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MeSpoke social commerce app.

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MeSpoke App Says Anyone Can Be an Influencer

Using metadata technology, social commerce app MeSpoke champions the power of the everyday consumer.

clock October 31, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Adam Levene, left, founder of Hero, and Alistair Crane, ceo.

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A ‘Hero’ for the Times? Platform Improves In-Store Experience

Hero, launched in 2015, helps empower store associates, changing them into “brand champions.”

clock October 31, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Facebook’s Q3 Misses on Revenue and Users

Facebook is setting its sights on video, Stories, VR, and Instagram shopping.

clock October 30, 2018Adriana Lee

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Visa Partners With Hudson Yards

The plan involves making transactions fast and convenient, and providing visitors with unique experiences and values.

clock October 30, 2018David Moin

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event to announce new products, in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkApple Showcase, New York, USA - 30 Oct 2018

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Apple Reveals New iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini

A change is coming to at least some of the Apple devices in the hands of store associates and shoppers.

clock October 30, 2018Adriana Lee

A look from ThredUp's new Remade collection.

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ThredUp Builds a Brand Around Resale

The online consignment site fills white space in its marketplace with private label brand.

clock October 30, 2018Sharon Edelson

Patrick Chalhoub, co-ceo, Chalhoub Group; Rania Masri, chief transformation officer and Dina Sidani, head of the Greenhouse.

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Chalhoub Group Starts Accelerator for Retail Technology

The Greenhouse will help start-ups access the market, and bring the retailer solutions to challenges.

clock October 29, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

The U.K. is taxing some digital platforms.

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U.K. Government Unveils Crackdown on Tech Giants

It announced Monday that it would introduce a 2 percent tax on their U.K. revenues from 2020.

clock October 29, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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

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Google, On Heels of Revenue Miss, Will Focus on Shopping Actions, AI

Google’s Q3 earnings call had highs, lows and a growth plan that includes Shopping Actions, AI and updates for responsive video ads.

clock October 25, 2018Adriana Lee

Shoppers still desire to check out with a sales associate, according to data from Headliner Labs.

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Think Tank: The On-site Chat Revolution

Dana Gibber and Caroline Klatt, cofounders of Headliner Labs, explore how to revamp a known tool into a new sales channel.

clock October 25, 2018Dana Gibber and Caroline Klatt

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How Machine-Learning Tool Aims to Optimize E-commerce Growth

The launching of Yaguara’s platform seeks to align teams on overall company goals.

clock October 25, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

ToryTrack Gigi touchscreen smartwatch

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Tory Burch Reveals Its First Touchscreen Smartwatch

The ToryTrack Gigi Touchscreen Smartwatch fuses fashion and function, bringing digital features with old-school analogue sensibility.

clock October 25, 2018Adriana Lee

Cofounders Greg Altman and Rebecca Lacouture in Silk Inc.'s lab in Medford, Mass.

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Silk Inc. Nets $30M Series B Funding, Eyes Expansion Into Apparel

This investment round was led by Jeff Vinik, former manager of Fidelity’s Magellan Fund.

clock October 24, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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Instagram Edges Out Snapchat Among Teens — Sort of

Piper Jaffray says teens use Instagram more…but Snapchat’s still their favorite.

clock October 23, 2018Adriana Lee

The manufacturing process of "PrimaLoft Bio" fibers.

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PrimaLoft Unveils Its First Fully Recycled, Biodegradable Fiber

PrimaLoft introduces PrimaLoft Bio fiber to the market.

clock October 23, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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