Business

Gucci Denies Ex-Employee's Allegations of Sexual Harassment

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

Fashion

CEO Talks: Donna Carpenter of Burton Snowboards

clock December 8, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Vince Makes Progress in Turnaround Bid

clock December 7, 2017David Moin

Technology

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Financial

Mastercard Selects Hypr Corp. to Join Start Path Program

The initiative invests in companies that show promise in transforming modern commerce — at scale.

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Wal-Mart will offer thousands of products for voice ordering via Google Home's Assistant.

Marketing and Promotion

Consumer Trust in AI-Powered, Voice-Enabled Assistants Grows

Shoppers are increasingly referring to the technology, cementing it as a rising touch point for possible engagement — and data collection.

clock December 8, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Visa Addresses Consumer Trust With Sensory Payment Features

Beginning in 2018, participants will receive confirmations via sound, animation, or vibrations when a transaction has been completed.

clock December 7, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Fashion Institute of Technology, First Insight Partner for Data-Focused Course

Students will learn how to optimize predictive analytics to inform design and merchandising decisions.

clock December 6, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Amazon Web Services Unveils Alexa for Business

The tech behemoth is empowering professionals to optimize scheduling and improve efficiency.

clock December 5, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Retail

2018 Retail Predictions: AI, Experiences, Pricing Transparency to Increase

Edited has released its latest forecast for the coming year in retail.

clock December 4, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

Think Tank: How Chatbots are Enhancing the Retail Experience

Pehr Luedtke, senior vice president of Valassis Digital, explains.

clock December 4, 2017Pehr Luedtke

Grindr-connected jeans by the Swedish brand Lazoschmidl.

Fashion Features

Nordic Fashion Association Spotlights Sustainable Business Practices

Grindr-enhanced jeans, inventory-free businesses, garments that illuminate for safety purposes and temperature-adjusting clothing are among Nordic brands’ initiatives.

clock November 29, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Sparks & Honey space briefing on Nov. 8 in New York.

Technology

Outer Space Set to Transform Retail Landscape

Tapping into the cosmos may just be the key to retail business success.

clock November 29, 2017Lauren Olsen

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Business Features

The New Fashion Map: Creative Types, Investors Look to Emerging Cities

The old rules of shopping are breaking down and the old-fashioned geography is next.

clock November 29, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail

Christian Lacroix Launches Direct-to-Consumer Online Platform

The fashion house has announced its partnership with Mirakl to improve online sales.

clock November 28, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Locus Robotics Secures $25 Million Series B Funding

Locus Robotics’ Series B funding is led by Scale Venture Partners.

clock November 24, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Technology

PTC Unveils AR ‘Reality Lab’ Initiative

The test center aims to improve people’s interactions with their physical environments.

clock November 22, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Marketing and Promotion

FabFitFun’s AR Experience

The subscription box company returns to its roots as a media company, thanks to augmented reality.

clock November 22, 2017Adriana Lee

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Marketing and Promotion

How to Court the Next Generation of Beauty Consumers

Appealing to Generation Z requires deeper digital environments that focus on personal experiences.

clock November 22, 2017Adriana Lee

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Fashion

DVF Looks to Sell Equity Stake in Her Business

clock December 8, 2017Lisa Lockwood

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