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Snap’s Executive Bleed Continues, as CFO Bails

Snap Inc.’s management exodus claims another, as Wall Street winces.

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The $30 million in Series B funding rounds out a $50 million total for Wiliot, a company pioneering new semiconductor technologies such as the bluetooth tag.


Wiliot Announces Battery-Free Bluetooth Tag, $30 Million Series B Round

Announced Monday at the NRF Big Show, Amazon web services, Avery Dennison and Samsung join Wiliot’s investors for $30 million in Series B.

clock January 16, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

StoreAdvise and Adore Me partner to enhance the fitting room experience.


Fitting Rooms Get Techy: Adore Me, StoreAdvise Bring IoT to Intimates

The smart fitting rooms bridge internet of things and RFID technology to improve the in-store experience while improving conversion.

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IBM and NRF Tout Retail Leaders Survey on ‘Intelligent Automation’

The survey revealed the importance of automation technology across the supply chain.

clock January 15, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Many companies are applying data and analytics to all parts of their business — but contractors are widely overlooked.

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Think Tank: Why Contractor Management Is Critical to Your Brand

Tom Buiocchi is chief executive officer of ServiceChannel, a software solution for facilities and maintenance management across retail and other industries. 

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Kornit Digital Reveals Latest ‘Atlas’ Textiles Product

Kornit Digital’s latest product, Kornit Atlas, streamlines direct-to-garment printing.

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Datacolor, Color Solutions International Jointly Release Product

The new partnership will debut at Première Vision New York from Jan. 15 to 16.

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From last year's NRF Big Show.


What to Watch: Retail’s FashTech Providers

WWD’s list of 20-plus tech companies, showing at NRF Big Show 2019, aim to define the future of fashion and retailing.

clock January 14, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

CES 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center


6 CES Tech Trends for Fashion and Beauty

The tech supershow is becoming a must-attend for fashion, beauty and retail. Here are the key themes for these sectors.

clock January 14, 2019Adriana Lee

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Fashion and Beauty at CES 2019

A select round-up of announcements and cameos from the fashion, beauty and retail ranks at CES 2019.

clock January 14, 2019Adriana Lee

Daniel Wellington values "investment" aspect of its timepieces and makes installment pay an option for shoppers.


Daniel Wellington Makes Time to Pay With Klarna Installment Plan

Timepiece as investment piece, Klarna, Europe’s leading payments provider partners with Daniel Wellington in installment payments.

clock January 11, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Planq designed chairs made from recycled denim jeans for Tommy Hilfiger's M5 building in Amsterdam, which opened last year.

Fashion Scoops

Reusing, Upcycling and Innovation to Be Integral at the Upcoming Circular Fashion Games

Furniture made from upcycled jeans and an app designed to share and repair clothing are two circular economy-friendly ideas.

clock January 11, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Al Carey, Non-Executive Chairman of Unifi's Board of Directors.


Unifi Names PepsiCo Exec to Board

Unifi appointed Albert P. Carey as non-executive chairman of its board of directors.

clock January 11, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Backbone partners with True Fit.


Backbone PLM, True Fit Size Up Product Development

Unveiling at NRF, True Fit insights will be added to Backbone PLM, the cloud-based platform aiming to reduce headache at the design stage.

clock January 11, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

The North Face's new Futurelight textile was lab-tested, as well as validated in extreme conditions by celebrated mountaineers and other athletes in the real world.


The North Face’s CES Debut Is All About Textile Tech

The outerwear company shows off its new, fully waterproof and impossibly soft, breathable Futurelight textile.

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