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Nordstrom Restructures its Technology Team

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After disappointing earnings reports over the past few quarters, Nordstrom has announced some spending cuts, including 10 people getting laid off from the technology department. “In technology, we are planning productivity improvements by focusing on fewer, more meaningful projects, such as a scalable merchandising solution that supports seamless integration across …

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Henry London Watches Invade from Great Britain

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London—The British are coming (again). This time they’re hoping the ride the crest of vintage-inspired, simple, straightforward timepiece designs. Founded last year by “two young, successful fashion designers exploring London’s many vintage districts searching for inspiration,” Henry London quickly found a niche that appealed to young watch wearers. ‘Bygone Era’ …

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DMI’s Top 10 Mobile In-Store Retailers: Who Made the List?

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Bethesda, MD—JCPenney, American Eagle Outfitters, Target and Walmart have been in the news recently over lowered foot traffic, missed earnings or sales and restructuring/restrategizing. But there’s one area where these retailers are excelling, And that’s the quality of mobile experience they are providing shoppers. All four made it into the …

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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame! The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the January/February 2016 issue of Accessories. …

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Nordstrom Announces Treasure&Bond Donation and Expansion into Accessories

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Seattle—Nordstrom’s give-back brand, Treasure&Bond is doing well and will be expanded including accessories, the retailer said today. Moreover, the company has made another donation through its give-back brand, Treasure&Bond, which supports nonprofits that work to empower youth. As the brand’s second beneficiary, national organization Girls on the Run received $254,000, …

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Nordstrom Kicks off Expanded ‘Shoes of Prey’ Program

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Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with Shoes of Prey, an Australian-based retailer that features online “Design Your Own Shoes” studios. The partnership brings the virtual design experience to a physical shop-in-shop concept, with hundreds of thousands of design permutations, all at the consumer’s fingertips. To celebrate the latest shop at the Paramus, NJ store, on …