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The FiloBlu HQ outside Venice, Italy.

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Integration of Functions, Data Backbone Key to Support Business in COVID-19 Era

Christian Nucibella, founder and ceo of consultancy FiloBlu, believes a project-based, cross-functional mind-set is key to thrive.

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Balmain's Olivier Rousteing at Paris Fashion Week, set against a virtual front row equipped with LG displays.

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LG FOMO Channel Makes Debut With Balmain’s Spring 2021 Paris Runway

Balmain’s latest Paris runway ushers in a new TV channel from LG, with a short film all about Lady Gaga’s “911” music video to follow.

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Businessman hand showing shopping cart with smart phone, on line shopping concept. (GDA via AP Images)

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Adobe E-Commerce Report: 2020 Holiday Spending Will Break Records

Online shopping will rake in $189 billion, a 33 percent year-over-year jump that equals two years of growth crammed into one season, Adobe said.

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Shopify and TikTok will make it easier for merchants to lean on the short video platform.

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TikTok, Shopify Announce New Partnership

Shopify merchants can now lean into social video much more easily, as TikTok takes another step toward becoming a Gen Z shopping mall.

clock October 27, 2020Adriana Lee

Neha Singh

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Experiential E-commerce Platform Obsess Plants Future Growth With Seed Round

The platform uses AR and VR technology to create virtual shopping experiences.

clock October 27, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Livestream Shopping LG smart TV QVC HSN

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LG’s Livestream Shopping App Brings QVC, HSN to Smart TVs

LG Electronics launches a livestream shopping app, complete with Qurate Retail Group’s home shopping brands.

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Changes are coming to WhatsApp to enable more shopping.

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Facebook’s Retail Push to Hit WhatsApp

Updates to the chat app will bring more shopping powers and hosting services, as well as fees for business services.

clock October 22, 2020Adriana Lee

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

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Senate Judiciary Authorizes Twitter, Facebook Subpoenas

Judiciary Republicans see bias against conservatives. But here’s why everyone should pay attention, regardless of politics.

clock October 22, 2020Adriana Lee

A new service from PayPal allows its customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly from their PayPal account.

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PayPal Enters Cryptocurrency Game

The payments platform gets on board with the digital decentralized, cash for transactions and shopping.

clock October 21, 2020Adriana Lee

Visa announces new Tap to Phone solution, that turns Android phones into fully untethered mobile contactless payment terminals.

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Visa Turns Android Phones Into Contactless Payment Terminals

The financial services company announces launch of new Tap to Phone solution for 15 markets, just in time for the holidays.

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Facebook's LDU transition period — set up to ease businesses into the data privacy tool — expires on Tuesday.

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Facebook’s Limited Data Use Transition Expires Tuesday

Facebook developed LDU in response to California’s privacy law. Here’s what it means to brands. 

clock October 21, 2020Adriana Lee

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appears before the House Judiciary Committee to be questioned about the internet giant's privacy security and data collection, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Pichai angered members of a Senate panel in September by declining their invitation to testify about foreign governments' manipulation of online services to sway U.S. political elections. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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DOJ, 11 States Slap Google With Antitrust Lawsuit

The Department of Justice, along with 11 states, accuses the search giant of anticompetitive practices. This could be just the beginning.

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Alibaba

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Alibaba to Offer Supply Chain, Digital Training for Small and Midsized U.S. Businesses

The new training program will help firms manage the digital transformation.

clock October 20, 2020Kellie Ell

Gucci and Genies

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Gucci Expands Relationship With Genies

New 3-D figures will allow the luxury brand to sell digital products for avatars.

clock October 20, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Fitbit Versa 3.

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Japan to Join U.S., Europe in Big Tech Antitrust Scrutiny

Japan’s Fair Trade Commission is set to look into potential market abuses by Big Tech — perhaps starting with the $2.1B Google-Fitbit deal.

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