April 7, 2015

As retailers try varying ways to attract the interest of shoppers, Stuart Weitzman is launching a totally new kind of digital campaign. 

April 7, 2015

We are or should be familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (“ADA”) requirements for accommodating the disabled. Wheelchair ramps, handicap stalls and other items that assist the disabled are commonplace. But the ADA is broader and increasingly includes making the Internet -- and e-commerce -- more accessible for the visually impaired. 

February 12, 2015

Staples is trying to attract more small business customers with a new service at the copy and print center. 

February 3, 2015

Selling toilet paper is a tricky proposition, but a clever campaign from Procter & Gamble looks to drive sales by leveraging the popularity of firefighters to engage with consumers via social media. 

January 14, 2015

Entering 2015, it is a good time for retailers to reflect on the changing state of digital advertising and how the most effective ads are increasingly shaped by smart optimization technologies.

December 30, 2014

It remains to be seen how Big Lots performed this holiday season, but the closeout retailer’s catchy and original television advertising drew accolades from industry experts. 

December 22, 2014

Calvin Klein is aggressively expanding its e-commerce capabilities in an effort to directly sell the brand in more than 20 countries by the end of 2016, the company announced.

November 18, 2014

Former Guess? and Victoria’s Secret executive Amber Fredman-Tarshis has joined Pacific Sunwear of California to help the teen retailer brand reconnect with customers. 

November 10, 2014

Recently, I participated in a strategic conference that included several sessions on how to effectively use advertising and promotion to reach moms, millennials, multiculturals and other shopper segments. 

October 27, 2014

>Amazon Fashion celebrated the next generation of gifted fashion designers and industry creatives in its Studio Sessions Competition in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

October 20, 2014

With marketers all abuzz about beacons, mobile technology company Swirl Networks said it has created the first programmatic ad exchange for proximity-based in store mobile marketing.

October 16, 2014

Retail advertising solutions provider Bonial International, parent company of Retale, has placed several executives in key roles as it looks to disrupt the traditional retail advertising universe.

October 16, 2014

A new online resource created by the International Housewares Association (IHA) delivers fresh content on emerging home trends and housewares products.

October 10, 2014

The recently released 2014 Food, Drink, and Consumer Goods Outlook Survey from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG is highlighting some key initiatives that consumer goods executives are focusing on to transform their businesses. The goals range from updating operational efficiencies and technology to making a push for product innovation, according to survey results.

October 8, 2014

Coty has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for 15 million Class A Coty shares. Chanel has agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations.

October 8, 2014

Retailers have had a tough year when it comes to advertising prices. In January, a California court issued a multimillion dollar penalty against Overstock.com, after determining that the company advertised discounts in a misleading manner.

September 19, 2014

Digital identity solution provider ID.me has unveiled its new retail rewards marketplace, which helps retail brands hyper-target valuable influencers and consumer segments with exclusive offers that are protected from fraud.

September 12, 2014

Global luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors has named Pascale Meyran as SVP, chief human resources officer, a newly created position. She will report to John D. Idol, the company’s chairman and CEO.

August 20, 2014

Clothing and shoe retailer Sam Edelman’s upcoming fall advertising campaign will feature supermodel Kate Upton.

July 15, 2014

General Mills has inaugurated its first innovation, technology and quality center in China — part of its efforts to drive greater innovation and investment in one of its largest growth markets.

July 1, 2014

Express brand ambassador Kate Upton will debut her first advertising campaign for the retailer. The launch of the fall 2014 denim campaign with Upton makes her the first celebrity spokesperson to be featured in the brand's advertising in more than a decade.

June 30, 2014

Stop & Shop is once again looking to promote its store brands by holding its Buy Theirs, Get Ours Free challenge.

June 20, 2014

After helping brands such as Michael Kors, Coach, J Crew and Victoria’s Secret develop and execute digital strategies, Ian Cohen has joined the nation’s largest rent-to-own company as vp of omnichannel.

June 20, 2014

In 1975, when I started what would become Rexall Sundown, the world was a very different place. Gerald Ford was in the White House, there was no social media and the TV universe was limited to three networks and a few local channels.