Holiday

Shrimps X Warehouse 'Holiday Edit' capsule collection

Fashion Scoops

Shrimps and Warehouse Team for Summer Holiday Capsule 

The collection features beach inspired pieces such as a lime green gingham playsuit.

clock March 31, 2019Fiona Ma

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.”

clock February 14, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Bluecore, which serves 400 retailers — including Tommy Hilfiger, Perry Ellis, Teleflora, Staples and Best Buy Canada — built its Retail Performance Cloud entirely on Google Cloud.

Retail

Margin Woes: Online Data Shows Fewer Yet Deeper Promotions in 2018

Data from DynamicAction also revealed inventory levels as a “bright spot.”

clock January 17, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Amazon Breaks Records During Strong Holiday Shopping Season

The e-commerce company said it sold more products around the world this year than ever before.

clock December 26, 2018Kellie Ell

Shoppers are seen outside MACY'S Herald Square as bargain hunters seek low price deals during 'Black Friday' holiday shopping in New York, New York, USA, 23 November 2018. Black Friday is the day after the USA Thanksgiving Day and is regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping season.Black Friday holiday shopping in New York, USA - 23 Nov 2018

Retail

The Grinch Stole Margins

Retailers were ecstatic about the level of online shopping and mostly pleased with traffic at their brick-and-mortar stores this holiday season.

clock December 24, 2018David Moin

A Walmart in-store pick-up tower.

Retail

Online Shoppers Storm In-store Pick-ups

Call it BOPIS, “click and collect” or something else — just call it big business.

clock December 24, 2018Adriana Lee

From left: Happy Socks’ sock under Stance’s santa cat sock; Happy Socks’ socks; Express’ sock under Stance’s sock; Happy Socks’ socks, and Calzedonia tights (worn under throughout).

Financial

Sock Market Finds Its Footing With Novelty Styles

Socks offer consumers the chance to show off their personality without too much of a fashion risk.

clock December 24, 2018Kellie Ell

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Designer and Luxury

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Homebodies

From pajamas to luggage, here are the best gifts for those inclined to Netflix and chill.

clock December 13, 2018Kayana Cordwell and Victor Vaughns Jr.

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Designer and Luxury

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Hypebeasts

The top gifts for streetwear fans that don’t require waiting in line.

clock December 13, 2018Kayana Cordwell and Victor Vaughns Jr.

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Designer and Luxury

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Lovers of Luxury

If they have expensive taste, these gifts are sure to please.

clock December 13, 2018Kayana Cordwell and Victor Vaughns Jr.

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Technology

Radial, Locus Robotics Partner to Streamline Prior to Seasonal Peaks

Radial will implement “LocusBots” to help optimize its warehouse efficiencies and workplace quality.

clock December 11, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Minimum usage fee is £35Mandatory Credit: Photo by Cultura/REX/Shutterstock (4794771a)Close up of three christmas gifts with ribbonsVARIOUS

Retail

Merchandise Returns Threaten Online Apparel’s Happy Holidays

E-commerce shines, but for online fashion stores, the lights will dim in post-holiday returns, say experts. And fit’s the culprit.

clock December 10, 2018Adriana Lee

Surveying 1,000 U.S. holiday shoppers, price and values are top motivators.

Retail

Brands Need Values to Woo Holiday Shoppers

New study from SAP reveals more than half, or 54 percent, of Americans consider themselves to be “socially conscious shoppers.”

clock December 6, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

A journalist looks at a computer screen with webpages arranged to show Cyber Monday deals by various online retailers, in New York. The physical rush of Black Friday and the armchair browsing of Cyber Monday are increasingly blending into one big holiday shopping event as more customers buy items online and pick them up at brick-and-mortar storesHoliday Shopping, New York, USA - 26 Nov 2018

Retail

‘Cyber Monday Week’ a Win With Tactical Markdowns

Promotions were calculated and tactical, and consumers won with bargain prices.

clock November 30, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Michael R. Marra of Fisher Phillips speaks of seasonal hiring.

Human Resources

Think Tank: Don’t Get Caught in the Cold During Seasonal Hiring

Michael R. Marra, co-managing partner of Fisher Phillips, shares his insight on seasonal hires and mitigating legal risk.

clock November 29, 2018Michael R. Marra

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Diptyque's pop up exhibition in Shanghai, China.

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Diptyque Smells Opportunity in China and U.S.

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