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The Visa Back to Business Street Team visits Kouzina Christos, a Greek restaurant, on Monday, June 29, 2020 in Atlanta. Kevin D. Liles/AP Images for Visa)

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Visa Study Sheds Light on Upcoming Holiday Shopping Patterns

According to Visa, brick-and-mortar is still important, but digital is key. Meanwhile, shop local movement and e-gift cards gain momentum.

clock September 21, 2020Adriana Lee

TikTok

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Trump: With TikTok Deal, ByteDance Is Out or Deal Is Dead

Who will control TikTok? The principals in the deal disagree — including the president.

clock September 21, 2020Adriana Lee

Sustainable Brand Platform.

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Idee Brand Platform Launches Sustainable Fashion Rating Site

The online destination uses blockchain technology to offer environmental and ethical ratings for international emerging fashion labels.

clock September 21, 2020Sandra Salibian

WeChat

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Judge Temporarily Blocks WeChat Ban

A federal judge halts Trump administration’s WeChat ban, set for Sunday night, citing questions of constitutionality.

clock September 20, 2020Adriana Lee

The Oracle-Walmart-TikTok deal includes plans for the formation of a new TikTok Global.

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Trump OKs TikTok Deal ‘In Concept,’ Stays Sunday Ban

Trumps gives blessing to the Oracle-TikTok deal, Commerce Department delays Sunday ban and the emergence of TikTok Global gets confirmed.

clock September 20, 2020Adriana Lee

COVID-19 Screening questionnaire form with stethoscope on it. Closeup.

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Survey Reveals Retail Operational Hurdles, Need for Training

Multimedia Plus polled executives in the retail and hospitality sectors.

clock September 19, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Asus ROG unit collaborated with techwear brand Acronym on its new ROG Zephyrus G14 ACRNM RMT01 laptop.

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Can a PC Laptop Be Fashionable?

Asus is testing that out with a special edition Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop, a collaboration with techwear brand Acronym.

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

TikTok

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What TikTok’s Ban Means for Retail

With TikTok’s time in app stores running out, brands struggling under the pandemic may lose a key lifeline to Gen Z consumers.

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

28 April 2020, Berlin: Mouth and nose masks from the Maisonnoee label are sewn in the fashion label's studio. The masks are currently offered in different patterns in the online shop. A charity sweatshirt is also being sold, 60 percent of the proceeds of which will be donated to associations, small businesses and needy individuals. Photo by: Jens Kalaene/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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Suite of Product Launches in Store at Higg Co.

The new product module tool is said to build on sustainability work by the European Commission, offering cooperation in the value chain.

clock September 18, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Facebook announces new Facebook Business Suite to help small businesses manage accounts across Facebook apps.

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Facebook Offers New Tool to Wrangle Business Accounts

Facebook offers new launchpad for business accounts across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.

clock September 17, 2020Adriana Lee

Google's updates aim to help shoppers find in-stock products at local merchants and see who offer curbside pickup more easily.

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Google Unveils New Search Updates to Help Local Shopping

Google tweaks product searches to “remove some of the unknowns” that can make shopping local nerve-racking.

clock September 16, 2020Adriana Lee

Facebook cofounder and ceo Mark Zuckerberg streaming his keynote at the virtual Facebook Connect conference.

Technology

Facebook Announces Luxottica Deal, Unveils Plans for AR Glasses

Facebook says Luxottica-designed smart glasses will arrive next year, while revealing plans for future AR glasses and new Oculus VR tech.

clock September 16, 2020Adriana Lee

Apple Fitness+, a new virtual fitness service, will work across Apple's TV, devices and smartwatch.

Technology

Apple Introduces New Watches, iPads and Fitness+

The universe of Apple tech has expanded, with new devices and a brand new subscription service for virtual workouts.

clock September 15, 2020Adriana Lee

Kering

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Kering, L’Oréal Sponsor New French AI Research Center Hi! Paris

Hi! Paris is backed by the Haute École de Commerce Paris and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

clock September 15, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Klarna CEO

Technology

Funding Round Pushes Klarna to Highest-Ranking European Fintech

Klarna is now valued at more than $10.6 billion.

clock September 15, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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