You might love nothing more than browsing the beauty aisles for a quick pick-me-up, but do you open the "tester" tubes? If the answer is a resounding "no," you're not alone, as beauty consumers move to virtual platforms.
Alvanon has joined hands with the former editor-in- chief of Apparel Monthly to open The Shanghai Apparel Experience Centre, a hub that fosters new technologies and sustainable innovations for China's fashion industry.
The New York-based company has launched Souler, a new website bringing influencers and brands together to promote and sell products, powered by the technology behind its existing dropshipping platform.
Perry Ellis International (PEI) is launching Pitch to Pery, an angel investor-backed program designed to source the next innovative startup that will revolutionize the fashion, e-commerce and retail industries.
The Japanese designer presented a rather avant-garde collection for Haute Couture in Paris, in which certain pieces were available to buy after the show, ready to be custom-made in a showroom using new technologies.
After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will compete against offerings from Amazon.com and Google.
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
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
Amazon will launch a Windows-compatible PC app for its Alexa digital assistant that will directly compete with Microsoft's Cortana. The Alexa app will operate on HP, Lenovo, Asus and Acer Windows 10 laptops and desktops.