Coty has launched an on-demand digital personal beauty assistant for the Amazon Echo Show in the UK. Digital innovation with a focus on voice and virtual assistants to be central to company's future strategy
Star fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber were accused of sexual harassment in a New York Times article at the weekend with Vogue saying it wouldn't use them for the foreseeable future as a result.
New technologies YouCam will roll out include real-time AR hair coloring; artificial intelligence (AI) "Look Transfer" that brings makeup looks to life from printed photos through 3D face AR tech, and AR training tools.
House of Fraser faced the same challenges endured by much of UK retail over the six-week Christmas period with a slow performance in stores, although margins improved. But unlike some, its web sales also proved weak.
Stealthy in-line store pull-outs and intensified competition to attract new retailers figure among the problems facing malls in 2018, which must diversify their offer and focus their investments on consumer experience.
Boohoo continued its impressive run in the last months of 2017 with its main brand, as well as PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, all powering ahead globally. Can surging growth continue? The company thinks it can.