April 30, 2017 — What’s new

Weekly digest

Five pieces of knowledge or news we’ve seen around the web this week, from Yann LeCun to the launch of Amazon’s Echo Look.

Virtual retail

We speak to Sol Rogers of VR studio REWIND about how brands can move beyond marketing gimmicks, to fully integrate the technology into their approach.

Made to order

To get a different take on the advantages of on demand delivery, we speak to MADE.COM Commercial Director Annabel Kilner about its made to order model.

Weekly digest

Five pieces of knowledge or news we’ve seen around the web this week, from personalised pricing to Facebook’s social VR app.

The personal touch

We consider three approaches to personalisation, to learn how retailers are using data to deliver tailor made experiences.

Fast fashion

Continuing our exploration of last mile delivery, we consider two new services from Farfetch and Net-a-Porter, that are offering convenience fit for the luxury consumer.

Weekly digest

Five pieces of knowledge or news we’ve seen around the web this week, with two corporate incubators and a new take on the gig economy.

Shop till you drop

Startup Dropit’s same day service takes items bought in bricks and mortar stores, and delivers them straight to shoppers’ doors.

At your service

Digital technologies are driving consumer demand for convenience across the board, argues Holition’s Jonathan Chippindale, and not even luxury is immune.

Weekly digest

Five pieces of knowledge or news we’ve seen around the web this week, featuring the beauty boom and a world without smartphones.

Augmented beauty

By developing AR apps and bringing technology in store, beauty brands are using emerging tech to personalise the trying and buying of makeup.

Service chatbots

In the final post in our chatbot series, we explore how the technology can provide customer service and support.