Tag: Future

Fashioning a new future for the fashion world

Not even a pandemic could stop New York Fashion Week, though it did look different. This past week the shows went on without the typical fanfare, and with far fewer fans. 

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Models pose during the Bronx & Banco presentation at New York Fashion Week, September 15, 2020 at Spring Studios Terrace in New York City.

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Perhaps the biggest change came from some of the biggest designers forgoing Fashion Week all together.

“We wanted to be respectful with what’s happening with everything around us,” said Tory Burch. It isn’t that the designer and

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Livestream Shopping: It’s the Future of U.S. E-Commerce

E-commerce in the U.S. is on the cusp of big change.

A quarter century after Amazon’s founding, shopping online in America is largely the same experience: People click around a website and buy stuff. But this next phase promises a major evolution, by intertwining streaming video, social media and celebrity into a shopping experience that has the potential to further disrupt an already-battered retail industry.

So-called streaming e-commerce—or live selling—allows almost anyone (celebrities, influencers or your local store owner) to quickly create their own shopping television channel that’s also a social network and e-commerce platform—at a tiny fraction of the

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The Future Of Grocery Stores

Everybody eats – the act of buying food will never go away – but how we buy food will certainly evolve. The future of shopping will focus more on experience and creative more seamless experiences. This doesn’t necessarily mean a robotic cashier-less check-out process, but an experience customers want to have. The future of grocery is all about customer-choice – giving customers the options they want at every stage of their lives.

The future of grocery is here but it’s not evenly distributed. The future of grocery will be impacted by innovation in technology, and other

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What Will The Post-Pandemic Future Of Fashion Retail Look Like?

Lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders are still in effect all around the world but many retailers are starting to prepare for what happens after they can start to reopen. “Uncertainty” seemed to be the defining word for individuals, businesses and governments going into this crisis and it will remain that way while everyone adjusts to the new post-pandemic reality.

Undoubtedly, many retailers hope to quickly bounce back to their pre-COVID-19 business as usual. Some are even expecting a boost because of pent-up demand from many customers being stuck in their homes for weeks while stores were closed. For example, earlier in

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