Artificial Intelligence ranked the top ten most frugal U.S. cities.


How to Break Coupon and Markdown Culture, Step by Step

Jonathan Treiber is cofounder and chief executive officer at RevTrax, an offer management platform service provider.

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The government's proposed actions will add $7 billion in additional costs for customers every single year, says Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.

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Think Tank: Hey Alexa, Consumers Don’t Want to Talk to a Robot When Shopping

Research shows retailers should avoid the hype around flashy new tech and focus on a simple and streamlined shopping experience.

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RevTrax Adds AI Muscle to Platform as a Way to Better Persuade Shoppers

The solution is designed to target shoppers more effectively.

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Philippe Ribera, vice president of innovation at Lectra, shared his vision of fashion's future.


What It Takes to Win Over the ‘New Fashion Consumer’

In today’s fashion business, the acronym is consumer-to-business, with the customer co-creating with the brand.

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Zoovu Rolls Out Self-Service, AI-Powered Digital Assistant Product Suite

The platform is designed to bolster engagement between brands and consumers.

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Business Features

Retail Automation Platform Provider Raises $17 Million in Latest Round

The latest round brings the company’s total of capital raised to more than $27 million.

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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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Estimates suggest artificial intelligence could boost retail profitability by 60 percent by reducing marketing costs.


The Outside View: The Future of Choice, Selling AI

Consultant Jonathan Low on the ramifications of focusing consumers.

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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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Rajiv Prasad, chief information officer at Xpandretail. Photo courtesy of Xpandretail.


Think Tank: A Discussion on the ‘Social Physics’ of Retail

Rajiv Prasad, chief information officer at Xpandretail, discusses.

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According to the report, 70 percent of retail workers agree the "pay desk" will lose its top spot, as staffing redistributes to greater value-add activity.


Is Retail Understaffing Solved by AI?

REPL Group, a U.K.-based tech firm found 70 percent of retail workers think the checkout will not be as valuable by 2025 in new report.

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This Acquisition Aims to Integrate Marketing Bots With Real People

The deal is in response to the growth of “conversational commerce.”

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WWD Digital Beauty Forum: Beauty 3.0 With AI and AR

The beauty industry ushers in a new era with artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

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Automat ceo Andy Mauro announced the partnership with AdLingo at WWD's Digital Beauty Forum.


Automat and AdLingo Partner in Conversational AI Tech

The partnership was announced by Automat’s chief executive officer, Andy Mauro, during WWD’s Digital Beauty Forum which took place last week.

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In 2018, 29 percent of Valentine’s Day shoppers planned to make a purchase online.

Marketing and Promotion

Valentine’s Day Gets More Personal

Last year, $19.6 billion was spent on marketing around Valentine’s Day. Here’s how marketers and brands are personalizing “love letters.”

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