Kohl's reported better than expected comp sales in its third quarter, but the slight rise was overshadowed by flat net sales and a $15 million loss in sales due to hurricanes. Its Amazon partnership, loyalty plans and improved mobile experience may not be enough.
Like most of the apparel segment Ascena Retail Group is grappling with changing consumer habits and shrinking profits. Find out what the multi-brand operator is doing to connect with shoppers and increase operational efficiencies.
While department stores continue to struggle Hudson’s Bay CEO says the answer is to invest to make the experience better. See what key areas the iconic retailer is investing in to increase its digital capabilities while simultaneously leveraging its massive physical footprint.
Walmart’s intense e-commerce push continues to produce enviable results. See which technologies and strategies the retailing goliath has instituted in-store and out to help facilitate the massive growth.
Revenue is great, engagement is critical, but the ultimate measure of any business is profitability. This annual look at apparel’s most profitable features industry stalwarts like Nike and lululemon as well as a few surprises. Read on and see who made the cut this year.