Tag: ecommerce

28 May 2020

#DIY Your Food Is in the Mail

Excerpt via AngelList Kevin William David U.S. customers spent around $100 million on meal kits at retail stores in the month ending April 11, nearly double that period a year prior, according to Nielsen. Meal kits are making a comeback after years of faltering sales. People stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic are […]

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25 Apr 2020

Appointment-only stores, hand sanitizing stations, and robots stocking shelves

Excerpt via Business Insider How our shopping experience could change in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic Retailers across the US are feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic, which is creating a surge in demand at some stores that remain open but has wholly dried up business for those that haven’t. Experts, landlords, and […]

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12 Dec 2016

Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

Adidas latest running shoe is subtle and soft-looking, with stitching that evokes the sea. Its also made almost entirely from plastic recovered from the ocean.Last year, Adidas teased a prototypeof a shoe that it was working on with the intent of playing a small role in cleaning up the oceans and adjust its supply chain […]

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10 Dec 2016

Amazon Go + Self-Checkout Trends

@ELECTRICRUNWAY Self-checkouts were the talk of the town this week with Amazon’s introduction of Amazon Go and Rebecca Minkoff’s collaboration with QueueHop. Experts predict that by 2020 we’ll be 3D printing our own clothing at home, and a few fashion tech announcements. It’s Friday, December 9th and here’s what you need to know this week […]

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14 Nov 2016

Amazon Japan Releases Special Manga-focused eReader

Japanese comics, called manga, are hugely popular. Although you probably knew that, you probably don’t know the extent of it. In 2015, Japan’s bestselling manga series, One Piece, sold more than 14 million copies. It helps that the format runs a hugely broad spectrum of topics; they’re not just action-packed comics aimed at children but […]

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18 Oct 2016

‘Official Fake’: The Vetements Approach to Entering a New Market

Glossy.co by HILARY MILNES OCT 18, 2016 Vetements knows how to start a fashion frenzy. The fashion brand led by Demna Gvasalia, also the creative director of Balenciaga, sprung up seemingly out of nowhere in the past year with its street-inspired take on luxury fashion. Its pared-down designs and reimaginations on classic American brands (Champion, Hanes and […]

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11 Aug 2016

Think Amazon’s Drone Delivery Idea Is a Gimmick? Think Again

Amazon is the most obscure large company in the tech industry. It isn’t just secretive, the way Apple is, but in a deeper sense, Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce and cloud-storage giant is opaque. Amazon rarely explains either its near-term tactical aims or its long-term strategic vision. It values surprise. Over the last few years, Amazon has […]

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22 Jul 2016

Fashion x Tech: The New Wild West

The collision of fashion and tech has spawned a cottage industry of those looking to shepherd the would-be disruptors into the ways of the industry. Fashion incubators and accelerators like Pratt’s Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator, the New York Fashion Tech Lab and the CFDA Fashion Incubator have sprung up, designed to help budding industry talent […]

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04 May 2016

E(at)-Commerce Platforms Power The Local Food Movement

“Current U.S. farmers markets and Community Supported Agriculture shares (CSAs) are barely sustaining for small farmers — they’re suffering,” – Dave Ranallo, founder of Azoti E-commerce platforms such as Azoti and Local Line are digging deeper to help the local food movement better support the farmers at its core. Azoti hopes to streamline how large food […]

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