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Retail

A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 24hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 24hWWD Staff

Trends and Analysis

Millennials are loyal to brands that connect them to experiences.

Trends and Analysis

Think Tank: Millennials are More Brand Loyal Than You Think

Thomas Marks, vice president of marketing at Stitch Labs, explains.

clock August 30, 2016Thomas Marks

Generation Z after 2000

Trends and Analysis

As the ‘Instagram Effect’ Grips Gen Z, Consumers Spend $830 Billion on Them

A new report from Fung Global Retail & Technology unlocks the secrets of Gen Z spending.

clock August 30, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Bared shoulders: Nearly 9,000 styles sporting bared shoulders hit the U.S. online market this spring and summer, with the Bardot style outperforming the cold shoulder online.

Trends and Analysis

Picking the Fashion Runway Winners With Big Data

An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.

clock August 30, 2016Evan Clark

A key friction point with consumers is on-time delivery of goods ordered online.

Trends and Analysis

As Retail Readies for Fall, Providers Tout Solutions to Boost Sales

The fall and holiday selling season brings back memories of painful returns — for retailers as well as consumers.

clock August 29, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Trends and Analysis

Smartphonista Is the New Fashion Shopper

Move over fashionista — smartphonista’s are taking over as mobile purchases overtake desktop purchases.

clock August 25, 2016Debra Borchardt

Mark Roberti

Trends and Analysis

RFID Adoption Gathers ‘Momentum’ Amid Drive to Improve Inventory

Mark Roberti, founder and editor of RFID Journal, discusses RFID trends in the retail market.

clock August 23, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

KPMG found 89 percent of retailers were victims of cyber attacks in the past two years.

Trends and Analysis

KPMG Report: Cyber Attacks Eroding Consumer Loyalty

The survey found that 89 percent of retailers have experienced a breach in the past two years.

clock August 23, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

There's an increase on back to school shopping on mobile devices.

Trends and Analysis

Google: Back-to-School Shopping Is Earlier, on Mobile

Google’s back-to-school trend report looked at how people are using Google Search and YouTube to inform their shopping journey.

clock August 23, 2016Maghan McDowell

World Trade Center revival, New York

Trends and Analysis

Is Apparel Alive Again?

Denim, retro, velvets, booties, edgy streetwear — and even some luxury styles — click with consumers this season.

clock August 23, 2016David Moin

Millennials are recreating their youth in the shopping and entertainment fields.

Trends and Analysis

Study: Getting Millennials to Spend Requires Deeper Understanding of Them

Millennials may be thrifty, but a new poll showed that they have a willingness to spend.

clock August 22, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Tom Mora Named Cole Haan Creative Director, Women’s and Licensed Goods

clock 8hMisty White Sidell

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