Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

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Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock 9hNatalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock 15hKari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

retail

Martha HuntVictoria's Secret Angel Martha Hunt introduces 'Body By Victoria', Los Angeles, USA - 01 Aug 2017

Financial

L Brands Stock Dives on Continued Victoria’s Secret Decline

Company executives admitted sales are still weak and wavered in their expectations of a turnaround this year.

clock 19hKali Hays

Cos Bar

Beauty Features

Cos Bar Preps for Oklahoma City Opening

This is the luxury beauty retailer’s 19th location.

clock 23hAllison Collins

Social media ad spending continues to grow.

Business Features

Think Tank: Stay Fashionable — and Reduce Legal Risks — With a Social Media Policy

Monica B. Richman and Francesca Montalvo Witzburg from Dentons explain the benefits and strategies behind social media policies.

clock August 17, 2017Monica B. Richman and Francesca Montalvo Witzburg

Zendaya's post.

Retail

Consumer-Generated Content Sparks Boost for Brands

A new report released by BazaarVoice dives into the relevance and ROI of social media.

clock August 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A rendering of Bloomingdale's Glowhaus at South Coast Plaza.

Beauty Features

Bloomingdale’s Bets Big on Millennial Beauty With Glowhaus Concept

Eight-hundred products from 30 brands are going into a Millennial-targeted beauty department, located on the retailer’s contemporary floor.

clock August 17, 2017Ellen Thomas

Victoria's Secret store London, UK - 2017

Financial

L Brands Sees Another Quarter of Sales Declines and Sinking Profits

The Victoria’s Secret parent has had a rough year after switching up its approach under the direct guidance of Leslie Wexner.

clock August 16, 2017Kali Hays

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Amazon Stock Bruised After Trump Says It’s Harming Retailers

The President tweeted about Amazon and taxes after a weekend of violent protesting in Virginia.

clock August 16, 2017Kali Hays

Avery Dennison

Technology

Gartner Names Top Tech Trends for Future Business Growth

The research and advisory company analyzed the most influential software that business executives should incorporate now for later success.

clock August 16, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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

Laurie Pressman, the vice president of Pantone Color Institute. Photo courtesy of Pantone Color Institute

Markets

Pantone on Understanding the Language of Color

Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, discusses color trends and forecasting.

clock August 16, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A general view of Macy's Store in Brooklyn, New York, USA, 11 May 2017. Macy's stock dropped more than 17 percent following an earnings report that did not meet expectations.Macy's stock drops following earnings report, Brooklyn, USA - 11 May 2017

Markets

J.C. Penney, Lowe’s Take Top Spots in ABX Advertising Rankings for July

J.C. Penney scores high with its digital “Back-to-School” campaign.

clock August 16, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Urban Outfitters shop store sign, London, UKShop fronts and buildings, UK - 2016

Financial

Urban Outfitters CEO Says ‘Execution’ to Blame for Poor Q2 Performance

Founder and ceo Richard Hayne said Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie could perform better.

clock August 15, 2017Kali Hays

amazon prime day

Retail

Amazon Keeps Retail Push Rolling With ‘Instant Pickup’

With online ordering, Amazon is looking to put its stamp of convenience on a new set of stores.

clock August 15, 2017Kali Hays

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Activewear

Analytics Firm Sees Ath-leisure Trend Driving U.K. Sports Market 8% This Year

Global Data said in a research report that the trend will push sales to 2.5 billion pounds.

clock August 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Shoppers on King Street, Charleston South Carolina.

Retail

Think Tank: The New Era of Retail Experiences

Jordan Kretchmer, general manager of Adobe Livefyre and Adobe Social, weighs in.

clock August 15, 2017Jordan Kretchmer

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Details at Gucci Fall 2017

Fashion

Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

clock 8hElizabeth Doupnik

Social Studies