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Nobody Thinks About eBay

Posted by Staff on Oct 16, 2017 5:43:41 PM

 

"Even with 171 million users, the online shopping giant is grasping for relevancy.

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Tim Cook On The Future Of Fashion & Shopping

Posted by Staff on Oct 11, 2017 4:37:42 PM

 

"From completely altering the shopping experience and process, to democratising the catwalk, Apple CEO Tim Cook opens up about the future of fashion and the important role (and potential) augmented reality will play.

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Digital Closet Startups Want to Give You the Cher Horowitz Experience

Posted by Staff on Oct 10, 2017 5:33:03 PM

 

"Whitney Casey, co-founder and CEO of Finery, uses Cher’s closet as a shorthand to describe her fashion and tech startup — a comparison that is especially appropriate given the fact that 71 percent of Finery’s customer base falls within the ages of 18 and 34 and came of age in the Clueless era. “I really think that Cher Horowitz should own part of our company,” Casey jokes.

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Airbnb teams up with WeWork for the perfect business trip

Posted by Staff on Oct 9, 2017 5:30:50 PM

 

"Airbnb and WeWork’s secret partnership has leaked and we can’t wait for it to happen. The next time you book a plush Airbnb for a business trip, the upcoming scheme will offer you a convenient desk space at the nearest WeWork office.

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Why Swedish publisher Nyheter24-Gruppen is creating its own beauty products

Posted by Staff on Oct 6, 2017 4:45:56 PM

 

"Swedish media group Nyheter24-Gruppen has gone a step further than other e-commerce-hungry publishers by building Urban Gloss, its own beauty brand and range of products.

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Virgil Abloh, the Mixmaster of Fashion

Posted by Staff on Oct 5, 2017 6:01:00 PM

 

"In the latest installment of our video series exploring the private working worlds of designers, Virgil Abloh — a designer, D.J. and first-generation American whose parents immigrated to the United States from Ghana — talks about his goal of having his Off-White label bridge the gap between street wear and haute couture, his unlikely path into fashion and the importance of using his platform as a multi-hyphenate Instagram phenomenon to promote messages of tolerance and inclusivity

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Adidas can now make specialized shoes for runners in different cities, thanks to robots

Posted by Staff on Oct 4, 2017 5:36:24 PM

 

"Adidas can now make specialized shoes for runners in different cities, thanks to robotsTo better serve their customers, Adidas’ designers traveled to various cities, Paris, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Tokyo (as well as London and New York), to hear directly from the runners themselves. They learned about their routines, hooked the runners up to sensors, analyzed their gaits with motion capture, and discussed how to translate their needs into a shoe.

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Fashion brands still succumbing to the high-priced artsy film

Posted by Staff on Oct 3, 2017 6:12:58 PM

 

"Fashion brands continue to blow money on artsy short films that have little to no payoff. Luxury brands, in particular, have shown an increasing fondness for the medium in the last few years. To wit, the last 12 months have seen film debuts by brands including Gucci, Kenzo, Miu Miu, Gareth Pugh and Louis Vuitton.

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Alexander Wang Relinquishes CEO Role at Namesake Brand

Posted by Staff on Oct 2, 2017 5:46:23 PM

 

"Following his ouster from the Balenciaga creative director position in 2015, Alexander Wang took on the role of CEO and Chairman of his 11-year old company last year. Wang's appointment - which came on the heels of Rodrigo Bazan leaving his position as the president of Alexander Wang to join fellow New York-based brand, Thom Browne - was both interesting and perplexing when announced, given the track record of brands that have attempted to forge similar paths in recent years.

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Perry Ellis rolls out Amazon Alexa styling service

Posted by Staff on Sep 29, 2017 4:35:56 PM

 

"Just a day after Amazon announced a slate of new voice-activated Echo products, menswear brand Perry Ellis is debuting an on-demand styling service using Alexa technology — a first in the fashion industry.

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