In 2018, 34.9 percent of smartphone users ages 14 and older were paying with their phones at the physical point of sale.


Understanding What Drives the Mobile Mind-set

AT&T’s Michael Colaneri sees retailers moving away from “single solution” tactics to broader digital architecture strategies.

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Photo courtesy of Lenzing AG.


Think Tank: Enhancing Transparency Through Long-term Visibility

Florian Heubrandner discusses how the fashion industry should uphold traceability for a better sustainable future.

clock February 14, 2019Dr. Florian Heubrandner

Amazon Echo in Light Gray.


Amazon Now Lets Anyone Publish Alexa Skills

Alexa’s poised to become extremely multitalented.

clock February 13, 2019Adriana Lee

Lego and Snapchat team up for a clothing pop-up store in London that features no physical clothes.


Lego and Snapchat Open Clothing Pop-up…Sans Apparel

Lego teams up with Snapchat for an augmented reality pop-up in London to launch the toymaker’s new streetwear line.

clock February 13, 2019Adriana Lee

According to the study, many retailers have "dedicated time and effort into being 'customer-obsessed.'"


Study Shows Marketing Technology Distracts Retailers From Achieving Expected Outcomes

Listrak commissioned Forrester to conduct the research.

clock February 13, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Retail's dark days are curbed by better use of data.


Think Tank: When It Comes to Data, Use It or Lose It

Corey Pierson is the cofounder of Custora, a cloud-based customer analytics software. 

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Joor Closes on $16M More in Funding for Expansion

The business-to-business marketplace automates the job of the buyer.

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Samsung's digital display technology.


How Samsung Is Winning the ‘Connected Consumer’ in Stores

No longer “data-dark,” the in-store environment is brightened, mobilized and engaged for the “connected consumer” journey.

clock February 13, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

The crowd at Station F included startups in the LVMH program


Viva Technology Conference to Expand in 2019

The fourth edition of the Paris-based event takes place from May 16 to 18, with more participants and more floor space.

clock February 12, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Will Eero's WiFi mesh networking tech get fused into Amazon Echo gadgets?


This Amazon Acquisition Could Boost Alexa’s Powers

Did Amazon just out-Google Google? Amazon’s deal to buy Eero could bring WiFi networking to Echo gadgets. 

clock February 11, 2019Adriana Lee

Mastercard's contactless technology.


Mastercard Adds ‘Sonic Identity’ to Latest Marketing Push

The launch follows the company’s transitions to a “symbol brand.”

clock February 11, 2019WWD Staff

The runway app is powered by ML and beacon technology.


Christian Siriano Unveils ML-Powered SAP Runway App

The app offered the ability to “like” or “love” looks passing through the Christian Siriano runway on Saturday.

clock February 10, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Shopping online e-commerce


Giglio Group Ups Focus on China

The Italian media and digital enabler group expects the Chinese market to represent around 30 percent of sales within the next five years.

clock February 6, 2019Julieta Sabino

Apple's soon-to-be former senior vice president of retail, Angela Ahrendts


Angela Ahrendts to Leave Apple

The former Burberry ceo is about to become a former Apple exec.

clock February 5, 2019Adriana Lee

Poshmark listed top items across the U.S.


Poshmark Reports on Platform’s Progress

Details around buyer preferences, both national trends and local tastes, revealed.

clock February 5, 2019Sharon Edelson

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Matteo Mena and Dorian Tarantini are making their debut at the helm of the new 1910 Borbonese label


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