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CPG / Retail

Stitch Fix Is Diving Deep Into Data for a More Tailored Experience

By Phil Wahba | Fortune | October 30, 2019

In just eight years, online retailer Stitch Fix has created a flourishing business. More than 3.2 million shoppers use its service annually to buy merchandise from jeans to wool sweaters to bracelets.

Unlike …

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Grocery stores are no longer the future for some consumer goods brands, says new VC founder

By Lucy Handley | CNBC | October 29, 2019

Getting mass distribution on the shelves of huge retailers may not be the best way forward for new consumer-goods brands, according to the co-founder of a new venture capital (VC) business The Craftory.

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’Tis the Season for Surge Robots as Holiday Hiring Finds Automation

By Jennifer Smith | The Wall Street Journal | October 28, 2019

The holiday hiring frenzy is under way and robots are joining the rush to seasonal jobs.

Retailers and logistics operators facing a tight labor market are ramping up automation at …

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