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From prioritizing consumer obsession to winning over Gen Z and creating omnichannel experiences for shoppers, these are just a few of the pressing issues covered at the 2022 WWD Retail & Apparel CEO Summit.
I was honored and excited to be asked to moderate last week’s DVF InCharge panel discussion with DVF President and CEO Gabby Hirata, Michael Kors President of Accessories and Footwear Pippa Newman, and the former Reebok GM of Global Business and Product Director for Performance Running Emily Mullins.
To provide a little insight into what’s likely coming down the pike, we’ve rounded up the recent statistics that we think retailers should keep top of mind over the next twelve months. From operational efficiencies to digital transformation to responsible fashion, here are 55 stats that we believe are key indicators of what’s to come in the new year.
In previous eras of retail, brands had immense power. They were the tastemakers and controlled the conversation, paying top prices to air their ads on TV and cover the glossy pages of major fashion magazines. Much has changed since then.
It’s time for brands to go beyond generating waste using eco-friendly materials and reduce the volume of waste itself.
So much uncertainty is putting intense pressure on retailers to rethink their usual pricing strategies for Black Friday and beyond.
In the 1950s, Betty Crocker made focus groups the go-to method for capturing consumer sentiment and feedback on products. There’s only one problem: It’s 2022, not 1950. And a lot can happen in 70 years.
Great leaders are charged with a certain measure of fearlessness. Your job is to keep the organization moving forward despite doubts and insecurities. There is, however, one phrase that leaders should be wary of: “We’ve always done it this way.”
Find out how your team can be better positioned to deal with supply disruptions affecting the assortment.
2019 saw fashion brands and retailers testing new tech and developing new business models. 2020 will see them identifying and scaling these use cases.
Fashion brands live or die by how well they balance supply and demand. Learn how predictive consumer data powers efficient, effective inventory decisions.
The MakerSights team pitched in to create a set of predictions for the next decade of fashion: The Roaring 20s of Retail. From work-from-home apparel to vegan leather, here are our top picks!