In-Store Tech, Sales Driver or Hype?

Blank displays atop mannequins at H&M in Times Square | Photo: Rachel Arthur for fashionandmash.com

Fashion retailers are increasingly integrating slick interactive technology into their physical flagships. But is all this in-store technology actually making the tills ring or merely providing opportunities for short-term PR?

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H&M CEO Warns Rising Bangladeshi Wages May Spook Some Firms

Karl-Johan Persson | Source: Reuters

FRANKFURT, Germany — Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, supports higher wages for textile workers in Bangladesh, its chief executive said, but warned that higher costs could also prompt some companies to go elsewhere.

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South Africa’s Woolworths Takes on Zara and H&M With Australian Bid

Woolworths Brand Witchery | Source: Woolworths

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Woolworths Holdings Ltd. of South Africa is using a $2 billion takeover of Australia’s David Jones Ltd. to challenge fashion retailers Inditex SA, Hennes & Mauritz AB and Fast Retailing Co. in the southern hemisphere.

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Uniqlo CMO Jörgen Andersson on Why Consumer Culture is ‘Generic’

Jörgen Andersson of Uniqlo | Source: Courtesy

Uniqlo’s newly-appointed co-global chief marketing officer Jörgen Andersson shares his insights from over 30 years of experience in fashion retail, including why personal style is not as individual as one might believe.

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