The Messe Frankfurt-organized textiles trade shows revealed on Thursday their summer 2018 seminar lineups, with sessions covering sustainability, autumn/winter 2019-20 color and fabric trends, and fashion law.
A report released by Brightpearl on Wednesday suggests that the introduction of try-before-you-buy services could spell disaster for unprepared e-commerce retailers, swamping them with returns and obliterating margins.
Specialty e-commerce agency CPC Strategy has released a Black Friday through Cyber Monday holiday consumer spending report that sheds light on key social media conversations and shopping trends on Facebook and Instagram.
Amazon is reporting that Cyber Monday this year was the the single biggest shopping day in the company's history, with 30% growth over last year. Small businesses alone sold nearly 140 million items globally that day.
The National Retail Federation released its annual holiday shopping survey, reporting that 164 million consumers will shop between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. 43% will specifically support Small Business Saturday.