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Business of Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 16:20

Power Moves | Carven Appoints Creative Director, Reed Krakoff Joins Tiffany & Co.

This week, Serge Ruffieux has been named creative director at Carven, Reed Krakoff has joined Tiffany & Co, and Condé Nast has made promotions to strengthen its leadership team.

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 15:33

Think Tank: What Sephora Learned From Building a Chatbot With Kik

Bindu Shah, vice president of digital marketing at Sephora, explains.

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NYT Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 15:32

On Men’s Runways, Something Unexpected: Women

Brands like Gucci and Prada have paved the way for other men’s wear brands that are incorporating women’s fashion into their fall shows.

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Introducing: The Panerai PAM 671 Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo (Live Pics + Pricing)

When it was first released in 2011, Panerai’s Bronzo was a really big deal. It was a big deal to Panerai enthusiasts, who feel very strongly about the company’s diving history, and who unanimously enjoy the sight of a vintage piece that's received...

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 15:02

Global E-commerce Demand for Fintech Platforms Drives Growth at Tipalti

Cross-border and automated platforms are helping global marketplace retailers thrive.

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AdAge 19 Jan 2017 - 14:30

Gadgets Need Active, Not Passive, Voice Activation

At the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month, it seemed like every device that debuted was voice-activated. Manufacturers added voice activation to televisions, refrigerators, cars and toys, with Amazon's Alexa emerging as the predominant p...

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 14:15

A Sympathetic Sir Richard Branson Dispenses Advice To Retailers

The self-described "serial entrepreneurial" takes business seriously but still believes it can fun and that sometimes it's OK to fail.

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AdAge 19 Jan 2017 - 14:00

How to Build an Always-on Marketing Machine

Are you winning the marketing race or heading for a crash? Mayur Gupta, Spotify global growth innovation and marketing, used the analogy of a Formula 1 race at the Ad Age IQ Marketing & Technology conference this week in his discussion of what mar...

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Introducing: The Longines Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary 1957-2017

One of the most recognizable, classic, 1950s-Mad Men era wristwatches ever made is the Longines Flagship, which is as solid a representation of the iconic notion of a "men's dress watch" and/or "a good Swiss watch" as anyone has ever seen (all tha...

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 13:00

Vivienne Westwood, Andreas Kronthaler Tap Juergen Teller and Pamela Anderson for Spring 2017 Campaign

Inspired by the Mediterranean, the Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood campaign was photographed by the German artist and lensman and styled by Sabina Schreder.

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 13:00

CFDA Collaborates With Accenture on Tech Integration Initiative

The program is designed to help brands use technology to have a more competitive edge.

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 12:00

The End of Twitter’s Buy Button

Twitter's failed "buy" buttons shows that social media platforms are still finding their way in social commerce.

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AdAge 19 Jan 2017 - 12:00

40% of Marketers Say They Plan Facebook Audits

Marketers might be voting with their wallets in 2017, as faulty Facebook metrics, fake news, a pervasive ad fraud problem and poor transparency in the ad tech ecosystem has 50% of advertisers saying they won't spend ad dollars on platforms they co...

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AdAge 19 Jan 2017 - 12:00

How Toyota Used Artificial Intelligence for RAV4 Campaign

On Facebook, that particular video would be fed to users who have exhibited an interest in marathons. The video creation was not fully automated. Saatchi, which worked with a production company named Tool, shot some of the components separately an...

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Alibaba Sponsors Olympics, Will Provide Official E-Commerce Platform

Alibaba will provide cloud computing services, an Olympics channel destined for China and an e-commerce platform for Olympic-licensed merchandise and sports products.

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European Stock Markets Decline

Retail and luxury stocks were mixed in mid-morning trading on Thursday.

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Just Because: A Solid Chocolate F.P. Journe Vagabondage III – The Best Swag Of SIHH 2017

So F.P. Journe just gave out a few dozen Vagabondage watches to selected press. No joke. The freebie was handed out after a presentation of Mr. Journe’s latest model, which you can read all about here, and they were carefully distributed by the ma...

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Jing Daily 19 Jan 2017 - 09:00

Angelababy and WildAid Take to WeChat for a Game That Brings the Pangolin Plight to Light

Angelababy is following other celebrities before her in campaigning for a mammal sought by wealthy Chinese who believe they have medicinal properties.

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NYT Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 08:29

Détente and Defiance: Designers Sort Out Their Reactions to Trump

After a rocky postelection period, designers are beginning to come to terms with the president-elect in a variety of ways.

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 07:25

Carrefour Registers Strong Q4 Sales Growth

The retailer's 4.2 percent increase was boosted by strong performances in Europe and Latin America as well as petrol sales and currency impacts.

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Business of Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 05:30

Inside Vice’s Fashion Strategy

Following a series of fashion acquisitions, Vice co-president Andrew Creighton lays out the company’s plans to win over fashion and luxury advertisers.

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Business of Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 05:30

Monse and Oscar de la Renta to Combine Fall 2017 Shows

The collections will be shown on the runway consecutively, with no break, on Monday, February 13.

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Business of Fashion 19 Jan 2017 - 05:30

BoF Exclusive | The Thinking Behind the Latest Round of Layoffs at Time Inc.

Newly promoted vice president of sales at InStyle, Kevin Martinez, and group president of sales, Karen Kovacs, outline the publisher’s big-picture fashion strategy as it reorganises advertising teams.

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WWD 🔒 19 Jan 2017 - 05:01

Where Will Macy’s Lost Sales Go?

The department store is giving up $575 million in sales as it shuts stores, but picking that business up won’t be easy.

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