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Fast Fashion for the Face

In a bid to make their stores a one-stop destination, high street retailers are launching own-brand beauty lines.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> …

Imperfect Imagery

The super-stylized photography that graced the pages of September fashion magazines prompted discussions among advertising firms about a shift in …

Taco Bell

Starbucks To Roll Out Wireless Charging Mats In Stores

<b>If your phone</b> ever runs low on battery while you are at Starbucks, fret not. The coffee chain, together with Duracell Powermat, has announced a …

The state of mobile shopping

Looking at how U.S. adult consumers of all ages already use these devices in their life generally as well as to shop, the numbers provide some …

Abode in Bombay: The Ace Hotel of India?

Smack in the middle of bustling Colaba–the southernmost section of Mumbai, formerly home to its British quarter–the once touristy district is …

Object Lessons: The Trusty Tiffin Box

In Mumbai, cars are stacked with household objects, buses are stacked with people, and bicycles are stacked with boxes; everywhere, things are piled …

Painterly Pots

The Los Angeles potter’s stoneware pieces look like a cross between deep-sea flora and moon rocks—beautifully otherworldly.

Thinking Cap

Let’s Remember to…

… be kind. I’d totally hang this banner in my office.

Luxury Daily

U.S. retailer Saks Fifth Avenue is focusing on the products offered by its beauty department with Vine videos that recreate an in-store tutorial in …

Starbucks iPhone App With Digital Tipping And Shake-To-Pay Now Available

The Starbucks mobile app with digital tipping options, previewed last week, has arrived in the App Store. iPhone users can grab it now, and get the new digital tipping option if they’re based in the U.S., plus a feature where you just shake your phone to bring up the barcode baristas need to scan …

J.Crew's Social Media Users Spend Twice As Much As Its Average Customers

The company disclosed the statistic in its annual filing on Monday. Retailers have long been debating the impact of social media on sales, and this would indicate it matters.<p>Social media actually matters for J.Crew's business: Customers who engage with the upscale retailer on Facebook, Twitter, …

Shelterwood Field Notes

Oh my! The 22nd Field Notes Colors seasonal release is made of wood! The “Shelterwood” edition features covers made from actual American Cherry wood. …

Crest Brass Bottle Opener

What a beautiful bottle opener this is! Wow! How perfect when a mundane object like a bottle opener has such decorative and sculptural qualities.

The Future of Retail: 6 Ways the Cloud Will Reinvent the Sales Floor

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The scope of change in the retail industry is stunning. New web-based, cloud-hosted software-as-a-service solutions are making data available in real time and are poised to unite the digital and physical retail environments, …

eCommerce

Five top trends from PSFK’s Future of Retail 2014

PSFK Labs Director of Research and Strategy Scott Lachut<p><b>Omni-point of purchase</b><br>• – Ideally, shoppers should be able to buy anytime they experience a …

New report: Casting a spotlight on modern retail

Retail is an innovative and dynamic industry. But many people might not see retail this way or fully understand what’s going on “behind the scenes.” …