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How Tuning Into Connected TV Can Help Retailers and Brands This Year

There are 84 million households streaming on connected TV — a big opportunity for fashion and retail brands.

clock March 26, 2021WWD Staff

This combination of 2018-2020 photos shows, from left, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to face a grilling by Republican senators who accuse the tech giants of anti-conservative bias. Democrats are trying to expand the discussion to include other issues such as the companies' heavy impact on local news.  The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The executives have agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, LM Otero, Jens Meyer)

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The Fate of Social: Where Facebook, Twitter, Google Stand

Change may be coming for social media. But the tech leaders defining the landscape differ on what that should look like.

clock March 25, 2021Adriana Lee

Ravensbourne University London is about to launch a first-of-its-kind digital fashion course, Digital Technology for Fashion, starting September 2021

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Ravensbourne to Launch Digital Technology for Fashion Course

As digital fashion becomes the new frontier, students will be able to learn how to make virtual sneakers and digital arts at Ravensbourne.

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Stitch Fix Nabs Amazon Exec

Amazon VP Sharon Chiarella to join online styling service as its new chief product officer.

clock March 23, 2021Adriana Lee

Six companies were selected by the New York Fashion Tech Lab.

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New York Fashion Tech Lab Reveals Eighth Cohort

The companies will participate in the Lab’s first fully virtual/digital lab experience.

clock March 23, 2021Lisa Lockwood

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

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Zuckerberg: Apple’s Privacy Move Could Spur More Social Commerce

The Facebook CEO talked social commerce numbers and spun Apple’s privacy update as a positive change that could send more retailers his way.

clock March 19, 2021Adriana Lee

YouTube is bringing its Shorts one-minute video feature to the U.S. as a beta test, starting this week.

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YouTube’s Short Video Test Begins Rolling Out in U.S.

YouTube expands beta test for Shorts, bringing the TikTok contender to its home turf.

clock March 19, 2021Adriana Lee

Gucci launches the first Snapchat AR Lenses for shoe try-ons.

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Snapchat Signals Fashion Ambitions With Latest Acquisition

Snap Inc. has set the stage for a fashion commerce push with its purchase of Fit Analytics, a fitting tech start-up for apparel and shoes.

clock March 18, 2021Adriana Lee

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Amazon Takes Crown as U.S.’ Top-Selling Apparel Retailer, Report Says

Amazon’s U.S. apparel sales of $41 billion beat out Walmart, Target and others last year, a new report from Wells Fargo says.

clock March 17, 2021Adriana Lee

C-beauty brand Pechoin's with Beijing's Forbidden City.

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Alibaba’s Tmall Introduces Intellectual Property Trading Platform IPmart

The platform will also be equipped with blockchain technology from Ant Group to solve trust and counterfeit problems.

clock March 17, 2021Tianwei Zhang

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Avery Dennison Launch Aims to Usher in a New Era for Supply Chains

The venture will serve to bridge physical and digital worlds while helping to further sustainability goals and connectivity.

clock March 17, 2021Alexandra Pastore

The Pokemon dek Duchamps.io is selling as its first lot.

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The NFT, Crypto Boom Is Coming to Luxury, New Auction Site Says

Duchamps.io is launching as a crypto-only auction house with its first lot a pristine vintage Pokémon deck.

clock March 16, 2021Kali Hays

3DLook mobile fit technology scanning

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Fit Tech Co. Raises $6.5M in Second Pandemic Round

3DLook first raised money last year to keep up with demand and growth, with investors like supermodel Natalia Vodianova.

clock March 16, 2021Kali Hays

Carrefour

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Carrefour Extends Blockchain to Textiles

Carrefour plans to use blockchain on baby clothing and bedding products made of organic textile, sold in France and Spain.

clock March 15, 2021Mimosa Spencer

chief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Afterpay, Nick Molnar

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Clearpay Moves Into Southern Europe With ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Services

The potential is the region is enormous, said cofounder and co-CEO Nick Molnar, adding that Spain, Italy and France together have an addressable e-commerce market exceeding 150 billion euros.

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