Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Retail

NRF Panel Discusses Impact of Amazon, Preferences of ‘Affluent Shoppers’

The First Insight Inc.-sponsored session was part of the National Retail Federation’s “Exhibitor Big Ideas” program.

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Shopify Magnolia Home AR augmented reality

Retail

Today’s Consumer: Frugal, Community-Minded and Tech Savvy

Euromonitor International sees technologies such as augmented reality playing a key role this year.

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E-commerce, personalization

Technology

The Future of Retail Is AI-Powered and ‘Merchant-Imagined’

Accenture presented a new retail model during a panel session with WWD and the CFDA.

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Technology

Report Reveals Lack of Clienteling Capabilities at Retail Store Level

Research conducted by NewStore showed a disconnect between online and in-store capabilities.

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True Fit, personalization, Carhartt

Technology

True Fit Infused With $55 Million in Series C Funding

The financing will help accelerate the personalization platform provider’s growth.

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Holiday shoppers at the Mall of America.

Retail

Tulip CEO: Sales Associates Key to Digital Convergence Success

Tulip chief executive officer Ali Asaria said trends set in motion last year will continue to transform retail this year.

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Holiday shoppers in New York City.

Retail

As Weekly Retail Sales Jump, Data Shows Decline in Gift Card Share

Shoppers shifted share of wallet toward merchandise purchases this past holiday season.

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Nike is the top brand when it comes to loyalty.

Retail

Analyst: Active Brands and Specialty Retailers Among Top Retail Picks

Nike is among Jane Hali & Associates’ top stock picks for this year.

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Loop Commerce helped retailers offer better gifting options with digital GiftNow cards. Now, it's merging digital and physical with real cards for Gap's Athleta.

Technology

Loop Commerce Says Half of Gifters Used Platform for Post-Holiday Giving

The GiftNow service is offered by Target Corp., Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s, among others.

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Retail

Amid Robust Online Sales Growth, a Dark Side Emerges

Optoro estimates that 5 billion pounds of waste is generated by returned products.

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The Canada Goose store in Soho.

Fashion Scoops

Buyer, Beware: Canada Goose Warns Against Fake Parkas

Poor patch stitchings and scraggly fur are telltale signs of a fake.

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Holiday shoppers in New York City.

Retail

As Weekly Sales Plunge, Retail Sector Shines for Investors

Strong fundamentals has the retail sector well-positioned this year.

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Lady Gaga Lady Gaga in Atelier Versace at the Super Bowl halftime performance in Houston.

Retail

Next Up: Super Bowl LII, Valentine’s Day and Easter

Easter Sunday is earlier this year, which doesn’t bode well for retailers.

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How data is collected and used can help firms be  more hyper-relevant to consumers.

Business Features

Executives Rate Speed-to-Market a High Priority, but Fail in Putting It Into Practice

The survey, conducted in the fall, also showed leveraging consumer insights as a top priority.

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Holiday shopping in San Francisco.

Retail

Amazon, iTunes and Best Buy Top List of Resold Gift Cards

Wal-Mart came in fourth and was followed by Target, Starbucks, Apple and Macy’s.

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