Localization is part of retail's future

Consumer engagement is changing in the digital age. As technology continues to advance, so do consumer expectations. According to McKinsey, 71 percent of consumers expect companies to deliver personalized interactions, and 76 percent will shop elsewhere if they don’t like their experience. Localization can help retailers increase conversion...

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Paris Fashion Week Men’s: In Paris, extravagance drowns out the clothes

Dries Van Noten showed for the first time in two years back in Paris, as did Céline, Comme des Garçons and Thom Browne. After two years of digital calendars and only a handful of catwalk shows, the fashion spotlight was turned on again in Paris last week. Japanese and Belgian designers returned, and it had been a long time since we had seen so...

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Art is not dead: Marc Jacobs shows Fall 2022 collection

Marc Jacobs on Monday showed his Fall 2022 collection at New York’s Public Library, the same venue since his June 2021 show and only second in-person catwalk since the pandemic. It was a statement show defined by looks of layered control with Jacobs quoting Nietsche to underscore his message: “We have art in order not to die of the truth.” With...

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FW23 trends according to Christine Boland: Creative explosion, paradoxes and the suit

We live in turbulent times, as trend forecaster Christine Boland emphasizes once again in her most recent seminar on Fall/Winter 2023. The world is reaching all kinds of tipping points, not only in terms of climate, but also when it comes to what is seen as 'feminine' and 'masculine'. "It's the tension we live in," she indicates. Although...

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