Elizabeth Doupnik

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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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Technology

Quiksilver Recycles 100 Million Used Bottles for Board Shorts, Jackets

As part of its ongoing collaboration with Repreve, the surf lifestyle brand has advanced its eco-friendly initiative.

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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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Marketing and Promotion

Generation Z Still Shops In-store, Expects Efficiency

A new Fluent Commerce survey revealed that the demographic enjoys shopping in bricks-and-mortar, but demands digitally enhanced features.

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Exterior of an Aldo shoe storeAldo Store, Copenhagen, Denmark - 17 Feb 2018

Technology

Aldo Group Looks to Order Fulfillment for Upped Customer Experiences

The company has tapped Celect to deploy predictive analytics and inventory optimization to facilitate the updates.

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People carry shopping bags outside a shopping mall in New York, New York, USA, 20 December 2017.Holiday shopping in New York, USA - 20 Dec 2017

Retail

Generation Z: Brick-and-Mortar’s Saving Grace?

The demographic is mobile-savvy, but prefers to engage with product in store.

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Marketing and Promotion

American Express Joins Parley, Aims to Rid Ocean of Plastic by Using It In Cards

The venture will include a credit card manufactured from recovered plastic and a reduction in single-use plastic.

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Amazon Echo Plus is a smart speaker programmed with Amazon's artificial intelligence assistant app called Alexa to control home appliances such as TV and lights through human voiceAmazon Echo Plus at MID Base Tower Residence, Yokohama, Japan - 22 Nov 2017

Technology

Consumers Use Siri, Alexa for Daily Tasks, Not Shopping

A new report reveals that consumers are slow to use voice-activated assistants to facilitate shopping experiences.

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Retail

Value Retailers Dominate U.K. Apparel Market

GlobalData’s latest research reveals that despite maturation, Millennials still opt for fast fashion over investment purchases.

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Technology

Is AR the Future for Fashion Students?

ChalkTalk aims to supplement curriculums with experiential learning through AR technology.

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Financial

Gender Bias Permeates VC Funding, Still

Despite an onslaught of women empowerment initiatives and media focus, VC funding continues to be riddled with sexism.

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Retail

When Will Retailers Succeed in Omnichannel Shopping Experiences?

Boston Retail Partners’ report confirms that the gap continues to widen between consumers and retailers.

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The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone identifies food and displays its calorie content during a product preview in New York. The Galaxy S9 phones were unveiled Sunday, Feb. 25, in Barcelona, Spain, and will be available March 16. Advance orders begin this FridaySamsung New Phones, New York, USA - 21 Feb 2018

Technology

Samsung to Open AI Centers in U.K., Russia, Canada

The tech giant will continue to examine AI’s full potential in these new hubs.

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Millennials

Marketing and Promotion

Canadian Millennials: Frugal Yet Financially Optimistic

The demographic leads dollar spend per trip — and is building its purchasing power.

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