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

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Technology

Pitney Bowes Broadens Shipping Solutions With Financial Features

The solutions include revolving lines of credit and postage prepays.

clock August 9, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Coach began its turnaround strategy earlier than its competitor, Michael Kors.

Financial

In Coach v. Kors, Both Firms Battle Handbag Struggles

Coach and Kors are primarily handbag firms in a market that isn’t seeing much growth at the moment.

clock July 26, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Technology

Sephora SEA Digital Teams With Adyen on Payments Platform

The solution allows for a more “frictionless e-commerce” shopping experience.

clock July 24, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Amazon's Prime Day boosted apparel sales.

Retail

Amazon Prime Day Erodes Foot Traffic at Top Retailers

Data from Sense360 found a 32 percent decline in foot traffic across retail with consumers who had Amazon App installed.

clock July 24, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Destination XL store.

Technology

Destination XL Group Launches Mobile App With PredictSpring

The app is available at the Apple Store and Google Play store.

clock July 20, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Vera Bradley SoHo

Human Resources

Vera Bradley Becomes Latest to Tap New CFO

John Enwright will take up the post about a month before the handbag retailer is set to release second-quarter results.

clock July 18, 2017Kali Hays

Thierry Petit and David Dayan

Mergers and Acquisitions

Conforama Group Acquires 17 Percent of Showroomprivé

The transaction was valued at $179.7 million.

clock July 6, 2017Alessandra Turra

NRF shrink study

Retail

Retail Shrink Cost Industry $48.9 Billion Last Year

The National Retail Federation teamed up with the University of Florida on the annual research study.

clock June 22, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Consumers shopping at a mall.

Retail

ICSC Survey Reveals ‘Halo Effect’ of Physical Stores on Digital Commerce

The study involved a survey of more than 1,000 consumers.

clock June 8, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Mobile shopping expected to continue to grow.

Retail

Adobe: Online Buys of Women’s Wear Driven by Newness

Researchers also found that sales of luxury apparel are experiencing deflation.

clock June 8, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

Report: Consumers Embrace Online Marketplaces, Mobile Purchases Rise

A UPS study showed a four percentage point increase in the number of consumers shopping from international retailers.

clock June 7, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

JD's special luxury express service is rolling out first in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Business Features

JD.com Introduces Luxury ‘White Glove’ Delivery Service

Existing online delivery options “don’t cut it,” JD’s president of fashion said.

clock June 4, 2017Tiffany Ap

Inside a J. Jill store.

Financial

J. Jill Shares Rise After Posting Q1 Results

The company has a 7-times return on what it costs to invest in a customer.

clock May 31, 2017Vicki M. Young

RevCascade

Retail

RevCascade Launches Marketplace Platform, Sees ‘Massive’ Opportunities

Josh Wexler, co-founder and chief executive officer, and co-founder Andrea Tobin discuss some of the trends impacting online marketplaces.

clock May 25, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Vestiaire Collective co-founder Fanny Moizant and Margaret Zhang

Fashion Scoops

Margaret Zhang Gets Personal in Sydney Photo Retrospective

The Aussie style maven unveiled a series of never before seen photos in an exhibition sponsored by Vestiaire Collective.

clock May 15, 2017Tiffany Ap

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Details at Gucci Fall 2017

Fashion

Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

clock August 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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