Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail
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A selection of the most interesting things happening in the world of retail - both online and offline
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Online haberdashery Combat Gent moves to Vegas and adds premium denim to its popular suiting collection

Online haberdashery Combat Gent moves to Vegas and adds premium denim to its popular suiting collection | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
It’s not uncommon in Los Angeles to hear someone pitch a premium menswear line. It’s becoming more common to hear that the line will be online only. All that commonness ends, however, when it comes...
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How 3D body scanning will help you find a suit that actually fits

How 3D body scanning will help you find a suit that actually fits | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
If you're still going after that Mad Men look, 3D body scanning may be just what you need.
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StorefrontBacktalk » Blog Archive » The Inventory Nightmare: When Shoes Show Up Where They’re Not Wanted

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The need for a single enterprise view of inventory across all channels

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Mobile Commerce - eBay enhances Macy’s iPhone app for Black Friday - Internet Retailer

Mobile Commerce - eBay enhances Macy’s iPhone app for Black Friday - Internet Retailer | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Technology/Mobile Commerce - eBay enhances Macy’s iPhone app for Black Friday
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Use of geo-fencing to send targeted offers

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E-Commerce Companies Bypass Middlemen to Build Premium Brand

E-Commerce Companies Bypass Middlemen to Build Premium Brand | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
E-commerce companies that make everything from bedding to eyeglasses are trying to build premium brands at discount prices by cutting out middlemen and going directly to manufacturers.
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Start ups finally cottoning on to supply chain benefits of own brand...and tackling lack of brand recognition with other benefits e.g. "deal prices", fast fashion etc

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Why eBay Redesigned To Look More Like Pinterest

Why eBay Redesigned To Look More Like Pinterest | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
If your browsing habits are anything like my own, you stopped going to eBay half a decade ago.
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The Most Ambitious In-Store Retail iPad Integration We've Ever Seen | Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

The Most Ambitious In-Store Retail iPad Integration We've Ever Seen | Co.Labs ⚙ code + community | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Kate Spade decided to replace their stores' paper signage with iPads. But breaking down the problem for software developers led them to a daisychain o...
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Key aims of increasing dwell time and enhancing the on site retail experience to make visiting a store more enriching.

 

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With $20 Million of New Investment Led by Condé Nast, Farfetch Pursues Multi-Channel Vision - BoF - The Business of Fashion

With $20 Million of New Investment Led by Condé Nast, Farfetch Pursues Multi-Channel Vision - BoF - The Business of Fashion | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
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Is mobile more threat or opportunity for physical retailers? - Mobile Marketer - Commerce

Is mobile more threat or opportunity for physical retailers? - Mobile Marketer - Commerce | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
It has barely been a month since the 2012 holiday shopping season came to a close, but it is already clear that mobile-related shopping activities such as showrooming had a big impact on bricks-and-mortar retailers, including Barnes & Noble and...
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Retailers need to focus on the experience and discovery aspects of their physical stores, and need to equip their staff to be as informative and helpful as possible - if google can answer my questions better than the sales assistant then that's a bad place to start!

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Platform lets consumers add products to online baskets from anywhere

Platform lets consumers add products to online baskets from anywhere | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Slingshot hopes to make online ordering more convenient by enabling consumers to place items found around the web or in real-world locations into their online shopping accounts.
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This, when combined with price-checking could really transform the way people shop for groceries online!

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The Long View | Big Data Will Change All Aspects of the Fashion Industry - BoF - The Business of Fashion

The Long View | Big Data Will Change All Aspects of the Fashion Industry - BoF - The Business of Fashion | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
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Mobile Starts the Purchase Journey for 3 in 10 US Digital Shoppers

Mobile Starts the Purchase Journey for 3 in 10 US Digital Shoppers | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
US consumers are increasingly "channel-hopping" while shopping, finds Cisco in a January study. The study takes a close look at the "Digital Mass Market," which comprises
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Optimising the mobile experience based on which activities are occurring where could be important!

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Keaton Row Will Change the Way You Buy Clothes Online. Fashion Retailers Take Note. - Forbes

Keaton Row Will Change the Way You Buy Clothes Online. Fashion Retailers Take Note. - Forbes | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
IF YOU'RE LIKE ME, there’s always someone whose style you admire from a distance.  The mom at drop off that manages to look chic despite sub-zero temperatures and gale force winds.  The woman with the perfect nude-colored wedges you spot through the...
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"Avon-style direct sales for the Twitter generation"

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Deliv Raises $1 Million To Crowd Source Same-Day Local Delivery For Big Brick And Mortar Retailers | TechCrunch

Deliv Raises $1 Million To Crowd Source Same-Day Local Delivery For Big Brick And Mortar Retailers | TechCrunch | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Online shopping is happening at the expense of big national retail chains, which are having a difficult time keeping up with online competition.
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Shoppable Videos Go Mainstream with YouTube: Juicy Couture Shows the Way

Shoppable Videos Go Mainstream with YouTube: Juicy Couture Shows the Way | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
YouTube, the second most popular search engine  is the dark horse of social commerce, and an increasingly valuable social commerce tool, as a new campaign from Juicy Couture illustrates. For exampl...
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Video has already been proving an extremely effective way to sell within retailers own websites & embedding product links into viral video content could be the most effective approach to social selling yet.

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Burberry goes digital

Burberry goes digital | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
ON SEPTEMBER 17th Christopher Bailey, Burberry’s creative director, sent models shimmering down the catwalk in a luminous array of lace coats and tiny metallic...
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500friends raises $5 million to focus on “omnichannel.” Really, though

500friends raises $5 million to focus on “omnichannel.” Really, though | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
  For a retailer, it’s easy to pay lip service to the church of omnichannel – the buzzword among merchants that emphasizes syncing up their operations among all platforms, from physical to digital....
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Amongst Promises of a Perfect Fit, What Fits and What Doesn’t? - BoF - The Business of Fashion

Amongst Promises of a Perfect Fit, What Fits and What Doesn’t? - BoF - The Business of Fashion | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
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Fashion trucks bring style to you

Fashion trucks bring style to you | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Mobile retail trucks bring fashion to you and allow entrepreneurs to start businesses without the high costs of a brick and mortar store.
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This merges some fantastic trends - pop-up shops, social media and on-demand. Love it!

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Sesame, The Newly-Launched Mobile Gifting App For iPhone, Becomes An Online Store | TechCrunch

Sesame, The Newly-Launched Mobile Gifting App For iPhone, Becomes An Online Store | TechCrunch | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
Question: when does your mobile app also need a web experience?
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Gifting is an area crying out for innovation - it never gets any easier and old-fashioned "hampers" are still one of the most popular options.

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Time Spent In Retailers’ Mobile Apps Grows More Than Five-Fold In A Year, Flurry Finds | TechCrunch

Time Spent In Retailers’ Mobile Apps Grows More Than Five-Fold In A Year, Flurry Finds | TechCrunch | Innovation in Ecommerce and Retail | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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The future is mobile..time for big retailers to catch up! Outstanding question is how to help consumers deal with app overload - and how to be the retailer gets to stay installed in a world where competition gets ever more fierce!

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