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Was 2018 The Best Shopping Season In Years? Let’s Wait And See

Freestocks.org via Unsplash If you are the sort of person who tracks stories on retailers’ holiday sales performance you know a certain ebullience has set in. On the heels of optimistic forecasts by the National Retail Federation and others, Mastercard’s SpendingPulse indicates that retail had the “best” season in six …
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Breaking news: Glossier is opening its first store

Glossier is on a roll. After the success of its pop-up stores in San Francisco and Chicago, which were never short of customers, and launching a French e-shop on October 23, the skin-care and makeup label is opening its first flagship store in New York City on November 8. Save …
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How AI Can Make Christmas Shopping A Dream

Using AI in retail forecasting gives us a completely granular view of different sales channelsUnsplash – Dieter de Vroomen Shopping in the holidays may seem like chaos to you and me, but retailers have an arsenal of data-driven tools to define their strategy well in advance. The latest fashion trends, …
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Top Japan fashion site bets big on body scanning

Tokyo >> Japan’s largest e-commerce company is betting that it has found the key to selling clothes online: a size-measuring bodysuit and its own line of clothing. Start Today Co., which runs a shopping site in Japan called Zozotown that’s popular with younger consumers, unveiled its own made-to-fit private label …
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The pearls that cost Marie Antoinette her reputation – and her life: Jewellery that fuelled revolutionaries’ hatred of French royals will be auctioned for $5million

Marie Antoinette’s personal collection of pearls is set to go under the hammer in a landmark jewellery sale. The remarkable items, which were smuggled out of France during the Revolution, are being offered for sale as part of a $5million catalogue of royal jewels being put up for auction at Sotheby’s, Geneva, …