Sharon Edelson


BJ’s Baldwin Elected Chairman of NRF

Eight new board members were named along with the chairmanship announcement.

clock January 16, 2018Sharon Edelson

Doug McMillon


Doug McMillon on Retail’s Only Constant — Change

He will receive the NRF Visionary Award.

clock January 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Models wearing The Phluid Project styles, with founder Rob Smith, second from right.


The Phluid Project’s Variable Gender View

The upcoming store and web site broach the issue of gender with sensitivity.

clock January 11, 2018Sharon Edelson

Target's Wonderland pop-up bowed during the 2015 holiday season.


Parsing the Pros and Cons of Pop-up Shops

There was a buzz surrounding early pop-up shops, but some experts said they’ve become too common-place.

clock January 10, 2018Sharon Edelson

Customers check out at a Target store on Black Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 24 November 2017. The day after Thanksgiving known as 'Black Friday' kicks off the holiday season of shopping. Thirty percent of annual retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas, according to the National Retail Federation.Black Friday shopping, Alexandria, USA - 24 Nov 2017


Strong Holiday Sales Boost Target’s Q4 and Full-Year Guidance

The Minneapolis-based mass merchant bested fourth-quarter metrics.

clock January 9, 2018Sharon Edelson

Lion'esque's The RealReal pop-up shop.


The Real Real Gets Insight Into Real-Time Inventory With 360 Commerce Solution

The luxury resale e-commerce site built a new commerce solution as it gears up to open more stores.

clock January 8, 2018Sharon Edelson

Target's Universal Thread brand is designed to fit women of  all sizes and shapes.


Target’s Egalitarian Universal Thread Brand to Bow in February

Minneapolis-based retailer prepares to launch its 11th homegrown brand.

clock January 8, 2018Sharon Edelson

The IPE Green Supply Chain Map.


Green Supply Chain Map Exposes China as Worst of Factory Polluters

Two environmental organizations collaborated on a map linking apparel brands to their Chinese factories.

clock January 3, 2018Sharon Edelson

JLL-managed Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn., underwent a two-year renovation.


Shopping Center Space-Shifting to Continue in 2018

Malls have obstacles to overcome in 2018, not the least of which is attracting shoppers.

clock January 2, 2018Sharon Edelson

Items from Martin Margiela's seminal "Fragile" collection.

Fashion Features

What Drives a Decade’s High-Demand Styles

Nostalgia for the past and revitalized trends fuel the demand for clothes of yore.

clock December 22, 2017Sharon Edelson

Marc Lore


Are Cashier-Free Stores on Wal-Mart’s Horizon?

Results of Wal-Mart incubator Store No. 8 beginning to emerge.

clock December 21, 2017Sharon Edelson


Retailers Heading Into ‘Super Saturday’ With Some Stamina

A full weekend of shopping before Christmas next Monday will help retailers meet holiday sales goals.

clock December 20, 2017David Moin

The men's wear area at Tod's Boston store.


Tod’s Well-Chosen Boston Flagship

Italian brand opens new stores carefully and deliberately, to make sure it doesn’t oversaturate a market.

clock December 19, 2017Sharon Edelson

Amazon of is aggressively pushing delivery closer and closer to Christmas Day.


Retailers Rush to Deliver the Holiday Goods

The two biggest mass merchants in the U.S. are battling, and each other.

clock December 18, 2017Sharon Edelson

Amazon Fashion


Wal-Mart vs. Amazon: The Giants Battle

The future of fashion, retail and e-commerce could be shaped by the ultimate brick-and-clicks clash.

clock December 18, 2017Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

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5 Standout Fashion Trends From Pre-Fall 2018

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