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Lightspeed Closes $166 Million Series D Round Investment

Canadian commerce solutions company Lightspeed closed a $166 million investment.

clock October 18, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Salesforce Commerce Cloud Adds Site Search Features

The new components aim to resolve slow search results and burdensome product recommendation disparities.

clock October 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8771916f)Shoppers browse through the vast selection of merchandise at the grand opening of the first Macy's Backstage in Georgia at Macy's Gwinnett Place Mall on in Duluth, GaMacy's Backstage Gwinnett Place Mall Grand Opening, Duluth, USA - 29 Apr 2017

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Report: Consumer Data and Insight Must Be ‘Wired’ Into the Business

The report reveals the importance of leveraging technology, data and consumer insights.

clock October 18, 2017WWD Staff

Affluent Chinese Millennials come to the U.S. to shop.

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Verifone and Alipay Streamline Payments for Chinese Travelers

The partnership marks the next step in appealing to Chinese consumers.

clock October 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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SAP Unveils Machine-Learning Features to Improve Shopping Journeys

The company announced the features during its SAP Hybris Live summit.

clock October 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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DNA Technology Supports Supply Chain Traceability

Applied DNA Sciences builds proprietary commerce solutions that ensure the quality and integrity of products.

clock October 17, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Hearst’s Top Beauty Editors Chat Up Alexa With New Beauty Skill

Editors from Elle, Cosmo and more come together in “My Beauty Chat,” the first major Alexa skill for the beauty sector.

clock October 17, 2017Adriana Lee

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Meet AVA, an AI That Offers Design Sense for Image Selection

This new artificial intelligence technology uses data and algorithms to pick photos that resonate with humans.

clock October 17, 2017Adriana Lee

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Inspiralia Participates in $2.5 Million Financing Round for SP Nano Ltd.

Product development firm Inspiralia invested in the $2.5 million financing round of SP Nano Ltd, an Israeli nanotechnology company.

clock October 16, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Consumers shopping at a mall.

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Data and Consumer Insights Key to Success in Today’s Market

Companies know it’s important to use consumer data, but implementation can be difficult.

clock October 16, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Technology Challenges Headlining the Agenda at WWD CEO Summit

Approximately 250 c-suite leaders will network, reconnect with colleagues and learn about technology and systemic shifts in branding, consumer tastes and trends.

clock October 16, 2017David Moin

Oculus Go VR

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Oculus Seeks to Move VR Mainstream

With new devices, immersive experiences and social VR, the virtual reality company is in a race to popularize its tech.

clock October 12, 2017Adriana Lee

Allume stitch fix apparel subscription boxes

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E-commerce Veteran Puts AI-Driven Apparel Subscription Services on Notice

Watch out, Stitch Fix. 

clock October 11, 2017Adriana Lee

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Inventory Solution Firm Inturn Relocates Its Headquarters

Inturn relocated its headquarters a block away from its previous office space in New York City.

clock October 11, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

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CommerceHub Founder Said Creating the ‘Endless Aisle’ Was a Bumpy Road

Frank Poore is founder, president and chief executive officer of the company, which launched in 1997.

clock October 11, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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