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New Survey Says Only the Affluent Are Interested In Same Day Delivery

New Survey Says Only the Affluent Are Interested In Same Day Delivery

Just a few hours ago, we picked up on the report that Google is working on an Amazon Prime competitor that will try to differentiate itself by offering same day delivery from brick and mortar stores. According to a Boston Consulting Group survey of 1500 consumers, only 9 percent said same day delivery would encourage them to shop online more often.

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Strong Online Sales Growth and Women’s Fashion Drove Macy’s $1.8 Billion February

Strong Online Sales Growth and Women's Fashion Drove Macy's $1.8 Billion February

Terry Lundgren, Macy’s Chariman, President and CEO, attributed the sales success to positive consumer response to early deliveries in women’s apparel, accessories, shoes and cosmetics. Women driving retail sales is nothing new, and that doesn’t make it insignificant, but the huge increase in online spending is worth a second look.

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Suddenlee Uses Fashion Bookmarking to Bring Online Shopping In-Store

Suddenlee Uses Fashion Bookmarking to Bring Online Shopping In-Store

Consolidating e-commerce startup Suddenlee’s service offering into a headline is tricky. Primarily because there are pieces of other startups in the Suddenlee service but not to the point that it’s strikingly similar to any of them. If their particular take on driving offline sales through online sales works, that probably won’t be a disadvantage.

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Bad Ideas: Australian Retailers Charge Shoppers For Trying Clothes On

Bad Ideas: Australian Retailers Charge Shoppers For Trying Clothes On

E-commerce sales keep rising, and though online sales often represent only a portion of retailers’ sales, even longtime luxury holdouts are beginning to recognize the importance of selling online. A few are even determined not to fall asleep at the wheel again for the whole mobile commerce thing, and are putting effort into apps and mobile promotions. That’s a good idea. What’s not a good idea? Charging the shoppers who do still go into brick and mortar stores to try clothes on, like some Australian retailers are doing.

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2010 Fashion: The Year In Review

2010 Fashion: The Year In Review

Style.com’s Year in Style mash-up of all that was seen and heard from the fashion world in 2010 is out, and it includes everything from personal style scene-stealers like Lady Gaga and Anna Dello Russo to digital fashion endeavors and movers and shakers like Terry Richardson and James Franco. The fashion Web site’s review is pretty complete, but we would like to put our two cents in on what was important this year in fashion.

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Amazon’s Renewed Fashion Focus Should Be a Warning to the Fashion Technophobes

Amazon's Renewed Fashion Focus Should Be a Warning to the Fashion Technophobes

It’s always the quite ones. Once only a titan among booksellers, Amazon has grown to be a shopping source for, well – everything.

The Seattle online retailer announced plans to relaunch their online clothing and shoe business with a focus on the high end market.

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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