Wal-Mart is pushing ahead with its program to roll out radio frequency identification chips throughout its supply chain, while other major global retailers are taking a more focused and less controversial approach. At issue with the Wal-Mart project...
— Jan 12, 2005
It may be the foundations established by retail heavyweights that choreograph the year’s fund-raising activities, but the danseurs and danseuses in this gavotte are the employees.
They are the ones who shine when urgent needs, such as...
— Jan 12, 2005
POP SHOT: In her latest single, “Rich Girl,” Gwen Stefani professes to wanting “all the money in the world.” If she was a rich girl, she sings, “my cash flow would never, ever end,”...
— Jan 10, 2005
Exhibitors at the Moda di Mare fabrics show were turning to new fabric technologies to drive U.S. sales in the face of a weak dollar.
— Jan 4, 2005
The standouts of the holiday season were clearly the Internet and gift cards, with online merchants exceeding sales growth projections by more than 20 percent in many cases. Here are the women’s wear and jeanswear brands with the greatest number...
— Dec 30, 2004
Product placements are on the rise as an alternative to TV commercials, notably in apparel, autos, soft drinks and electronics.
— Dec 29, 2004
TOKYO — When French fashion designer Lucien Pellat-Finet visits Tokyo, his first impulse is not to hit the ubiquitous shops, but an out-of-the-way knot of contemporary art galleries.
“It’s very fresh,” he said of the...
— Dec 27, 2004