What Apple Business Chat Means for Fashion Industry

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Walgreens, Kroger Among Top Retailers in March ABX Index Ratings

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Salone del Mobile Is a Strong Window for Fashion Brands' Home Lines

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Global Retailing Conference


Retail’s Quest for What’s Next Draws From Unlikely Places 

Thinking outside the box means searching outside the industry, as executives at the annual Global Retailing Conference looked to winners in restaurants, travel and hospitality for inspiration. 

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Frankfurt Airport


How AOE’s Seizing on the Shifting Consumer Tides in Travel Retail

The company’s founder and chief executive officer spoke to a new kind of duty-free shopping during the Global Retailing Conference. 

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Shopping Center Veteran Arthur Coppola to Retire as Macerich CEO

The ceo will step down after a quarter-century at the company’s helm.

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Terry J. Lundgren


Terry J. Lundgren Kicks Off Global Retailing Conference With 8 Questions

The former Macy’s chairman and ceo opened the University of Arizona’s annual Global Retailing Conference emphasizing the importance of education amid continued industry change. 

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Photo courtesy of Wrangler.


Wrangler’s Sustainability Report Spotlights Greener Farming Practices

Wrangler partnered with U.S. cotton farmers to enhance sustainability initiatives.

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Experian Report Shows E-commerce Fraud ‘Attack Rates’ Hit Record High

In its most recent report, the credit bureau said e-commerce fraud attack rates rose 30 percent in 2017 over 2016.

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Photo courtesy of Nisolo.


Nisolo and Ecosphere+ Collaborate to Advance Environmental Efforts

Nisolo partnered with Ecosphere+ to help save trees in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon.

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A liquidation plan will shutter 730 stores.


THE WWD LIST: Who’s Closing Stores in 2018

Retailers and brands typically realign their store fleets, but sometimes store closings are due to bankruptcies and liquidations.

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The Zadig & Voltaire showroom adjacent to the company's U.S. office in Manhattan's SoHo.


EXCLUSIVE: Zadig & Voltaire Seeks Investor to Help Drive Growth

The French contemporary brand has seen outsized growth in men’s wear, among other categories.

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An workers adjust an Amazon Alexa logo at the Internationale Funkaustellung Berlin (IFA), an international consumer electronics fair, ahead of the official opening, in Berlin, Germany, 30 August 2017. The IFA is the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances and open for the general public from 01 to 06 September. The fair presents over 1,800 exhibitors from more than 50 countries and expects over 200,000 visitors this year.Last preparations ahead of the official opening of IFA in Berlin, Germany - 30 Aug 2017


Amazon Just Expanded Its Business Digitally and Physically

The e-commerce giant just got a little bigger, thanks to app support for international shopping and a new deal with Best Buy.

clock April 18, 2018Adriana Lee

Photo courtesy of Tom Cridland.


Tom Cridland’s ‘Half Century Jeans’ Designed for 50-Year Life Span

Half Century Jeans will last up to 50 years, backed with a guarantee of free repair or replacement.

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Longchamp opened its largest flagship in the U.S. on Fifth Avenue, which also has the biggest ready-to-wear area.


Longchamp Unveils Its Biggest U.S. Store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue

The French brand is developing its ready-to-wear collection, which targets a luxury consumer.

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Last minute holiday shoppers walk along a popular clothing district in Los Angeles on . Shoppers who are feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats could make this the best holiday season in several years. Shoppers are spending at a pace not seen since the Great Recession, says Craig Johnson, president of retail consulting group Customer Growth PartnersHoliday Shopping, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Dec 2017


Consumers Value Hyper Communication, Painless Return Policies

Narvar’s latest research reveals updated shifts in shopper preferences.

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S18 Bottle Source Collection - Stills


The North Face Offers Collection to Support National Parks

Its “Bottle Source” collection supports the National Park Foundation and integrates recycled plastic bottles collected from waste.

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A visual of the new Abercrombie & Fitch retail concept


Abercrombie & Fitch to Open Second U.K. Location

The store will be located in Manchester’s Trafford Center.

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Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William leaving hospital with their newborn baby boyCatherine Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to her third child, Lindo Wing, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK - 23 Apr 2018


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