Last week (Sept. 28), Business Insider's Marina Nazario visited Macy's brand new, 53,000-square-foot basement in its New York City flagship store. The floor is called "One Below" and targets younger shoppers.
Yesterday (Oct. 5), Racked published a fascinating exposé on the retail sales machine known to many as HSN, previously called the Home Shopping Network.
On Sunday (July 26), the Financial Times' Andrea Felsted and Hannah Kuchler told the story of Clodagh Pickavance, a 23-year-old Briton (pictured above) who admits that a fear of being seen wearing the same outfit too often on Instagram motivates her to buy new outfits.
TechCrunch reported yesterday that Nordstrom is expanding its Trunk Club subscription clothing service to serve female customers.
New stats from Teen Vogue show that in spite of growing e-commerce sales across the board, the mall is still central to millennials' Christmas shopping.
Tech Times reported on Friday (Aug. 29) about Like2Buy, a platform created by Curalate, which allows Instagram users to purchase what they see on their Instagram feeds. Nordstrom, Target and Charlotte Russe are the first companies to get on board.
On Monday (July 21), we blogged about the Facebook "Buy" button, which will allow users to buy desired items directly from the social media site.
On July 24, Verizon is launching a nationwide loyalty program called "Smart Rewards."