BUSINESS MODEL

With data science at its core, the San Francisco-based startup aims to offer fashion that’s ‘just right’ for every customer.

29/06/2016

Most hearing aids in the U.S. are now custom-made on 3D printers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first 3D-printed pills. Carmakers have started using 3D technology to produce parts. And last year saw the first demonstration of a digital printer producing multilayer, standards-based circuit boards. Imagine the changes afoot in the pharmaceutical, medical device, automotive, and consumer electronics industries.

19/04/2016

Marianne Caroline Hughes was one of the bright young entrepreneurs who took the INTERLACED stage in September to dive into the topic of how we can use technology for a more sustainable fashion industry.
“Technology and sustainability are two huge influences on the future of fashion and both of them are kind of unpredictable,” started Marianne, presenting some shocking facts about the industry and problem points that make the industry currently unsustainable.

17/04/2016

If smart garments, environmentally reactive dresses and digital skins sound like a far-fetched future of fashion to some, technology’s role for the changing face of the industry today is undeniable. From the rise (and rise) of fashion bloggers, to decoding data for better customer experiences and the democratization of the catwalks, we looked at the way technology has already impacted fashion.

17/04/2016

The ink is barely dry on Alibaba’s billion dollar investment in Southeast Asia’s Lazada, but already we have news of another Rocket Internet divestment. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s fashion-focused site that raised over $250 million and was once on an equal footing with $1.5 billion-valued Lazada, is shedding two of its lackluster country businesses to cut down on costs, TechCrunch has learned.

14/04/2016

American Vogue publisher and chief revenue officer Susan Plagemann talks exclusively to BoF about the multi-channel future of one of fashion’s most storied media brands.

14/04/2016

Artificial intelligence can help businesses align supply and demand, scale personal service and design better products.

07/04/2016

Rent the Runway announced Wednesday the nationwide availability of Unlimited, the first subscription to fashion that gives women access to endless designer clothes and accessories for a flat monthly fee.

23/03/2016

Yoox Net-a-Porter and IBM announced a partnership this week to enhance ominchannel browsing and shopping experiences for Yoox and Net-a-Porter consumers, as well as fashion brands in the Kering group selling through the YNAP platform. While that promises a better future for Yoox and Net-a-Porter sites, it is a testament to the growing irrelevance of in-house e-commerce operations.

L2
07/03/2016

Get ready for the $107 billion gorilla.
 
Amazon doesn’t want to just sell fashion brands; now it wants to build some of its own. And that could spell real trouble for companies selling fast-fashion or basics — and perhaps everybody else.

WWD
22/02/2016

NEW YORK — As fashion week began, a polar wind was howling through the city’s Midtown canyons. Mayor Bill de Blasio was issuing public warnings about a deadly wave of cold air that was going to flash freeze the city like something out of “The Day After Tomorrow.”

15/02/2016

Certains pionniers entament de grandes réformes pour accélérer la mise en vente de leurs collections et se rapprocher de leurs clients.

12/02/2016

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