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Telsey’s ‘Tale of Fundamentals’ for Department Stores

The research firm said lower tax refunds could hurt consumer spending.

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Vegan Makeup: The Latest Millennial Beauty Fixation

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Online Vegan Fashion and Footwear Product Offerings See Sharp Gains in U.K., Denmark

Data from Edited was released following Vegan Fashion Week in Los Angeles.

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Analysts: Retailers Need Steady Cash Flow, Strong ‘Omnichannel’ Strategy

Successful retailers will be leveraging technology in stores and online to maintain sales and profits.

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


Understanding What Drives the Mobile Mind-set

AT&T’s Michael Colaneri sees retailers moving away from “single solution” tactics to broader digital architecture strategies.

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Exterior view of the Prada NYC Soho location. The store had displayed ‘Pradamalia’ characters, which sparked criticism for resembling blackface and have since been removed from the storefront.Prada store accused of depicting blackface, New York, USA - 14 Dec 2018

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Think Tank: Did No One Say ‘That’s a Bad Idea?’

Michael Stone and Stephen Paskoff explore why brands continue to ignore inclusion and diversity.

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Think Tank: Fashion M&A Is No Fad

Employment law due diligence ensures a “stylish match.”

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


Soko: Reimagining the Supply Chain  

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

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From the Boiler Room to the Board Room: Facilities Management Gets a Makeover

ServiceChannel Inc.’s automated solutions help retailers reduce time and waste.

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According to the study, many retailers have "dedicated time and effort into being 'customer-obsessed.'"


Study Shows Marketing Technology Distracts Retailers From Achieving Expected Outcomes

Listrak commissioned Forrester to conduct the research.

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Users can opt in to receive RetailMeNot push notifications and location services.


RetailMeNot Taps Former Executive for Chief Product Role

The company also announced two internal promotions.

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Panelists discussing social media at the WWD Style Dimension.

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Fashion’s New Dimension

WWD convened influencers, designers and industry executives to share insights and lessons learned.

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Mastercard's contactless technology.


Mastercard Adds ‘Sonic Identity’ to Latest Marketing Push

The launch follows the company’s transitions to a “symbol brand.”

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Chic communal spaces and an aesthetic that borrows from residential design were key to DJM's reimagining of Lido Marina Village.

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The Role of Community and ‘Localized Design’ in Creating Top Retail Destinations

Stenn Parton, chief retail officer at DJM Capital, sees opportunities in a changing retail market.

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A liquidation plan shuttered 730 Toys R Us stores. The process was managed by Gordon Brothers.

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JLL and Gordon Brothers Collaborate on Retail Services

The alliance aims to better help companies manage restructuring and real estate issues.

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When consumers are contemplating purchases, sales associates can step in with recommendations and increase conversions.

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Study Shows Demand for Personalization for Better In-Store Experience

The survey from BRP noted that just over half of retailers surveyed see personalization as a top priority.

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Chanel Names Virginie Viard as Successor

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