Indian e-commerce major Flipkart has acquired Israel-based technology-focused start-up Upstream Commerce for an undisclosed amount, as it looks to strengthen its innovation capabilities across the globe.
The three women gazing into the camera in an ad for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are “digital models” whose rise is dividing the fashion world.
Following an initial trial period, the Facebook-owned image-sharing network rolled out two new ways for users around the world to shop on the platform on Monday, introducing Shopping in Stories and Shopping in Explore.
Amsterdam-based Fashion for Good has announced the names of the 12 startups that will join its Plug and Play Programme, a twelve-week course with mentorship by its corporate partners such as Kering and C&A.
Online retail giant Ebay has extended its authentication program to watches this week, in a move to limit the number of fake timepieces being sold on its platform, increasing consumer confidence in the items being sold.
Using its custom-built Real Time Exception Spotting tech tool, the footwear brand will scan crowds at NYFW, processing details like patterns, styles and accessories, to pinpoint 'truly exceptional' style.