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The shift in consumer behavior and shopping habits means there's lower pent-up demand for the one-off spectacle of something like Black Friday.

Black Friday? Grey November? Does it Even Matter Anymore?

What even is holiday shopping these days?

Just 8 percent of 25 top North American and European retailers studied are offering live video features to customers as the holiday shopping season approaches, according to TokBox, the live video, real-time communications (RTC) company.

Will the Holidays Spur Retailers to Embrace Live Video?

Just 8 percent of 25 top North American and European retailers studied are offering live video features to customers as the holiday shopping season approaches, according to TokBox, the live video, real-time communications (RTC) company.

The 2017 holiday shopping season is in full gear, and according to Rakuten Marketing, 92 percent of U.S. consumers have already opened their wallets in support of what the company indicates will be a solid selling period for U.S. retailers.

As retailers prepare to focus on sales during the holiday season, merchants, major credit card issuers and others in the retail industry are failing to keep up with critical security processes and security controls needed to protect shoppers.

As retailers prepare to focus on sales during the holiday season, merchants, major credit card issuers and others in the retail industry are failing to keep up with critical security processes and security controls needed to protect shoppers.

Tim Gunn enthralled the audience of apparel industry professionals at Gerber Technology's annual ideation conference.

The eminently quotable Tim Gunn shared his wide-ranging thoughts on apparel technology’s evolution, the importance of diversity in fashion, embracing risks, sustainability and more at Gerber Technology’s ideation conference in Los Angeles.

At the October meeting of the Luxury Client Experience Board, Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza analyzed the current state of the high-end market and presented the Luxury Institute's "Ten Luxury Trends For 2018" focused on the importance of services within the luxury industry and the distribution of wealth among luxury consumers.

At the October meeting of the Luxury Client Experience Board, Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza analyzed the current state of the high-end market and presented the Luxury Institute's "Ten Luxury Trends For 2018" focused on the importance of services within the luxury industry and the distribution

RFID technology provider PervasID's new complete single-source solution can detect, read and monitor RFID tags with greater than 99 percent accuracy.

RFID technology provider PervasID's new complete single-source solution can detect, read and monitor RFID tags with greater than 99 percent accuracy.

Nordstrom's recent localization efforts are part of a wider push to serve customers on their terms.

Foot Locker is hiring new experts, specially trained on NIKE in "NIKE Pro Athletes" and "NIKE Pro Leads" roles.

Following the 2017 retail mantra calling for "differentiated experiences," Foot Locker and NIKE are taking their partnership to the next level.

ASICS Digital, which oversees Runkeeper and other of the company's customer-facing digital platforms, is enhancing and personalizing its mobile web experience in partnership with Qubit.

ASICS Digital, which oversees Runkeeper and other of the company's customer-facing digital platforms, is enhancing and personalizing its mobile web experience in partnership with Qubit.

Dressing for comfort is perhaps the athleisure trend's biggest benefit and that has carried over from the rise of yoga pants as standard attire into footwear that looks as good as it feels. 

Dressing for comfort is perhaps the athleisure trend's biggest benefit and that has carried over from the rise of yoga pants as standard attire into footwear that looks as good as it feels. 

Diesel CEO Stefano Rosso shared his perspective on what’s happening in fashion and where it’s headed next.

Diesel CEO Stefano Rosso shared his perspective on what’s happening in fashion and where it’s headed next.

Whether you began planning early or are just now strategizing for the holidays, here are some tips to maximize your online sales strategy.

With the battle for attention at an all-time high, apparel retailers must look for ways to attract holiday shoppers through all available avenues, and there are new channels rolled out every year.

The companies are bringing branded holiday pop-up shops to NYC and LA in addition to a dedicated store on Amazon.com.

The companies are bringing branded holiday pop-up shops to NYC and LA in addition to a dedicated store on Amazon.com.

Silver Jeans worked with Bronto to up its email game.

Silver Jeans worked with Bronto to up its email game.

Clarks, the global shoe maker and retailer, is deploying JDA Retail Planning and Intelligent Fulfillment software as part of its global business transformation initiative.

Clarks, the global shoe maker and retailer, is deploying JDA Retail Planning and Intelligent Fulfillment software as part of its global business transformation initiative.

Zebra Technologies Corporation's 2017 Global Shopper Study revealed that while 44 percent of surveyed shoppers are still not satisfied with staff availability and customer service, overall shopper satisfaction has significantly improved since the study’s inception a decade ago.

Zebra Technologies Corporation's 2017 Global Shopper Study revealed that while 44 percent of surveyed shoppers are still not satisfied with staff availability and customer service, overall shopper satisfaction has significantly improved since the study’s inception a decade ago.

For consumers, a knowledgeable and fully capable sales associate can be the difference between being delighted and leaving frustrated with no purchase.

For consumers, a knowledgeable and fully capable sales associate can be the difference between being delighted and leaving frustrated with no purchase.

Improved offerings, robust digital and omnichannel capabilities and optimized real estate footprints are yielding positive results for some retail chains despite doom-and-gloom headlines about the "retail apocalypse."

Improved offerings, robust digital and omnichannel capabilities and optimized real estate footprints are yielding positive results for some retail chains despite doom-and-gloom headlines about the "retail apocalypse."

Consumers are putting the squeeze on retailers when it comes to delivery costs and speed, according Deloitte’s 32nd Annual Holiday Survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.

Consumers are putting the squeeze on retailers when it comes to delivery costs and speed, according Deloitte’s 32nd Annual Holiday Survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.

Seeking to bring stylish comfort to the high heels market, a new company, Runway Heels, is launching the industry's first patented, retractable high heels, enabling consumers to instantly transform heels into comfortable flats at the touch of a button.

Seeking to bring stylish comfort to the high heels market, a new company, Runway Heels, is launching the industry's first patented, retractable high heels, enabling consumers to instantly transform heels into comfortable flats at the touch of a button.

Consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE released their Best Workplaces in Retail list.

Consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE released their Best Workplaces in Retail list, and REI comes in as the highest-ranking apparel retailer at no. 8.

Fitcode, the apparel tech startup that helps women get into great-fitting jeans and features more than 110,000 users to date, has gained so much momentum with several new clients that it’s finally launching a solution for men in response to client demand.

Fitcode, the apparel tech startup that helps women get into great-fitting jeans and features more than 110,000 users to date, has gained so much momentum with several new clients that it’s finally launching a solution for men in response to client demand.

According to Gartner, “By 2020, 85 percent of all customer service interactions will no longer require the support of a human intermediary.” By optimally deploying disruptive tools, such as artificial intelligence (AI), automation, virtual assistants and bots, retailers can transform customer inter

ShopKeep and Yext's new partnership enables store managers to edit and update their business information, including store hours and phone number, across the Internet directly from their POS.

ShopKeep and Yext's new partnership enables store managers to edit and update their business information, including store hours and phone number, across the Internet directly from their POS. Yext, Inc. is a provider of digital knowledge management solutions. ShopKeep is a tab

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