Technology is China's second largest ecommerce player.


The High Rollers Place Their Bets

JD’s deal with Farfetch, like Amazon’s with Whole Foods and Wal-Mart’s with Bonobos, shows how much the world has changed and is changing.

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Chico's Coconut Point storefront.


Chico’s Taps First Insight for Predictive Analytics Tools

The fashion company will deploy its social engagement and marketing software.

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José Neves, founder and chief executive officer of Farfetch.


Farfetch Scores $397M Investment from

The partnership aims to open a luxury gateway to China online.

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Jack Ma Alibaba Gateway Conference


Jack Ma Says There’s No Point in Fighting Globalization

The Alibaba founder is waving the flag of globalization in the face of opposing political movements in the U.S. and the U.K.

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Slide Over, Siri, Samsung Mobile Debuts Voice-Control Updates

Select Samsung Galaxy S8 and 8 Plus owners will have access to the app’s voice-control features.

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The new Lens can recognize more outfits and make more recommendations.


Pinterest Adding More Fashion Functionality to Mobile Camera

The platform’s new Lens app is looking to help users compare even more outfits.

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Etsy Cutting Another 15% of Staff in Profitability Push

The company’s new chief executive officer is making sweeping changes to keep shareholders happy.

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Amazon Wardrobe


Amazon Brings the Fitting Room Home

The Prime Wardrobe try-on-at-home program is a direct assault on the fitting room.

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Canada’s Technology Boom Driven by Big Players, Start-ups

The country is experiencing a 10 percent growth rate in tech-related total revenues.

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Marianella's Soap Bar.


Luxury Family Brand Marianella Soaps Finds Success in Experiential Retail

The mother and son family brand sells its handmade soap via its Soap Bar.

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Amazon Wardrobe


Amazon Launching Try Before You Buy Service

Prime Wardrobe will ship style to shoppers’ homes for free and add in a discount for buying at least three pieces.

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Bernard Arnault


Digital Download: French Start-up Employs Image Analysis to Detect Fashion Trends

The firm uses artificial intelligence to help the fashion industry detect trends online and assist e-tailers in pushing the correct product.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with LVMH Group CEO Bernard Arnault as he visits the Vivatech, a gadgets show in Paris, France, Thursday, June 15, 2017. French President Emmanuel Macron is shaking hands with robots and encouraging entrepreneurs as he unveils his strategy to transform the country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a "startup nation." (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)


Bernard Arnault Touts Start-up Mentality

The luxury titan spoke to WWD about the need to be nimble, helping innovators and why computers will never replace stores.

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A Tommy Hilfiger live-stream.


Digital Download: China’s Live-streaming Draws Brands Seeking ROI

More than 200 apps and platforms support live-streaming in China.

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Retale’s CEO Shares Insights on Drawing Shoppers Back to Brick-and-Mortar

Retale encourages consumers to shop in-store through mobile and digital devices.

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