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Retailers Grapple With Shifting Holiday Patterns

Gains seen from the four-day Thanksgiving stretch weren’t enough to ease concerns about profit margins — nor how the season will play out come Dec. 25.

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Fixing the Angst Among Teen Retailers

Getting the attention of increasingly distracted young people gets harder each quarter.

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Age of Omnichannel Arrives Across Retail

A series of tech advancements look to link the online and offline experiences in a real way — more than just arming sales associates with iPads.

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Early Deals Taking Wind Out of Black Friday

Once considered the kickoff for holiday gift shopping and a bellwether for the season, Black Friday is now leaving retailers with less volume potential.

Wired Retail Conference Returns to London

The worlds of social media, e-commerce and online content are becoming increasingly intertwined, delegates argued Monday.

Amber Fredman-Tarshis Joins PacSun as CMO

Most recently served in same capacity with Guess Inc.

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Early and Aggressive Promotional Climate Has Retailers on Edge

With two weeks until Thanksgiving, executives are feeling uncertain about the looming holiday season and frazzled after what’s been an up-and-down 2014.

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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.

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.

Kering Partners with Cannes Festival

French luxury group signs a five-year strategic partnership.

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Incubators Focus on Accessories Designers

A crop of companies is sprouting to help emerging accessories designers get their footing in the business.

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