Chanel has taken a minority stake in UK online retailer Farfetch, the companies said on Monday, as part of a tie-up to develop digital services such as chats to connect the label's clients with store assistants.
Amazon Registry Services has launched a new .Bot platform and has partnered with Automat on Beauty.bot, an artificial intelligence-powered conversational messaging platform custom tailored for the beauty industry.
Amazon paid about $90 million (£64.92 million) to acquire the maker of Blink home security cameras late last year, in a secret bet on the startup's energy-efficient chips to power Amazon home shopper devices.
Maybelline has launched an official New York Fashion Week augmented reality beauty experience with YouCam that allows customers the chance to try on and purchase three key beauty looks direct from the runway.
The New York-based cosmetics company has created an online augmented reality try-on service for its CoverGirl brand, allowing consumers to experiment with full makeup looks without having to download an app.
Epson has launched a new destination microsite for digital fabric printing for fashion designers. The new site was launched at Epson's Digital Couture Project and introduces designers to printers and new methods.
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 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.
Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers aims to launch the first industry-wide blockchain this year to track gems each time they change hands starting from the moment they are dug from the ground, its CEO said.