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Tech’s Mechs: Retail Robots Are Becoming a Thing

The Walmart tech partner’s moves shows that machines may soon be all the rage.

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Pantone’s Latest Palette Satiates Demand for Intensity, Reflects Selfie Generation

Pantone’s new polyester color standards were inspired by “today’s thirst for impactful color.”

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Instagram Videos Graduate With Long-form Hub IGTV

YouTube gets a new/old rival in IGTV, and top-tier Insta influencers get to spread their wings with longer clips.

clock June 20, 2018Adriana Lee

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Amazon Opens Up Prime Wardrobe in the U.S.

Amazon’s broader release of Prime Wardrobe shouldn’t give Stitch Fix any reason to worry — at least for now.

clock June 20, 2018Adriana Lee

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Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they’re still expected to grow. And thrive.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

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With Centric Software Deal, Dassault Systèmes Aims to Help Brands Meet New Demands

Dassault Systèmes could acquire 100 percent of Centric Software, as long as sales stay on a growth track.

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China’s VIP.com Looking to Boost Roster of U.S. Brands

Platform seeks brands to feed consumers’ rabid appetites for newness.

clock June 19, 2018Sharon Edelson

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Lightspeed Creates Integrated Solution for Retailers, Restaurants

Lightspeed launched an integrated iOS solution for retailers and restaurants with Intuit QuickBooks Online and Planday.

clock June 19, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8721101a)This, photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google, reports financial results, Thursday, April 27, 2017Earns Alphabet, Philadelphia, USA - 26 Apr 2017

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Searching for Shopping, Google Invests in JD.com

Why the U.S. tech giant is joining forces with China e-commerce competitor JD.com with a $550 million investment.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

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Quiksilver Recycles 100 Million Used Bottles for Board Shorts, Jackets

As part of its ongoing collaboration with Repreve, the surf lifestyle brand has advanced its eco-friendly initiative.

clock June 18, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Fighting Luxury Fakes With Blockchain Start-up Arianee

Tech firm Arianee will soon test its blockchain tech solution to help luxury brands with authentication.

clock June 18, 2018Adriana Lee

People stand outside an Amazon Go store, in Seattle. More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon opened its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday. The store on the bottom floor of the company's Seattle headquarters allows shoppers to scan their smartphone with the Amazon Go app at a turnstile, pick out the items they want and leaveAmazon Go Store, Seattle, USA - 22 Jan 2018

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Microsoft Is Reportedly Developing Cashierless Tech

Looks like Microsoft could be taking on Amazon Go, by ditching checkout counters.

clock June 14, 2018Adriana Lee

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Snapchat and Instagram Ramp Up Social Shopping 

Snapchat and Instagram are moving deeper into social shopping.

clock June 14, 2018Adriana Lee

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Golden Edit’s Endless Summer

New e-commerce site takes consumers to far-flung destinations.

clock June 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Shoppers walk by the GAP store at a shopping mall in Peabody, Mass. Doris Fisher and her late husband Donald founded the Gap in San Francisco in 1969. Gap Inc. has grown to include Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, among others, and operates over 3,000 stores across the world. Fisher is 42nd on Forbes's 2012 400 listUS--Forbes List-Self-Made Women, Peabody, USA

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EXCLUSIVE: Gap Inc. Rolls Out App to Keep Shelves Locked and Loaded

Gap Inc.’s latest mobile tech solution for sales associates is like an all-seeing eye into merchandise levels.

clock June 13, 2018Adriana Lee

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