Tag Archives: apparel

Ralph Lauren in Turmoil

Less than two years ago, Ralph Lauren Corp. hired its first outside CEO, Stefan Larsson. Yesterday, Larsson and the firm announced that he would be leaving. What happened? As reported by Suzanne Kapner for the Wall Street Journal: “A dispute over creative … Continue reading

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Online Shopping: Retailers Can Still Do Better

As we have reported many times before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), online retailing is a complex and growing form of business. Yet, even though many online retailers are doing a very effective job, there are still … Continue reading

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E-Commerce Activity for Select U.S. Apparel Retailers

Online U.S. consumer purchases of apparel and accessories have certainly picked up in recent years. And this is expected to continue. From $45 billion in sales for 2013, online apparel and accessories revenues are expected to grow to more than … Continue reading

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