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Retail

Think Tank: Focus on Customer Centricity to Compete in Retail’s New Normal

Lori Mitchell-Keller, global general manager of consumer industries at SAP, explains.

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Retail

Three Designers’ Blueprints for Building ‘Denim Architecture’

Cie Denim, Ji Oh and Ksenia Schnaider discuss.

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Lectra’s International Advanced Technology Center in Bordeaux, France, where the company recently held its Fashion Goes Digital event.

Technology

Lectra Summit Serves Up Salve for Fashion Industry Woes

The company recently hosted presentations on the evolving retail landscape and unveiled its latest innovations in Bordeaux, France.

clock May 18, 2018Lauren Olsen

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Retail

Debunking Retail’s Silver Bullets

There have been plenty of cure-alls floated to resolve retail’s various pain points, but in an industry that’s increasingly diversified, one size doesn’t fit all.

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Chinese consumer shopping online.

Business Features

As Chinese E-commerce Booms, Retailers Fret Over Succeeding in Market

Twenty percent of survey respondents feel they do an adequate job of selling into the market.

clock May 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Steven Kolb, Naeem Khan and Todd Schulte.

Business Features

Report: Immigration Policies Hamper Fashion Industry Success

The survey showed that recent policies such as rescinding DACA and implementing the so-called “travel ban” are having an impact.

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Business Features

In Response to Fashion Industry Challenges, UBM Fashion Presents ‘Remode’

The event is set for Nov. 13 and 14 at the LACC.

clock May 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

“The Utah desert. I imagined Lauren Hutton’s all-American glamour and her love for a desert adventure in this collection.” — Sylvie Millstein, Hellessy

Real Estate

Utah Tops List of Best States for Entrepreneurs

Amazon analyzed which states housed the most small and medium-size businesses per capita.

clock May 11, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Cofounders Greg and Rebecca in Silk Inc.'s lab in Medford, MA. Photo courtesy of Silk Inc.

Technology

The Science Behind Liquid Silk, a Sustainable Fiber

The founders of Silk Inc. created a proprietary pure liquefied silk ideal for use in skin care, textiles and medical products.

clock May 10, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Founders Yi Zhou and Erin Cavanaugh

Business Features

At Plus-size Start-up See Rose Go, Hearing the Customer Is Key

The new plus-size retailer is using “smart listening” and smart design to create a fashionable midmarket brand.

clock May 8, 2018WWD Staff

Apparel retailers and brands can better execute mobile commerce capabilities.

Technology

Retail Success Hinges on Using Technology and Data — With a Strategy

Industry solution providers share insights, tactics and strategies for brands and retailers.

clock May 8, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Photo courtesy of Royal Spirit Group.

Retail

DBW Sets Sights on Sustainability Leadership Via Textile Production in Vietnam

Thomas Hebestreit, the chief executive officer of Royal Spirit Group, discusses.

clock May 7, 2018Tracey Greenstein

A view of Amazon packages at the 'Deutsche Post' DHL shipping center in Rheinberg, Germany, 28 November 2017. The DHL shipping center is directly connected to a Amazon logistics and distribution center.DHL Shipping Center in Rheinberg, Germany - 28 Nov 2017

Business Features

Think Tank: Finding Success Without Mirroring Gucci, Zara or Amazon

Edward Hertzman, founder and president of Sourcing Journal, explains.

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Retail

Moda Operandi CTO: Machine Learning Crucial Asset for Business Growth

The company’s chief technology officer, Keiron McCammon, discusses how the team reaches younger consumers and delivers enhanced customer service.

clock May 3, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

A Welden handbag.

Handbags

Welden Taps Into Chinese Market Via Taobao ‘Live-streaming’ Platform

The handbag brand can reach 40,000 Chinese shoppers at a time.

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