Business

Style Capital Acquires Minority Stake in MSGM

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Fashion

Lanvin Still Faces Uncertain Future

clock 12hJoelle Diderich and Mimosa Spencer

Business

Beauty Industry Continues to Thrive Despite Steep Competition

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Elizabeth Doupnik

Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Instagram, models

Technology

Kendall Jenner, Alessandro Michele Lead Most Engaged, Highest Instagram Followers

The social platform also revealed which models have the most engaged followers.

clock February 21, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Estée Lauder’s chatbot

Technology

Automat Reveals Beauty Chatbot Hub as Segment Thrives

The conversational marketing platform has revealed beauty.bot, a web site focused on the technology and advancements within the segment.

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Technology

Fintech Provider Tipalti Raises $30 Million in Funding

The injection of funds will go toward widening its innovation focus.

clock February 13, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

An Alipay-app on a smartphone screen and Finnair logos at the Helsinki airport, Finland, 27 January 2017. Finnish flag carrier Finnair said it will launch Alipay as an official method of in-flight payments for customers travelling on carrier's Asian route between Helsinki and Shanghai. Alipay is the mobile payment platform of Chinese Ant Financial. Finnair is the first airline to accept payments via Alipay.Finnair accepts Alipay for payments on passenger planes on its Asian routes, Vantaa, Finland - 27 Jan 2017

Technology

Consumers Increasingly Use Mobile for Checkouts in Physical Stores

Chinese shoppers lead the charge, followed by North America.

clock February 13, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

online shopping

Technology

Retail Marketers Missed $5 Billion in 2017 Due to Outdated Tech

Nanigans revealed that legacy systems have cost retailers hugely.

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Black Friday shopping

Retail

Content Relevance Swells, but Doesn’t Compensate for Poor Brand Experiences

According to Adobe’s latest research, the role of content continues to increase – but so does the need for seamless in-store experiences.

clock February 12, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Badgley Mischka RTW Fall 2017

Technology

Badgley Mischka, SAP Debut Live Feedback App for Fall 2018 Show

Attendees will be able to provide immediate feedback while viewing the collection via the newly minted app.

clock February 9, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Gucci Westman used augmented reality for her "Lauren Hutton on Safari" look at Hellessy.

Technology

Workday Ventures Reveals $250 Million Fund for AI, Blockchain, AR

The company’s strategic arm will be investing and partnering with start-ups on new services that can be applied to enterprises.

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Alibaba

Marketing and Promotion

Lenovo, Huawei Top List of Leading Chinese Brands

Kantar Millward Brown reviewed Chinese brands that are making waves in the global market.

clock February 7, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Grokker's platform is available across a wide-range of devices, including mobile.

Retail

Salesforce Q4 Shopping Index: Mobile Shopping Soars

Digital commerce increased substantially with consumers marking the highest levels of buying intent on record.

clock February 6, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Changes in consumer shopping behavior is impacting the retail market.

Technology

Capgemini Refocuses on Customer Engagement With Latest Acquisition

The consulting, technology and digital services company has taken on LiquidHub, a platform centered at delivering heightened consumer experiences.

clock February 5, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Apparel retailers and brands can better execute mobile commerce capabilities.

Technology

PTC, NCR Corp. Link to Deliver Retailers Full-Service Solutions

The partnership will set to enable users to optimize the total cost of ownership of their IT infrastructure.

clock February 5, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

mobile platforms, omnichannel

Financial

Mobile Commerce in 2017 Hit $1.35 Trillion in Sales

The substantial increase signals to retailers a need for seamless, omnichannel experiences.

clock February 2, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Marketing and Promotion

Driven By Financial Stress, Millennials Tighten Purse Strings

A new study conducted by Bank of America, reveals one of the top reasons the demographic heavily hunts for deals.

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chinese shoppers

Marketing and Promotion

Cheetah Mobile, Hypr Link to Attract Chinese Influencers

The influencer platform will aim to connect North American brands with cross-border social players.

clock January 31, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Deciem Co-CEO Out as Controversy Swirls

clock 18hAllison Collins and Rachel Strugatz

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