Dept. Apparel

  1. Data & Insights
What is DTC? Why Do You Need to Look into it? DTC has been making ripples in the ecommerce world owing to the fact that it has enabled brands to have direct access to their customers and cater to their specific needs head-on, rather than dealing through monopolized third parties.  Traditionally successful brands who have […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
How the new Taco Bell Defy in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota is defying the odds and changing the way drive-thrus operate By Brandon Solnit – PAR Technology Drive-thru services account for a large portion of fast-food restaurant operations. With 42% of all restaurants operating drive-thrus, it has become an operational necessity. From line-busting to pulling cars, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The rising cost of living is wreaking havoc with consumer spending. And as food, transport, and energy prices continue to rocket, consumers aren’t the only ones cutting back. Tesla recently announced mass layoffs, while buy-now-pay-later giant Klarna has cut 10% of its staff. We see a clear consumer dilemma in our Zeitgeist data – between […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
After launching in 2019 and delivering hugely successful follow up events in 2020 and 2021, the RTIH Innovation Awards return in 2022, featuring PMC as Headline Sponsor. The fourth edition of the awards is now open for entries, and includes a new category: Omnichannel retail initiative of the year. This award will go to a […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Seeking to improve merchandise availability and supply chain visibility, Hugo Boss will deploy the Nedap iD Cloud platform chainwide. The premium apparel retailer operates in 128 countries at approximately 6,800 points of sale as well as online in 59 countries. All Hugo Boss stores will be equipped with the Nedap iD Cloud store app, designed […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Amazon announced today that it’s launching a new physical retail store analytics service that offer brands insights about the performance of their products, promotions and ad campaigns. The new service, Store Analytics, gives brands anonymized insights about their products in Amazon Go and Amazon Fresh stores in the United States that use Just Walk Out […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Fashion brands have accounted for a quarter of ‘greenwashing’ complaints since new guidelines were introduced by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last year, according to a report by international… The post Fashion brands make up a quarter of ‘greenwashing’ complaints to the CMA appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
As a retailer you could argue that success is ultimately defined by your ability to get desired goods into your customers’ hands in a timely fashion. But how can you satisfy your customers in the face of supply chain disruption? How can you ensure that you’re managing your inventory efficiently and cost effectively? According to […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Foot Locker Inc. said on Monday that it entered a deal to sell its team sales business to BSN Sports, a division of team athletic gear provider Varsity Brands. The retailer is divesting the entirety of its assets under the Eastbay team sales business, which supplies footwear, apparel and equipment to high school and college athletes as well […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
In episode 355 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Vijay Talwar, CEO of, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. Talwar discusses his professional background in retail (1:02), what excited him about joining Wish as chief executive (3:10), and his turnaround strategy to revitalize the business (5:12). He shares how Wish is […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Hugo Boss has selected Nedap’s iD Cloud platform for its retail business. The aim of this tie up is to create supply chain visibility, improve merchandise availability and to deliver excellent shopping experiences. Nedap’s inventory management platform Hugo Boss with end-to-end, real-time inventory visibility and optimal merchandise availability using RFID technology. As part of the […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Every year, consumers present new buying habits, particularly influenced by the surrounding social and technological norms. In particular, social media has been a major contributor to the change in consumer habits. For a company, it is impossible to ignore a presence on social media. These platforms are vital for businesses, regardless of their size.  Indeed, […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
The Foot Locker Retail division has sold its Eastbay Team Sales division to BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands that is a portfolio brand of Bain Capital Private Equity. BSN is one of the nation’s largest direct marketers and distributors of sporting goods, footwear, apparel and branding to the school and league markets. The […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2022. Fourth quarter reported revenues were $12.2 billion, down 1 percent compared to prior year and up 3 percent on a currency-neutral basis* NIKE Direct reported revenues for the fourth quarter were $4.8 billion, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In 1994, a 24-year-old programmer named Lou Montolli wrote a document describing how an internet browser could store data to remember that Wile E. Coyote had ordered a rocket launcher from the Acme Corporation. This was the first ever description of a “persistent client state object” – better known as a cookie.  Cookies are used […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Meta has announced plans to launch its Avatars Store, where social media users are able to purchase luxury digital items of clothing for their avatars. Users will be able to… The post Meta unveils Avatars Store to enable users to purchase luxury brands for avatars appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
The acquisition expands ESW’s capabilities and enhances speed to market for retailers and brands. ESW, the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Scalefast, a Los Angeles-based, end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. The Scalefast acquisition further extends ESW’s market strength in apparel, beauty, personal […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In between graduation ceremonies last Friday (as we caught up with the pandemic impacted ceremonies of 2020 and 2021), I was interviewed by Steven Vass of The Conversation about the cost of living crisis and Shopping. The result is a Q&A piece which was published last Friday and which I reproduce from The Conversation below. […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Boohoo has launched its first modest collection in collaboration with Graduate Fashion Week student Sameera Mohmed. Featuring over 30 pieces, including shirts, high-waisted trousers, headscarves, maxi dresses and jeans, the… The post Boohoo launches first ‘modest’ clothing collection appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
For decades, there have been continued debates surrounding sustainability and the fashion industry’s position in implementing and maintaining a sustainable value chain, where renewable resources from the environment can be continually used and human rights are protected. Focus and blame generally turn to the manufacturing, production and distribution parts of the chain, but other aspects […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Gap will experiment with new ideas through four new retail spaces at its San Francisco headquarters, designed to support the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta brands. The new “laboratories” add a combined 18,000 square feet of retail space to Gap’s home base, which also includes a “Co-Lab” maker studio where visitors can watch […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and tattoos and booze and fun. If you want to get this in your inbox every Thursday, you can subscribe on TechCrunch’s newsletter page. Exit opportunity It’s no secret at this point that […]

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  5. Associates & Employees
Today in data, continued inflation and fears of a recession have contributed to a drop in the Consumer Confidence Index. Data $267.2B: Orders last month for manufactured durable goods, a sign that consumers were still spending despite inflation 98.7: The Consumer Confidence Index, down from 103.2 last month, and the lowest level since February 2021 43.2: Decline in […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  2. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
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  5. Corporate Strategy
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This spring, we announced that iconic Fenway Park now offers Caper Counter’s AI-powered, contact-free checkout for fans in partnership with Aramark Sports + Entertainment. With the introduction of Caper Counter, baseball fans, concertgoers and more can now seamlessly access their favorite beverages and snacks – by simply placing items on the Counter where they are […]