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Greg Petro, chief executive officer of First Insight Inc.

Technology

First Insight Reveals Enhanced Consumer-Centric Merchandising Platform

First Insight today released its Customer-Centric Merchandising Platform for retailers.

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Beth Bengtson

Business Features

Working for Women Aims to Help Businesses Be a ‘Force for Social Good’

Beth Bengtson, founder of Working for Women, explains how her organization helps women and businesses.

clock October 10, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Chinese consumers spend two to 2.5 hours each day on WeChat.

Business Features

Think Tank: The WeChat Transformation of Luxury Brands

As WeChat redefines how luxury brands connect, engage and sell to consumers today, it requires a different approach.

clock October 10, 2018Pablo Mauron

Los Angeles Apparel

Business Features

‘War for Talent’ Emerges Amid Fashion’s Skilled Workforce Shortage

Alvanon surveyed more than 600 industry managers for its skilled labor report.

clock October 9, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

See-now-buy-now is a market trend ripe with opportunities.

Marketing and Promotion

Think Tank: Preserving Fashion’s Sanctity — and Designers’ Sanity — With See-Now-Buy-Now

Peter Charness, senior vice president of merchandise lifecycle management at Aptos, shares his perspective on how to leverage this trend.

clock October 9, 2018Peter Charness

Levi's True Fit

Business Features

Research Reveals Revenue-Generating Power of Personalization

The report was sponsored by Mastercard and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

clock October 8, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06:  Visa taps into fashion as the Official Payment Technology Partner of New York Fashion Week: The Shows on September 6, 2018, New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Visa)

Business Features

Contactless Payment Solutions on Rise Among Shoppers

Visa discusses the global growth of such payment solutions among retailers.

clock October 8, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Mobile shopping.

Technology

Think Tank: Retail’s Next Evolution

Phillip Hartfield of AT&T explains how 5G will change the way people shop.

clock October 5, 2018Phillip Hartfield

Image courtesy of Eastman Chemical Co.

Business Features

Eastman Chemical Unveils ‘Naia,’ a Sustainable Cellulosic Yarn

The firm launched a technical yarn that has low environmental impact.

clock October 3, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Ehief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Afterpay, Nick Molnar

Financial

Afterpay Links With 1,000th U.S. Merchant, Rebecca Minkoff

The Australian company is rapidly bringing its installment payment program to the U.S.

clock October 3, 2018Evan Clark

Photo courtesy of Lumiton.

Business Features

Tech Start-up Lumiton Launches Light-Energized Apparel

Lumiton created its sunlight-activated Wear Healthy fabrics and yarns that promote wellness and health benefits.

clock October 1, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Pinterest shopthelook shopping

Business Features

Think Tank: How To Bring Inspiration and Discovery Back to Digital Shopping

Amy Vener, retail vertical strategy lead at Pinterest, explains.

clock September 27, 2018Amy Vener

Western Boheme look from Intermix.

Business Features

Intermix Woos Fashion Shoppers With Highly Curated, ‘Anti-Endless Aisle’ Approach

President Jyothi Rao shares insights on delivering the ultimate edit to customers.

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Business Features

10 Bay Area Female Founders Rethinking the Consumer Experience

Entrepreneurs share insights into why they launched their businesses.

clock September 25, 2018WWD Staff

online shopping

Business Features

Think Tank: How Retailers Generate New Revenue Through Chat and Chatbots

Caroline Klatt and Dana Gibber, cofounders of Headliner Labs, explain.

clock August 22, 2018Caroline Klatt and Dana Gibber

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