Retailers are rising to forge alliances with tech giants. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently announced a hook-up with Google Home and Google Assistant for voice-enabled shopping. Today, Target Crop. said it's expanding nationwide its partnership with Google Express, using the Express web site or app, or Google Assistant on Home or Android TV. Soon Target and other Google merchants will be available on any Assistant-enabled Android or iPhone.Most items sold at Target stores, with the exception of refrigerated or frozen products, will be available through Google Express.Target is offering free two-day delivery for orders of at least $35, and same-day delivery in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.Several new functions will be added in 2018. For example, shoppers will be able to link their Target accounts to Google to receive more personalized search results. Target customers can also link their Red Cards to Google Express to reap rewards on the platform.In-store pickup of Target orders on Google will be ready in two hours.Google and Target said they're working to develop digital shopping experiences that combine the best of Google’s technology with Target’s signature style.
@juicebeauty, where @gwynethpaltrow holds the title of creative director of makeup, has become one of the foremost labels in the organic beauty category –– with sales on track to hit $100 million this year. What’s behind the rapid growth the brand is experiencing right now? It all started in 2005 when the wellness movement was just getting started. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty
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"I want to tell a story that inspires people to feel good about themselves, but also I'm making a commentary about the lack of female stories and female directors and saying this should change," said @imheathergraham on her latest project "Half Magic." The comedy feature, which the actress wrote and directed, is based on her own struggles as a woman in show business. Read @andrewnodell's full interview with Graham on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
@meltcosmetics cofounders @lora_arellano and @danabomar built their brand on a single idea: a true matte lipstick. To set the brand apart, they said they always put their customers first –– including a personalized note in each package. #wwdsummits #wwdbeauty
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.