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Retail

Diversity Abounds: Global Sellers Marketplace Breakdown

Payoneer released its quarterly Global Seller Index report, based on a sample of over 100,000 merchants.

clock May 21, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

A Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Nov. 15Earns Walmart, Houston, USA - 09 Nov 2018

Financial

Walmart Chief Technology Officer Jeremy King Is Out

The news comes as the fight for e-commerce sales in the U.S. is heating up

clock March 20, 2019Kellie Ell

At Fashion City, "Supreme" merchandise is something like fashion fan fiction, here featuring the brand's name alongside a character from Line App Friends.

Marketing and Promotion

As ‘Fake’ Searches Rise, Online Marketing Efforts of Real Brands Impacted

SEMrush looked at global data for “fake” and “replica” online searches.

clock February 28, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Backstage at Off-White RTW Spring 2019

Marketing and Promotion

As Online Queries for Luxury Rises, Off-White Searches Skyrocket

Marketing solution firm SEMrush analyzed online search data from the past two years.

clock February 6, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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

Now anyone with a phone can set up an online marketplace thanks to a new app called Storr.

Technology

Storr App Allows Shoppers to Browse Their Friends’ Stuff

The new platform lets anyone be a retailer, curating their own digital marketplace.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Financial

In-store Foot Traffic Declines as Shoppers Head Online

Cross-border e-commerce grew by more than 30 percent in major markets around the globe during this year’s holiday shopping season.

clock December 24, 2018Kellie Ell

Looks from Aerie's Sunnie Collection.

Financial

American Eagle Outfitters Has Another Blowout Quarter With Sales Surpassing $1 Billion

Both American Eagle and Aerie brands are “on fire,” says exec.

clock December 11, 2018Kellie Ell

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Retail

Forecast Calls for Walmart to Overtake Apple as Third Largest U.S. E-tailer

The findings come as eMarketer sees online sales growing 16 percent this year.

clock November 15, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

The Chrono24 in-App augmented reality tool.

Watches

Chrono24 Marks 15 Years, Introduces AR Tool

Founder Tim Stracke said the Germany-based marketplace for high-end watches is committed to “crafting the shape of the industry in the future.”

clock November 13, 2018Martino Carrera

Daniel Zhan Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group speaks in front of a giant screen showing a total sales transacted of e-commerce giant Alibaba, on the "Singles' Day" global online shopping festival in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong province . In a bright spot for China's cooling economy, online shoppers spent billions of dollars Friday on "Singles' Day," a quirky holiday that has grown into the world's busiest day for e-commerceChina Singles' Day, Shenzhen, China - 11 Nov 2016

Financial

Alibaba’s Growth Rate Slows

China’s slowing economy might be the culprit.

clock November 2, 2018Kellie Ell

Chinese consumers spend two to two-and-a-half 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

The world of obsessive collectors of art and vintage objects is at the core of GucciÕs latest advertising campaign.For fall, the fashion house and its creative director Alessandro MicheleÕs fascination for eccentric personalities focuses on characters passionately seeking out paintings, antiques, porcelains and rare objects, each portrayed in different rooms.Dubbed Gucci Collectors and photographed by Glen Luchford with the art direction of Christopher Simmonds, the campaign include color images of models sporting the brandÕs ready-to-wear surrounded by stuffed animals, pottery and cuckoo clocks as well as close-ups of key accessories Ñ comprising Gucci slippers and loafers Ñ captured among small toy cars and puzzle pieces.The images will break in international titles starting from July 2, along with the debut of a series of short videos flanking the campaign on GucciÕs social media accounts. Ñ Sandra Salibian

Business Features

Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren Take Top Spots in Online Luxury Market Share

The annual report from PMX Agency also revealed an ongoing shift in the luxury segment.

clock September 12, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

U.S. Online Retail Sales Pegged to Reach $525 Billion This Year, and Level Off

FTI Consulting noted in its report that online sales garner 13.2 percent of all retail sales.

clock September 11, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Swimwear from Belle D'Amour.

Business Features

E-commerce Brand Belle D’Amour Offers Couture Lingerie, Made in the U.S.

Nicole Travert, designer, manufacturer and president at Belle D’Amour, launched the business in 2015.

clock September 11, 2018WWD Staff

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