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Crowds walk past a large store sign displaying a Black Friday discount in midtown Manhattan, in New York. The holiday shopping season presents a big test for a U.S. economy, with overall growth so far this year relying on a burst of consumer spendingHoliday Black Friday, New York, USA - 23 Nov 2018

Retail

Holiday Spending: So Far, So Good

November sales will cheer retailers as Christmas approaches.

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The Custora platform helps retailers better understand their customers.

Retail

Think Tank: How Aging Retail Brands Can Target the Right Customers

Customer-first, data-driven retail strategies are the key to breaking through in the current hypercompetitive retail landscape.

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Uniqlo

Retail

Uniqlo Latest Addition to Downtown L.A.’s The Bloc

The retailer’s newest door joins Macy’s and Nordstrom Local at the outdoor shopping center.

clock December 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Actor Garrett Swann.

Retail

Souler Platform Offers Top Influencers Stock Options

The influencer commerce site said it will “highlight selected influencers in a new chosen influencer program.”

 

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Chad Kessler

Business Features

American Eagle Talks About Getting Real With Gen Z

Chad Kessler, global brand president, talks product, stores, brand values and enriched customer connections.

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Jade Signature Condominium spa

Beauty Features

Luxury Developers Tap Into Beauty, Wellness

Beauty and wellness are the latest amenities luxury developers are tapping into to differentiate themselves in a competitive real estate market.

clock December 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Christina Hennington

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Target’s Christina Hennington Wins Merchandiser of the Year

Hennington has shaped the mass market retailer’s beauty category with a focus on diversity, technology and passionate sales associates.

clock December 13, 2018Faye Brookman

Detox Market

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Inc Awards: CVS, Cult Beauty, Detox Market Win Retailer of the Year

Transparency, digital savviness and curated offerings are helping these retailers lead the pack.

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Jackie Harris and Lauren Serra.

Beauty Features

Shopper Stalker: What Shoppers Are Buying at Blushington

A look at Blushington’s Upper East Side flagship to see how its regular clients are using their unlimited memberships.

clock December 13, 2018Layla Ilchi

Ulta Beauty's executive team.

Beauty Features

The Pete Born Impact Award: Ulta Beauty

By tapping into the emotional appeal of beauty, Mary Dillon and her senior management team have transformed Ulta Beauty into the category’s fastest-growing retail star.

clock December 13, 2018Jenny B. Fine

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Business Features

KnowTheChain Ranks Adidas, Lululemon Among Top-Scoring Brands

KnowTheChain’s report ranked 43 of the world’s largest apparel and footwear companies on various sustainability and ethical labor metrics.

clock December 12, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Stitch Fix's men's rack.

Technology

Stitch Fix’s Long Game

Why the personalized styling service isn’t sweating Wall Street’s disappointment.

clock December 12, 2018Adriana Lee

The teen and tween accessories chain exited bankruptcy after a seven-month tour of duty.

Financial

WWD Yearbook #5B: Retail and Fashion Bankruptcies in 2018

The year could become the one where more retailers were able to exit bankruptcy as reorganized entities.

clock December 12, 2018Vicki M. Young

Flight Club Miami

Street Style

Sneaker Resale Platform Goat Looks to 2019 for Ramp Overseas, New Services

The company’s ceo talks about the future following its acquisition of Flight Club and Black Friday test with augmented reality.

clock December 11, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Store associates are using tablets as part of the digital convergence.

Retail

Sales Associates: Give Us Tablets to Improve Customer Service

The survey polled more than 4,700 consumers and 1,200 store associates.

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Beauty

Are Dollar Stores Beauty's Next Big Channel?

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