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Men’s fashion is one of the hottest segments in retail today. And in the last few years, men have stepped-up their shopping and taken a greater interest in their appearance, which has helped spur innovation across the industry. More men are tuned in to the latest fashion and trends. Since 2006, the share of male […]

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In the past 12 months, we’ve partnered with more than 40 retail brands to tell a different type of story about retail careers, how brands support the communities they serve and how retailers are driving an innovative shopping experience for their customers. As the campaign manager for this initiative, I’ve had the (amazing) opportunity to […]

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Since hearing Pat Ogawa speak at Shop.org’s Annual Summit last year, I’ve been following innovation at Nordstrom quite closely. It’s been refreshing to see the historic brand, known for its in-store customer experience, thrive both online and off while bringing digital to the physical store experience (I’m sure you remember the coverage of their Pinterest […]

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“Innovation” might be a buzz word, but it’s also big business. Retailers like Nordstrom and Walmart are investing in innovation labs to spark fresh thinking in their organizations, while some companies encourage employees to spend time on side projects to spur creativity and tap into personal passions. But in the business world, an idea doesn’t […]

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We’re not quite giving away something for nothing here, but as far as opportunities go, a full-tuition scholarship in exchange for three short essays and one letter, is a pretty phenomenal deal. Here are five things you need to know about the Dream BIG scholarship program: 1. The scholarship ISN’T for students. It’s for you. […]

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The thefts of credit and debit card numbers we’ve seen in the United States during the past couple of months reinforced a harsh reality – that these incidents have, unfortunately, become a fact of life. As NRF Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan said during testimony this week before the subcommittee of the […]

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Retail’s BIG Show drew more than 30,000 people to New York City, making it the most successful show in NRF’s history. And while you might have seen the crowds making their way to the keynote room or heard the buzz on the EXPO floor, there’s plenty that you didn’t see that helped make the show a success. […]

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America’s most-watched sporting event captivated an estimated 180 million Americans  last night. But for many brands, the digital age has put an end to the idea of waiting until the game to reveal their big ads. More companies generated buzz way before kickoff, and cultivated brand ambassadors along the way. Social media put play calling […]

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When it comes to protecting customer data, there is more than one stakeholder. As NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay’s letter to Congress reiterated, retailers recognize the need to continue investing in new point-of-sale-technology and take other precautionary measures. But the financial industry also has a critical role to play in making sure their cards […]

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Jack Dorsey, the technology guru who’s CEO of Square and chairman of Twitter, has found another way he’d like to change the world – the way retailers think about the receipt. Dorsey says a receipt is not just a piece of paper or an email – it’s a powerful communication tool that should be used […]

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