Tech & Media

LVMH Innovation Award

Live stream shopping start-up Bambuser wins 2021 LVMH Innovation Award

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has today revealed Bambuser, a start-up specialising in live stream shopping, is the winner of the 5th LVMH Innovation Award.
TikTok fakes

Gucci is TikTok’s most counterfeited luxury brand, study reveals

A new study has revealed the most counterfeited luxury brands on the social media video application TikTok, with Gucci taking the top spot.
Sports Direct Oxford Street

In Pictures: Sports Direct opens revamped Oxford Street flagship

Sports Direct has reopened its Oxford Street flagship store, following a £10 million refurbishment. The site has undergone a complete overhaul with a modern, innovative, and sleek new look that brings the brand’s latest elevation strategy to the retail space.

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Consumption of digital media skyrocketed during the pandemic as locked-down consumers turned to their smart-phones for inspiration, entertainment and, of course, shopping. According to data
Klarna's Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski talks about the future of fintech and retail...

Klarna co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski was in London last week to launch the disruptive payments provider's game-changing new shopping feature – which allows customers to shop across all retailers via the Klarna app, whether they are Klarna merchants or not – and to visit the company's brand new London HQ.

PODCAST: Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO & Founder, Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski is the CEO & Founder of disruptive payments provider Klarna. With its buy now, pay later, pay in 3 and other flexible, or as Klarna likes to call it smoooth, payments options, this business has shaken up the way we shop, having been adopted by more than 250,000 retailers worldwide.

GANNI launches direct-to-consumer experience in China via Tmall

GANNI, the Danish contemporary brand credited with introducing the playful "Scandi 2.0" sense of style, has launched a direct-to-consumer experience in China via Tmall.
Burberry Blankos

Burberry announces partnership with Mythical Games

Burberry has confirmed it is partnering with Mythical Games to launch a limited-edition Blanko in the technology company’s game, Blankos Block Party, to be released in July 2021.

Netflix launches online shop for fashion and lifestyle products inspired by...

Netflix has launched Netflix.shop to enable viewers to shop exclusive drops of fashion and lifestyle products connected to their favourite shows.
Making The Cut

Amazon Prime Video reveals trailer for season two of Making the...

Making the Cut, the eight-episode fashion competition and ‘shoppable’ series from Amazon Prime Video, hosted and executive produced by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, which is set to premier season two on 16 July 2021, has today revealed an official trailer.
H&M Billion Dollar Collection

H&M launches virtual collection featuring 10 sustainable start-ups

H&M Foundation has announced the launch of "The Billion Dollar Collection", a collection of 10 innovative sustainable start-ups that the non-profit organisation thinks could change the face of the fashion industry.
eBay 2021

Amazon, eBay, Etsy, PayPal among the sites affected by huge global...

A huge internet crash has seen dozens of big name platforms, e-commerce sites and services go offline around the world, with Amazon, eBay, Etsy, PayPal, Twitter, as well as UK and US government pages and global news websites affected.
W1 Curated

GFF collaborates with W1 Curates to showcase work from the Class...

Graduate Fashion Foundation has collaborated with W1 Curates to showcase the best image, photography and moving image work from the Class of 2021 in a two-week installation seen on the façade of Flannels on Oxford Street.

Because London launches retail feature with 3D imaging and “shoppable hotspots”

Because London, the online fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine, has launched a new retail feature using 3D image technology to allow viewers to walk through stores digitally.

Klarna launches “game-changing” new online shopping checkout feature

Global banking, payments and shopping service Klarna has today launched its new “game changing” Shopping feature, allowing users to Pay in 3 in any online shop directly through the Klarna app, without ever paying more than the price of the product.
Dylan Joel LDC

Lone Design Club partners with Westfield London for interactive pop-up shopping...

Westfield London, Europe's largest retail destination, is to launch a pop-up retail experience with Lone Design Club, showcasing an array of ethical fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands.
Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Perkins to unveil Summer in the City campaign as it...

Former Arcadia brand Dorothy Perkins is to launch a Summer in the City campaign on 28 May as the brand starts a new online-only journey under the umbrella of the Boohoo Group.
Snapchat glasses

Snapchat unveils new VR spectacles

Snapchat has today unveiled its next generation of eyewear, the company's first pair of display glasses designed for creators to overlay their filters directly onto how they see the world.
Purple Tuesday

eBay highlights the need for more accessible online shopping and becomes...

eBay UK has announced that it will be the headline sponsor of this year’s Purple Tuesday on 2 November, as part of the company’s efforts to make the marketplace as accessible as possible.

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