Item of the Week: Oakley 3D Gascan glasses

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SuperBowl XLVI is upon us, and I’m sure electronics stores across the nation are having the usual run on the latest, greatest television sets, including those incorporating new 3D technology. When I went to see Avatar in a 3D movie theater, I have to confess to having a moment of style crisis when I was […]

From Flash to Full: Gilt Groupe’s John Auerbach

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John Auerbach is spearheading Gilt Groupe’s new full-price men’s e-commerce site. Gilt Groupe, the e-commerce firm famous for limited-time designer sample sales, has had a major impact on online retail by introducing the flash sale model. With more than 400,000 Gilt Man customers and Gilt Groupe’s $100 million-plus men’s business, the company is launching a […]

Trying It On

New technologies revolutionize the way retailers interact with their clientele. Three technology firms are helping retailers adapt to the changing ways consumers shop for apparel. Two of them, Fits.Me and Virtual Closet, allow shoppers to “try on” clothes without any effort at all. First Insight helps retailers pick consumers’ brains for trend preferences and price […]