University apparel emblazoned with 'CUM' is a chaotic internet mystery

Mashable VR

Posts cackling and face-palming at the apparel went viral over the weekend.

Fit Analytics Drives Growth And Profit For Apparel Retailers

Forrester's Customer Insights

In the apparel personalization market, solutions built on fit analytics are achieving both [… This year, NRF was a happy affair: Retailers were celebrating a successful holiday season, year-on-year growth, and a net increase of store openings. Beyond the traditional focus on top-line growth, this year I heard a renewed call to improve the bottom line.

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Amazon?s new AI technique lets users virtually try on outfits

Venture Beast

In new papers, Amazon researchers propose techniques that let users virtually try on apparel and find items that complement their wardrobe. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Mobile ai Amazon apparel artificial intelligence category-/News clothing fashion machine learningRead More.

I tested Apple Watch sleep tracking to save you time and battery life

Venture Beast

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CLOAK and swagger: Apparel brand teams with Microsoft for ‘Minecraft Dungeons’ fashion line

GeekWire

A “Minecraft Dungeons” cloak available from the apparel company CLOAK. Microsoft and Mojang Studios have partnered with apparel brand CLOAK to take care of that. Ten percent of all proceeds from apparel sales will go to the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization. CLOAK Photo).

Apple’s watchOS 7 may beat Google’s latest Wear OS, but both need help

Venture Beast

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Pack It All up in the Best Fanny Packs, According To Reviewers

GizModo VR

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Amazon makes Contact Lens generally available

Venture Beast

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Fossil Gen 5 watches leap past Wear OS with VO2 max and sleep tracking

Venture Beast

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Facebook research reveals AI tools for improving online clothes shopping

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Enterprise Marketing Mobile apparel category-/News computer vision CVPR 2020 ecommerce Facebook fashion shopping Social Media styleA trio of Facebook papers show that the company continues to make progress toward an AI fashion assistant for its billions of users. Read More.

IDG Contributor Network: Apparel chains can fight back against Amazon, but it won't be easy

ComputerWorld IT Management

With recent reports that Amazon is preparing to make a major play in custom clothing — as well as apparel in general — clothing chains are panicking. The bad news is that those options are painful, and I'm not at all certain apparel chains are scared enough to actually take meaningful actions. To be fair, when many physical chain executives hear the word "Amazon," panic seems to be the default response.

The Essential Sneakerhead Starter Pack, According to Outfit Grid's Dennis Todisco

GizModo VR

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Sunglasses-sized Tobii Pro Glasses 3 will make eye tracking comfortable

Venture Beast

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100 promises deeper, faster smartwatch apps

Venture Beast

Business Mobile 4100+ Android category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Shopping/Apparel/Clothing Accessories Qualcomm smartwatches Snapdragon Wear Snapdragon Wear 4100 Wear OS Wear OS by GoogleThe chips found in Google's Wear OS- and Android-powered smartwatches are getting a major upgrade in 2020, enabling phone-caliber apps to run on your wrist. Read More.

These Hideous, Outrageously Expensive High Heels Are a Crime Against Feet

GizModo VR

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Lululemon turns to digital transformation to support consumer community

Computer Weekly

Athletic apparel retailer’s executive vice-president of digital explains how the brand has used digital transformation to support its core value of a community ecosystem

10 great deals on Father’s Day gifts your dad will actually want

Venture Beast

Business category-/Shopping/ApparelSPONSORED DEALS: News flash: Father’s Day is around the corner. If you haven’t picked up a gift for your dad yet, VB Deals has ten great products that are sure to put a smile on his face. Use coupon code GIFTFORDAD15 and take an extra 15 percent off these already low prices. GoGolf GPS Accurate Rangefinder VB Transform 2020 Online - July 15-17. Joi… Read More.

Frustrated with your travel shoe options? This list will help.

Mashable VR

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Build vs. Buy: Cimpress Chooses Both

Information Week

With diverse brands such as business card site VistaPrint and fashion apparel and accessories customization studio Vida, Cimpress has a formula for efficiency

Simparel ERP solution powers Veronica Beard Clothing Brand

IT Toolbox

Designed for the apparel, footwear, home furnishings and other consumer goods industries, Simparel’s ERP solution brings togetherAfter three years of more than doubling its business, women’s sportswear brand Veronica Beard has jettisoned the current enterprise resource planning system at its Manhattan headquarters and replaced it with the Simparel Enterprise solution.

Popular Danish fashion ERP provider opens service in New York

IT Toolbox

Admiral Consulting Group has concluded a partnership agreement to sell, implement and support the ERP solutions of Denmark’s TRIMIT Fashion, a multi-vertical integrated software system for the fashion and apparel industry based on Microsoft Dynamics.

The 10 Best Deals From Amazon's Big Style Sale

GizModo VR

This week Amazon kicked off its Big Style Sale , in which you can save up to 60% on a variety of clothing and accessory lines including Champion LIFE streetwear , New Balance shoes and apparel , Levi’s jeans , Puma , Vineyard Vines , J. Crew , and more. Basically, they’re trying to raise awareness of their fashion department… Read more. kinja deals deals amazon deals

Mobile Gamers: Fun-Seeking but Fickle

CTOvision

Want to advertise athletic apparel? Free mobile games sound like an advertiser’s dream. Smartphone owners like them because the applications download quickly, cost nothing, and are fun to play; marketers like them because they provide a huge, new space for promoting companies and services. Look to sports games. Want to sell cars? Look to games favored by young adults. But Swrve, a marketing firm specializing in mobile business, has reason to think otherw. To read more please log in.

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The Fashion Industry Is Getting More Intelligent With AI

CTOvision

Clothing and apparel brands are constantly looking for new ways to get their goods in front […]. Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes about the ways in which the fashion industry is using AI: The fashion industry is just as much about creating demand and brand awareness as it is about the manufacturing of fashion products. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTO Featured News AI artificial intelligence fashion forbes ronald schmelzer use case

You can now explore 100 Thieves’ sprawling LA headquarters inside of Fortnite

The Verge

Along with the launch of the virtual Cash App Compound, 100 Thieves is also holding a contest where participants can enter to win custom Fortnite gear and real clothes from 100 Thieves’ latest apparel collection. Image: 100 Thieves.

New Look’s CVA is bearing fruit

Forrester's Customer Insights

Earlier last week, UK high street apparel retailer New Look announced plans to close 85 stores, up from the 60 it announced in March. These closures are happening under the auspices of a restructuring deal (CVA first introduced as a “Creditors Voluntary Arrangement” in the 1980 Companies’ Act). Simultaneously, it unveiled a return to profitability […]. retail

Lululemon is buying exercise hardware startup Mirror for half a billion dollars

The Verge

Lululemon, the company behind trendy fitness apparel, is getting into the hardware business with Mirror. The apparel company’s CEO Calvin McDonald tells The New York Times the purchase is about “strengthening our community and our loyalty and our relationship with our guests and memberships.” Mirror.

HellaBlack wants to help Black-owned businesses tell their stories

Mashable VR

HellaBlack , a new ecommerce platform launching in August, aims to provide a sleek one-stop shop to find products from Black brands, including apparel, beauty, homewares, kids' products, and more. Shoppers seeking out Black-owned businesses will soon have an innovative new way to find them. It's not affiliated with the podcast of the same name.)

NBA star Ben Simmons joins gaming squad Faze Clan

The Verge

It operates professional teams in games like Fortnite and Valorant , is home to some of the biggest names on Twitch and YouTube, and has had apparel partnerships with brands like Champion, Kappa, and Manchester City. Photo: Faze Clan. Faze Clan has added yet another celebrity to its ranks.

100 Thieves is turning its LA headquarters into a voting center

The Verge

It also has a burgeoning apparel business. A “vote” mural by graffiti artist Slick. Photo: 100 Thieves. 100 Thieves is following in the footsteps of the NBA and turning its home base into a voting center.

Sensoria Health unveils new band that monitors key COVID-19 indicators, including blood oxygenation

GeekWire

based Sensoria Health is a spinoff from Sensoria , the smart sports apparel startup whose garments track movements and measure how well users are running or walking. Sensoria Smart Band. Sensoria Health Image).

Impinj beats Q3 expectations, but stock sinks 6%; revenue of $28.2M down 30% from last year

GeekWire

Third-quarter revenue improved sequentially, driven primarily by rebounding retail-apparel volumes that drove endpoint IC sales,” Impinj CEO Chris Diorio said in a statement. Impinj shares dropped more than 6% in after-hours trading following the Seattle-based company’s fiscal third quarter earnings report. The RFID-maker beat Wall Street expectations for revenue, which came in at $28.2 million ($24.7 million expected) and non-GAAP earnings per share of -$0.29 (-$0.32 expected).

Ninja starts streaming on YouTube after Microsoft shuts down Mixer

The Verge

During his Mixer period, he launched an apparel line with Adidas and became the first streamer to have their own Fortnite skin , among many other ventures Photo by Quinn Harris / Getty Images. One of the biggest names in streaming is heading to YouTube. Today, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins started streaming on Google’s platform, finding a new home after the surprise closure of Microsoft’s Mixer.

Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures and Techstars unveil cohort for ‘Future of Longevity’ Accelerator

GeekWire

Authored : Authored creates apparel that is thoughtfully engineered with discreet openings that adapt to body needs and limitations. A group of ten startups will spend the next 13 weeks coming up with innovative caregiving solutions for aging adults.

Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos who sold online shoe retailer to Amazon for $1.2B, dies at 46

GeekWire

The Las Vegas-based company struggled in its early days but Hsieh helped grow the company into an online shoe and apparel giant that sold to Amazon in 2009. (Zappos.com homepage). Tony Hsieh, a revered internet entrepreneur who led Zappos and sold the online retailer to Amazon for $1.2

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: GovTech Innovator: Kevin.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Pages. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. GovCloud Daily. GovCloud Presentations. GovCloud on Facebook. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Monday, December 3, 2012. GovTech Innovator: Kevin Jackson. Today I am honored to be named a GovTech Innovator by Government Technology.

Nadeshot on getting back into Call of Duty with the Los Angeles Thieves

The Verge

At the beginning of the year, the company opened a sprawling complex in Culver City in order to house its esports teams, content creators, apparel business, and more. But the company is arguably as well-known for its big-name streaming personalities — like Jack “Courage” Dunlop and Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter — and its Supreme-like apparel business as it is for its competitive teams. Photo: 100 Thieves. Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag made his name in Call of Duty.

How Can Link Building Improve Your Business’ Marketing

Galido

If your business sells apparel for women, you can look for other businesses that target similar online audiences and have them publish online content that uses your website’s links. When an online user searches for businesses who are selling women apparel or type in other related keywords, your website will be displayed on top of the search result pages. Information Technology Blog - - How Can Link Building Improve Your Business’ Marketing - Information Technology Blog.

Can shopping malls survive? How technology and the pandemic are radically reshaping retail

GeekWire

has so much brick-and-mortar retail compared to other countries, how experiential retail could breathe new life into shopping centers and how brands such as athletic apparel retailer Lululemon are successfully deploying technology to alter the shopping experience.

Top 5 Brands of Watches with Specifications

Galido

They make timepieces in each style and each event from work, sports, apparel and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Information Technology Blog - - Top 5 Brands of Watches with Specifications - Information Technology Blog. When it comes to watches, there is an increasing number of styles, types, colors, sizes, brands and prices. The key to finding the right watch for you is to define your style and of course your personality.

Shoptalk 2017: Retail is dead, long live retail!

The Investing Edge

Despite a rise in sports participation and an increase in overall sports apparel spend, Vestis blames the company’s failure to respond to consumers’ changing shopping preferences for its demise. Other sports apparel retailers have survived and grown as well. Discussion about the future of retail has never been more lively and opinions around what’s to come are diverse. The headlines on any given day offer much to think about, and questions have no simple answers.

How Seattle sock startup Strideline pivoted to masks — and dealt with an unfortunate misstep

GeekWire

Like many apparel companies looking to stay afloat or help people stay safe, it transferred its know-how to masks. Seattle-based Strideline has been selling basic and custom-branded masks during the COVID-19 health crisis. Strideline Image).

Shoptalk 2017: Retail is dead, long live retail!

The Investing Edge

Despite a rise in sports participation and an increase in overall sports apparel spend, Vestis blames the company’s failure to respond to consumers’ changing shopping preferences for its demise. Other sports apparel retailers have survived and grown as well. Discussion about the future of retail has never been more lively and opinions around what’s to come are diverse. The headlines on any given day offer much to think about, and questions have no simple answers.