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Field Notes: BNPL Leaders’ Continued Evolution

Klarna and Afterpay announce new partnerships and investments.

Inflation Has Immediate Impact on Consumer Behavior

New studies find another wave of shifting priorities as shoppers face ongoing economic challenges.

Metaverse Symposium: Luxury Brands Must Prepare for ‘New Era of Retail’ in Metaverse

Morin Oluwole, director and global head of luxury at Meta, advised luxury brands to experiment with new…

Metaverse Symposium: Fashion Is a Long Way From Understanding Gaming

RTFKT cofounder Benoit Pagotto says fashion executives need to become gamers to successfully conceive…

Metaverse Symposium: What NFTs, the Metaverse and Luxury Have in Common

Digital assets and luxury goods are all about scarcity, community and creativity and brands need to pair them…

Prime Day Meets a Newly Reluctant Consumer

Amazon's big day is landing just as shoppers pull back from the web and other big merchants are looking to…

Los Angeles’ Recent Minimum Wage Hike Challenges Apparel Factories

The $16.04 an hour minimum wage in Los Angeles is another factor making it harder to manufacture domestically.

Who Is Nick Beighton? The Man Who Saved Asos Is Coming to Matchesfashion

Beighton left his post as CEO of Asos last year after turning the business into a 4 billion pound operation.

Benefit Cosmetics Sees ‘Checkout Success’ in the U.K. With Bolt

Bolt One-Click Checkout addressed Benefit Cosmetic's need to have a seamless checkout experience across their…

Field Notes: Outdoor Trends, Executive Changes and B-t-s

Blue Yonder has a new CEO, and French Toast launches "schoolwear for all" collection.

PopCom Local Unveils Openings, Dubbed ‘iPhone of Vending Machines’

PopCom said it has deployed PopShop Local, its hybrid e-commerce and local brick-and-mortar storefront, at…

Consumers Continue to Install Mobile Shopping Apps, Make Purchases

The report was culled from data stretching 12 months, from May of last year to May of this year.

Survey Reveals 60 Percent of Online Shoppers Bend the Rules With Returns

Narvar also identified four online returns personas to help retailers understand shopper motivations in…

Tommy Hilfiger to Receive the John B. Fairchild Honor at WWD CEO Summit

The award recognizes a career of influence and distinction in the fashion industry. 

Consumer Confidence Shrinks as Expectations of Living Costs Rise

EY's Future Consumer Index shows concern for personal finance at all income levels where shoppers prioritize…