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LUISAVIAROMA CEO On The Future of E-Commerce

Posted by Sofia Celeste on Nov 3, 2015 7:19:10 PM

Image source: LUISAVIAROMA

Andrea Panconesi, the CEO of LUISAVIAROMA, doesn't have an actual office at his headquarters, where young techies are clickety-clacking on their keyboards and processing thousands of orders from all over the world. When he isn't traveling, he is roaming about the office - moving from the graphic department to the customer service desk, observing how his international business is progressing.

The grandson of the original Luisa Jaquin, Panconesi guided his grandmother's company into the 21st century by jumping on the Internet wave as soon as it began to crest. As a result and through his online business, the United States and China are the family-run company's top two markets.

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Topics: LUISAVIAROMA, technology, Weekly Stories, ecommerce, Online Shopping

How Does Craftsmanship Survive in a Digital World?

Posted by Grace Howard on Oct 26, 2015 9:30:05 AM

Image source: Iris Van Herpen

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Topics: SHOWstudio, 3d printed, technology, social media, Fashion Magazines, Stella McCartney, Weekly Stories, iris van herpen, Craftsmanship, Christopher Kane

Fabric Futures: 3D Printing

Posted by Lisa Payne on Jun 11, 2015 6:01:01 PM

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Topics: fabrics, 3D printing, 3D Printed Clothing, technology, Weekly Stories, Fashion Technology, 3D Printed Shoes, kickstarter

Sam Lowe Speaker Q+A

Posted by Claire Healy on May 13, 2015 10:03:26 PM

Sam Lowe is the Chief Technology Officer and head of technology at MatchesFashion.com, one of the most exciting and fastest-growing e-commerce destinations globally. At our London Summit, Sam will be talking through the tech journey of the company, offering insight into how business model innovation and improved customer experience can be achieved through digital technology. Before catching him speak on the 21 May, we caught up with Sam for a preview – and asked him why he thinks MatchesFashion.com stands out from the crowd.

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Topics: Luxury Fashion, matchesfashion, technology, Weekly Stories

Engagement and Relevance: SXSW 2015 Recap

Posted by Louise Roose & Pieter Jongerius on Apr 7, 2015 4:28:03 PM

Two major trends stood out at this year’s South by Southwest, Engagement and Relevance and here’s the lowdown on how they will impact brands in 2015.

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Topics: millenials, sxsw, e-commerce, tech, mobile, Innovation, mobile commerce, technology, omnichannel, fashion, retail, Weekly Stories, mcommerce, fashion tech, ecommerce, Online Shopping, Retailing

Apple Watch and Other Contenders Face Off

Posted by Claire Healy on Mar 25, 2015 9:00:57 AM

As most schoolchildren are told from a young age, A stands for Apple; April, on the other hand, surely stands for the Apple Watch. The industry’s most hotly-anticipated wearable has been preceded by months of speculation – could it sell as well as the iPad on its launch? Will it provide a natural fit for fashion editorials? Now, on the eve of its launch, keen industry-watchers are looking to Baselworld (the watch industry’s international trade fair) for possible rivals. There, a crop of new announcements are proving themselves worthy contenders to the smart watch throne – one which, as we should remind ourselves, Apple hasn’t ascended to quite yet.

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Topics: startups, wearable tech, tech, Smartwatch, Apple Watch, wearables, Innovation, Wearable Technology, technology, Smartwatches, Weekly Stories, mobile apps, Funding, apple

Sephora Beauty: Omni-Channel Push

Posted by Alison Gough & Katie Baron on Mar 24, 2015 10:30:39 AM

French beauty retailer Sephora is gunning to become a forerunner in digital beauty retailing with the launch of an innovation lab and four new digital initiatives.

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Topics: e-commerce, mobile, Innovation, mobile commerce, technology, omnichannel, fashion, social media, retail, beauty, Weekly Stories, mcommerce, fashion tech, mobile apps, instagram, ecommerce, Online Shopping, Retailing

Decoded Fashion at SXSW: Special Events

Posted by Claire Healy on Mar 3, 2015 1:59:30 PM

SXSW Interactive is almost here! In the run-up for the festival on March 13-17, it's time to take a moment to sign up for our special events, featuring new hot startups as well as established brands. And most involve a cocktail or two.

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Topics: sxsw, Visual Search, JW Hotel, wearable tech, tech, Smartwatch, wearables, Innovation, John Lewis, Cortexica, Wearable Technology, technology, fashion, decoded fashion, combat gentlemen, Weekly Stories, fashion tech, swarovski

Oh What a Year: The Best of Decoded Fashion's 2014

Posted by Staff on Dec 23, 2014 6:40:46 AM
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Topics: Community, Fashion Pitch, South by SouthWest, technology, Competition, Summit, fashion, Startup Competition, Weekly Stories, Wearables Competition, Fashion Hackathon, Infographic

The best of Tech this Fashion Month

Posted by Claire Healy on Sep 30, 2014 6:02:32 AM

Image source: tmagazine.tumblr.com

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Topics: JW Anderson, fashion week, technology, LFW, twitter, kenzo, PFW, burberry, LikeToKnow.It, Weekly Stories, digital, NYFW, fashion tech, Reward Style, Avatars

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