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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Financial

Alibaba Beats Estimates With 56% Rise in First-Quarter Revenues

Its retail business led the surge, where luxury fashion is now a core focus.

clock August 17, 2017Tiffany Ap

Moda Operandi-mosphereNew Yorkers for Children Fall Gala To Benefit Youth In Foster Care for the New Yorkers for Children 2013 Fall Gala, New York, USA - 17 Sep 2013

Fashion Scoops

Handbag Designer Adriana Castro Doing Shoes With Moda Operandi

This is the designer’s first foray outside of handbags.

clock August 17, 2017Kali Hays

ecommerce

Technology

B2B E-commerce Platform Provider NuOrder Secures $8M Funding Round

Total funding for the company has now reached $21.9 million.

clock August 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Man Crates

Marketing and Promotion

Gifts That Arrive in Wooden Crates, Crowbar Included

Man Crates offers personal care, beverage and outdoor gift sets — and survival kits with machetes.

clock August 14, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Baume & Mercier Classima watch.

Watches

Mr Porter Partners With Baume & Mercier

The online retail destination for men’s style will launch a selection of timepieces by the Swiss watchmaker on Tuesday.

clock August 11, 2017Sandra Salibian

online shopping

Technology

Pitney Bowes Broadens Shipping Solutions With Financial Features

The solutions include revolving lines of credit and postage prepays.

clock August 9, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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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

Gucci Fall 2017: Men's and Women's Show

Legal

Gucci Hits Back at Forever 21 in Stripe Trademark Battle

The luxury house said Forever 21’s copying is too “blatant” to ignore.

clock August 8, 2017Kali Hays

IoT wearables data

Business Features

Digital Convergence Is One of Fashion and Function, Online and in Stores

Karen Harvey and Mike Dennison discuss the role of technology in today’s fashion apparel market.

clock August 8, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Consumers shopping at a mall.

Business Features

Think Tank: Boosting In-Store Traffic With Local Search Tactics

Alex Porter, president of Location3, explains how local search can drive shoppers into stores.

clock August 3, 2017Alex Porter

Many beauty consumers trust recommendations from influencers on what to buy.

Legal

Think Tank: As Social Spend Soars, Brands Need Buttoned-up Influencer Agreements

Influencers need to “clearly and conspicuously” disclose business relationships.

clock August 3, 2017Monica B. Richman and Francesca Montalvo Witzburg

Asos Instagram Stories

Retail

Analyst: Success of Asos Is Based on Strategic Pricing, Assortment

Katie Smith, senior fashion and retail analyst at Edited, also notes that “newness drives the business.”

clock July 31, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A look from Manila Grace fall 2017 collection

Retail

Manila Grace to Launch U.S. Online Store

The brand’s e-commerce will make its North American debut in September.

clock July 27, 2017Alessandra Turra

Retail

Wal-Mart and JD.com to Launch Aug. 8 Shopping Festival

The two firms also announced plans to integrate their inventory systems and other operations.

clock July 25, 2017Tiffany Ap

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

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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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