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Where image recognition technology is heade...

Nov 19, 2014No Comments166 Views

Visual search is one of those technologies we know is set to impact the future of shopping significantly, we’re just not quite there yet. The

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Exclusive interview: Cooper Gill, space and...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments395 Views

Google Glass opened its first physical location in London this summer, an industrial loft space in the newly renovated Granary Building near Kings Cross. Hot

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Topshop, Kohl’s, Mulberry latest with hol...

Nov 11, 2014No Comments296 Views

The silly season is upon us, and with it a whole host of campaign releases referencing everything from the partying to the magical storytelling that

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John Lewis introduces #MontyThePenguin in 2...

Nov 06, 2014No Comments358 Views

Last year it was a bear and a hare, the year before a snowman, but for 2014 it’s a penguin. John Lewis has introduced its

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Twitter encourages retail advertisers ahead...

Nov 05, 2014No Comments405 Views

Twitter is urging retail brands to build out their advertising strategies on its platform this holiday season in order to capture consumers who “spend early and spend more”. The

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Sofia Coppola directs Gap’s holiday ads

Oct 30, 2014No Comments436 Views

AdWeek hit the nailed on the head today when it referred to Gap’s holiday campaign directed by Sofia Coppola as “odd but charming”. A series of

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Halloween costumes get virtual try-on treat...

Oct 29, 2014No Comments381 Views

Virtual fitting room start-up Metail is running an online campaign this week that invites shoppers to see what they’d look like in a series of

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Digital snippets: Apple Pay, Macy’s, Raku...

Oct 27, 2014No Comments366 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… The complete guide to Apple Pay, including what’s the point?

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Wang teases H&M collaboration with bad...

Oct 23, 2014No Comments396 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs H&M is marking the launch of its Alexander Wang designer collaboration with the release of an interactive campaign film

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Topshop wins outdoor ad contest with real-t...

Oct 14, 2014No Comments730 Views

Real-time data integration is something we’re tracking across out-of-home advertising at present, making it no surprise to hear the winner of Ocean’s fifth annual Art

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Kate Spade pushes interaction once more by ...

Oct 13, 2014No Comments690 Views

Kate Spade has turned the temporary construction barricades in place while its new store in New Jersey is completed, into an interactive shopping experience. Rather

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Digital snippets: Amazon, Burberry, Apple W...

Oct 12, 2014No Comments392 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Amazon to open first brick-and-mortar site in New York [WSJ]

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The digital trends expected to drive shoppi...

Oct 06, 2014No Comments716 Views

Video content, social commerce and geo-targeted campaigns are among the digital trends expected to drive retail strategy in the US this coming Holiday shopping season.

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Are we over the next big thing? Omnichannel...

Oct 02, 2014No Comments322 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs The US digital retail crowd hit Seattle this week for the National Retail Federation’s annual e-commerce event, the Shop.org Summit.

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John Lewis announces beacon technology star...

Sep 29, 2014No Comments488 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 Comments486 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

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

Sep 26, 2014No Comments429 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 Comments591 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 Comments543 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 Comments486 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 Comments322 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 Comments632 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 Comments381 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 Comments674 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 Comments526 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, 20142 Comments452 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 Comment1124 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 Comment609 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 Comment431 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 Comments445 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