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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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Anti-Counterfeit Clothing and Accessories Packaging Market Expected to Reach $20.5B by 2020

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A new report by Allied Market Research titled “Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast for Anti-Counterfeit Clothing and Accessories Packaging Market, 2014-2020 Market” forecasts the global anti-counterfeit clothing and accessories packaging market to grow 9.9% during 2015-2020. Track and trace technology would be the fastest growing segment registering 11.5% growth from …

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Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Ebay for New Immersive Retail Experience

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New York—Rebecca Minkoff has partnered with eBay Inc. to bring its tech-savvy customer a new, immersive shopping experience at its Flagship Soho store. It also provides the brick-and-mortar store with browsing/purchase  data usually only available to online retailers. Following New York, Rebecca Minkoff is slated to open two additional stores …

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Item of the Day: LuxeFoil

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Semiconductors? Photovoltaic industries? Nano-fabrication? What on earth does that have to do with accessories? Plenty, argues LuxeFoil, a California-based company that specializes in the thinnest precious metals in extraordinary hues. Lightweight, durable and available in more than 20 metals, LuxeFoil is ultrathin and lightweight. Perfect, the developers say, for use …

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Item of the Day

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Nobody looks particularly fabulous while sticking her head in the freezer on a scorching summer day. And if you ever stupidly asked: “Mom, are hot flashes really that bad?” you’re probably still dealing with her very unpleasant response. So what’s a hot gal to do? Look calm, cool and collected …

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Item of the Day

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How’s this for a bright idea? This patent-pending handbag interior lights up (with just a light touch on the touch-activated fabric switch) so women no longer need to consider their handbags a “bottomless black hole.” Created by Canadian handbag manufacturer Joanel Inc., this innovative LUX bag means you can turn off …