Industry Experts

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Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?

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Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all … [Read more...]

Tapping the Full Year-Round Potential of Gifting Market

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Stevens, PA—Retailers' conventional wisdom is that on “Black Friday the bottom line of retailers' account books goes from red ink … [Read more...]

Expert: Small Is the Next BIG Story in Retail

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Stevens, PA--Macy's recently announced it will be closing 35 to 40 stores by next year.  This will likely mark the slow, steady … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: What Does a Neiman Marcus IPO Signal for Affluents

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Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent … [Read more...]

Expert Commentary: Customization, Personalization, Organization

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Things Emerging Handbag Designers Think They Know–But Don’t (Part 1)

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This is the first installment of From the Trenches--Expert Opinion from Those Who Know Best. Here, Emily Blumenthal, founder of … [Read more...]

American Apparel Announces Next Phase of its Strategic Turnaround Plan

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Los Angeles--American Apparel, Inc. announced today the next phase of its strategic turnaround plan, including a redesigned fall … [Read more...]

Expert Commentary: Four Tips to Drive Offline Sales

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By Manish Patel, CEO of Brandify, a sophisticated, hyper-local software solution that helps organizations understand the strength … [Read more...]

Expert Commentary: Is Software The New Rock ‘N Roll?

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

NPD: Comfort, Fashion Help Propel Sandal Sales

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Port Washington, NY– Consumers’ focus on casual and comfortable fashion is the perfect fit for comfort-oriented independent … [Read more...]

Nicole Richie’s House of Harlow 1960 to Pop Up at the Grove

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Los Angeles–Nicole Richie’s House of Harlow 1960 will open its first-ever U.S. pop-up at award-winning retail, dining and … [Read more...]

Do’s and Don’t for Retailers in a Digital Age

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What sets retailers up for success or failure in digital age? L2’s Digital IQ Index examines more than 200 retailers in … [Read more...]