Amazon & Rebecca Minkoff Ditch Cashiers and Sales Associates For New Types of Technology

I’ve been struggling with the latest in innovation for retail. The new Amazon grocery store in Seattle and the new Rebecca Minkoff store in Manhattan are opting out of the traditional selling experience. They’ve ditched the cashier and sales associate roles in lieu of new self service and automated checkouts. The innovation is cool, but…

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Crossing Gender Lines – Should You Branch Out?

Anya Hindmarch just announced her men’s collection launch with leather goods and accessories, and last month Stella McCartney announced she would be debuting a men’s collection in November. It’s no wonder that brands are moving into the men’s market; with $440B in annual sales it’s certainly a market share worth capturing. Menswear designers have been…

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