E-Commerce


  • Four people wearing items for Figs' partnership with The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and The LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games
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    Figs will outfit hundreds of healthcare professionals at the Summer Olympics

    The scrubs brand formed a multiyear agreement with The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and The LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    By Howard Ruben • May 20, 2024
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    Shein factory employees work 75-hour weeks for low wages: report

    Following allegations from human rights group Public Eye, the fast-fashion giant said it invests tens of millions of dollars into strengthening its supply chain governance and compliance.

    By Laurel Deppen • May 17, 2024
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    Trendline

    What's shaping the e-commerce landscape?

    From recent statistics on e-commerce growth to the Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon, here are some of the forces impacting online retail.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Mindy Kaling and Andie Swim launch second collection together

    The summer camp-themed capsule includes cover-ups, two-piece suits and one-piece suits and comes as the swimwear market heats up.

    By May 16, 2024
  • Lulus and Levi's team roll out new capsule to be sold at Lulus
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    Lulus partners with Levi’s on new collection

    The denim-inspired capsule will be sold at Lulus’ Los Angeles store and is part of the brand’s curation strategy.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Amazon’s latest shopping event is a book sale

    The e-commerce giant has produced a series of themed discount shopping days going into the summer. 

    By May 15, 2024
  • Hilma added to Walmart's health aisle for digestive relief
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    Hilma expands wholesale reach with Walmart deal

    Three of the DTC brand’s products are available at Walmart, as the retailer bolsters similar deals with Target and Walgreens.

    By May 14, 2024
  • Five pieces of clothing, with a cardboard box to the right that says "Stitch Fix."
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    Stitch Fix chief merchant is out

    Loretta Choy, who also led client services, left the company. The e-tailer has said it’s working on major changes to its merchandising and customer experience.

    By May 14, 2024
  • Oddity launches beauty brand SpoiledChild.
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    Oddity posts ‘record’ revenue growth in Q1, raises full-year outlook

    The company said that Il Makiage and SpoiledChild are on track to become billion-dollar brands. 

    By Howard Ruben • May 9, 2024
  • Brooks Running launches 6 new shoes in Q1 2024 helping record revenue
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    Brooks Running reports ‘highest quarterly results in brand’s history’

    The DTC brand said its Q1 success is due in part to its multichannel strategy and product innovation.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Beyond Inc. focuses on brand differentiation as losses widen in Q1

    The company is expected to relaunch Zulily in Q3 as it looks to build out sister brands Bed Bath & Beyond and Overstock.

    By May 7, 2024
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    John Legend and Chrissy Teigen launch Kismet pet brand

    The celebrity couple said the brand offers high quality pet food, lifestyle goods and content.

    By May 6, 2024
  • Celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow wearing a light blue shirt posed in front of three white product bottles
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    Amazon’s Summer Beauty Haul returns

    The beauty savings event is back for the second year — following the company teasing a July return to Prime Day.

    By May 6, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Boscia plans to shutter website and L’Occitane takes steps to go private

    The clean skin care brand said it will close its website on May 31, while the beauty brand’s chairperson, Reinold Geiger, launched a buyout bid.

    By Retail Dive Staff • May 3, 2024
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    Amazon services outpace retail growth in Q1

    The e-commerce giant’s third-party services, advertising, subscriptions and cloud unit generated double-digit revenue increases in the period.

    By May 1, 2024
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    Lovesac pares back inventory costs as it simplifies operations

    Costs associated with inbound freight and warehousing costs dropped as the furniture company rolled out planning capabilities and simplified operations.

    By S.L. Fuller • April 25, 2024
  • Cooler and drinkware brand RTIC in 3,800 Walmart stores
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    RTIC Outdoors expands into Walmart

    The drinkware and cooler brand is selling 55 of its best-selling products in 3,800 of the mass merchant’s stores as well as on its website.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Allbirds unveils Tree Runner Go sneaker as it refocuses on core products

    The shoe features improvements to the original design and comes after the successful launch of the Wool Runner 2.

    By April 23, 2024
  • Kizik opens new pop store in NYC Soho
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    Kizik opens first pop-up store in NYC as part of brick-and-mortar push

    The hands-free footwear brand is expanding its physical presence, with plans to land in 500 wholesale doors and open six stores by the end of the year.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Saks.com snags up to $60M in additional liquidity

    The infusion from Pathlight Capital and Bank of America will bolster the luxury online player’s financial position in a “challenging macro-environment.”

    By April 16, 2024
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    Andy Jassy says Amazon will deepen investments in generative AI

    Jassy described the tech as “the largest technology transformation since the cloud” or the internet, and said the company is “optimistic” it will be built on top of AWS.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Rent the Runway turns to resale, advertising in renewed growth push

    The apparel rental service beat expectations in Q4 and struck a note of confidence, saying its restructuring earlier this year wasn’t just about cuts.

    By April 11, 2024
  • Toy maker MGA launches e-commerce platform The MGA Shop on April 9.
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    Toy maker MGA Entertainment launches DTC website

    The company aims to bring its top brands, including L.O.L. Surprise!, Little Tikes and Bratz, under one online storefront.

    By April 10, 2024
  • Global Brand Ambassador, Gabrielle Union in Knix's Mesh Bra and Light Leakproof No-Show Mesh High Rise underwear.
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    Knix launches mesh collection

    The “sexy” line of mesh underwear and bodysuits features Knix’s new global brand ambassador, Gabrielle Union.

    By April 10, 2024
  • Yeti unveils New York flagship store on April 4.
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    Yeti opens first New York store

    The cooler maker’s 20th store, featuring a large customization space, comes as the brand reached $1 billion in sales last year in the drinkware category.

    By April 8, 2024
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    AI in retail: Start small and think big

    How to start using AI and automation in retail to better serve employees and customers.

    April 8, 2024