Wearables

Spire Health Tag

Technology

Spire Reveals Health Tag, a Washable, Wearable Tracker

Spire courts consumers and the fashion industry, with a stick-on device that turns items into smart garments.

clock November 20, 2017Adriana Lee

Marc Jacobs launches hybrid smartwatch.

Technology

Still Ticking: Smartwatches

The tech is now in the hands of experts who know what people want to wear.

clock November 7, 2017Adriana Lee

Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus, in Cupertino, CalifApple Showcase, Cupertino, USA - 12 Sep 2017

Technology

Apple Stock Hit by Apple Watch 3 Connection Problems

Apple’s latest Watch is a wearable designed to work on its own, but at least in some cases, it doesn’t.

clock September 20, 2017Adriana Lee

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Technology

Amazon Reportedly Working on Smart Glasses

Feast your eyes on this: Amazon’s reportedly working on smart, stylish eyewear featuring the Alexa voice assistant.

clock September 20, 2017Adriana Lee

Taylor SwiftThe Metropolitan Museum of Art's COSTUME INSTITUTE Benefit Celebrating the Opening of Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, New York, America - 02 May 2016WEARING LOUIS VUITTON

Legal

WWD Law Review: Amazon Speaks Up and Taylor Swift’s Song Protection

Amazon reiterated its values in the wake of President Trump’s DACA decision, while Taylor Swift sought to protect a song lyric.

clock September 8, 2017Julie Zerbo

IoT wearables data

Technology

Mastercard Partners With Fitbit to Streamline Payment Processes

Mastercard’s “contactless payments” are now employed via Fitbit’s first smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic.

clock August 28, 2017Tracey Greenstein

IoT wearables data

Business Features

Digital Convergence Is One of Fashion and Function, Online and in Stores

Karen Harvey and Mike Dennison discuss the role of technology in today’s fashion apparel market.

clock August 8, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas, Asics Open to Settlement in Tech Patent Fight

The warring athleticwear companies could be approaching settlement talks in ongoing patent litigation.

clock June 13, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Asics Wants Adidas Suit Over Fitness Tracking Tech Nixed

The Japanese athletic company said the ideas behind a string of Adidas patents are too abstract for protection.

clock May 11, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Adidas Sues Asics Over String of Tech Patents

Asics is allegedly using technology covered by nearly a dozen patents registered to Adidas.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays

Movado watch

Financial

Movado Sales Slip, Plans to Cut Costs and Focus on Web

The watchmaker saw sales fall for the quarter and the year, cementing plans for operational consolidation, including layoffs, and bigger investments in digital.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays

The unique watch display and companion app on the TAG Connected Modular 45 understand your plan for the day and proactively assist in keeping you on track. The watch became available worldwide on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Watches

Tag Heuer Releases Another Smartwatch Powered by Intel

The watch company is the latest to add a wearable to its offerings.

clock March 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Fashion Scoops

The New School’s Parsons and Panasonic Team for Wearable Prototypes at SXSW

With a blizzard of events, parties, all-night gaming, talks, networking opportunities, festivals and performances running March 10 to 19, SXSW could be the prime time to try Sleepwise.

clock March 9, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Fossil, smartwatch, wearables

Financial

Fossil Continues Sales Slide, Looks Toward Wearables Future

The company saw global net sales fall precipitously and its operating income shrink by more than half, but is hopeful that wearables will offer stability.

clock February 14, 2017Kali Hays

Paul Dillinger, Levi's

Technology

How Levi’s, Macy’s and Intel Approach Fashion Tech

Experts shared the story behind the Google-Levi’s jacket, and other fashion-tech projects.

clock February 10, 2017Maghan McDowell

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