Business

Challenges, Missteps and Hope Abound for Digital Media

clock December 14, 2018Kali Hays

Business

LVMH Buys Luxury Travel Group Belmond for $2.6 Billion

clock December 14, 2018Joelle Diderich

Business

Seeking the Mall's New Formula

clock December 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Technology

Facebook HQ buildingFacebook headquarters, Dublin, Ireland - 14 Sep 2018

Technology

Facebook Photos Bug Affected Up To 6.8M Users

Facebook says it fixed the glitch. Too bad it can’t get the images back — though it’s trying.

clock December 14, 2018Adriana Lee

Stills from the ThirdLove media campaign.

Technology

Traub’s New Davids: The Next Generation Learns

The consultancy’s third look at born online brands shows further maturation as more companies adopt a physical presence.

clock December 14, 2018Evan Clark

In their yearly trend report, Pinterest collects user search data to help inform business strategy.

Technology

Will Pinterest’s Predicted Trends Hold?

Noting a minimum six-month trajectory to be validated, upcoming trends are identified across 10 categories for 2019.

clock December 13, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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Technology

Searched For: Fashion Nova Stays on Google’s Hot List

The Instagram-friendly brand was the top trending search for fashion brands on Google.

clock December 12, 2018Evan Clark

Technology

Amazon Unveils ‘How Do I Look?’ Beta Feature for Echo Look

Testers can stop asking their spouses how they look, and ask Alexa instead.

clock December 12, 2018Adriana Lee

Stitch Fix's men's rack.

Technology

Stitch Fix’s Long Game

Why the personalized styling service isn’t sweating Wall Street’s disappointment.

clock December 12, 2018Adriana Lee

A child holds his Amazon Echo Dot in Kennesaw, Ga. Amazon updated its voice assistant with a feature that can make Alexa more kid-friendly. When the FreeTime feature is activated, Alexa answers certain questions differentlyAlexa Kids Test, Kennesaw, USA - 16 Aug 2018

Technology

WWD Yearbook #7: Fashion Wakes Up to Digital Future

After years of incremental change, the fashion, retail and luxury sectors took major steps forward in e-commerce.

clock December 12, 2018Evan Clark and Samantha Conti

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Google pledges that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons or surveillance, part of a new set of principles designed to govern how it uses AI. Those principles, released by Pichai, commit Google to building AI applications that are "socially beneficial," that avoid creating or reinforcing bias and that are accountable to peopleGoogle AI Principles, Mountain View, USA - 08 May 2018

Technology

Congress Probes Google’s Pichai in D.C.

The Google chief executive officer fielded questions ranging from basic tech to privacy.

clock December 11, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Radial, Locus Robotics Partner to Streamline Prior to Seasonal Peaks

Radial will implement “LocusBots” to help optimize its warehouse efficiencies and workplace quality.

clock December 11, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Investment in talent is crucial in an already stigmatized industry.

Technology

High-Tech: How MedMen, ‘Apple Store’ of Marijuana, Educates Staff

Behind the proprietary technology prescribing employee success and delivering consumer expectation for legal cannabis dispensary, MedMen.

clock December 10, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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Technology

Digital Download: Brands Gear Up for WhatsApp Ads

The prospect horrified its cofounder, but has piqued interest from brands and advertisers alike.

clock December 10, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Apple Watch with Hermés' Swift Leather Double Tour.

Technology

Apple Watch Gets Heart Monitoring

Apple Watch’s new heart monitoring features are a sign of growth for the the wearables market.

clock December 7, 2018Adriana Lee

A painting from Art.com.

Technology

Walmart Adds Art.com to Online Portfolio

The retaiil and e-commerce giant puts another notch in its digital portfolio.

clock December 6, 2018Sharon Edelson

Technology

Microsoft Talks AI Ethics, GDPR at Retail Event in Paris

Participants gathered at the French capital’s start-up hub Station F to talk retail and technology.

clock December 6, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Mobile commerce is expected to reach $208.29 billion in the U.S. in 2018, consuming nearly 40 percent of e-commerce sales, according to eMarketer.

Technology

Embrace the Next Wave of Mobile Commerce

Poshmark, RetailMeNot, Pinterest, SAP and GPShopper weigh in on the next wave of mobile commerce.

clock December 6, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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clock December 14, 2018Ellen Thomas and Faye Brookman

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