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Solution Lets E-commerce Mimic In-store Changing Rooms

The “try now, buy later” platform is designed to increase conversions and average order values.

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Technology

AI-Powered Search Tool Helps Brands With Product Discovery

The solution aims to help shoppers find the right product, thereby increasing conversions.

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Katrina Lake is stepping down as CEO, transitioning into executive chairperson, effective Aug. 1.

Technology

Katrina Lake to Step Away From Stitch Fix CEO Role

The Stitch Fix founder will become executive chairperson, and president Elizabeth Spaulding will move into the CEO position on Aug. 1.

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DMR Group Opens Branch in London

The data analysis company has opened a new branch in London to expand its international footprint and launched Trend Lab, a monthly report dedicated to media people.

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Technology

PTC’s FlexPLM Now Enables Automatic Optimization of 3D Assets

Retailers and brands can now “seamlessly scale their use of 3D in product design, development, and downstream consumer experiences.”

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Pietra wants to help influencers make products and become consumer brands, and it's offering to connect them with world-class vendors.

Technology

This New Platform Aims to Turn Influencers Into Product Brands

Pietra just launched a platform to help creators get into product and build their consumer brands, and thousands are already on board. 

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Technology

How Sriram Krishnan and Aarthi Ramamurthy Blew Up on Clubhouse

Hosts of the influential “The Good Time Show” on how it started and its guests, from Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg to DVF and Virgil Abloh.

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Technology

‘Right to Repair’ Movement Spotlights Need for AR Support

Just-released research from CGS shows that consumers want merchants and brands to offer AR assistance for product set-up, education and repair.

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Retail

Investors Funneled $2B to Beauty and Personal Care in 2020

Funding for beauty start-ups hit an all-time high last year, CB Insights says. And 2021 is shaping up to be even bigger.

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An Amazon warehouse that labor is trying to organize is shown in Bessemer, Ala., Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Union representatives are pushing for some 6,000 Amazon workers to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on the promise it will lead to better working conditions, better pay and more respect. Amazon is pushing back, arguing that it already offers more than twice the minimum wage in Alabama and workers get such benefits as health care, vision and dental insurance without paying union dues. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Technology

Amazon Union Vote Count in Bessemer Marks Industry Milestone

The public vote count for whether the U.S. will see its first Amazon labor union in Bessemer, Ala. has begun — and it’s already heated.

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Retail

Multimedia Plus Adds Zoom Capabilities to Latest Version of Incite Platform

Technology from Multimedia Plus helps brands and merchants communicate more effectively with front-line sales associates.

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Business Features

Facebook Report Reveals Ongoing Pain Points for Small Business

The Global State of Small Business Report finds vulnerabilities and identifies new challenges ahead.

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The WhatsApp application icon is seen on an iPhone home screen in Warsaw, Poland on March 3, 2021. (Photo by Jaap Arriens / Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

Technology

WhatsApp Makes Managing Catalogues and Hiding Products Easier

The messaging app marks its continued evolution into shopping by making product catalogue management less annoying.

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Accessory Trends

Will.i.am Unveils Pandemic-inspired Face Mask, Featuring Bluetooth, Noise-canceling Audio and Microphone

Retailing for $299, the wearable technology launches April 8.

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Business Features

Afterpay Launches Sustainability Initiatives

The programs will encourage consumers to participate in efforts to benefit eco-focused organizations and shop responsibly.

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