Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

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Retail Industry Wraps Shoptalk With Rosy Outlook

Optimism was in the air, in marked contrast to past iterations of the annual conference as the industry crawls out from the doom and gloom of disruption.

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Glossier’s Weiss on the Power of Listening

The cosmetics ceo shares the key ingredient in her beauty retail mix at Shoptalk.

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VCs Talk Tips at Shoptalk

Advice for new and existing retailers from the venture capital ranks.

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Facebook’s Challenge: Promoting Data Tools, Post-Cambridge Analytica

WWD sits down with Facebook’s retail team to discuss its new ad tools, and how it addresses the sensitive topic of using people’s data.

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Walmart’s Lore: Staying Put and On Plan

Walmart execs dish at Shoptalk about its approach to acquisitions, the need for “magic” in retail and that pesky Q4 earnings report.

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Pinterest Expands Shopping Ads, Tests New Lifestyle Formats

The online pinboard announces latest moves to drive purchase decisions.

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Affirm’s New In-Store Loans Makes Luxury Affordable

PayPal cofounder’s payments company now offers loans for brick-and-mortar shopping.

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Facebook Unveils Tools to Boost In-Store Sales and Personalized Ads

The social giant’s latest mobile ad features aim to beef up retail sales, both in stores and online. 

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SXSW 2018


SXSW Wrap-up: How Fashion and Beauty Innovators Converged

In between the fun and games, SXSW featured serious tech and serious talk — especially for beauty and fashion.

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For Gen Z, the New Beauty Counter Is in the Pocket

Immersive tech is about meeting youth consumers where they are, says SXSW panel.

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Vera’s AI Styling Assistant for Brick-and-Mortar Stores

This SXSW exhibitor aims to bring online recommendation features to physical retail.

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The Dangers of Selling on Amazon in the AI Era

At SXSW, Quantcast exec Steven Wolfe Pereira urges brands to consider who owns their customer data and relationships.

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How to Build Smart Data Approaches for Fashion and Retail

Intimidated by data initiatives? Don’t be. Here are some common-sense data strategies, straight from WWD’s final Style Lounge session.

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Beauty Features

Up Close With L’Oréal at SXSW

The beauty giant is turning to tech to take a more personalized approach.

clock March 11, 2018Adriana Lee

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The Big Potential of Micro-Influencers

For retail event expert Beauty Barrage, influencers with modest followings can be powerful.

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