The Charlotte Russe app allows for customers to shop the fast fashion retailer's Instagram feed and search for items at any Charlotte Russe store. Since launching in July 2016, the app was downloaded 1 million times.
In the highly scientific world of beauty innovation, there is always a trendy new ingredient or concept on the horizon. One of the latest buzzwords is 'microfluidics', which is gaining a high profile thanks to Chanel.
A first run of the 'smart' jacket, previewed at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and based on partnership between Google and Levi's, is expected to launch in fall 2017, first of all in the USA, retailing for around $350.
Personalization is one of the new buzzwords in retail. U.S. footwear and accessories chain DSW has announced an exclusive partnership with Trend:Bar, which offers stores personalized add-ons to enhance products.