan Clark

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Etam Inks Deal With First Insight on Consumer Engagement Solutions

The deal — for an undisclosed amount — follows similar transactions with the Camuto Group, Helzberg Diamonds and David’s Bridal.

clock November 30, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Katie Perry's lit up the red carpet in a CuteCircuit gown at the 2010 Met Gala

Technology

Digital Firms Court French Luxury at Paris Summit

Tech innovations such as shoppable video were touted among tactics to spark growth amid China slowdown.

clock November 30, 2016Robert Williams

Local search approaches can boost conversions.

Technology

How Data Strategies and Local Search Can Boost Retail Sales

Mohannad El-Barachi, cofounder and chief executive officer of tech firm SweetIQ, explains.

clock November 29, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Snapchat-parent Snap Inc. is looking to move on to the next stage with an IPO.

Technology

Is Snapchat the Next Facebook, or the Next Twitter?

Experts weigh in on what’s next for Snapchat, which could hit the public market with a $25 billion valuation.

clock November 28, 2016Evan Clark

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Snapchat Spectacles Fuel Augmented Reality Frenzy

As augmented and virtual reality become the new normal, eyewear has become the next wearables war on the rise — and Snapchat’s parent company is the latest to suit up for battle.

clock November 28, 2016Maghan McDowell

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Mobile Gaining Share in Black Friday Cyber Rush

Going into the holiday shopping weekend, Amazon, Adobe and Wal-Mart are seeing big mobile gains.

clock November 25, 2016Maghan McDowell

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Deliveroo for Clothes? Galeries Lafayette Tests App-based Start-up

The French department store giant is incubating start-ups with the potential to disrupt retail.

clock November 24, 2016Robert Williams

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E-mail Outpacing Social Media in E-commerce, Stoking Innovation

Start-up Rebelmail is bringing weblike interactivity to the inbox.

clock November 23, 2016Evan Clark

A look from Spyder.

Technology

Spyder Using Technology to Connect With Customers Through Social Media

Near Field Communications technology allows shoppers to use their phones to access videos about the U.S. Ski Team or products.

clock November 23, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

TechStyle Fashion group president of global production Jack McCue

Technology

TechStyle’s TechFirst Strategy Has It on Course to Hit $1B

The company’s data scientists are the backbone to its rapid-reaction operations.

clock November 21, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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Technology

Amazon Pushing Voice Shopping Before Holidays

Amazon is offering deals only to Prime members who use Alexa-enabled devices for voice shopping.

clock November 18, 2016Maghan McDowell

MyTheresa.com Alexa Chung Prada

Technology

Digital Experts Discuss Present, Future of Fashion at Decoded Fashion Milan

Video contents, engaging experiences, mobile and influencers emerged as key tools to succeed in the digital environment.

clock November 17, 2016Alessandra Turra

Technology

Reachify Connecting Retailers and Software Companies

The Beanstalk-backed start-up is using the power of a user-generated community to make it easier for retailers to buy software.

clock November 15, 2016Evan Clark

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