Business

Jerry Storch Exiting Hudson's Bay Co.

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Business

Stitch Fix in the Spotlight

clock October 20, 2017Evan Clark and Adriana Lee

Business

Suitsupply Launches Women's Division Called SuiStudio

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Technology

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Technology

Adriano Goldschmied Denim Capsule Collection to Launch at Kingpins Amsterdam

The Lenzing Group will launch a denim capsule collection designed by Adriano Goldschmied that features its Refibra-branded lyocell fibers.

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Business Features

Alipay Teams With Poynt to Allow Chinese Tourists ‘Seamless Payment Acceptance’

The deal allows 520 million registered users in China and beyond to pay with Alipay across all Poynt devices in North America.

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Technology

PrimaLoft Partners With Victor Capital Partners

The investment enables the firm to continue developing performance insulations and fabrics.

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Retail

To Improve Lead Times, Leverage Data, Make Investments and ‘Fail Fast’

McKinsey & Co. researchers encourage retailers and brands to also change their mind-sets.

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Business Features

Think Tank: How Retail — and Its Workers — Will Survive Automation

Amit Sharma, founder and chief executive officer of Narvar, identifies five viable jobs in the age of automation.

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Markets

International Textile Group Ceases Operations at Cone Denim White Oak Facility

The White Oak mill will cease operations effective Dec. 31, marking the end of an era.

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Technology

Lightspeed Closes $166 Million Series D Round Investment

Canadian commerce solutions company Lightspeed closed a $166 million investment.

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Technology

Salesforce Commerce Cloud Adds Site Search Features

The new components aim to resolve slow search results and burdensome product recommendation disparities.

clock October 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Affluent Chinese Millennials come to the U.S. to shop.

Technology

Verifone and Alipay Streamline Payments for Chinese Travelers

The partnership marks the next step in appealing to Chinese consumers.

clock October 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

DNA Technology Supports Supply Chain Traceability

Applied DNA Sciences builds proprietary commerce solutions that ensure the quality and integrity of products.

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Technology

Hearst’s Top Beauty Editors Chat Up Alexa With New Beauty Skill

Editors from Elle, Cosmo and more come together in “My Beauty Chat,” the first major Alexa skill for the beauty sector.

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Technology

Meet AVA, an AI That Offers Design Sense for Image Selection

This new artificial intelligence technology uses data and algorithms to pick photos that resonate with humans.

clock October 17, 2017Adriana Lee

Technology

Inspiralia Participates in $2.5 Million Financing Round for SP Nano Ltd.

Product development firm Inspiralia invested in the $2.5 million financing round of SP Nano Ltd, an Israeli nanotechnology company.

clock October 16, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Consumers shopping at a mall.

Technology

Data and Consumer Insights Key to Success in Today’s Market

Companies know it’s important to use consumer data, but implementation can be difficult.

clock October 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

German Apparel Brand Drykorn Selects ‘Circular Economy’ Material

Drykorn selected Cupro for its fall 2017 collection to embrace the “circular economy” movement.

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Harrys of London CEO Out After Charles Cohen Acquisition

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