Marketing and Consumer Behavior

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Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Erratic Weather Shifts Sourcing in Europe

Retailers and fashion brands are opting to buy goods more frequently, and closer to home.

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Singles' Day Aims for Global Reach

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which created the Nov. 11 shopping event, clocked in a record-breaking $9.3 billion in sales for the day on Tuesday.

ICSC: Sales Firm as Holiday Season Begins

Year-on-year trend at retail rises 2.1% with increase of 1.5% over prior week.

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Macy's Set to Unveil Visual Search App

The new app allows customers to snap photos of outfits they like and have the same or similar items identified from the retailer's inventory.

L2 Study: Facebook Rules Social Media Landscape

Only four social platforms really matter: Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and WeChat, according to New York University think tank Luxury Lab.

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Zady's Maxine Bédat Talks Values in Retail

Values consistently play a key role in shaping Zady as a destination shopping and lifestyle site.

Caruso Links With Uber

The deal will allow shoppers to book an Uber car via Caruso's web site to take them to and from their homes to one of the company's properties.

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WWD CEO Summit: The Changing Role of the CMO

Kate Spade & Company's Mary Beech, Aritzia's Oliver Walsh and Spring's Ara Katz talk digital innovations.

Taubman Trials StepsAway

The former president of Wet Seal Inc. and former senior vice president of Disney Stores Worldwide, has developed an app taking promotions to another level.

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Brian Cornell Shakes Up Target Strategy

The retailer's first chairman and ceo from outside company ranks is making fashion and home, among other categories, a key focus.

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Curated Shopping Sites Sprout in Germany

Service with a style-curated shopping is gaining ground with consumers.

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