Informa, Fashion Snoops Unveil 2023 Retail Trends During Fashion Tech Series
By Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | February 9, 2023
Informa Markets Fashion and Fashion Snoops hosted “The Evolution of Retail,” the first session in its Fashion Tech Series—educational online events to showcase innovations that will build a more efficient, agile and leaner fashion industry.
With Roots in Family and Community, Susan Lee Grows Wilder
In her Echo Park, Calif., shop, Wilder Los Angeles, Susan Lee celebrates community through selling vintage clothing within a welcoming space, yet the roots of her store reach into different facets of the entrepreneur’s life.
More Than 148 Million Americans Plan to Shop Super Saturday
An annual survey from the National Retail Federation and Proper Insights & Analytics revealed that more than 148 million consumers plan to shop on Super Saturday, the last Saturday before Christmas.
Marque Luxury Opens Re-commerce Hub in Houston
Marque Luxury has announced the opening of its newest Re-commerce Hub in Houston designed to cater to the needs of current and future wholesale partners in the region.
Labor Shortages Continue Through the Holiday Season
Retailers, restaurants, warehouses and other businesses are still in the midst of experiencing labor shortages that have affected many industries throughout much of the year. While 2021 has yielded a record-breaking holiday-shopping season, many businesses have continued to face staffing problems despite this time period usually ushering in increased hires.
Lids Opens First European Stores
Leading sports retailer Lids has expanded its brick-and-mortar retail footprint by opening its first set of standalone stores in Europe.
Newsmakers 2021: Retailers Bounce Back Post-COVID
Despite the pandemic ravaging many businesses and forcing closures, retailers are beginning to bounce back and thrive in the post-COVID-19 climate.
Black Friday Attracts Consumers Who Embrace In-Store Shopping
The 2021 holiday shopping season was predicted to break all sorts of sales records, with both online and in-store sales expected to increase significantly.
Holiday Retail Sales Predicted to be Highest Ever Recorded
Despite congestion at major ports and labor shortages around the country, holiday spending is expected to shatter previous records according to the National Retail Federation.
Following Redevelopment, Manhattan Village Brings in gorjana as New Tenant
As the elevated, predominantly open-air, mixed-use Manhattan Village, located in Manhattan Beach, Calif., continues to welcome new tenants following its $250 million redevelopment, Southern California jewelry brand gorjana announced its grand opening at the center.
PacSun Partners With BitPay to Accept Cryptocurrencies
Recently,Anaheim, Calif.–based PacSun announced a partnership with leading blockchain payment provider BitPay that will allow the Southern California–lifestyle brand’s customers to pay for their purchases with cryptocurrency.
DUER Opens Its Second U.S. Store
Vancouver-based performance-apparel brand DUER has opened its second U.S. bricks-and-mortar location and chose Los Angeles as the site.
Tailored Brands Announces New Chief Technology Officer
Menswear-retail holding company Tailored Brands, Inc.,headquartered in Houston and Fremont, Calif., and includes in its portfolio Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Moores Clothing and K&G Fashion Superstore, has announced Scott Vifquain as its new executive vice president and chief technology officer.
ABG to Acquire Reebok From Adidas
Authentic Brands Group, a global brand owner, marketing and entertainment company, announced on Aug. 12 that it had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Reebok from Adidas.
Foot Locker Broadens Market on West Coast With Acquisition of WSS
Foot Locker, Inc., the New York–based specialty-athletic retailer, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eurostar, Inc., or WSS, for $750 million. The transaction will be funded with Foot Locker’s available cash.
Back-to-School Landscape Evolves Post-Pandemic in Spending, Trends, Thinking
As the apparel industry continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and normalcy returns more each day, the back-to-school season is in full swing and even had a jumpstart this year with new trends, record spending, and a shift in buying power and consumer thinking.