Industry News – January 27th, 2017
Curated fashion industry news links for Friday, January 27th, 2017…
The sales and earnings reports for fourth quarter 2016 are eagerly anticipated by the financial and retail communities. Earnings, I think, are going to be at the low end of expectations given disappointing Christmas sales by many major chains. What will 2017 be like?
Soaring customer expectations are creating an increasingly challenging environment for brands seeking engagement.
A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory.