Retail Fashion & Apparel

H&M's Blockchain-Enabled Tag Lets Customers Track Clothing Origin

In response to increasing consumer demand for production transparency, the retailer's Arket brand is testing out a product tag customers can scan with their phone to access its origin information


PSFK’s Future of Retail 2019 Conference will serve as the cornerstone event for New York Retail Innovation Week, an inclusive calendar of events in NYC this January that will provide a learning platform for executives working at retailers and brands.

January 13, 2019 | New York City

Ideas We Are Tracking

Rent the Runway opens platform to everyday fashion brands
Average spending by consumers during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend is expected to be $554.90, with an average of $207 will earmarked for gifts
Dior expands New York presence with festive Meatpacking District pop-up
70% of 1,000 consumers surveyed said they read marketing emails on their smartphones
Snapchat will offer new Friendship Profiles and custom Bitmoji merchandise
Fast fashion retailer Mango launches smart fitting rooms in partnership with Vodafone
eBay releases 2018 holiday shopping trends, using search data to predict what consumers want most
According to NRF’s holiday predictions, the most popular category on consumer wish lists is gift cards, at 60%, followed by apparel at 53%
Amazon tests new delivery option for Prime members, allowing shoppers to choose their delivery day to prevent package theft and missed deliveries
Clothing and footwear spend via online-only retailers is set to soar 67.4% over the next five years reaching £7.5bn in 2023
The top 5 reasons shoppers prefer Amazon are: free shipping, low prices, wide product selection, Amazon Prime, and fast shipping
Blake Nordstrom. Co-President, Nordstrom
Bonobos and Nike get their own e-shops on Walmart’s Jet.com in continued attempt to court young urban shoppers
Update to Nike’s RunClub app taps Siri to help motivate users to exercise
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