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Kohl’s Amps Up Digital to Make Omnichannel Shopping Easier

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Menomonee Falls, WI—As holiday approaches there’s an increase in promotional ads and these days an increase in retailers touting their latest omnichannel upgrades. Today, Kohl’s release its own set of digital upgrades including a store mode for Kohl’s mobile app, enhanced mobile payment options like Apple Pay, a seamless omnichannel …

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Fashion Social Search Engine Launches Mobile App

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Singapore—Chic-Finder (www.chic-finder.com), an online fashion social search engine, has launched its similarly named mobile application targeted towards fashion-conscious iOS users. Wang Gang, founder of Chic-Finder, created the fashion start-up to accommodate women around the globe with the ease of finding visually similar clothing, shoes and handbags that they desire according …

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Social Media App Trendabl Adds Apparel, Accessories E-Commerce

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New York—Trendabl, a mobile social media platform designed for fashion enthusiasts, bows another fashion first: e-commerce, allowing its community of more than 1 million users to shop the items they see instantly without ever leaving their Trendabl feed. Since Trendabl’s launch in 2012, retailers, media outlets, bloggers and celebrities such …

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Spring/Summer Fashion Is Busting Out All Over ATS, Jan. 6-8

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New York—Escape from mid-winter doldrums into colorful and exciting Spring/Summer accessories offerings at AccessoriesTheShow (ATS), the world’s largest juried accessories show, next week, Jan. 6 to 8 at the Javits Center, New York. Produced by BJI Fashion Group, ATS runs concurrent with two leading ready-to-wear trade shows, Moda Manhattan and …

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Mobile Shopping App Finds Trendy Accessories at Nearby Retailers

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New York—Earlier this week Deloitte released an in-depth study of how mobile phones influence consumers’ shopping and buying habits. Among the findings: 37% of smartphone owners who used their phones while shopping, utilized a third-party mobile shopping application. Just such a mobile shopping application, Snapette, the first location-based shopping application, …

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Study: Smartphones to Influence $689 Billion in Retail Store Sales by 2016

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New York—Retailers have a good reason to pay attention to consumers’ “showrooming” or shopping in-store to view products and then comparison shopping (or even buying) on their handheld devices. According to a new research by Deloitte released today, smartphones currently influence 5.1% of annual retail store sales. That translates into …