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Virtual reality for retail gets airtime at ...

Jun 24, 2015No Comments271 Views

Virtual reality is heavily integrated in the gaming space, but progressively finding avenues into other industries too. Travel is an obvious one, and increasingly, so

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Digital snippets: Breaking up with the Appl...

Jun 22, 2015No Comments253 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Vanessa Friedman: Why I’m breaking up with the Apple Watch

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John Lewis’ JLAB announces five start-up ...

Jun 15, 2015No Comments314 Views

John Lewis is focusing on retail services and connected devices in its second annual start-up accelerator program. The 2015 JLAB finalists include a digital queue

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Theory CEO Andrew Rosen on the evolution of...

Jun 12, 2015No Comments385 Views

Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, and investor in labels including Rag & Bone, Alice & Olivia, Proenza Schouler and Reformation, took to the Fashion Tech

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Digital snippets: Richemont invites LVMH as...

Jun 10, 2015No Comments368 Views

A particularly oversized round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Richemont invites LVMH to join site to compete

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Harvey Nichols launches another risqué cam...

Jun 05, 2015No Comments415 Views

Harvey Nichols is pushing a few buttons again – this time with a campaign that references divorce, natural disasters, stereotypical prison scenes and a number

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Digital snippets: Farfetch acquires Browns,...

May 12, 2015No Comments582 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Browns acquired by Farfetch as part of omnichannel growth strategy

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Are we really going to shop from the Apple ...

May 07, 2015No Comments461 Views

When Apple makes a major announcement like a move into the wearables category, it’s guaranteed a long line of other businesses will jump on board

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Drone delivery is upticking for retailers, ...

May 03, 2015No Comments645 Views

Drones are back on the retail radar again, this time in Australia where e-commerce site The Iconic has announced its intentions to use them to

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Digital snippets: Style.com, Etsy, The Icon...

May 01, 2015No Comments563 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… What the end of Style.com means for the rest of

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Lyst generates further $40m investment, bec...

Apr 30, 2015No Comments750 Views

Fashion marketplace and e-commerce platform Lyst has raised $40m in a Series C investment round, with funding from partners also working with LVMH, YOOX Net-a-Porter

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Footlocker jumps into emoji space with snea...

Apr 29, 2015No Comments979 Views

Emojis are increasingly infiltrating daily life thanks to growing integration with mobile messaging services, but more recently as a product of numerous branded launches in

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Abercrombie’s mistake has been about evol...

Apr 28, 2015No Comments631 Views

Abercrombie & Fitch is looking to ditch its focus on “sexualised marketing”, moving away from the half-naked models it has used across its website, store

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Why Matthew Williamson’s new in-season e-...

Apr 23, 2015No Comments824 Views

Matthew Williamson is to close its flagship store in London and refocus on a direct-to-consumer e-commerce business based on instantly-shoppable collection releases. The announcement from

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Social media-proofing our wardrobes is a re...

Apr 22, 2015No Comments619 Views

Are selfies now impacting our spending habits? Perhaps that goes without saying on the basis of wanting to look good, but new research from TK

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Puma introduces shoppable football video

Apr 20, 2015No Comments858 Views

Puma has become the latest brand to experiment with shoppable videos. The sportswear company has teamed up with technology provider Smartzer to allow viewers to

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Kmart’s Joe Boxer mocks wearables market ...

Apr 19, 2015No Comments864 Views

If there’s one thing the past 12 months has seen, it’s brands at the dozen jumping on the wearables bandwagon with some kind of gratuitous

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Digital snippets: Yoox, Net-a-Porter, Farfe...

Apr 18, 2015No Comments348 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… The Yoox and Net-a-Porter merger is creating a tech giant

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Triumph pushes bra-fitting services in anim...

Apr 13, 2015No Comments733 Views

Triumph has transformed model Hannah Ferguson into an animated character as part of a campaign designed to promote its bra fitting service. The two-minute musical

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Digital snippets: wearables, Net-a-Porter a...

Apr 01, 2015No Comments797 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… The wearables road ahead: a race to the bottom? [TechCrunch]

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John Lewis returns with JLAB start-up conte...

Mar 25, 2015No Comments898 Views

It was a start-up based on beacons that won John Lewis’ inaugural JLAB tech accelerator programme last year, now the department store is turning to

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Fashion and tech to be celebrated in new Fa...

Mar 24, 2015No Comments1188 Views

The British Fashion Council has teamed up with Decoded Fashion to launch the Fashion Futures Awards, which celebrates how the industry is pushing the boundaries

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Do us a favour: fashion’s presence at #SX...

Mar 23, 2015No Comments948 Views

Celebrating the fact that SXSW goers were better dressed, and celebrity speakers like Karlie Kloss, Joe Zee and Nicola Formichetti were present at the Interactive

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Top tips for retail start-ups from VCs at #...

Mar 19, 2015No Comments1090 Views

In two years’ time, retail innovation will be led by start-ups more than by corporations, a panel comprised of venture capital firms stated on the

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Six learnings from Rent the Runway’s Jenn...

Mar 15, 2015No Comments945 Views

Jennifer Hyman is one of just a handful of female founders that has received over $50m in funding for her business, Rent the Runway. She

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SXSW: our tips, tricks and must-attend sess...

Mar 10, 2015No Comments699 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs SXSW Interactive has steadily become a must-attend for fashion industry folk playing in the digital and technology space. But

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Four reasons to care about the #AppleWatch

Mar 09, 2015No Comments666 Views

This post first appeared on WGSN.com/blogs The web was abuzz with coverage of CEO Tim Cook’s keynote revealing further information about the Apple Watch from

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Westfield explores the future of fashion wi...

Mar 06, 20151 Comment1046 Views

Westfield UK is focusing on technologies like virtual reality (VR) for spring/summer 2015, with an immersive pop-up experience at the heart of a new campaign

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Digital snippets: Apple, Michael Kors, Chia...

Mar 02, 2015No Comments880 Views

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Apple runs first watch ads: 12 pages in Vogue [AdAge]

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British brands enabling fans to shop real-t...

Feb 18, 2015No Comments1265 Views

This post first appeared on Forbes.com Despite fashion week being all about what clothes we’re going to wear next season, brands including Hunter Original and Topshop will