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Estee Lauder, Google offer voice-activated beauty regimen

Mon, 2017-11-20 11:15
Estee Lauder has announced a partnership with Google that will allow consumers to receive personalized beauty advice at home.

Chatbots making their mark on retail staffing

Mon, 2017-11-20 11:01
FierceRetail spoke with Dave Campbell at LogMeIn to find out more about how retailers are using chatbots for staffing and what they are potentially missing out on for brand experiences.

Retail Roundup—Amazon, Calvin Klein open holiday pop-ups; Bon-Ton to shutter 40 stores

Fri, 2017-11-17 20:45
Amazon and Calvin Klein partner for holiday pop-up stores, Bon-Ton will shutter 40 locations in 2018, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

The do's and don'ts of seasonal hiring

Fri, 2017-11-17 13:29
Though seasonal workers are essential to making many stores run smoothly over the holiday seasons, processing these new employees is not without its challenges. Carisa Miklusak, president and CEO of Tilr, talks about the "do's and don'ts" of seasonal hiring.

Retail Roundup—Sears starts Black Friday online; Shopify partners with UPS

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:49
Sears is beginning its Black Friday sale online early, Shopify is partnering with UPS for better delivery deals, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Retail Roundup—Toys R Us seeking $16M in bonuses; Loblaw launches online

Thu, 2017-11-16 12:20
Bankrupt Toys R Us is seeking incentive bonuses for top executives, Loblaw is closing stores and starting online delivery, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Retailers, landlords not seeing eye to eye

Thu, 2017-11-16 11:17
According to an FTI Consulting survey, 61% of retailers agree or strongly agree that adding new stores is critical to their sales growth, while 93% of landlords agree or strongly agree with this statement.

54% of purchases now on marketplaces

Thu, 2017-11-16 11:01
It seems consumers are moving away from brand sites and turning toward marketplaces as shoppers now make more than half, 54%, of all their online purchases on marketplaces.

Retail Roundup—Target taking hit for online; Amazon Echo selling in Canada

Wed, 2017-11-15 13:19
Target is still paying for its investment in online sales, Amazon began selling the Echo in Canada, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Consumer privacy critical after store closure

Wed, 2017-11-15 11:51
When a store is closing, retailers need to worry about safeguarding both corporate and customer data so that they can keep their reputation.

Small businesses confident, but apathetic to holidays

Wed, 2017-11-15 11:24
There are still plenty of concerns that plague small businesses as they move into 2018, but confidence in the retailers is up 47% and at the highest it's been since the third quarter of 2012.

Lord & Taylor premieres on Walmart.com

Tue, 2017-11-14 12:53
Lord & Taylor has teamed up with Walmart to reinvent the big-box retailer's online shopping experience. Expected to launch this spring, Walmart.com will feature premium fashion brands that come directly from Lord & Taylor's flagship store.

Millennial women wait to buy

Tue, 2017-11-14 11:28
A majority of millennial women are using an app or web bookmarks to keep track of items they see online, comparing prices and styles before making a final purchase.