Arthur Zaczkiewicz


Marketing and Promotion

Experts Agree: Customer Engagement Key to Retail Success

Data-fueled e-mail marketing, improved customer service and “moment marketing” can drive conversions.

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With Centric Software Deal, Dassault Systèmes Aims to Help Brands Meet New Demands

Dassault Systèmes could acquire 100 percent of Centric Software, as long as sales stay on a growth track.

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Business Features

WWD Viewpoint: Eddie Lampert and the Saga of Sears

Sears Holdings Corp. is having a tough time. But its ceo and chairman, Eddie Lampert, is not.

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Perry Ellis International to Go Private in $437 Million Deal With Founder

The transaction is expected to close in the second half.

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Online Transaction Data Shows Demand for Free Shipping, Promotions

DynamicAction’s Retail Index for spring 2018 also revealed growth of mobile shopping.

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Human Resources

The Future of Fashion Hiring Is Fast, Digital and Diverse

Industry experts see data and AI also reshaping hiring practices.

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Business Features

Calvin Klein, Amazon and Avon Lead Other Companies in Customer Service

A report from KPMG surveyed consumers to rank the top brands by six pillars of customer service.

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Business Features

Healthy Matters for Retail and Fashion Brand SMBs

Verifone offers a wellness plan to help retailers improve the consumer’s shopping experience.

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Beauty brands are using data to target specific consumer segments.


Buried in Data? Prescriptive Analytics Helps Fashion Retailers Sift Through the Numbers

Guy Yehiav, chief executive officer of Profitect, explains.

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Business Features

Training App for Associates Paying Off for Retailers

Multimedia Plus’ Incite mobile app allows sales associates to train in the moments between customer visits and interactions.

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Fashion Scoops

Half of Global Online Traffic to Luxury E-commerce Sites Are From Where?

SEMrush also examined online traffic patterns to see when and where searches occur.

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PCMS Taps Retail Veteran for Operations Role

Thomas Schuetz previously served as chief information officer at Century 21 Department Stores.

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Online fraud continues to grow.


RSA Report Shows Fraud From Mobile Apps Skyrocketing

The firm said in its quarterly report that fraud from mobile apps rose 600 percent.

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Marketing and Promotion

Generation Z: Influential and Intuitive Fashion Shoppers

Marcie Merriman, executive director of business strategy and retail innovation at EY Advisory, explains.

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When Armed With Salesfloor Technology, Store Associates Drive Sales Up

After the first 30 days of implementation, sales showed a 25 percent gain.

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