Consumer Spending


Wells Fargo Study: Gasoline Prices Adversely Affect Retail Spending

A recently released study from Wells Fargo found a link between the fluctuation of gas prices and retail spending.

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Sàvant Data System Solutions Aim to Aid Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

The company’s people-counting technology tracks consumers as soon as they enter a store.

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Jos. A. Bank Boosts Product Search Technology

The men’s retailer has partnered with Edgecase to expand its product attributes and enrichment.

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Intel Doubles Down on Artificial Intelligence

The technology company has introduced an organization that unifies its AI offerings and operations.

clock March 27, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Cariaggi and Swarovski Partner to Create Chrysalis Yarn

Knitwear brand Cariaggi partnered with Swarovski to create a unique yarn called Chrysalis.

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Alvanon and BodiData Announce Strategic Big Data Partnership

Alvanon partnered with BodiData to glean insights from big data analyses on the shapes and sizes of the U.S. consumer population.

clock March 27, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Snap Links With Caruso to Bring Snapbot Back to The Grove

Snap Inc.’s Spectacles vending machine is back at the Los Angeles shopping center.

clock March 24, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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The Eight Brands Amazon Wants to Build Its Own Fashion Empire On

The web giant’s private-label push is emphasizing basics, but it’s still not clear just where Amazon is headed.

clock March 24, 2017Evan Clark


Li & Fung Sets New Supply Chain Agreement With PVH Corp.

The agreement will improve speed to market and allow for better integration of consumer insights, PVH said.

clock March 24, 2017Tiffany Ap



Anticipating a ‘Dramatically Different’ Retail Experience by 2030

Omnichannel communication with consumers, personalization and constant connectivity are three of these emerging trends.

clock March 24, 2017Tracey Greenstein



Ashley Stewart Executive on the ‘Twists and Turns’ of a Career in Fashion

LIM College graduate Erica Young shares fashion industry career advice.

clock March 24, 2017Tracey Greenstein


Shoptalk 2017: Personalization Proves Balance of Human, Tech Approaches

In the excitement over the possibilities that come with data, some wonder if one-to-one communication is even attainable.

clock March 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Google Getting Fashionable With Smartwatches

The search giant is teaming with more brands as it sells connectivity on the wrist.

clock March 23, 2017Evan Clark

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The Fossil Smartwatch Push Continues at Baselworld

The watchmaker is updating its wearable tech offering at the watch fair, incorporating Android Wear 2.0 into some styles.

clock March 23, 2017Evan Clark

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Voice-Activation Tools Heighten Consumer Personalization

Digital assistants contribute customization to keep consumers engaged — and talking.

clock March 22, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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