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Stein Mart to Install Amazon Hub Lockers

The company is rolling out the self-service kiosks at 200 units.

clock May 21, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

H&M Knocks Out Macy’s as Top Searched Fashion Site

SEMrush’s data analysis found that for fashion searches, regardless of origin, the U.S. is the largest source of traffic.

clock May 21, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Warby Parker brick-and-mortar location.

Retail

What Traditional Retailers Can Learn From the ‘Click-to-Brick’ Movement

David Bassuk and Joel Bines, global coleaders of the retail practice at AlixPartners LLP, share their insights into the trend.

clock April 26, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Louis-Marie de Castelbajac at the Lafont 1844 pop-up store on the rue de Vertbois

Business Features

Think Tank: The Legacy Brand’s Guide to Retail Survival

Corey Pierson, cofounder and ceo of Custora, offers tactics for competing against the emergence of direct-to-consumer brands.

clock April 15, 2019Corey Pierson

A mobile phone can scan a chipset embedded in a garment to access information recorded on the blockchain.

Technology

Paris Blockchain Week to Spotlight Benefits of Cryptographic Technology for Luxury Goods

Arianee will be demonstrating its open source protocol solution during the event.

clock April 12, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Karl Lagerfeld x Kaia Launch Party

Marketing and Promotion

Influencers, Events Drive Hair-care Searches — for Big and Small Brands Alike

Researchers at Captify looked at searches over a 12-month period.

clock April 10, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Direct-to-consumer companies ship products in small quantities rather than truckloads.

Business Features

Think Tank: Five Challenges for Direct-to-Consumer Supply Chains

Tradeshift’s Ron Volpe sees opportunities for brands, but supply chain visibility is essential.

clock April 8, 2019Ron Volpe

Charlie Le Mindu X MademParis.com bag capsule

Handbags

Hair Wizard Charlie Le Mindu Designs Bag Capsule for MademParis.com

The capsule includes four colorful bag styles crafted from artificial hair.

clock March 25, 2019Alessandra Turra

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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

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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

chief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Afterpay, Nick Molnar

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

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