Articles Tagged ‘retail’


Fortnum & Mason creates pleasant afternoon for guests

October 21, 2014

British department store Fortnum & Mason is inviting consumers to enjoy some ice skating and tea as the weather cools.

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Saks shutters New Jersey location amid New York retail expansion

October 20, 2014

Retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has announced a store closure in New Jersey effective in late 2014.

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Financially-confident consumers to increase holiday spending by 8.7pc: report

October 20, 2014

Holiday gifting in the United States is expected to reach $77.5 billion this season with online sales trumping in-store purchases, according to a new survey by Time Inc. and YouGov.

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Net-A-Porter incentivizes engagement from 1M Instagram followers

October 17, 2014

Online retailer Net-A-Porter is commemorating the milestone of reaching 1 million Instagram fans with a week-long user-generated content campaign.

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Easy days are over in China

October 17, 2014

NEW YORK – Luxury brands managed to reap huge profits with crude strategies in China a few years ago, but now only smart marketers versed in cultural norms will survive, according to a China Luxury Advisor partner at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct 15.

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Global digital marketing requires country-specific strategies

October 17, 2014

NEW YORK – As luxury brands open up their business globally through digital, their strategy for different markets needs to reflect cultural differences, according to a professor from the Fashion Institute of Technology at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct. 15.

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Galeries Lafayette invites gang of monsters in-store for the holidays

October 17, 2014

French department store chain Galeries Lafayette is looking to delight children of all ages with a quirky monster-themed Christmas campaign, launching Nov. 5.

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Pinterest boards should be extension of merchandising, says Saks exec

October 16, 2014

NEW YORK – Marketers should think about Pinterest boards as extension of their merchandising to drive sales from the platform, according to panelists at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct. 15.

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Outdated fraud practices are hurting conversion rates

October 16, 2014

NEW YORK – As luxury brands are opened up to a global, mobile audience via ecommerce, their sales are being hurt by pre-digital risk monitoring systems, according to an executive from Forter at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct. 14.

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Mobile is a tidal wave sweeping across our businesses: HBC exec

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK – Consumer demand is driving a need for an omnichannel shopping experience, requiring organizational changes to evolve, said an executive from Hudson’s Bay Company at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct. 14.

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