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Laura Kennedy

Technology

Retail Technology Investments Hit $28.9 Billion in Q1

CB Insights’ report showed the strongest funding momentum in five years.

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Business Features

Thinking About Launching a Fashion Business? Now’s a Good Time

Fashion Business Essentials offers attendees insights into advancing one’s career, or launching a new business.

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Vntana's new digital showroom platform automatically creates virtual line sheets using brands' 3D images.

Technology

Vntana Launches 3D Digital Showroom Platform

L.A.-based 3D tech firm Vntana unveils a new digital showroom platform so brands can instantly publish and share 3D designs with retailers.

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The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.

Real Estate

Bullish Simon Boosts Outlook

American Eagle Outfitters, Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Levi’s, Rue 21, Marc Jacobs, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent were cited as performing well.

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Leigh Perkins of Orvis.

Retail

Orvis’ Leigh H. Perkins Dead at 93

He retired in 1992 his grandson continues to helm the outdoors brand.

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Retail

Amid Vaccination Rollout, ICSC Sees Retail Rebound

Tom McGee, president and CEO of the organization, also explains the role of physical stores in a consumer’s overall experience with a retail brand.

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Marci Zaroff, founder of sustainable brands Seed to Style and Farm to Home, appears on QVC.

Retail

Qurate Scores ‘Blowout’ Quarter

Last quarter was the company’s best since early 2018 when QVC and HSN merged to form the Qurate Retail Group.

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Business Features

The Politics of Fashion: A New World Order

Consumers are pressuring brands to step up on issues, complicating the industry’s global expansion as opinions vary around the world.

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Financial

Revolve Profits Surge As Outings Are Back

The apparel company targeted at Millennial and Gen Z demographics notched records as shoppers revive social lives during the pandemic.

clock May 6, 2021Sindhu Sundar

The Fifth Avenue Coach store.

Financial

Tapestry’s New C-suite Lineup Readies for Post-pandemic World

Meanwhile, increased engagement in China, the digital business and consumers’ renewed interest in ready-to-wear fashions bode well for the company.

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Technology

CommerceHub Names Former AWS, Microsoft Executive as CEO

The announcement is part of a planned leadership succession for the company.

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Rinascente Piazza Fiume store

Retail

Rinascente Renovating Its Historic Roman Store

Located on central Piazza Fiume, the store will be subjected to a radical remodeling to be fully disclosed in August 2023.

clock May 6, 2021Alessandra Turra

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Retail

Brands Need to Work Harder at Creating a Better Customer Experience

A new report from the Sitel Group reveals consumer sentiment on shopping experiences, and how a poor one can sour a brand’s reputation.

clock May 6, 2021Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

How In-store Technology Can Help Retailers Address Changing Consumer Behaviors

A retailer’s mobile app can play a critical role in boosting in-store conversions.

clock May 6, 2021Madeleine Streets

Jill Zarin & Ally Shapiro wearing Jill & Ally

Fashion Features

Jill Zarin, Ally Shapiro’s Brand Jill & Ally Marks One Year With Mother’s Day Capsule

Mother-daughter duo Jill Zarin and Ally Shapiro chat with WWD on their brand’s one-year anniversary, new collections and what’s to come.

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