Mark Hudson, VP of global marketing and communications at CBX Software — which offers PLM and supply chain solutions — talks tech trends, innovation and retail.
What tech trends are transforming retail?
Mark Hudson: “In the past, retailers were so focused on keeping up with consumer trends by way of introducing new products, they overlooked the workload and actual process and costs of bringing these products to market. I’m seeing the latest
tech trends migrate from supporting downstream efforts (retailer to consumers) to supporting more of an upstream approach (retailer to suppliers).
Another celebrity is throwing her hat in the fashion ring. This time, Britney Spears is readying for the spring ’19 debut of her lifestyle collection that includes footwear, apparel, hair care and accessories. The Grammy Award-winning artist is partnering on the initiative with Epic Rights, a music industry retail branding, merchandising and concert services company.
“We see this new lifestyle collection as Britney’s next step in connecting with her legions of loyal fans around the globe,” said Spears’ manager Larry Rudolph. “Sharing her style and fashion s...more
Jimmy Choos were trending on the red carpet at last night’s premiere of “Avengers: Infinity War” in Los Angeles. Famous faces like Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow and more showed off different styles from the luxury footwear label.
Johansson, 33, highlighted her décolletage with a strapless sparkling metallic Erdem gown adorned with ornate silver beading for the occasion. Slinky black Minny sandals matched the black detail around her waist, pulling her eye-catching ensemble together. Bright purple shadow and a glittery choker topped things off.
With Millennial and Generation Z preferences shaping — and informing — the retail environment, personalization continues to be a priority for footwear businesses looking to enhance the customer experience.
Oracle Bronto’s new product recommendation solution, Recommendations Web, claims to deliver just that.
“Our goal has always been to help merchants maximize engagement and drive revenue by elevating the omnichannel shopping experience,” said George Moser, a GM for Bronto.
Moser said that the introduction of Recommendations Web aims to help his team’s customers “stay ahead of increasing expect...more
David Goffin recovered from a set and a double break down, saving one match point at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell to beat Marcel Granollers 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-2 on Tuesday.
The Belgian had looked down and out at 4-6, 1-5 against the Barcelona-born star, but fought back, saving a match point with aggressive baseline play before coming to the net and extracting an error from his opponent. Goffin improves to 10-5 this season and now owns a 2-1 lead in his FedEx ATP Head2Head series with the Spaniard. Granollers had won their only previous encounter on the red dirt in Monte-Carlo two years ago.