CLASS believes "responsible innovation" is the focus of fashion.


The ‘Smart Choice in Creating Fashion’

How Giusy Bettoni, founder and ceo of CLASS, guides fashion brands to responsible innovation, meeting demand of today’s conscious consumer.

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According to a TrendSource report, over 60 percent of consumers see cannabis legalization as a "non-issue."

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Beyond the Short Term, Cannabis Industry Is Poised for Mainstream Success

Researchers at TrendSource see the industry expanding beyond the current market distribution model.

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Think Tank: Secrets of the Other Half

Sonya Brown explores “how the rest of e-commerce” wins in an Amazon world.

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Gen Z Crave a World Without Borders, Boundaries and Binaries

Irregular Labs’ latest report explores the concept of “fluidity” and how Generation Z views everyday living.

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‘Fake Reviews’ May Be Popping Up on Amazon

U.K.-based consumer product testing company Which uncovered thousands of “potentially fake” reviews for technology products on Amazon.

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Liam Nikuro on Instagram.


Meet Liam Nikuro, Japan’s First Male Virtual Influencer

Liam’s arrival comes as the retail and fashion industry is poised to make $3.6 billion in AI investments this year.

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Business Features

Think Tank: The Legacy Brand’s Guide to Retail Survival

Corey Pierson, cofounder and ceo of Custora, offers tactics for competing against the emergence of direct-to-consumer brands.

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Day 1 of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference held on the campus of Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

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Phillip Lim Talks Sustainability, Presence and Brand Transformation

Lim asserts that putting sustainability into practice begins “with yourself.”

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Walmart Floor Cleaners Get Brainy Add-on

The mass retailer is using Brain Corp.’s new operating system.

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Gen Z females like to use Amazon for discovering new products or brands.


How Amazon Is Luring Gen Z Female Shoppers

CPC Strategy released its 2019 Amazon Consumer Survey results to show what is driving purchases, and why the Gen Z female is Amazon-obsessed.

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"Personalized localization" is a focus for many category managers.


How to Localize Assortments With Data-Driven Insights

A new study from JDA validates the modern shopper’s need for highly personalized product assortments with lifestyle and location in mind.

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Direct-to-consumer companies ship products in small quantities rather than truckloads.

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Think Tank: Five Challenges for Direct-to-Consumer Supply Chains

Tradeshift’s Ron Volpe sees opportunities for brands, but supply chain visibility is essential.

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Day 1 of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference held on the campus of Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

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FIT Presents Sustainability Conference, Sparkling Annual Awards Gala

FIT’s Sustainable Business and Design Conference was held on April 3 and 4, aligning with its annual Awards Gala on the evening of April 3.

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Career Lessons From an Amazon ‘Talent Scout’

Cheya Thousand made an impact in the storefronts of Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, Nike and Gap before segueing into human resources at Amazon.

clock April 5, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

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Think Tank: As Men’s Wear Skyrockets, Retailers Need to Reconsider Strategy

Maya Mikhailov sees customer engagement as key, but it must be meaningful.

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