Consumer Behavior

A Destination XL store.

Technology

Destination XL Group Taps DynamicAction for Retail, Consumer Experience Solution

The platform aims to help the retailer create a deeper “customer-centric” approach to its business.

clock September 22, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Generation Z after 2000

Marketing and Promotion

Adyen Research Reveals Key Consumer Traits of Generation Z

The payments platform provider surveyed consumers to learn about shopping behavior.

clock September 22, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Social media ad spending continues to grow.

Business Features

Amongst Luxury Brands, Instagram Is the Top Engagement Platform

PMX Agency’s latest report reveals top luxury brands and web sites.

clock September 22, 2017WWD Staff

Westfield Shopping CentreWestfield shopping centre, Stratford, London - 30 Jun 2012

Marketing and Promotion

Global Consumers Are More Confident — But Are They Spending?

Shoppers are becoming more frugal and investing rather than spending.

clock September 21, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Westfield Shopping CentreWestfield shopping centre, Stratford, London - 30 Jun 2012

Retail

Analysts See Better Execution From Brands in U.K. Versus U.S.

Jane Hali & Associates LLC noted more design-led branding in sportswear and activewear.

clock September 20, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Mobile Shopping

Marketing and Promotion

To Survive, Retailers Must Respond to Consumer Behavior Shifts – Here’s How

A survey released by Narvar, a postpurchase experience service, forecasts that AI-driven bots and voice assistants are among many trends of the future.

clock September 19, 2017Lauren Olsen

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Retail

Research Reveals Retail’s Rapid Transformation — With More to Come

Findings from JWT, PMX Agency, Bomoda and Chegg are being presented at the WWD Digital Forum.

clock September 18, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

M.Gemi PredictSpring POS technology

Retail

M. Gemi Leverages PredictSpring to Bolster In-store Experience

The retailer spends time talking to customers and identifying their needs while leveraging data to inform product development.

clock September 14, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

An image from Caroline de Maigret's Instagram page.

Marketing and Promotion

To Nail Fashion Week Social Content, Keep It Brief

A well-edited video will up engagement and attract new followers.

clock September 11, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Color selections are carefully considered at branding agency Ignyte

Business Features

Understanding Color Psychology Key to Digital Marketing, Brand Loyalty

The colors a brand chooses to don online are not just essential to branding identity — they can even result in boosted sales.

clock September 11, 2017Lauren Olsen

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Technology

Aptos Taps Former Tory Burch, NRF Executive for New Retail Role

The position aims to help retailers and brands better deploy omnichannel strategies amid industry changes.

clock September 7, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Amazon Wardrobe

Business Features

Think Tank: Four Lessons the Off-Price World Can Learn From Amazon

Ronen Lazar, chief executive officer and cofounder of Inturn, serves up tactics for staying competitive.

clock September 7, 2017Ronen Lazar

Bebe is closing all stores, but will remain an online business.

Business Features

Think Tank: Adapting to the New Retail Reality

Matthew Mason and Lauren Leach of Conway MacKenzie share insights into how retailers can adapt to the industry’s extensive transformation.

clock September 5, 2017Matthew Mason and Lauren Leach

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Technology

IBM Watson Serves New AI-Powered Solutions at U.S. Open

The machine-learning software has expanded to include video analysis.

clock September 5, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Marketing and Promotion

Pinterest-Integrated Shopping Web Site Launches

The launch of Everystore is designed to provide a seamless shopping experience.

clock September 5, 2017Lauren Olsen

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