Brick-and-mortar retail may be facing stiff competition from e-commerce but, according to a study from Valassis, malls still have a fighting chance in the apparel sector and can get ahead with new technologies.
The American beauty company has announced an upcoming flagship for its relaunched cosmetics brand, Covergirl, projecting an interactive experiential concept store slated to open in NYC’s Times Square later this year.
The Swiss watchmaker has announced the launch of its digital boutique. The service, designed to complement the brand’s in-store experience, will first be offered in the United States before being rolled out worldwide.
Amazon has launched its first ever style-focused Echo in the US. The Alexa-powered Echo Look can take photos and videos without the use of a smartphone camera or mirror, tapping into Amazon's growing fashion community.
Marc Jacobs is expanding its wearables category with the launch of its first touchscreen smartwatch, The Riley. Previously the round-faced model was available as both an analog watch and a hybrid smartwatch.
Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would buy privately held coding website GitHub Inc for $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal to beef up its cloud computing business and challenge market leader Amazon.com Inc.
Global shipments of wearables grew 1.2% in Q1 2018 – snail’s pace progress when compared to the 18% growth reported this time last year –, as consumer preference shifts toward smarter devices and products diversify.