Three Areas Where Apparel And Footwear Brands Can Boost Their DTC Operations
AUGUST 16, 2023
We reviewed 27 apparel brands’ websites across the attributes that are essential to their long-term success; here’s what we found.
JUNE 25, 2021
Forrester’s latest Digital Go-To-Market Review evaluates 27 brands in the apparel and footwear sector to see how well they are positioned to thrive independently.
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
In the apparel personalization market, solutions built on fit analytics are achieving both […] This year, NRF was a happy affair: Retailers were celebrating a successful holiday season, year-on-year growth, and a net increase of store openings.
MAY 26, 2020
A “Minecraft Dungeons” cloak available from the apparel company CLOAK. Microsoft and Mojang Studios have partnered with apparel brand CLOAK to take care of that. Ten percent of all proceeds from apparel sales will go to the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.
NOVEMBER 12, 2018
Earlier last week, UK high street apparel retailer New Look announced plans to close 85 stores, up from the 60 it announced in March. These closures are happening under the auspices of a restructuring deal (CVA first introduced as a “Creditors Voluntary Arrangement” in the 1980 Companies’ Act).
MARCH 2, 2021
A sale on Pokémon 25th anniversary apparel and Aukey’s Smart Watch lead Tuesday’s best deals. Read more.
JUNE 5, 2020
In new papers, Amazon researchers propose techniques that let users virtually try on apparel and find items that complement their wardrobe. Read More.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2023
Charlotte Massey , co-founder of Gnara , an apparel tech company for women’s outdoor apparel. We were there to cover the action, and caught up with a handful of attendees to get their thoughts on the hottest trend in tech these days: artificial intelligence. Here’s what they had to say: Charlotte Massey.
NOVEMBER 30, 2022
Best-selling items included Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, and Apple AirPods as well as Hasbro Gaming CONNECT 4, Burt’s Bees Christmas Gifts, apparel from Champion, apparel and shoes from New Balance, the Amazon Smart Plug, Echo Show, and Nintendo Switch. The so-called Cyber Week shopping period brought in $35.27
JANUARY 22, 2021
Teespring, a Silicon Valley e-commerce site that lets people create and sell customized T-shirts, sweaters, and other apparel, is having a heck of a month. Read more.
MARCH 10, 2022
At Armoire Go, subscribers place apparel for pick up or drop of on a table capable of detecting RFID tags sewn into the clothes, allowing for contactless exchanges. A subscriber signs in on a tablet and places the items on a table capable of reading radio frequency identification (RFID) tags sewn into the apparel. Then COVID-19 hit.
JANUARY 20, 2022
And it’s another bid to take a chunk of the gigantic apparel and footwear market. 1 apparel retailer in the U.S., according to Wells Fargo research , which estimated $45 billion in revenue for Amazon’s apparel and footwear revenue in 2021. It also has a sizable private label clothing line.
ComputerWorld IT Management
MAY 8, 2017
With recent reports that Amazon is preparing to make a major play in custom clothing — as well as apparel in general — clothing chains are panicking. The bad news is that those options are painful, and I'm not at all certain apparel chains are scared enough to actually take meaningful actions.
JUNE 10, 2021
The streaming giant in its most recent quarter saw subscriber growth slow following explosive growth last year during the pandemic. There’s also a lot more competition to contend with, as services like Disney+, HBO Max and Paramount+ are taking root.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2023
Each item for sale in such a store would have a unique RFID tag, which looks similar to a standard apparel tag. With RFID (radio-frequency identification), unpackaged products such as clothing on hangers, hats and other soft goods can be purchased in stores using Just Walk Out.
AUGUST 26, 2021
American sports apparel company Under Armour is once again joining forces with audio equipment manufacturer JBL and Hollywood’s busiest man, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, on the launch of a new set of over-ear headphones that are ready to lay the smack down on your candy as. er, ears.
MAY 9, 2023
Niantic Image) Players who link their Amazon account to “Peridot” can browse and purchase game-branded products such as apparel, phone accessories and pillows featuring artwork of the creatures in the game. A “Peridot” creature as seen in augmented reality.
FEBRUARY 28, 2022
As a company that has been producing jeans and other denim apparel since 1853, Levi Strauss & Co. seemed to be doing just fine without the intervention of neural networks and machine learning algorithms.
MARCH 2, 2021
Last year, Puma entered the gaming apparel world with its $100 Active Gaming Footwear , which are basically fancy socks with a bit of added tread. But now the user reviews are in, and reader, they are priceless. Read more.
JUNE 29, 2020
Lululemon, the company behind trendy fitness apparel, is getting into the hardware business with Mirror. The apparel company’s CEO Calvin McDonald tells The New York Times the purchase is about “strengthening our community and our loyalty and our relationship with our guests and memberships.”
NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Brooks Sports, the Seattle-based athletic footwear and apparel company, is escalating its legal battle against Brooks Brothers by challenging the menswear maker’s recent “Back to Brooks” social media and marketing campaign. The new owners of Brooks Brothers have denied Brooks Sports’ claims.
NOVEMBER 18, 2021
Razer, which was founded in 2005, sells gaming hardware such as laptop and desktop computers, headphones and controllers, as well as apparel, bags, chairs and more. Other locations are in Singapore, London, Hong Kong and Taipei. The RazerStore in London. Razer Photo).
AUGUST 10, 2023
Titcomb, a Seattle native, began her career as part of a family-run apparel business that uses eco-friendly bamboo material. Titcomb spent nearly five years at Graham & Walker, previously known as Female Founders Alliance. She’ll remain a venture partner at the firm.
DECEMBER 4, 2020
The payment service announced in a tweet today that it’s launching its own apparel line, called (what else) Cash. According to its website, the apparel line will follow the standard streetwear release model of “limited edition drops”. If you’ve ever used Cash App and thought “wow, I wish I could put this on my body.”
NOVEMBER 28, 2022
Cameron co-founded Patagonia Provisions, the food arm of the outdoor apparel company. Hoen was previously also CEO of retail technology startup CoinFlip Solutions; chief customer officer at printing services company Orora Visual; and senior vice president of marketing services at sales and marketing services agency Crossmark.
APRIL 22, 2021
This time around, the device can absorb twice as much heat thanks to newly designed internal circuitry, has better sweat resistance, and comes with more accessories and apparel options. After launching its first wearable air conditioner last year, Sony’s back with the Reon Pocket 2. Read more.
APRIL 17, 2014
Want to advertise athletic apparel? Smartphone owners like them because the applications download quickly, cost nothing, and are fun to play; marketers like them because they provide a huge, new space for promoting companies and services. Look to sports games. Want to sell cars? Look to games favored by young adults.
JANUARY 23, 2017
Athletic apparel retailer’s executive vice-president of digital explains how the brand has used digital transformation to support its core value of a community ecosystem
FEBRUARY 11, 2021
There’s also a line of Street Fighter -inspired apparel. That love for the series definitely shows on the cabinet and in the apparel collection. But if you want to get your hands on it, you’ll need to act fast as there are only 30 units available. The cabinet costs $199 and will ship in May. And Aoki’s main?
DECEMBER 22, 2022
It’s now a pop-up location for Vuori , makers of athleisure apparel. Meanwhile, at what was the first Amazon Books location, at Seattle’s University Village, Barnes & Noble did not grab the space. Barnes & Noble previously operated a large store at the shopping mall for 16 years, but closed more than 10 years ago.
FEBRUARY 6, 2023
3 that Amazon had been quietly planning to create its own big box retail format, “a bit smaller than a Target and stocked with groceries, apparel and other goods.” Citing an anonymous former employee, The Information reported Feb.
JANUARY 16, 2022
The retail giant filed for several trademarks on December 30th, suggesting plans to start selling virtual goods, including electronics, toys, appliances, sporting equipment, apparel, home decor, and more, as noted by CNBC. There’s mention of offering customers a digital currency, as well as the opportunity to buy and sell NFTs.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
The company made a major push into apparel in 2016, and has received increasing amounts of scrutiny following claims it copies competitors with its house brands.
DECEMBER 13, 2021
The apparel giant just announced the acquisition of RTFKT Studios , which it calls “a leading brand that leverages cutting edge innovation to deliver next generation collectibles that merge culture and gaming.”.
OCTOBER 28, 2022
Now, the ripple effects of Adidas halting production of the popular Yeezy brand of footwear and apparel has cascaded outside of the company, and into a burgeoning, lucrative, and broader sector: the sneaker resale market. StockX now has categories for trading cards, collectibles, and accessories, in addition to sneakers, shoes, and apparel.
JUNE 23, 2020
This week Amazon kicked off its Big Style Sale , in which you can save up to 60% on a variety of clothing and accessory lines including Champion LIFE streetwear , New Balance shoes and apparel , Levi’s jeans , Puma , Vineyard Vines , J. Crew , and more. Basically, they’re trying to raise awareness of their fashion department… Read more.
JULY 26, 2016
Admiral Consulting Group has concluded a partnership agreement to sell, implement and support the ERP solutions of Denmark’s TRIMIT Fashion, a multi-vertical integrated software system for the fashion and apparel industry based on Microsoft Dynamics.
MARCH 9, 2022
Companies launching Twitter Shops today include Verizon , Arden Cove , the Latinx In Power podcast , Gay Pride Apparel , and All I Do Is Cook. The feature — which is rolling out today to “select merchants and managed partners in the US” is free to use, although only iOS users in the US will see the shops for now.
NOVEMBER 24, 2020
Along with the launch of the virtual Cash App Compound, 100 Thieves is also holding a contest where participants can enter to win custom Fortnite gear and real clothes from 100 Thieves’ latest apparel collection.
OCTOBER 18, 2020
Discounted Bio Bidet smart toilet seats and Fenty Beauty’s Friends & Family sale lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.
FEBRUARY 17, 2022
Wiliot’s technology is currently used by customers in grocery, apparel and healthcare. Bansal will be responsible for Wiliot’s IoT platform used to manage the company’s “Pixels,” a low-energy microchip that transmits data about its location and environment.
JUNE 14, 2021
Founding story: Bloom started Candid after he and his wife built an apparel brand called North of West. .” The order itself is displayed in what looks like a traditional online shopping cart, but with wholesale-specific features, including approval status, payment terms, estimated delivery, and an integrated messaging system.
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