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    Atmos, New Balance launch Washington, DC retail collaboration

    The concept, dubbed the NBSE, features exclusive New Balance footwear and will serve as a gathering place for community events. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 20, 2023
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    Mattel CFO sees movie tie-in boosting Barbie sales

    The toymaker had a tough 2022, but CFO Anthony DiSilvestro expects the outlook to improve and says parents will always prioritize spending on their children.

    By Chris Gaetano • March 20, 2023
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    How the purpose of stores is evolving

    Stores have always evolved in order to compete as times, technology and tastes change. And, most of all, to please customers.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Vanessa Hudgens’ Know Beauty relaunches on Amazon

    The brand initially launched in 2021, aiming to tackle consumers’ entire skin care regimes. Now, it’s prioritizing one product at a time.

    By Howard Ruben • March 17, 2023
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    Ironic totes help deliver L.L. Bean’s second-best revenue year

    The Maine outdoor retailer, best known for its iconic boots, plans to expand inclusive sizing after seeing sales rise 15% in that segment.

    By March 17, 2023
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    The Weekly Closeout: Neiman Marcus expands partnership with Ferragamo, Peeps beefs up collabs ahead of spring

    The department store will have in-store activations, customer experiences and exclusive products from the brand, while the confection’s list of partners grows.

    By Retail Dive Staff • March 17, 2023
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    Walmart launches clean beauty platform with most products under $10

    Clean Beauty at Walmart includes products formulated without more than 1,200 ingredients and will expand over time. 

    By March 17, 2023
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    Saks Fifth Avenue stylists to become brand ambassadors for luxury travel company

    Luxury consumers are showing a strong interest in travel. A partnership between Saks and Inspirato hopes to leverage that enthusiasm. 

    By March 15, 2023
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    Reebok to develop exclusive products in expanded partnership with Macy’s

    With a new owner steering the brand, Reebok has been forging partnerships with a number of retailers seeking to grow their product assortments.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 15, 2023
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    Living Proof brings personalized beauty quiz to the metaverse

    The hair care brand unveiled a virtual shopping experience that helps customers find a custom routine and purchase products.

    By March 15, 2023
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    Glossier revamps executive team with new chief commercial officer

    The beauty brand also promoted two executives to chief creative director and chief marketer roles.

    By March 15, 2023
  • Aeropostale's AeroPax NFT visuals made in partnership with MetaversePlus.
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    Aéropostale’s expansive metaverse strategy kicks off with Tesla giveaway

    An upcoming drop of 30,000 NFTs that unlock exclusive perks and entry to digital realm AeroWorld is the first step of a four-phase metaverse activation.

    By Jessica Deyo • March 14, 2023
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    Sephora, TikTok launch content creator program

    The partnership will pair social media content creators with up-and-coming brands from the beauty retailer's accelerator program.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Princess Polly inks first wholesale partnership with Pacsun

    The brand’s best-selling products will be available on the retailer’s website and 15 of its brick-and-mortar stores.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Zulily taps Busy Philipps to launch gift recommendation text service

    Timed to Mother’s Day, the new offering comes shortly after the e-commerce retailer laid off employees.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 13, 2023
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    What can The Container Store learn from Sephora?

    CEO Satish Malhotra joined two years ago, and he’s using his experience at the beauty company to freshen up the home retailer’s strategy.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Sponsored by Mood Media

    Emotions drive sales: The power of behavioral economics

    Retailers who become more emotionally driven can significantly increase profits and build a stronger connection between their customers and their brand.

    March 13, 2023
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    Diptyque Americas names first chief marketing officer

    The appointment of Jessie Dawes comes as the perfume brand embarks on a U.S. expansion.

    By Howard Ruben • March 10, 2023
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    Roku sells TVs, soundbars exclusively at Best Buy

    The electronics retailer's sales have declined amid an overall drop in the segment.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 10, 2023
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    DXL unveils ‘Wear What You Want’ brand positioning

    The retailer wants big-and-tall consumers, which tend to be ignored by the apparel industry, to have more shopping options.

    By March 8, 2023
  • Drew Barrymore, with light brown wavy hair, smiles at a camera surrounded by cleaning bottles and a pink background.
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    Grove Collaborative releases collection with Drew Barrymore

    The celebrity and company investor launched the limited-edition Fresh Horizons collection to inspire consumers to choose more sustainable products.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Athleta taps 11 brand ambassadors to join Simone Biles, Allyson Felix

    Dubbed the “Power of She Collective,” the group of female athletes will impact product innovation and further the brand's mission of empowering women.

    By March 7, 2023
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    US livestream commerce expected to surpass $31B in 2023: report

    Though the livestream trend is expected to grow in the coming years, some retailers have attracted more consumers than others. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 7, 2023
  • A digital avatar stretches in Alo Yoga-branded digital wearables.
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    Alo Yoga launches digital collection in the metaverse

    The brand said it is exploring more opportunities to engage with its community through decentralized platforms, digital ownership and exclusive rewards.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 6, 2023
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    Home Depot takes Kids Workshops to the metaverse on Roblox

    Players will have the ability to browse a virtual Home Depot and build a project, similar to if they attended an in-person workshop.

    By Sara Karlovitch • March 6, 2023
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    Victoria’s Secret will reboot its fashion show this year as turnaround gains traction

    The once infamous event was canceled four years ago amid rising criticism of its messaging and the dawn of #MeToo.

    By March 3, 2023