Business

Ken Downing Leaving Neiman Marcus

clock March 22, 2019David Moin

Business

Galeries Lafayette's Billion Euro China Plan

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Fashion

Is L.A. the Future of the American Runway?

clock March 22, 2019Booth Moore

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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

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Business Features

Think Tank: Understanding the Journey of the Online Luxury Customer

Roland Gossage, ceo of GroupBy Inc., shares insights into creating a luxury experience online.

clock March 20, 2019Roland Gossage

This, photo shows applications on an iPhone clockwise from top left, Target, Amazon, Sephora, JCPenny, Walmart, in New York. Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital wallets and augmented realityNerdWallet Shopping Apps, New York, USA - 07 Feb 2018

Retail

Study Reveals Amazon at ‘Center’ of Customer Shopping Journey

The survey from Feedvisor found that consumers go to the online site first when looking for specific products.

clock March 19, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Afterpay Hits 1 Million U.S. Consumers

The installment payment service has grown rapidly since being introduced to the market in May.

clock March 4, 2019Evan Clark

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

Brex is touted as a "fintech unicorn" in media reports, roughly valued at $1 billion.

Technology

By Start-up for Start-ups: Brex Creates First E-commerce Card

“Fintech unicorn” Brex launches its first corporate credit card for e-commerce start-ups.

clock February 26, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

A Dillard's storefront.

Financial

Dillard’s Shows Signs of Department Store Growth

The company said its comparable sales grew 2 percent last year.

clock February 25, 2019Evan Clark

A package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery on a UPS truck, in New York. Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 30 hours this year. Amazon will offer discounts and other deals in an effort to boost sales during the slower summer months. This year's Prime Day will start at 9 p.m. ET on July 10, 2017. While Amazon has claimed success, there have been grumblings that Prime Day deals have been unimpressive or involve older modelsTEC--Amazon-Prime Day, New York, USA - 09 May 2017

Retail

Primed and Ready: Survey Reveals Preferences of Amazon Members

A consumer survey by AlixPartners revealed insights into subscription behavior.

clock February 20, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Joanne Calabrese with one of Soko’s artisans, Samuel Sumba Achayo, in his workshop.

Jewelry

Soko: Reimagining the Supply Chain  

Chief executive officer Joanne Calabrese shares the jewelry brand’s approach to making beautiful and ethical goods.

clock February 14, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

African-American Millennials are 24 percent more likely to be higher spenders on cosmetics and toiletries than other Millennials.

Marketing and Promotion

African-American Millennials Have Spending Power That’s Poised for Growth

Millennials comprise about one-fourth of the total African-American population.

clock February 5, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

The Chinese New Year kicks off this week.

Business Features

Think Tank: Top Three Beauty Campaigns on WeChat

The campaigns are aligned with the Chinese New Year, which is the Year of the Pig.

clock February 4, 2019Franklin Chu

Smartphones are transforming retail.

Business Features

Think Tank: Getting Smart About Mobile In-store Devices

Stephan Schambach discusses why retailers should consider deploying a bring-your-own-device approach for associates.

clock January 31, 2019Stephan Schambach

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Business Features

Riskified Report Shows Widespread Impact of Credit Card Fraud

Nearly 50 percent of consumers have experienced credit card fraud.

clock January 30, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Marketing and Promotion

‘Made in India’ Top Global Search for Online Fashion Shoppers

SEMrush compiled the online search data, globally.

clock January 17, 2019WWD Staff

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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

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A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018

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