The “Fashion and Technology” Chair aims at analysing and promoting, throughout ESCP Europe students and alumni but also a wide community interested in these issues, the role of the technology as a catalyst of innovation for the Fashion and Luxury sectors. At the crossroads of fashion and technology, the Chair’s aim is to develop and convey knowledge on innovation within the fashion and luxury sectors, thanks to cutting-edge technologies.


Talking fashion technology has become a largely consumer oriented dialogue. Wearables, customer experience, personalization, are all buzzwords that come up across topics and up and down market. Fashion and Tech (from both sides) are wrapped up in being of-the-moment, which takes away from the efforts put towards long-term change and realignment. So many of the more deep-rooted operational issues remain covered and unchanged while we endlessly discuss the newest round of wearable devices that will be abandoned in turn...


Le leader français de la vente événementielle lance à Beaune un nouvel espace logistique de 10 000 mètres carrés. Un septième entrepôt français qui rassemblera en Bourgogne les activités vins et gastronomie de l’entreprise. 


In the next six to eight months, online fashion store Myntra is likely to roll out a slew of offerings around 3D technology, augmented reality and virtual reality to enhance user experience as well as revamp its supply chain.


Amazon is rolling out its "Prime Now" service to Baltimore and Miami, offering customers one-hour delivery on thousands of daily essentials through a mobile app.


Apple has asked its suppliers in Asia to make a combined five to six million units of its three Apple Watch models during the first quarter ahead of the product’s release in April, according to people familiar with the matter.


Le leader de la vente événementielle annonce une campagne de recrutement afin de pourvoir 210 postes de commerciaux dans toutes les régions françaises. L’objectif est le développement de l’offre Le Pass. 


Boris Wertz is the founder of version one ventures, and has invested in over 50 early-stage consumer and enterprise companies, including Chloe & Isabel, Frank & Oak, Julep, and Indochino. Follow him on his blog and on Twitter @bwertz.


Magazines, panneaux publicitaires, catalogues… il peut parfois arriver que le consommateur ait envie d’acheter directement ce qui lui fait envie, au moment où il le voit. Pour cela, la marque espagnole Mango vient d’ajouter la fonctionnalité Scan&Shop à son application, pour permettre aux clients de scanner l’objet de leur désir où qu'ils se trouvent, être directement redirigé sur l’e-shop et pouvoir se l’offrir en un clic.


Major U.S. retailers including Target Corp and Toys 'R Us have begun allowing shoppers to collect online purchases at their brick-and-mortar stores, but a study shows the option often saves little, if any, time over in-store shopping. 


Yoox experimented with a new type of pick-up service to facilitate Christmas shopping for its customers. Through a partnership with the Italian bank BNL, which is owned by the French group BNP Paribas, the Italian online fashion retail site allowed its clients for the first time to place orders on the website and then to go pick up their purchases from two branches of BNL in Rome and Milan.


As classic retailers up the ante and new arrivals come to Manhattan’s famous shopping areas , what does the superstore of the future look like?