Hedi Slimane Joins Céline, Will Add Men’s Wear

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Paris Retrospective Keeps Azzedine Alaïa's Spirit Alive

clock January 20, 2018Joelle Diderich


Paul Smith Men's Fall 2018

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Shopify Magnolia Home AR augmented reality


Today’s Consumer: Frugal, Community-Minded and Tech Savvy

Euromonitor International sees technologies such as augmented reality playing a key role this year.

clock January 18, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Report Reveals Lack of Clienteling Capabilities at Retail Store Level

Research conducted by NewStore showed a disconnect between online and in-store capabilities.

clock January 15, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tory Burch with NRF Foundation student program participants.


Cultivating the Next Generation of Retail Talent

Ellen Davis, executive director of the NRF Foundation, shares insights about the upcoming gala and student program.

clock January 12, 2018WWD Staff

Matthew Shay

Business Features

Think Tank: Building a Bright Future for Retail

Matthew Shay, president and chief executive officer of the National Retail Federation, said the industry is poised for success.

clock January 10, 2018Matthew Shay

Holiday shoppers in New York City.


As Weekly Retail Sales Jump, Data Shows Decline in Gift Card Share

Shoppers shifted share of wallet toward merchandise purchases this past holiday season.

clock January 9, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Holiday shoppers in New York City.


As Weekly Sales Plunge, Retail Sector Shines for Investors

Strong fundamentals has the retail sector well-positioned this year.

clock January 3, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Lady Gaga Lady Gaga in Atelier Versace at the Super Bowl halftime performance in Houston.


Next Up: Super Bowl LII, Valentine’s Day and Easter

Easter Sunday is earlier this year, which doesn’t bode well for retailers.

clock January 2, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Julio Cortez/AP/REX/Shutterstock (8450710f)A pedestrian walks in front of the entrance to the Whole Foods supermarket during its grand opening, in Newark, N.J. Whole Foods anchors the renovated Hahne's building, which opened a month earlier after being closed for 30 yearsSupermarket, Newark, USA - 01 Mar 2017


Analysts Cite Retail Changes That Will Shape 2018

Researchers at Telsey Advisory Group see few stores closures this coming year.

clock December 28, 2017WWD Staff

Consumers were less optimistic about the jobs front six month out.


Consumer Confidence Index Slips Over Near-Term Outlook

The near-term outlook on business conditions and job prospects were areas of concern by consumers.

clock December 27, 2017Vicki M. Young

payment technology


Adyen Sets Retail Predictions, Cites Spending Power of Chinese Shoppers

More seamless and hassle-free shopping experiences are expected.

clock December 18, 2017WWD Staff

Sara Quinlan


Mastercard Data Shows ‘Robust’ Holiday Sales

Online sales so far is showing a year-over-year gain of 16.3 percent.

clock December 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz



As Costco Posts Stellar Comps, Research Shows It Beats Amazon on Price

Using GAAP measures, Costco’s November sales rose 10 percent over last year.

clock December 3, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz



New Year, New Retail?

That depends on the quality of in-store associates.

clock November 20, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

consumer spending

Business Features

Mobile Platform Empowers Sales Associates and Boosts Sales

Tulip Retail’s mobile platform runs on iOS and Apple, and can help improve the in-store shopping experience.

clock November 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

online shopping


Azoya Data Reveals Insights Into Singles’ Day Sales, Top Provinces in China

The company analyzed data from its retail partners to determine sales trends.

clock November 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Hedi Slimane Joins Céline, Will Add Men’s Wear

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