"Online e-commerce giant Farfetch has teamed up with Italian luxury house Fendi to launch a bespoke handbag service on its platform. Users can customize the Fendi Kan I F bag by personalizing colour, leather, hardware and other add-ones, making it possible to choose from over 120 options and combinations for a unique item."
2. Rebecca Minkoff uses VR for planning stores
"The brand wants to be the first brand to meet and sell to customers in a virtual reality world, once customers are actually ready to shop in a virtual setting where nothing they see is actually real — and it’s working with VR company Obsess and Walmart’s tech incubator, Store No. 8, to get there."
3. UK retailers see app and m-web performance hold up well on Black Friday
"Apica found that 75% of UK e-tailers maintained or improved their website and app performance compared to last year during 2017’s Black Friday sales rush. This is compared to just 56% in the US."
4. How Westfield Is Using Next-Gen Tech To Top Amazon In The Physical World
"If the world’s preeminent retailers were in a Fight Club-esque sparring match over the accolade for “biggest retail juggernaut,” Amazon would win without a blink. The real question on every retailer’s mind, though is: How can they start showing Amazon their game face and stop fighting a losing battle?"