Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld Absent from Chanel Couture Shows

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Fashion

Dior Couture Spring 2019

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Beauty

Brandon Truaxe, Deciem Founder, Dies

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Retail

Report Reveals Scope of Pricing Violations, Unauthorized Sellers

ORIS Intelligence’s data shows apparel as the most inconsistent in product pricing.

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Business Features

Study Reveals Shopping Behavior Convergence Between Men and Women

The findings show growing similarities in the preferences of men in online, mobile and physical store shopping.

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John Hardy’s gold and silver signet ring with bonded gold, degs & Sal’s gold feather ring, Jennifer Fisher’s gold cigar band ring, david Yurman’s 18-karat gold cuff, walters Faith’s diamond I.d. bar necklace in 18-karat rose gold and 18-karat white gold with white diamonds, Julian’s necklace with diamond hexagon pendant in sterling silver and Eddie Borgo’s silver large Pyramid cuff.

Financial

Signet Jewelers Isn’t Shining Bright

The jewelry company’s stock tanks after a less-than-stellar holiday sales report and recent legal issues.

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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

This, photo shows a Sears store in Hialeah, Fla. Sears Holdings Corp. reported earnings on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Sears' extended decline in sales continued during the first quarter and the storied retailer vowed additional spending cuts to offset its slowing businessEarns-Sears Holdings, Hialeah, USA - 11 May 2017

Financial

What Sears Will Need to Do to Survive

The 126-year-old retailer may have found a buyer, but that doesn’t mean its out of the woods yet.

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Laurent Potdevin, formerly of Lululemon Athletica, is just one of the many executives to leave their post in 2018.

Financial

Leadership Changes in the Fashion Industry Continue to Multiply

Here’s who’s in and out — and why.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

Bell and Howell's self pick up collection system.

Technology

Buy Online, Pick Up Outside?

Bell and Howell is offering a new system for consumers to pick up online-ordered products from outside a store.

clock January 3, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

In 2018, 34.9 percent of smartphone users ages 14 and older were paying with their phones at the physical point of sale.

Technology

Mobile’s Cashless Crusaders: The New Ways to Pay

Apple Pay, AliPay and Venmo are just a few names with stake in the projected $1 trillion valuation of mobile payment transaction value for 2019.

clock January 3, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Retail valuations have fallen as investors struggle to see the path forward.

Financial

Retail’s Wild Ride on Wall Street in 2018

A look at some of the best- and worst-performing stocks in the sector.

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Financial

Sears’ Survival Questionable as the Company Faces Liquidation 

The company missed the deadline to find a new buyer while announcing the closure of 80 more stores.

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Technology

A Perfect Fit, No Undressing or Universal Size Needed

The MySizeID app can increase average order values by approximately 20 percent and can reduce return rates by approximately 30 percent.

clock December 28, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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Financial

Consumer Confidence Dips Even as Shoppers Buy More

Meanwhile, the stock market continued to fluctuate.

clock December 27, 2018Kellie Ell

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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

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

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

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Today's Must Read

A group of former contestants turned social media influencers.

Beauty

From Reality TV Stars to Influencers: How ‘The Bachelor’ Contestants…

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