1. The proposed £10 billion merger between ‘big four’ UK grocery retailers Sainsbury’s and Asda marks a watershed moment in UK retail – and not just because of the size of the deal, but in what it perhaps can achieve.
Nike Inc. is among the first companies to try out Facebook Messenger´s new try-and-buy tool. Facebook Inc. has announced, on its newsroom, a new augmented reality (AR) feature for its Messenger app, which is currently used by 1.3 billion people worldwide. The tool allows for users to visualize products before buying them, such as a car in their own garage or a lipstick color on their own lips. Read More
Unlike publishers that use Instagram to repurpose magazine content, Vogue is using the platform to highlight emerging creative talent. The new @vogue account launched March 20 with eight featured creators covering a mix of fashion, beauty, photography, illustration and art. (This is separate from the U.S. Vogue account, @voguemagazine.)