retail

Old Navy comps were up in October.

Marketing and Promotion

Macy’s, Old Navy Garner Top Scores in ABX Ad Ranking for May

J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Old Navy took the top spots in ad effectiveness for May.

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RetailMeNot's recent promotions index.

Marketing and Promotion

Amazon Prime Day Marks Opportunities for Retailers, Too

Shoppers are becoming primed for spending on the splashy occasion from a variety of e-commerce sites.

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Lightspeed's headquarters in Montreal.

Technology

Lightspeed Creates Integrated Solution for Retailers, Restaurants

Lightspeed launched an integrated iOS solution for retailers and restaurants with Intuit QuickBooks Online and Planday.

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Chatbots are adding a new stream of revenue for retailers.

Business Features

Think Tank: Creating New Revenue Streams With Chat

The cofounders of Headliner Labs explain how retailers are generating new e-commerce revenue via chat and chatbots.

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Business Features

Think Tank: Head Up, Eyes Wide Open

Whitney Fishman Zember, head of innovation and consumer technology at Wavemaker, explains.

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Black Friday shopping

Retail

New Retail Frontier Requires Omnichannel Strategies Centered on Experiences

Nielsen and Stripe’s latest report reveals shifts in consumer preferences — and areas where retailers can grow.

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Retail

Rue 21 Concentrates on Consumer-centricity With New Tech

The teen retailer will double down on reaching consumers by deploying tech to improve inventory transparency and in-store pick-ups of online purchases.

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Business Features

WWD Viewpoint: Eddie Lampert and the Saga of Sears

Sears Holdings Corp. is having a tough time. But its ceo and chairman, Eddie Lampert, is not.

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Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Financial

Perry Ellis International to Go Private in $437 Million Deal With Founder

The transaction is expected to close in the second half.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Dassault Systèmes to Take Majority Stake in Centric Software

Centric’s solutions package helps fashion firms speed up the design process.

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A hoodie from the Toiletpaper and Maison Kitsune collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Toiletpaper’s Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari Partner with Maison Kitsuné for Capsule Collection

The fashion-forward magazine is known for its surreal and at times risqué images.

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Marketing and Promotion

Splashlight Program Offers Staff ‘Inspired Mentorship’ Program

Robyn Dutra, vice president of creative at Splashlight, explains.

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Issa Rae

Business Features

Think Tank: Diversity and Inclusion in Fashion – It’s Time to Pick up the Pace

Kenya Wiley, an attorney and founder of the Fashion Innovation Alliance, explains.

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Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel

Business Features

Changing Fashion – For the Better

Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel, founder of ReMode, shares his perspective on the November event and how it will gather fashion industry leaders and stakeholders.

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People stand outside an Amazon Go store, in Seattle. More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon opened its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday. The store on the bottom floor of the company's Seattle headquarters allows shoppers to scan their smartphone with the Amazon Go app at a turnstile, pick out the items they want and leaveAmazon Go Store, Seattle, USA - 22 Jan 2018

Technology

Microsoft Is Reportedly Developing Cashierless Tech

Looks like Microsoft could be taking on Amazon Go, by ditching checkout counters.

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Today's Must Read

A look from Cmmn Swdn's new collection.

Men's

Paris Men’s Week: Ones to Watch

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