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Primark  shuns eCommerce as brick-and-mortar sales grow
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Despite the sensationalist articles warning about the Death of the High Street, it is clear that for some product categories, a physical store will likely remain the preferred way of shopping for some time. But which categories? The latest Global Consumer Survey from research firm Statista attempts to classify those

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Everyone likes a bargain, particularly fashion consumers and the spectacular growth of factory outlets and other off-price fashion chains indicates how popular the idea of buying high-quality fashion at bargain prices has become. Off-price retailers specialize in buying up seconds, end-of-season closeouts, canceled orders, overruns and goods returned by other

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Back to College
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Midway through August, retailers still have time to capitalize on a significant piece of the $82.8 billion pie predicted by the NRF this year by leveraging their omnichannel capabilities. According to last year’s data, less than 15 percent had completed all their shopping by August, and more than a quarter had not even

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Two key capabilities that separate the leaders from the laggards in omnichannel retail are Buy Online Pickup In Store (BOPIS) and Buy Online Return In Store (BORIS). But we don’t hear so many retailers talking about Reserve Online Pickup in Store (ROPIS), which it is destined to become equally popular,

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H&M Store in Hong Kong
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When  we talk to retailers about what its top of their “wish list”,  real-time inventory visibility is one of the things they most often mention. Without it, it’s not possible to support omnichannel scenarios, of course. But beyond that, it’s not about just gaining real-time inventory visibility  it’s also about

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Sustainable Fashion
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Fashion has increasingly come under fire over its environmental impact, including carbon footprint and textile waste. The pressure for fashion retailers to do something about it has also increased. Last week, the Environmental Audit Committee in the UK launched an investigation into the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. Retailers

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Openbravo will be attending the second edition of the Innovation Fashion Forum in Madrid on Thursday, July 5, organized by modaes. Geared towards professionals involved in the digital transformation of fashion companies, the success of the first edition of IFF proved there was much interest for an event where aspects

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Man manager of Fashion Store with digital tablet and computer pc
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The fashion industry is in continuous evolution and retailers that don’t innovate fast enough will be left behind. One of the key areas where fashion retailers need to innovate is personalization, as fashion-conscious consumers wants to walk out of a store feeling that the clothes they have just bought are

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Pollyanna Boutique
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As the fashion industry becomes increasingly dominated by multinational fast-fashion brands like Zara and H&M, there is still room for niche players who put the emphasis on exclusive, contemporary fashion and serve a regional rather than international market. These retailers have much to gain from an integrated and omnichannel retail

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I recently had the opportunity to attend the sixth edition of the ISPO Academy Barcelona event, whose theme this year was “Proximity”, meaning proximity to the client, something that we all try to achieve but which remains a great challenge for the retail sector. The event was held at the

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