A report released by Brightpearl on Wednesday suggests that the introduction of try-before-you-buy services could spell disaster for unprepared e-commerce retailers, swamping them with returns and obliterating margins.
The tech giant looks first to release a technology that will enhance the next generation of phones with accurate facial recognition and secure biometrics for payments, gesture sensing, and immersive shopping experiences.
Fragrance brands are getting inventive as they try to win over younger consumers, leading to creative initiatives such as Chloé's immersive experience at French mall Les 4 Temps or Kenzo and Guerlain's online campaigns.
Ebay is using AI to help consumers find the same and similar outfits worn by their favourite celebrities. The technology is enabling the platform’s new Shop the Celebrity Look service, launched this week.
Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds has launched a new collection of sneakers made from a textile derived from eucalyptus tree pulp. The Tree Collection is naturally moisture wicking and reduces water use by 95%.
The American sportswear company has collaborated with advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai to create Reactland, a side-scrolling video game designed to promote the brand’s Epic React shoe in China.
Zara, the fashion chain owned by the world’s biggest clothing retailer Inditex, will introduce augmented reality displays from April, it said on Tuesday, in an effort to lure millennials into its stores.
L'Oréal Technology Incubator is debuting new innovations in personalized beauty including a medically focused face-scanning platform for personalized serums, a custom foundation system and a 3D hair color app.