One of the biggest challenges in running a brick-and-mortar business is equipping sales associates with tools to help customers in real time. At scale, the challenge becomes epic — and no one knows that better than Gap Inc.
The apparel giant may embrace e-commerce and digital technologies in the new era, but its 3,000-plus stores across the world are still the beating heart of its operation. Some also function as a testbed for innovations in physical retail. Now, its latest tech initiative gives sales associates a powerful new window into real-time merchandise availability, so they can ensure their racks and shelves stay stocked with the latest products.
The first retrospective of Dior in the U.S. has landed at the Denver Art Museum — and though the exhibition is a continuation of the 70th-anniversary display that bowed in Paris in 2017, “Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve,” the DAM show offers an entirely new look at the legacy of the house, and its relationship to the world, writes @leighen .
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Norwegian musician Anna of the North (a.k.a. Anna Lotterud ) has had a rapid rise in the U.S., thanks to her song “Lovers” which was included in this summer’s Netflix hit “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Next up, a show at Terminal 5. “I’ve never actually done promo or anything in the U.S. before so it’ll be interesting to see,” she tells @leighen . “Because of the Internet I’ve always had American listeners but never been here [playing music].” 📸: @jilliansollazzo #wwdeye