Kaley Roshitsh

Citizens of Humanity is one of few vertically integrated denim production facilities in the U.S.

Technology

How Denim Heads Use Tech to Manage Wholesale

Amy Williams is chief executive officer of Citizens of Humanity, one of the few vertically integrated denim production facilities in the U.S.

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NRF Big Show 2019

Technology

Retail Technology to Empower a ‘Back-to-Basics’ Approach

Reports from JDA Software, Mood Media and SAP reveal emerging technologies and store ambience will be crucial for 2019.

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Jessica Schaefer

Marketing and Promotion

Think Tank: The ‘P.R. Girls’ Debunking Stereotypes, Driving Results

Jessica Schaefer is founder and ceo of Bevel, a public relations consultancy driving quantifiable results in fintech, hedge funds and more.

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The $30 million in Series B funding rounds out a $50 million total for Wiliot, a company pioneering new semiconductor technologies such as the bluetooth tag.

Technology

Wiliot Announces Battery-Free Bluetooth Tag, $30 Million Series B Round

Announced Monday at the NRF Big Show, Amazon web services, Avery Dennison and Samsung join Wiliot’s investors for $30 million in Series B.

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StoreAdvise and Adore Me partner to enhance the fitting room experience.

Technology

Fitting Rooms Get Techy: Adore Me, StoreAdvise Bring IoT to Intimates

The smart fitting rooms bridge internet of things and RFID technology to improve the in-store experience while improving conversion.

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Branding basics make for a lasting business.

Marketing and Promotion

Think Tank: So You Want to Start a Clothing Line?

Katie Lundin is a marketing and branding specialist a Crowdspring, a crowdsourced design multiservice company.

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Many companies are applying data and analytics to all parts of their business — but contractors are widely overlooked.

Human Resources

Think Tank: Why Contractor Management Is Critical to Your Brand

Tom Buiocchi is chief executive officer of ServiceChannel, a software solution for facilities and maintenance management across retail and other industries. 

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From last year's NRF Big Show.

Technology

What to Watch: Retail’s FashTech Providers

WWD’s list of 20-plus tech companies, showing at NRF Big Show 2019, aim to define the future of fashion and retailing.

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Glossier and Outdoor Voices are two digital native vertical brands leading the charge for customer experience.

Retail

Think Tank: Digitally Native Brands Define Tomorrow

Phil Granof is chief marketing officer of NewStore, which operates a platform that allows retailers to run their stores on iPhones.

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Daniel Wellington values "investment" aspect of its timepieces and makes installment pay an option for shoppers.

Technology

Daniel Wellington Makes Time to Pay With Klarna Installment Plan

Timepiece as investment piece, Klarna, Europe’s leading payments provider partners with Daniel Wellington in installment payments.

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Backbone partners with True Fit.

Technology

Backbone PLM, True Fit Size Up Product Development

Unveiling at NRF, True Fit insights will be added to Backbone PLM, the cloud-based platform aiming to reduce headache at the design stage.

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Moving Image & Content produced experiences for three Yeezy seasons.

Business Features

Think Tank: Beyond the Selfie, 5 Ways to Get ROI on Experiential Marketing

Digital strategist Quynh Mai on how to optimize consumer engagement.

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The report breaks down consumer returns in the U.S. for 2018.

Retail

U.S. Retail Sees $369 Billion in Returns — With Large Portion Being Fraudulent

In a new report by Appriss Retail, the effects of U. S. consumer merchandise returns means job loss, fraud and for retailers — opportunity.

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Empowered sales associates start with knowledge, and more modernly a mobile device.

Technology

Clienteling Gets a Lift: Google Cloud Partners With Tulip

The human touch, clienteling, will continuously redirect to one surface — the touchscreen.

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A sign in the shop window of And Other Stories on Manhattan's Fifth Ave advertises a curated selection.

Marketing and Promotion

Will Everything Still Be ‘Curated’ in 2019?

It was poached by marketers, merchandisers and buyers — the word “curated” and all its subsidiaries are here to stay.

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A still from Gillette's #MeToo inspired ad campaign.

Fashion

Bridget Foley's Diary: Gillette’s Woke Stroke

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