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David Kind

Showrooms Serve as New Mode of Branding for E-Tail Start-ups

Online, high-end eyeglasses seller David Kind is opening showroom space at its headquarters in a move several e-tailers are making to solidify their brands in the real world.

The Chanel.com homepage.

Chanel to Launch E-commerce in 2016

Chanel, long a holdout in the rush to offer shopping by device, will soon launch e-commerce. The move could come as early as fourth-quarter 2016, according to Bruno Pavlovsky, Chanel’s president of fashion.

China’s Alibaba Signs Digital Distribution Deal with Music Rights Group BMG

Germany's BMG music rights company said it had signed a music digital distribution deal with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , as the world's largest e-commerce firm firms up its bid to become a digital media empire.

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Amazon In Talks to Purchase Net-a-Porter

WWD has learned that Amazon is engaged in “ongoing talks” to buy Net-a-porter, which could command a valuation of up to 2 billion euros, or $2.19 billion at current exchange.

Lyon + Post

SF Start-up Aims to Reset E-commerce Model

Lyon + Post officially launched Wednesday with an online strategy to sell women’s contemporary clothing in a way that more closely resembles the in-store experience.

Mobile Shoppers Want More

An Accenture survey found that less than half of consumer were pleased with ease of mobile purchases.

Online Consumers to Reach 1.6 Billion by 2018

The number of consumers buying online is projected to reach more than 1.6 billion by 2018, opening new opportunities for digital sales of apparel, according to a United Nations report.

Combatant Gentlemen

Combatant Gentlemen to Expand HQ, Open Showroom

The brand has big plans to dress the Millennial male with Hugo Boss quality at H&M prices.

Alexis, Revolve Bridal

Revolve to Launch Wedding Shop

It’s set to launch on its site Wednesday a dedicated bridal section, called The Wedding Shop.