Should a Brand Be Your Therapist?
Lola tampons, Coach, and more are offering life advice with your purchase.
Casper, Mattress Firm, and the Retail Lifecycle
The mattress brand disrupted the category online. Now it’s coming for the retail space too.
Of Course There’s a Vest Vending Machine at the San Francisco Airport
A Uniqlo vending machine has been selling $10,000 in vests each month.
Target’s Mock-CBGB Storefront Drew Criticism — Then People Went Shopping
Even while shopping at a new Target store, East Village residents had mixed feelings about the chain’s presence.
Nike’s New Store Concept Aims to Change How We Shop
The new stores blur the lines between digital and physical retail.
Gymboree Relaunched Its Kids Clothes, and Lots of Parents Hate It
Many are furious the children’s clothing brand is making clothes that look like they are for "mini teenagers."
Prime Day Was Huge For Amazon ... and Target
Prime Day 2018 saw over 100 million products sold.
TaskRabbit’s CEO Went Undercover to Clean an Apartment
The TaskRabbit executive said she "felt the pressure" of working as a tasker.
How Amazon Prime Took Over Online Shopping
Prime Day is Amazon’s own Black Friday for its millions of subscribers.
Amazon Turned Prime Day into a Massive Media Moment
Amazon Prime Day is summer’s Black Friday, and practically a national holiday.
Forbes List Proves Women Have Always Made Millions in Beauty
Kylie Jenner comes from a long history of women entrepreneurs in the beauty industry.
J.Crew Teamed Up With Universal Standard on a Plus Collection
The 37-piece collab runs from size XXS through 5X.
Trump Supporters Are Boycotting Walmart Over “Impeach 45” Merchandise
You Can Soon Buy Custom Fast Fashion from Japan’s Biggest E-Comm Company
Zozotown, started by a Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, is about to launch in the US.
H&M Is Leaning Into Discounts
It has $4.3 billion worth of inventory it needs to get rid of.
How David Beckham Became the Most Marketable Man in the World
The former soccer star has transcended sports to build a fashion and luxury empire.
Google’s Uncanny New Robot Could Book Your Next Haircut
Google Duplex, the company’s new AI technology, is designed to schedule appointments over the phone.
Anthropologie Rolls Out a Luxury Wellness Section
The store now sells aromatherapy necklaces and "detox" teas.
Stitch Fix Ceo Katrina Lake Has Joined the Board of Glossier
The entrepreneur is the first independent director for the startup beauty brand.
The Supreme Court’s Online Sales Tax Decision Is Going to Cost You
In a decision for South Dakota v. Wayfair, SCOTUS has ruled that states can collect sales tax.
Shoppers Spent Nearly $10 Billion on Chanel Last Year
The notoriously secretive brand has shared its sales numbers for the first time ever.
IRL Stores Are Doing It For the ’Gram
Everyone’s favorite social media platform might be the best argument for brick-and-mortar Urban Outfitters and American Eagle.
H&M Has Been Quietly Changing Its Sizing
A sweeping change for the Swedish retailer’s sizing scale is more inclusive and more accurate to North American standards. And it’s already underway.
How “Bullying” Amazon Killed a Seattle Tax Meant to Help the Homeless
The "head tax" would have helped support the city’s homeless population.
California Bill Would Make Companies Add Women to Their Boards
Companies without any women on their boards, like Skechers and Tivo, would have to add one by 2019.
Is Inclusive Sizing Just Another Trend?
Target, Walmart, and even Reformation are expanding their offerings, and members of the plus community hope that’s here to stay.
A DSW Employee Says the Company Is Dropping Ivanka Trump Shoes
The Ivanka Trump brand, however, refutes this claim.
J.Crew Will Relaunch This Fall
It’ll include a new loyalty program and a "data-driven personalization engine."
A Stuart Weitzman Exec Is Suing the Company for Sexual Harassment
A VP says he was the victim of a "constant barrage of sexual harassment" from the former creative director.
De Beers Is Coming for the Synthetic Diamond Industry
Its lab-grown diamonds will start at $200, regarding the stones like "costume jewelry."
Goop’s Winning Retail Formula? It Doesn’t Have to Pay for Its Stores
Brands like Saks Fifth Avenue and Cadillac sponsor Goop’s pop-ups in exchange for exposure to its customers.