for delivering fashion and style in a sophisticated shopping environment. This process is almost
complete but will inevitably require periodical updating and alignment with market needs and trends. Smartwear continues to be in demand and growth in this area is again being targeted.
Zara hit with $5M lawsuit over 'bait-and-switch' pricing
24/08/2016 - 14:39
A U.S. consumer has filed a lawsuit against Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara’s American unit over deceptive pricing practices, according to law and business publication The Fashion Law. The proposed class action suit seeks $5 million or more in damages.
H&M criticized for young workers, forced overtime in Myanmar factories
23/08/2016 - 09:14
Fast-fashion retailer H&M had apparel produced in Myanmar factories where children as young as 14 worked more than 12 hours a day, according to a new book, “Fashion Slaves,” being published in Sweden next week.
Tesco stores along London's night tube lines to open 24 hours
22/08/2016 - 09:47
Tesco is jumping on the night tube bandwagon by opening an additional seven of its London stores for 24 hours this weekend.
Estee Lauder forecast trails estimates as skincare struggles
19/08/2016 - 16:11
New York - Estee Lauder Companies forecast full-year profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as restructuring costs and softer sales of skin-care products weigh on earnings.
WiFi service delivery platforms create new marketing capabilities for retailers
19/08/2016 - 15:30
E-Commerce has created both opportunities and challenges for today’s brick-and-mortar retailers. With a majority of users using their smartphones to research products and services prior to making in-store purchases, the availability of a reliable, high-speed WiFi connection can have a positive correlation to a retailer’s revenue. As WiFi deployments in retail environments become the norm, many of these retailers see the investment in wireless networking infrastructures simply as a required cost of doing business. However, the emergence of fog computing infrastructures fundamentally changes the way in which the wireless network is utilized in the retail environment.