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Foot Locker Long Thesis, In A Nutshell

Foot Locker (FL) is a specialty retailer of athletically inspired footwear and apparel.<p>The company is part of the market-beating IW Portfolio since …

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Saks Fifth Avenue bets 'magic mirrors,' face workouts to beat Sephora and Ulta

NEW YORK - How do you entice customers used to buying lipstick with the click of a computer button to head back to an actual store?<p>If you're Saks Fifth Avenue, you set up "magic mirrors'' where you can virtually apply makeup, unveil perfumes that shoppers can find — or smell — nowhere else and …

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Pop-up shop on London’s King’s Road to ‘showroom’ online retail start-ups

Start-up online traders will have the chance to 'showroom' their own high street presence through a flagship pop-up shop to be opened on London’s …

Retail's Secret Weapon: Shopping Therapy via Enhanced Mobile Commerce

While the retail industry continues to focus on Ron Johnson’s ouster at JCPenney and the murky future of Sears/Kmart, consumers are still shopping –both online and in physical stores. In part, because it makes them feel good.<p>How good? New research conducted online by TNS Global on behalf of online …

Bad Weather Might Be Ruining Beer Sales [THE BRIEF]

Ad Age is wondering if bad spring weather is ruining big beer sales. Anheuser-Busch InBev reporter a 4.1% drop in U.S. sales for Q1. MillerCoors went down 3.3%, and the four weeks leading up to April 13 look even worse. Miller Lite says it went down 8.8% during that period. Although, with craft …

BII REPORT: Inside The Explosion In Mobile Commerce

The explosive growth of mobile commerce has left many brands and retailers wondering how they can take advantage of this market.<p>As recently as late 2010, mobile commerce was only 3% of e-commerce. By the end of last year's holiday shopping season, that number had risen to 11%, according to comScore.<p>…

Making The Best Of A Digital Situation: What Luxury Brands Can Do To Catch Up Online

A wide range of mainstream brands and sample sale sites are outpacing their luxury counterparts in the adoption of technology – and in turn, are creating a widening gap that luxury brands will need to address. Luxury brands have been particularly challenged to provide a truly “white glove” online …

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Comics! Cowboys! Playing cards! Decoding the SS18 shows<p>There’s 1 strand that ties all SS18’s fashion jewellery together: it’s not for the …

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Clicks versus Bricks: The Battle for the High Street

Could social media and e-commerce provide the road to salvation for beleaguered High Street retailers? In Britain, shopkeepers figure you can beat …

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Wal-Mart Launches Image Campaign

<b>BENTONVILLE, Ark. —</b> Wal-Mart Stores on Sunday said it has launched a national television and digital advertising campaign to show how it provides low …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

Advertisers' Branded YouTube Videos Are Losing Their Cool Factor

The video promoting this "contest" featured many of the biggest viral video stars that had launched their careers on the platform, everyone from iJustine to the kids in the "Charlie bit my finger" video. As with any great joke, though, it twisted a very real fear about YouTube's (and thus, …

Study: Ordering groceries online is greener than driving to the store

Good news for people thinking about ordering groceries online from stores like Safeway and getting them delivered to their doorsteps. A new study from the University of Washington finds that grocery delivery can be greener than driving from home to the supermarket and back.<p>How can that be? The …