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How the Retail Shopping Experience is Changing

For today's brick-and-mortar stores, shopping isn't just an activity anymore -- it's a full sensory[...]

Is the Hottest Retail Trend Coworking?

In the early 2000s, the new workplace trend of coworking emerged and has since grown into a[...]

World Cup Shines New Light on Soccer Apparel Success

Sports supply and apparel companies can look forward to a potentially banner year, largely due to[...]

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Smart City Planning Will Improve Online Retail Delivery

Even as infrastructure spending lags, smart city planning is on the rise, and it’s directly tied (among other important human and environmental[...]

Earth Day and Your Closet: Fashion's Impact on the Environment

On April 22nd, people around the world will pause to look at how their behavior impacts the environment. Renewable energy and recycling programs[...]

Collateral Damage In the Wake of Store Closings

Retail closings are becoming a common story in this year's business news.  The next chapter will be the socioeconomic impact of anchor stores like[...]

Ripple Effect: Anchor Shutdowns Hurt Surrounding Stores

In part one of this series on the impact of large retailer closings, we discussed the recent rise in large retailer closings. J.C. Penney announced

eBook Preview: The Ecommerce Investment

The challenges of competing in the ecommerce marketplace are mounting. Companies increasingly realize the importance of building a unified[...]

Reverse Retail's Race to the Bottom

Despite a twofold increase in discounting and sales pricing for the 2016 holiday season, retail receipts actually showed a 3.5 percent decrease in[...]

5 Things Traditional Retailers Can Learn From ECommerce

Ecommerce is growing at an explosive pace. Online sales accounted for 8 percent of total consumer spending in the first quarter of 2016, and if[...]

End of a BCBG Generation

BCBGMaxAzria, a popular fashion-forward apparel brand featuring chic luxury styles is closing their brick-and-mortar stores across the U.S. A[...]

Trade Policy May Put U.S. Consumers on the Hook

U.S. consumers should get ready to pay significantly more for their wardrobe if the Trump administration follows through on its proposed trade[...]

Does the Red Carpet Really Help Sales of Designer Clothes?

 

Red carpet fashion is an indispensable part of awards show season. Networks devote hours of coverage to celebrity style, often extending the[...]