The Business of Fashion

Written by

Beth Owens

on

December 13, 2018

E-COMMERCE

A nice, comprehensive piece from Shopify+ on the looming tax implications for retailers in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The new state-by-state requirements can be daunting.

INDUSTRY

Year-in-review: Glossy takes a look at the trends in the subscription beauty business over the course of 2018.

Goop and Sephora making bets that CBD will be the next big thing in self-care.

Nashville rising: Lowe’s makes a significant investment in the greater music-city area, pivoting from its former hub and announcing the creation of a large-scale centralized distribution center.  At 1.1 million square feet, Lowe’s estimates it will be able to process 100,000 packages / day - and reach 75% of its US customer-base within a two-day ship.  A facility in Coopertown, TN would sit strategically between UPS and FedEx transit hubs.

AMAZON

Entrapment?  Amazon coordinates with NJ police to stage fake, GPS-enabled packages to catch thieves.

The Hustle peeks at Amazon’s push into toys.

RESOURCES

Business of Fashion’s ‘The State of Fashion 2019’ download


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