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 […]
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 […]
Behind the scenes, Amazon has been using technology to vertically integrate nearly the entire process of consumption.
Tamara Mellon says luxury fashion will “be eaten by technology” as she sidesteps retailers and lowers prices with web-only company.
Between robots providing delivery service to pizza-dispensing ATMs making their way into the United States, this year saw both highs and lows in food technology and innovation.
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 […]
@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 […]
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 […]
“Curated content for our readers where they’re consuming content is the total goal,” said W’s publisher and chief revenue officer Lucy Kriz. “And the ability for us to reach millions of new eyeballs of new millennials is incredible exposure for our brand.”
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 […]
The recently unveiled Spectacles, which are sunglasses with an integrated camera for posting videos to Snapchat, are at the forefront of software vendors’ broadening push into building physical goods. (AFP photo / Snap Inc.)
Some luxury designers are still keeping an arm’s length, while smaller designers are embracing the reach and exposure to Amazon’s 54 million Prime customers.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]