• What Will the Train of the Future Look Like?
      Public transport networks are enabling consumers to enhance their journey time by offering flexible spaces that blend work, home and transport. During Dutch Design Week 2018, Dutch national railway company NS presented its creative vision for the train of tomorrow.  … ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-11-09
    • Etsy’s Good Store Advocates Conscious Consumerism
      Etsy, the global e-marketplace for independent makers, came offline last week with a three-day London pop-up featuring products and workshops – a Holiday warm-up to elevate craft and promote mindful consumerism. Not only did the Good Store put UK makers on the… ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-11-08
    • High-Tech Grocery & Dining Concept: Habitat by Honestbee
      Singaporean online grocery marketplace Honestbee has expanded into bricks-and-mortar with a tech-enabled supermarket and dining concept that embraces a convenient, yet slower pace of shopping for everyday necessities.  ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-10-26
    • How Brands Can Give Women a Seat at the Table
      Sticking a feminist slogan on a white T-shirt and reaping the rewards just doesn’t cut it anymore. Women have wizened up to the marketing tactics of brands, rightfully expecting more than shallow words and false promises. Businesses would do well to stay… ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-10-25
    • Macy’s downsizes stores for its new growth strategy
      1. Macy’s announced earlier this week that despite its four consecutive quarters of sales growth in its current retail locations, it plans to cut down on square footage in a number of their stores. As the department store chain sees its consumers shifting more towards online shopping,… ... read more
      Source: Fashion Tech DailyPublished on 2018-11-15
    • Retailers are testing a new holiday-inspired ad product on Pinterest
      1. As Facebook struggles with an oversaturated ad platform, retailers are looking to Pinterest to drive sales on social media this holiday season. Lowe’s, Kohl’s and Macy’s this year are all working with Pinterest to create holiday shopping-inspired “snow globes”– ad products that let retailers build interactive catalogs on… ... read more
      Source: Fashion Tech DailyPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Richemont and Alibaba partner to launch retail platform in China
      1. Richemont and Alibaba Group have announced a global strategic partnership to bring the retail offerings of Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP), to Chinese consumers. Under the partnership, the companies will establish a joint venture to launch two mobile apps for YNAP’s Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter multi-brand in… ... read more
      Source: Fashion Tech DailyPublished on 2018-10-26
    • Decline in popularity of once modern day department stores
      1. Debenhams: end of an era for another high street retailer?  London - First came the collapse of BHS, followed by House of Fraser and now Debenhams. Even John Lewis is suffering from an all-time trading low. And then there is longtime suffering Marks and Spencer, planning… ... read more
      Source: Fashion Tech DailyPublished on 2018-10-25

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