Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock August 18, 2017Evan Clark

Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock August 18, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock August 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

e-commerce

Dolls Kill

Fashion Scoops

Dolls Kill Readies for First Store in Haight District

The company will test physical retail for the first time in its six-year history.

clock August 18, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Tictail AW 17. Photo by Rami Hanna, courtesy of Tictail.

Markets

Shopping Platform Tictail Launches ‘Not Faceless’ Campaign

Tictail launched its “Not Faceless” social and e-commerce campaign that spotlights the benefits of “slow” shopping and support of small businesses.

clock August 16, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Fashion Scoops

Destiney Bleu Creates Tights for Rihanna, Teams With Minimale Animale

After helping Rihanna get suited up for last weekend’s Crop Over Festival in Barbados, Destiney Bleu’s collaborative swimwear with Minimale Animale will debut next week.

clock August 11, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Financial

Canada Goose Grows Revenue, Cuts Losses and Expands Internationally

The luxury down coat brand is on the road to being a $1 billion company.

clock August 10, 2017Kali Hays

Brayola

Technology

Brayola Raises Another $5 Million to Grow Intimates Site

The fledgling e-tailer is looking to improve its functionality and expects sales to keep growing.

clock August 9, 2017Kali Hays

Sara Lee and Jenn Im

Fashion Scoops

YouTube’s ClothesEncounters Jenn Im to Launch Fashion Label

The direct-to-consumer collection, set to make its debut Aug. 22, will include styles inspired by her own wardrobe staples and some statement pieces.

clock August 9, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Asos

Retail

Asos to Open New U.S. Warehouse

The facility will be operational in fall 2018.

clock August 8, 2017Lorelei Marfil

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Retail

Shopper Spend Outpaces Traffic as Top Digital Commerce Growth Factor

Salesforce’s Q2 2017 Shopping Index revealed a shift in the digital landscape.

clock August 7, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Tmall's recently-launched luxury pavilion

Technology

Alibaba Unveils New Membership Program, Luxury Platform

China’s largest e-commerce player is making moves into the country’s booming online luxury space.

clock August 7, 2017Casey Hall

A screenshot of Rakuten's English shopping page.

Financial

Rakuten’s H1 Net Gains Almost 50%

Higher sales and a low comparative base contributed to the growth.

clock August 7, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Vince Camuto Imagine footwear collection. Vince Camuto Ashlee Margolis party

Financial

Camuto Sells Footwear Business to Aldo

The Camuto family will continue to own and operate the apparel business.

clock August 3, 2017Evan Clark

Digital devices will play an even bigger role in shopping experiences in 2026.

Technology

As AI Becomes Market Standard, Customer Service Gets a Face-lift

Retailers are finally adopting artificial intelligence into their business models — and are setting their sights on incorporating voice-control tools to lure consumers.

clock August 1, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Marc Lore oversees Jet.com and Wal-Mart global e-commerce.

Financial

The Top Earners: Fashion’s Most Highly-Compensated Executives

Pay at the top continues to be sweet with 21 denizens of the c-suite in the U.S. raking in more than $10 million last year.

clock August 1, 2017Evan Clark and Kali Hays

Retail

India E-tailers Jockey for Position After Flipkart-Snapdeal Talks Collapse

The collapse of the deal has major significance for global firms that have invested in the Indian market, including Amazon.

clock July 31, 2017Mayu Saini

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Technology

Brands and Retailers Look to UX for Heightened Consumer Engagement

ContentSquare creates optimal user experiences for brands and retailers by enabling them to discern digital consumer engagement.

clock July 26, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Fashion

Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

clock August 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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