For retailers and brands, the holiday shopping season often requires a bit of patience — and waiting with bated breath to see if deployed solutions directed to capture consumers and deliver heightened shopping journey does, in fact, work.
This past season was no exception — if anything, the message was overwhelming clear: AI-powered personalization and mobile commerce have been cemented in the market as new, but necessary. According to Salesforce data, Christmas day saw the highest rise in mobile shopping with 68 percent of traffic and 50 percent of orders coming from a mobile device. What’s more, according to the tech provider’s analysis, 62 percent of all traffic and 46 percent of all orders were placed on mobile devices during Thanksgiving.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018