Online retailers are tightening their returns policies as a rise in shoppers see more items ordered than they expect to keep. According to data from Barclaycard, 41 percent of retailers say too many

Independent business owners and salesman will have a new way to operate their brick-and-mortar stores with Shopify’s latest hardware launch. The e-commerce software company has launched its new

So much has changed in retail in the last twenty years that it may seem almost impossible to predict what the next 20 years have in store. But market research firm Euromonitor did just that. The comp

Warm weather and Valentine’s Day did little to boost fashion sales in February, according to BDO’s latest High Street Sales Tracker. In-store like-for-like fashion sales declined by 3.5 p

Yesterday the National Retail Federation forecasted retail sales to grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent in 2019. “The underlying state of the economy is sound”, said NRF’s president Ma

It doesn’t take much observation to notice that a radical change is raging through our current retail landscape. A change that is not only affecting retail, but the consumer industry as a whole

New York - Over 1.5 million packages would be returned on December, 19 alone in the U.S., a day dubbed “National Returns Day.” The early spike will be led by consumers who got a jump on o

New York – Last Monday’s warning from Asos Plc., unanimously seen by both the industry and the market as better placed than most fashion peers to weather shopper fatigue, has raised a num

Blockchain has undoubtedly become one of this year’s most popular technology. From financial services to supply chains, the blockchain has changed the way we do business. A recent study identif

It’s a message arriving from sources as varied as Stylus, whose recent Decoded Futures summit in New York questioned our obsession with that most cash-poor demographic, to the United Nations wh

German retailers are particularly proud of the role they play when it comes to training the next generation. And they have all reason to be, offering a good 50,000 apprentice positions each year acco

Montreal’s McGill University has officially opened the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, named after Aldo Bensadoun, founder of footwear company Aldo Group. The school aims to act as a hub

The first Decoded: Future summit held by Stylus in New York shed light on the evolution of the fashion and retail industries in the age of technology. Despite the fact thatnew, innovative technologie

Alibaba Group announced financial results for the third quarter of 2018. The group delivered robust revenue growth of 54 percent in the quarter, with core marketplace business continuing to show stro

Amazon has been pouring money into developing its own private labels, a report by data-research firm Jungle Scout seems to suggest. Its massive distribution and shipping channels has serviced third-

It’s hard to believe that the Brexit referendum, which took place way back on 23 June, 2016, has been a staple topic for rowdy pub chats and friendship-ending Facebook statuses for over two yea

Want to improve customer satisfaction and boost sales? Then pay attention to the music you play in your store. According to a study by music tech company Soundtrack Your Brand in collaboration with t

Is e-commerce killing brick and mortar stores? One might be led to think so, considering more than 700 stores have closed in the US in 2017, and the investment bank Credit Suisse forecasts a quarter

If you run a fashion webshop and it doesn’t feature videos yet, now is the time to start. Videos provide visitors with a richer shopping experience, which makes them a very effective tool to i

Social media democratizes fashion - no longer do you have to be in with the mainstream fashion media to get eyes on your products. It is the perfect eCommerce tool because it gives you a stage, and,

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – April 24, 2018 – Today, the American Apparel & Footwear Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Industries of Haiti (ADIH)

Bricks and mortar stores that don’t stock products may be the future of retail. According to digital news outlet Quartz, brands are beginning to embrace the “un-store,” which is a r

British retail has enjoyed the largest jump in June sales in six years, as revealed by a just released survey by BDO accountancy firm. This is good news for British businesses at a time when the cou

Every sales person knows them: customers who want to make your life hell. Sure, there are days when everything works out and even the most stressful regular who is all problems and drama finds someth

Japanese brand Uniqlo is bringing its casual wear and apparel to Orlando. In order to expand in a retail sense, the functional brand has started to view bigger spaces to move into. So far, the compan

Los Angeles - Denim and apparel brand Guess just announced its newest store opening. The SoCal retailer will be opening a flagship located in Moscow. The store will be located at Europeisky Mall, whi

Los Angeles - Oak NYC has had a tough time with American Apparel over the last year. After a tumultuous battle with the Los Angeles-based retailer, Oak’s founders are still working towards a pl

Los Angeles - Cos, H&M’s sister brand, is officially coming to downtown Los Angeles in a more permanent way. The brand has hosted pop-ups and installations previously in the area, however,

Los Angeles - Rachel Zoe, stylist and fashion connoisseur, recently unveiled a new direction in her career path. After launching an e-commerce site recently, the entrepreneur dabbled in retail by ope

Los Angeles - A new retail project is slowly but surely making its way to downtown Los Angeles. The project, entitled the Row DTLA, will approximately be 2 million square feet and feature retail shop