A powerful trade association said Tuesday happy holidays are ahead, as shoppers plan to buy more during the 2015 season.
Retail sales, Galliano’s kinda-sorta-triumphant return to fashion and Target breaks up with Canada: we rounded up the big business stories of the week that you need to know.
This shopping season, retailers did everything they could to get customers into their stores and to the cash registers. But has it worked?
Web shopping will be huge for the holiday season again this year — and both brick-and-mortar and online retailers are stepping up their omni-channel connections to capture consumer dollars during the peak shopping weeks, from elaborate in-store technology initiatives to new features online. Zappos Inc. made a foray into brick and mortar with a holiday popup sh
NEW YORK — As the holiday shopping season ramps up, brands are betting big on technology-driven concept stores to push the boundaries of brick-and-mortar. Rebecca Minkoff and Ugg Australia recently opened new locations that emphasize personalized styling, content and a mobile-ready experience. “We talked a lot about the path to conversion with e-commerce, then we thought about ho
NEW YORK — Many footwear players are increasingly cautious heading into the final lap of 2014, with global crises and instability weighing on the market. But financial insiders said there’s still plenty of buzz around certain areas, including athletic and boots. Those trends should benefit players like Nike, Skechers, Timberland and Deckers, all of whom have seen big