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7 Trends Luxury Retailers Should Know

7 Trends Luxury Retailers Should Know

When luxury retail experts gather to discuss the latest industry developments, the conversation typically drifts in the direction of technology. This being the age of multichannel, technology certainly deserves a prominent place in the retail narrative, but too often the focus seems to be on

Sportswear China

Sportswear Boom: When China Starts Going To Gym

To athletic wear companies including Nike, Adidas, New Balance, and Under Armour, as well as activewear brands such as Lululemon, what China offers is a perfect mix of factors: 415 million millennials; a booming middle class getting interested in health and fitness; government investment in


Slow Death of Smartwatch

After several months of delays, an overhaul of its original vision, and some wrangling of hardware partners, Google’s new smartwatch software, Android Wear 2.0, launches this week. But it comes after months of dour headlines for smartwatches and wearable gadgets. Tech geeks may hyperventilate over


7 Dermatology Trends that will be Huge in 2017

Dermatology treatments go way beyond just your face. If you are worrying about something related to your skin, hair, or nails, it may be time to head on off to a doctor. An expert can recommend a course of treatment to cure what ails you,


Walmart May Invest in India’s Flipkart

Walmart Stores is in talks to buy a minority stake in India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the world’s biggest retailer aims to get a slice of a fast-growing online retail market. One of the sources said the

fabric hybrid power

New fabric uses sun and wind to power devices

Fabrics that can generate electricity from physical movement have been in the works for a few years. Now researchers have taken the next step, developing a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine and motion. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have


E-cigarettes as quit-smoking aids

E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no evidence of any serious side effects associated with their use for up to two years, according to studies published on Tuesday. Researchers at University College London


Maggi regains top spot in noodles market

Nestle India Ltd’s instant noodle brand Maggi, whose sales were severally hit by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) ban last year, has regained its leadership position capturing 57% share of the market in June this year. Within nine months of its

Fashion Retail

Five Trends Driving Fashion Retail Industry

As Fashion Retail consumers continue seeking convenience and instant gratification through their mobile devices, retailers are thinking about new ways to use technology, data and analytics to generate customer loyalty. A premier consumer financial services company with more than 80 years of retail heritage, conducted