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Amazon is expanding its Handmade at Amazon section.

Retail

Amazon Adds Apparel, Shoes to ‘Handcrafted’ Shop

The online giant’s expanded shop will give Etsy a run for its money.

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A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Copied Alo Yoga Sports Bra, Brand Says

The fast-fashion chain is no stranger to infringement lawsuits, but claims around athleticwear are getting more frequent.

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Business Features

Industry Research Shows Retailers Still Need to Up Their Omnichannel Game

Recent surveys reveal consumer preferences for online and in-store, but retailers are struggling to deliver a true omnichannel experience.

clock October 19, 2017Arthur 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8771916f)Shoppers browse through the vast selection of merchandise at the grand opening of the first Macy's Backstage in Georgia at Macy's Gwinnett Place Mall on in Duluth, GaMacy's Backstage Gwinnett Place Mall Grand Opening, Duluth, USA - 29 Apr 2017

Technology

Report: Consumer Data and Insight Must Be ‘Wired’ Into the Business

The report reveals the importance of leveraging technology, data and consumer insights.

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Retail

FTI Sees U.S. Online Retail Sales Reaching $1 Trillion in 10 Years

Online sales in the U.S. this year are pegged to come in around $445 billion.

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The Orchard Mile website.

Retail

International Speakers to Discuss Unified Commerce at Decoded Fashion Milan

Al Tayer Retail, Tsum, Orchard Mile and Levi Strauss & Co. will be among the company participating to the digital summit.

clock October 17, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Retail

Nearly Half of Global Consumers Unhappy With Online Shopping Experience

The Pitney Bowes annual survey also found more consumers doing more cross-border shopping.

clock October 12, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Technology

Narvar Opens London Office as Part of Global Growth Plan

Narvar offers retailers and brands solutions for improving the “post-buy button” shopping experience.

clock October 10, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Luxury handbags on display in Beijing. Around 8 percent of Chinese luxury purchases are made online.

Retail

JD.com Debuts Luxury Brand Platform, Toplife

The high-end play is a direct, full-priced platform for China’s affluent shoppers.

clock October 9, 2017Tiffany Ap

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Technology

Improving the ‘Flow’ of Cross-Border E-commerce

Flow cofounder and chief executive officer Rob Keve offers insights into cross-border transactions in a growing, global marketplace.

clock October 9, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Think Tank: How Technology Is Transforming the Retail Market

Stephen Lebovitz, president and chief executive officer of CBL Properties, shares insights on technology’s role in today’s retail market.

clock October 6, 2017Stephen Lebovitz

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Government and Trade

EU Hits Amazon With 250M Euro Tax Bill, Lays Out VAT Reform Agenda

The European Commission wants to close a loophole tech giants like Amazon have been utilizing.

clock October 4, 2017Kali Hays

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Technology

Adyen Launches New Payments Solution, Partners With GoFundMe

The payments platform is designed to meet the needs of the growing, global, online marketplace.

clock October 4, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Flawless Beauty and Skin's Instagram page, claiming it's products are "science-based."

Skin Care

FDA Blocks Online Beauty Co.’s Sale of Injectables, Whitening Creams

The beauty industry is still largely unregulated, but the FDA is going after companies where it can.

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Technology

Technology Now Creating ‘Atmospheric’ Commerce

Lucie Greene, worldwide director of The Innovation Group at J. Walter Thompson.

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Gucci, Loewe and Dior Named Fashion Awards Nominees

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