A still shot from a video promo for Amazon's Prime Day, June 21 and 22.


Amazon Prime Day Winners Include SMB Sellers, Fashion

Third-party merchants moved 70 million products, while fashion hits Amazon’s Prime Day bestsellers list.

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Facebook is "bringing Shops to more places," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. First up is WhatsApp, which caps off a steady stream of commerce development for the messaging app.


Facebook Shops Hits WhatsApp

Facebook extends Shops to WhatsApp, making it the third “family app” to push the tech giant’s shopping platform.

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Facebook officially announces Live Audio Rooms, as well as a new podcast service. These are the first of several new audio features to come, the company said.


What to Know About Facebook’s New Clubhouse Clone

Facebook’s audio initiative officially gets underway with the launch of Live Audio Rooms, the social media giant’s version of Clubhouse.

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LVMH's Bernard Arnault


Livestream Shopping Start-up Bambuser Gets LVMH Innovation Prize

Bambuser, a start-up specializing in livestream shopping, won the LVMH innovation award.

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Advertising is now globally available on Instagram's Reels.


Instagram Reels Lets Loose With Ads

Insta’s short-video TikTok clone rolls out advertising globally.

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A still shot from a video promo for Amazon's Prime Day, June 21 and 22.


Adobe Data Suggests Amazon’s Prime Day Fashion Game’s Not Strong

E-commerce shows sustained momentum, while expectations skyrocket for Amazon Prime Day across categories…that is, apart from fashion.

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LVMH at Vivatech


Vivatech Kicks Off First Post-pandemic Show in Paris

Data use and artificial intelligence figured highly in discussions on Vivatech’s opening day.

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Julie Bornstein, chief executive officer and cofounder of The Yes, during Wednesday's Tech Forum panel, "The View from Next-Gen Fashion and Retail."


EXCLUSIVE: The Yes Launches Fashion Intelligence-Driven Website

Fashion app The Yes reveals that it’s launching a new neural network-powered website during Fairchild’s Tech Forum on Wednesday.

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Google unveiled its first retail store in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, in the ground floor of its NYC headquarters.


Google Introduces First Physical Store in NYC

Opening Thursday in Chelsea, Google’s first permanent retail location pushes its tech experience, not product.

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LVMH Strikes Deal With Google Cloud to Ramp Up AI Efforts

A wide-ranging deal between LVMH and Google Cloud includes codeveloping algorithms.

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Daniela Ott


Aura Blockchain Consortium Appoints General Secretary

Industry veteran Daniela Ott has worked in luxury hotels, at Kering, and ran her own consultancy.

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The Joor platform.


Joor Raises $46 Million for Growth

The self-described “digital ecosystem” for brands and retailers has set a variety of growth initiatives.

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Local discovery features in Shopify's Shop app.


Shopify Dishes on Main Street’s Prospects

Shopify’s latest study takes a look at the state of retail discusses, and how brick-and-mortar needs to adapt to the new retail environment.

clock June 10, 2021Adriana Lee marks the arrival of the streaming provider into direct e-commerce.


Netflix Shopping Is Now a Thing

The streaming platform now sells exclusive, limited-edition products tied to its shows, including apparel, collectibles and even furniture.

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Shopify Embraces ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Thru Affirm Partnership

After months of building and beta testing, the partnership providing an alternative payment solution for consumers officially launches today.

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