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How NYX’s Virtual Beauty Tutorial Signals VR’s Retail Makeover

With NYX and Samsung, beauty meets brains in the virtual world — and signals the rise of retail VR.

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Nest convening at the United Nations on Dec. 7th, 2017. Photo courtesy of Nest.

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Nest and Ecopsis Tackle Wastewater Solutions for Fashion Brands

Nest partnered with Ecopsis to develop a globally applicable solution for wastewater management, designed for small workshop production.

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Mall Of America Announces New Retail Chatbot

“America’s largest mall” gives holiday shoppers some AI-based help.

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HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALESMandatory Credit: Photo by APPLE/HANDOUT/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (8858233l)A handout photo made available by APPLE shows Apple's new HomePod introduced during the keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA, 05 June 2017. According to Apple, the new wireless speaker uses spatial awareness to sense location and adjust audio, can be voice-controlled with an array of six microphones and will be availbable for 349 US dollars (310 euro) in December 2017 starting in the US, Great Britain and Australia.Apple updates from Worldwide Developers Conference, Cupertino, USA - 05 Jun 2017

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Apple’s Shazam Buy Could Give AR and Voice Commerce a Lift

In the tech giant’s deal to buy the song-recognition business, there’s a lot more behind the music.

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Fashion Apparel Retail’s Deus Ex Machina

Companies turn to machine learning, AI and other technologies to resolve the challenges of today’s complex consumer market.

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The Eight Brands Amazon Wants to Build Its Own Fashion Empire On

The web giant’s private-label push is emphasizing basics, but it’s still not clear just where Amazon is headed.

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2018 Technology Forecast: Google, Amazon to Change Shopping Behaviors

Artificial intelligence, augmented reality software and voice are just a few tech trends predicted to persist in the year ahead.  

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Visa Addresses Consumer Trust With Sensory Payment Features

Beginning in 2018, participants will receive confirmations via sound, animation, or vibrations when a transaction has been completed.

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Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

Millennial Chinese consumers are willing, and able, to buy an increasing amount of luxury products online.

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Snapchat Teams With Coach on Snapcode Pin Accessories

Snapchat and Coach partner on a physical, scannable accessory for the holidays.

clock December 6, 2017Adriana Lee

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Fashion Institute of Technology, First Insight Partner for Data-Focused Course

Students will learn how to optimize predictive analytics to inform design and merchandising decisions.

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Amazon Web Services Unveils Alexa for Business

The tech behemoth is empowering professionals to optimize scheduling and improve efficiency.

clock December 5, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Think Tank: How Chatbots are Enhancing the Retail Experience

Pehr Luedtke, senior vice president of Valassis Digital, explains.

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Fashion Helped Fuel 7.3% Growth in Wearables Worldwide

New IDC report offers good news for smartwatches. But single-purpose devices like fitness trackers took a hit last quarter.

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Baidu's Charly Cai talks artificial intelligence at the Luxury Society Keynote in Shanghai.

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China’s Top Tech Companies Talk Innovation for Luxury Brands

The third annual Luxury Society Keynote covered Millennials, artificial intelligence and advertising on WeChat.

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