A Stockholm restaurant crew is wearing cotton aprons that capture greenhouse gas from the air, in a pilot of a technique developed by H&M-backed researchers as the fashion industry struggles to lower its climate impact.
Landlord Grosvenor has launched an interesting project, unveiling “an innovation challenge seeking to find new technologies and partners that are putting customer experience at the heart of bricks and mortar retail”.
The French fashion house will unveil its new men's collection this Thursday, May 19, on Venice Beach, as well as on Facebook. Creative Director Kim Jones will also present a collaboration with the label Erl.
BNPL specialist Klarna has rolled out Virtual Shopping, “connecting online shoppers directly with experts in physical stores, through live video and messaging, to provide a highly personalised experience online”.
Tech firm Nexite has announced a new funding injection. It takes its total funding up to $100m for its breakthrough Bluetooth tag and SaaS platform that boosts physical shopping and makes it more e-tail-like.
UGC is becoming ever more important to the shopping journey and the latest international Shopper Experience Index report shows that “purchase influence has shifted from business-to-consumer, to consumer-to-consumer”.
There was good news and bad on UK spending on Tuesday as reports showed consumers are being impacted by higher prices, but are still spending on fashion and on activities that require new clothes and beauty products.
Steen & Strøm, the historic luxury department store in Oslo that’s also the worlds oldest, said on Monday that it made history in its March results when it exceeded its best monthly sales on record by as much as 20%.