Tag: NPD Group

Your Next Running Shoes Will Be Custom-Built for You- FORTUNE

via fortune.com Your Next Running Shoes Will Be Custom-Built for You By Phil Wahba After he attaches sensors to my ankles, shins, and knees, a technician at Brooks, the Seattle running shoe maker, asks me to do a series of knee bends and run a few steps on a treadmill equipped with a camera. The…

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Why beauty will continue to rule retail in 2018 – Retail Dive

via retaildive.com Why beauty will continue to rule retail in 2018 From leaders Sephora and Ulta to relative newcomers Glossier and Birchbox, beauty is killing other sectors. Here’s how. If retail was a bingo board, whoever stocked up on bankruptcies would be winning right about now. From retailers who are at risk of going bankrupt…

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Losing a deal at Nordstrom helped this shoemaker become a millionaire (Shoes of Prey)- CNBC.com

via CNBC.com Losing a deal at Nordstrom helped this shoemaker become a millionaire 24 July 2017 Australian entrepreneur Jodie Fox was tired of walking out of shoe stores feeling frustrated. “You’d come home saying, ‘They ran out of my size’ or ‘They didn’t have the color I needed,’ so I thought, let’s solve this,” she…

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Retail Is Not Dead: Storytelling Through the Physical Environment – Apparel Magazine

Retail Is Not Dead: Storytelling Through the Physical Environment By Bryan Laing, Vice President of Client Services, IDL Worldwide Industry observers continue to sound the death knell for retail, citing increasing growth in online sales, the shuttering of many a bricks-and-mortar chain, and changing consumer shopping behaviors. They’ve got it all wrong, though: retail and online…

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