e-commerce

Kevin Plank

Financial

Under Armour Sees First-Ever Loss On Revenue Gains

Chief executive officer Kevin Plank said the athletic wear brand is on a “journey.”

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An Amazon Fashion TV ad from fall 2016.

Technology

Amazon Goes From Shopping to Dressing With New AI Camera

The e-commerce giant has a new Alexa-enabled device and a style program aimed at choosing an outfit.

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Poshmark ceo Manish Chandra

Retail

Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra on Fashion Without Channels

The ceo must balance scaling Poshmark, while retaining the company’s roots in its carefully cultivated community.

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contentsquare ecommerce

Technology

Reading the Consumer Before the Click

ContentSquare tries to decode how consumers shop a web site.

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Rihanna and models

Legal

The 5 Biggest Lawsuits in Fashion

Fashion may seem glamorous, but it’s really a business rife with legal issues and pitfalls.

clock April 25, 2017Kali Hays

Despite declining sales and foot traffic, Wall Street analysts kept a stable outlook for retail, mainly thanks to more online shopping.

Financial

E-commerce Seen as Stabilizing Retail

Despite big changes and “weakness” in the industry, Moody’s thinks retail is in stable condition.

clock April 25, 2017Kali Hays

brand building retail apparel

Technology

Retail Realities Require Rebranding Approach

Saffron, a firm that focuses on disruptive brand development projects, shares its insights on consumer behavior and rebranding.

clock April 25, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Ralph Lauren

Financial

Ralph Lauren Restructuring Rolls On With Distribution Job Cuts

The company is set to cut more than 100 jobs at a North Carolina distribution center.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

The future of retail is customer engagement, according to data from Remodista.

Technology

Industry Expert Shares IoT Insights for Brands, Retailers

Remodista offers consumer-centric insights and imparts the importance of embracing the “Internet of Things” in retail.

clock April 21, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Vince New York Retail

Financial

Vince Downgraded After Financial Results Delayed

Moody’s is wary of the brand’s ability to comply with financial covenants over the next year.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

eastern outfitters eastern mountain sports

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sports Direct Buys Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters With $30 Million Credit Bid

The English sports retailer scooped up Eastern’s assets for little more than an assumption of debt.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Marc Heller, CIT Commercial Services

Financial

A Q&A With Marc Heller of CIT Commercial Services

Despite a shift in the credit markets and uncertainty over cross-border taxes, Heller is still optimistic about how successful vendors and retailers will weather the current storm.

clock April 20, 2017Vicki M. Young

Financial

Factoring Primer

How lenders help brands turn orders from stores into steady financing.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Ebay's first quarter financials came out mixed.

Financial

Ebay Sees Revenue Climb, Profits Dip

The online marketplace said the results were “strong,” but expects things to improve over the year.

clock April 19, 2017Kali Hays

amazon patent

Technology

Amazon Prepares for On-Demand Fashion Production With Patent

On-demand is coming to apparel manufacturing, if Amazon has its way.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Workers put finishing touches on a Bangkok shopping mall.

Business

State of the Mall: A Worldwide Surge, Driven by China and Mexico

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