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A new report by Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade and the American Apparel & Footwear Association reveals a growing surge of online fraud hitting social media platforms.

Technology

Report: 70-plus Brands Targeted By Fraudulent Social Media Ads

A rising spate of scam ads swamping Facebook, Instagram, Google and YouTube create mess for consumer and apparel brands, a new report says.

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Shopify and Affirm sign onto a new deal to bring the latter's installment payments to the e-commerce platform.

Technology

Shopify Signs Onto Affirm’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Tech

The exclusive partnership will allow Shopify merchants in the U.S. to offer installment payment plans.

clock July 22, 2020Adriana Lee

Snap Inc. chief executive officer Evan Spiegel.

Technology

Snap Shares Fall on Disappointing Daily User Count

In the first full quarter under the coronavirus pandemic, Snap revenue and DAUs grew — but the latter wasn’t enough to meet expectations.

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Amazon's chief executive officer Jeff Bezos.

Technology

Coronavirus Scuttles Amazon Prime Day

Amazon’s peak sales day will be postponed to later in the year, the e-commerce giant announced Tuesday.

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Snap-and-search app Shnap debuts on Monday.

Technology

As Pandemic Rages, Emerging Techs Debut, Others Gain Ground

A new snap-and-shop app emerges, while adoption of a touchless foot-scanning tool for shoe retailers rises.

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Google introduces Shoploop, an experiment focusing on social video shopping on mobile.

Technology

Google R&D Lab Jumps Into Mobile Video Shopping

The tech titan’s Area 120 wants to fix what’s broken with social commerce.

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Instagram officially launches Instagram Shop.

Technology

Instagram Shop Officially Launches

Instagram’s work to court brands and shoppers all boils down to this, the debut of Instagram Shop.

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A line in front of Louis Vuitton's Union Square, San Francisco, location.

Retail

Shopping Returns (Sort of) in San Francisco, Silicon Valley

A snapshot of what shopping and retail in the Bay Area looks like.

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Twitter

Technology

Famous Twitter Accounts Hacked to Spread Bitcoin Scam

A widespread Twitter attack has dozens of famous accounts, from Kim Kardashian to Barack Obama, asking for money.

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San Francisco-based luxury bag start-up Senreve brings on a new chief growth officer.

Retail

Senreve Appoints New Chief Growth Officer

Mark Chou goes from adviser to c-suite exec to steer the luxury bag start-up through its pivotal growth stage.

clock July 14, 2020Adriana Lee

Christian Louboutin's latest Nudes collection will come to the Drest styling game app.

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Christian Louboutin x Drest Collab Spotlights Inclusivity

The luxury footwear brand brings its flesh-toned Nudes collection to a fashion game committed to expanding representation through its avatars.

clock July 13, 2020Adriana Lee

A close-up shows an application 'TikTok' on a smart phone in Berlin, Germany, 07 July 2020. US State Secretary Pompeo on 06 July 2020 siad the US was 'looking at' a ban of Chinese social media apps including the popular video-sharing app TikTok. TikTok and many other social media messenger apps have announced over the course of the week that they would be making changes in their Hong Kong operations in consequence to the disputed security law which was imposed by China and coming into force.Smartphone applications, Berlin, Germany - 07 Jul 2020

Technology

Amazon Gaffe Caps Tough Week for TikTok

Amazon’s accidental TikTok ban, then reversal, highlights turbulent times for the social video app.

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WhatsApp now lets businesses connect with customers using QR codes.

Technology

WhatsApp Business Gets QR Codes, External Catalogue Sharing

WhatsApp businesses, now more than 50 million strong on the platform, get new powers to reach consumers.

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Technology

Twitter Job Ad Suggests New Subscription Service

Twitter’s looking for engineers to work on a subscription service that, it said, would be a “first” for the company.

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In its first move into gaming, Oscar de la Renta will be featured in the Drest styling app.

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar de la Renta Gets Into Gaming via Drest Partnership

The deal marks the luxury brand’s first official entry into gaming.

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06 September 2018, Germany,, Cologne: The logo of the Kaufhof parent company, the Canadian Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), is attached to the German headquarters. The planned merger of the Karstadt and Kaufhof department store chains has cleared an important hurdle. The banks had approved the merger of the two retail chains, the "Sueddeutsche Zeitung" reported on 6 September 2018. Photo by: Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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A Transforming HBC Pumps Up Management

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