When Science Collides With Retail: Giving the Public What They Want
May 27, 2015 at 6:52 pm

The fashion times are a-changin’. New products have an estimated failure rate of 50 percent, costing over $400 billion each year collecting dust on store shelves. With that kind of risk involved, a systematic assessment of consumer preferences should be par for the course. However, retailers are constantly struggling to determine what styles consumers are…

3 Personalization Lessons From Lilly Pulitzer
May 26, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Over the last few years, traditional resort wear line Lilly Pulitzer has evolved into a full-fledged lifestyle brand, complete with an almost “cult like” following. Hot off of a very successful collaboration with Target, Michelle Kelly, president of Lilly Pulitzer, shared how the company has used personalization successfully across its multigenerational customer base. “Personalization is…

J.C. Penney, Kohl's Go for Personalization
May 19, 2015 at 4:05 pm

After reporting less-than-stellar earnings last week, retailers including J.C. Penney and Kohl's are looking to save money by crafting more personalized marketing strategies, swapping out traditional media buys for digital campaigns they hope will prove more efficient. The approach mimics that of Macy's, which has focused on personalization and local efforts since initiating My Macy's…