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John Lewis announces beacon technology star...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments157 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs Beacon technology got another nod of approval from the retail sector today as start-up Localz was announced as the

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Yoox x WeChat collaboration blends commerce...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments123 Views

Yoox teamed mobile commerce with gaming in a new app launched via messaging service WeChat earlier this summer. The internet retail company rolled out official

Macy's Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings

Digital snippets: Macy’s, Margiela, F...

Sep 26, 2014No Comments145 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Macy’s aims to become retail tech powerhouse with latest moves

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Social commerce proves key digital trend fo...

Sep 23, 2014No Comments336 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs Fashion week season might traditionally be about what the next trends in apparel and accessories are set to be,

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Selfridges hosts Jean Paul Gaultier ‘self...

Sep 19, 2014No Comments265 Views

A NASA control desk was the inspiration behind a new Jean Paul Gaultier installation currently in place at Selfridges in London. Created by British set

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Topshop and the BFC talk digital innovation...

Sep 18, 2014No Comments266 Views

The latest in a longstanding series of Google Hangouts hosted by my team at WGSN, saw Topshop CMO Sheena Sauvaire, the British Fashion Council’s head

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How the fashion press critiqued the all-new...

Sep 11, 2014No Comments227 Views

It’s somewhat hard to imagine the scene in Cupertino earlier this week – savvy tech journalists alongside a bevy of Apple employees, a handful of

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Topshop to give Facebook fans first look at...

Sep 10, 2014No Comments429 Views

Topshop has partnered with Facebook this season to drive what it is referring to as its “most socially accessible fashion show to date”. Certain looks

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Storytelling insights anchor Gap’s Dress ...

Aug 28, 2014No Comments234 Views

Gap has enlisted Oscar-nominated director David Fincher for a series of ads tied to its Dress Normal campaign for autumn/winter 2014/15. Four spots have been

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Harrods enters gaming space with shoe-based...

Aug 26, 2014No Comments511 Views

Harrods is celebrating the opening of its new luxury shoe salon with the launch of a mobile game called Stiletto Wars. Introduced as part of

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Asos, Topshop, Burberry, Net-a-Porter among...

Aug 21, 2014No Comments362 Views

The big news yesterday was in Anna Wintour accepting the ALS #icebucketchallenge challenge from her daughter Bee Shaffer. The editor-in-chief of US Vogue posted a

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Digital snippets: Condé Nast, Gap, Hermès...

Aug 20, 20141 Comment269 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Condé Nast to sell Fairchild Fashion Media, including WWD, for

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Lyst’s ‘big data’ visualised in proje...

Aug 13, 20141 Comment720 Views

With an inventory of over one million items from more than 9,000 global fashion designers and retail stores, not to mention a solid group of actively purchasing

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Temperley London, Net-a-Porter and Cinemati...

Aug 12, 20141 Comment434 Views

Shoppable films are still on the rise following the launch of a Levi’s version last week, and now another by Temperley London in partnership with

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Hukkster and Svpply shuttering doors

Aug 04, 20141 Comment337 Views

It’s an interesting time in the social shopping space – brands are busy trying to figure out how to monetise off the back of the engagement they

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Digital snippets: Amazon 3D printing, Zappo...

Aug 01, 2014No Comments351 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… What Amazon’s foray into 3D printing means for the industry

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Video: Net-a-Porter gives outgoing CEO send...

Jul 30, 2014No Comments539 Views

#Worldsmostlovedceo is the hashtag Net-a-Porter is using to say goodbye to its CEO of 11 years, Mark Sebba. That and a series of exotic dancers, steel

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New #ilovetopshop campaign launches with Ca...

Jul 28, 2014No Comments310 Views

Model Cara Delevingne is the face of the new Topshop autumn/winter 2014/15 campaign, as launched online today. The British social media superstar (who hit six

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Search marketing tops customer acquisition ...

Jul 25, 2014No Comments287 Views

Paid search is still considered to be the most effective customer acquisition tactic, according to the 2014 State of Retailing Online study, released by Shop.org

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Victoria’s Secret among first to use ...

Jul 24, 2014No Comments395 Views

You may remember Google launched a series of shoppable Hangouts on Air with brands like Diane von Furstenberg, Rag & Bone and others late last

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Zara adding RFID tags to all garments to en...

Jul 16, 2014No Comments430 Views

Fast fashion retailer Zara is set to make its supply chain even speedier thanks to the addition of a new inventory tracking system. The Inditex-owned

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Accelerating change at retail – a cha...

Jul 07, 20141 Comment451 Views

By day, I’m a global senior editor at WGSN, where we’ve been running an ongoing series of Google+ Hangouts (#wgsnhangout), chatting to experts from across

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Cannes Lions 2014 round-up: fashion and bea...

Jun 29, 2014Comments off852 Views

The biggest winner of the week at the 61st annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (the ad industry’s version of the Oscars if you will),

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A whistle-stop tour through the future shop...

Jun 27, 2014No Comments417 Views

This article first appeared on Dazed  Have you ever had one of those moments where the person walking down the street just a few steps

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Old Navy taps social currency with flip-flo...

Jun 24, 20141 Comment575 Views

From L’Oréal make-up to Sprinkles cupcakes, vending machines are having a moment in New York. The latest? Flip-flops from Old Navy. From today until June

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Gap Inc‘s Art Peck talks digital disrupti...

Jun 13, 2014No Comments600 Views

“We are entering into a period of significant opportunity driven by accelerated disruption coming from the continued pivot of customers into the digital space,” Art

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WGSN to host live Twitter Q&A on the fu...

Jun 09, 2014No Comments244 Views

Trend forecaster WGSN might be best known for its design and product development work (seasonal colours, silhouettes, consumer insights and more), but it also analyses

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Digital snippets: Beats by Dre, Alexander W...

Jun 08, 2014No Comments380 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech: Did Beats by Dre just out-Nike Nike with this incredible World

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Digital snippets: Prada, John Lewis, Compto...

Jun 01, 2014No Comments317 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech: Prada delves into visual past with Pradasphere microsite [Luxury Daily] John Lewis

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Digital snippets: Burberry, L’Oréal, Mac...

May 23, 2014No Comments250 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech: How Burberry has fared in its first days on Tmall [Jing