Wearables

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Mergers and Acquisitions

VF to Enter Wearables Fitness Market

VF is set to acquire the Altra footwear brand, which uses technology to connect to mobile devices to improve one’s workout.

clock March 14, 2018Vicki M. Young

Fossil's Michele hybrid watch

Technology

Why Hybrid Watches Are Hot — And Getting Hotter

Analog-digital timepieces are expected to win the smartwatch popularity contest in four years. Fossil explains why.

clock March 8, 2018Adriana Lee

Apple apple watch tim cook smartwatch

Technology

Revenge of the Wearables — Wrist Gizmos Grew 7.7% in Q4

Not only are smartwatches not dead, says IDC, business is still growing.

clock March 1, 2018Adriana Lee

wearables, smartwatches

Technology

175 Million Europeans Predicted to Use Contactless Payment Services

Wearable devices are upping the frequency of tap-and-go purchase methods.

clock February 26, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

L’Oréal’s new UV Sense technology was designed to look like nail art.

Technology

Meet L’Oréal’s New Nail Art-UV Sensor Mash-up

The beauty company packs its latest UV tech into a new battery-free sensor, heading to thumbnails this summer.

clock January 7, 2018Adriana Lee

Guests of RESETª 002 experiencing the Spring/Summer 2018 virtual reality presentation from Sid Neigum.

Technology

Wearables and VR/AR Tech Set to Explode by 2021, Says IDC

The research firm projects a large jump in consumer interest for smartwatches and VR/AR headsets by 2021.

clock December 21, 2017Adriana Lee

Fossil

Technology

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.

clock November 30, 2017Adriana Lee

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

Amazon logo

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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