Articles Tagged ‘retail’


Digital cannibalizing bricks-and-mortar sales, earnings: report

May 4, 2016

As retailers invest in digital sales channels, it is eating into their bricks-and-mortar sales and earnings, according to a new report from HRC Advisory.

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Net-A-Porter taps Alessandro Michele’s growing popularity for one-off line

May 4, 2016

Online retailer Net-A-Porter is adding Gucci’s Alessandro Michele to its long list of brand collaborators.

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Barneys gathers personal profiles from barber’s chair

May 4, 2016

Department store chain Barneys New York is opening a window on the community surrounding its downtown flagship with a trip to the barbershop.

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Affluent class’ affinity for Amazon presents long-term obstacle for luxury brands

May 3, 2016

Amazon’s favorability among the affluent represents a long-term concern for luxury brands, according to a new report from the Shullman Research Center.

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Daughters steal the show in Mother’s Day promotions

May 2, 2016

With Mother’s Day fast approaching in the United States, retailers are tapping into nostalgia to reach consumers’ heartstrings and wallets.

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Harvey Nichols fetes British Vogue’s centennial with 100-year-old model

May 2, 2016

British department store chain Harvey Nichols is gifting British Vogue another piece of history to accompany the publication’s 100th birthday.

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Barneys prompts off-price ecommerce with added return feature

April 29, 2016

Department store chain Barneys New York’s discount outlet Barneys Warehouse is making online purchasing less daunting with the addition of returns.

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Hermès retail sales rose 8pc in Q1

April 28, 2016

French leather goods maker Hermès Group’s revenue was up 6 percent in the first quarter of 2016, despite a challenging luxury landscape.

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Lyst inspires post-work shopping therapy with subway placements

April 28, 2016

Inspired by the post-commute online shopping surge at 7 p.m., ecommerce platform Lyst is working to generate even more sales with a guerilla subway placement.

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Lane Crawford gets consumers moving with multichannel fitness campaign

April 28, 2016

Chinese department store chain Lane Crawford is helping consumers get closer to their fitness and wellness goals with the launch of an athleisure shopping destination.

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