1. Lanvin launched a French-English microsite, celebrating its 125th anniversary with archival footage, video, and an ongoing timeline that will be added to weekly.
Recently QSR Magazine published a column titled “Avoiding Big Data’s Big Headaches.” The article begins by exploring the fact that every executive has an interest in growth, innovation and sustained success, but that while the concept is hardly novel, it Read on! ?
The Canadian retail market is on the edge of a major change. U.S. retailers are driving a steady retail boom in Canada as they are lured in by the untapped potential in emerging markets, higher retail productivity rates and an Read on! ?
Something about this conjures the thought that “it’s good to be the king.” Aslaug Magnusdottir, the fashion start-up investor who helped revolutionize how clothes are bought straight off the runway with Moda Operandi, is launching a...Show More Summary
NRF received word from allies on Capitol Hill this week that the Senate is preparing a series of votes in March on legislation aimed at preventing and combating the destructive force of patent trolls. This would follow on House approval of the Innovation Act last December. Show More Summary
As an independent retailer, customer service isn’t just important; it’s a matter of life and death for your business. The problem is that it takes time to provide a high level of service and getting a lot of customers through the checkout line is also a matter of life and death for your business… So [...]
You know within an employee’s first 30 days whether they can do the job, right? The biggest drain on a retailers’ cash flow can also be seen within the first 30 days … It’s your merchandise. Here are five tipsContinue reading How To Improve Your Cash Flow By Balancing Your Merchandise »
The Cocksman Club delivery service is aimed to improve sexual health at various colleges around the US.
Are you concerned you’re not making as many sales in your store as you once did? Are you attracting customers who tell you, “What a beautiful store you have“? as they walk out the door empty-handed? A lot ofContinue reading Retail Sales Training About Assumptions Of Customers »
The New York Times reported today that wearable tech’s next step is to get prettier, not become higher functioning. To that end, the paper cited the Shine activity tracker (anyone else feel like they’re in the Hunger Games when they use the word “tracker?” Just us?
From the producer Frédéric Tcheng, who brought us Valentino: The Last Emporer (which was as entertaining as it was illuminating) and Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, which Tcheng co-directed in 2011, comes Dior and I, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival next month.
I’m a Nordstrom shopper. Have been since I worked at South Coast Plaza in Southern California thirty years ago. I’ve never used their personal shoppers. I’ve never gotten flowers from an associate as a thank you. I’ve never had someoneContinue reading Hey Retailers! Nordstrom’s Customer Service Problems Are Yours Too »
Random thoughts on various but connected topics: Spring training fundamentals The other day I was at a baseball spring training complex watching a group of major league pitchers working on fielding fundamentals. These weren’t rookies. Some of these guys pitched...
The company has unveiled the latest in its fleet efficiency program, the WAVE concept truck.
Fashion and beauty continue to lead the way in producing the most arguably useful applications of 3D printing, like the DIY printer that will knit a sweater for you in less than an hour. Build the printer, design a garment, voilà: clothing.
That’s the Ring as in personal accessory, though controlling your home through the power of a horror movie would be terribly innovative. That said, this only sort of chunky wearable tech, which has met and exceeded its Kickstarter goal, promises its own kind of disturbance.
Whisp lets users chat with friends while they shop online.
Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday this year, but 55 percent of Americans won’t let a case of the Mondays stand in their way. According to NRF’s St. Patrick’s Day consumer survey conducted by Prosper...Show More Summary
2014 will mark the fifth consecutive year that the fast casual segment’s growth in traffic will surpass that of every other restaurant segment. As this segment continues its meteoric rise, take a peek at these pint-sized factoids to help Read on! ?
1. Sarah Jessica Parker launched a line of shoes today at Nordstrom, advertising her return to her Carrie Bradshaw days almost entirely through social media.