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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg in the front rowDiane Von Furstenberg presentation, Front Row, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2017

People

Diane von Furstenberg Expects to Name Jonathan Saunders’ Successor Soon

Enthusiastic about the caliber of prospective investors that have approached her, Diane von Furstenberg said she won’t be taking a step back from her company just yet.

clock 4hRosemary Feitelberg

Retailers shipping goods

Retail

Drop-Ship E-commerce Models Threaten Marketplace Alternatives

With low overhead and enhanced inventory control, drop-shipping methods aim to crack e-commerce channels for retailers.

clock 18hElizabeth Doupnik

Fashion Scoops

Kiosk Takes Its International, Eclectic Merchandising to London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts

Kiosk founder Alisa Grifo is now considering introducing a book or a collection.

clock December 14, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

True Fit, personalization, Carhartt

Technology

As Personalization Demands Swell, True Fit Triples Commercial Growth

More than 200 global retail sites deploy True Fit.

clock December 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Amazon Fashion

Technology

The Eight Brands Amazon Wants to Build Its Own Fashion Empire On

The web giant’s private-label push is emphasizing basics, but it’s still not clear just where Amazon is headed.

clock December 11, 2017Evan Clark

Mobile shopping

Technology

Visa Addresses Consumer Trust With Sensory Payment Features

Beginning in 2018, participants will receive confirmations via sound, animation, or vibrations when a transaction has been completed.

clock December 7, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A screenshot from the homepage of luxury e-commerce platform Secoo.com

Technology

Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

Millennial Chinese consumers are willing, and able, to buy an increasing amount of luxury products online.

clock December 7, 2017Casey Hall

chatbots

Business Features

Think Tank: How Chatbots are Enhancing the Retail Experience

Pehr Luedtke, senior vice president of Valassis Digital, explains.

clock December 4, 2017Pehr Luedtke

The e-commerce software market is growing 20 percent a year.

Business Features

Think Tank: Where to Start With Enterprise Software Technology

Cindy Lincks, chief executive officer and founder at Reachify, shares insights into the enterprise software market.

clock December 1, 2017Cindy Lincks

Influencers Louisa Warwick, Alice Lee, Alex Merrell and Maya Allen.

Fashion Scoops

Blushington and Armarium Team to Simplify Dressing for Partygoers

Influencers like Byrdie’s beauty editor Maya Allen, DJ Alex Merrell, model Louisa Warwick and Mrs. New York Alice Lee are also pitching in with the initiative.

clock November 30, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Grindr-connected jeans by the Swedish brand Lazoschmidl.

Fashion Features

Nordic Fashion Association Spotlights Sustainable Business Practices

Grindr-enhanced jeans, inventory-free businesses, garments that illuminate for safety purposes and temperature-adjusting clothing are among Nordic brands’ initiatives.

clock November 29, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

Italian Retailer Tony Acquires Two Former Yoox E-stores

The Corner and Shoescribe, which were discontinued by Yoox in 2015, will be relaunched next year.

clock November 29, 2017Sandra Salibian

eBay google home voice e-commerce

Technology

Ebay Users Can Now Shop by Talking to Google Home

The online marketplace celebrates its record-breaking Cyber Monday by rolling out a new Google Home voice-shopping feature.

clock November 29, 2017Adriana Lee

Various products from Christian Lacroix.

Retail

Christian Lacroix Launches Direct-to-Consumer Online Platform

The fashion house has announced its partnership with Mirakl to improve online sales.

clock November 28, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Folli Follie's FR store in Bologna, Italy.

Retail

INDEPENDENTS’ DAY: Folli Follie Revisits Store Concepts, Online Services to Engage Customers

The Italian retailer is fueling the market with dynamic strategies, including changing the interior design of one of its doors every six months.

clock November 28, 2017Sandra Salibian

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

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