1. Japan’s largest e-commerce company, Start Today, has unveiled what it is betting to be the key to selling clothes online: a size-measuring bodysuit and its own line of clothing.
3. Colgate is close to a deal to acquire a minority stake in subscription startup Hubble, which will set up subscription sales for some Colgate products, sources say.
4. In China, luxury brands are embracing the multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app WeChat, as it introduces multiple accessible entry points for connecting with shoppers.
5. As online shopping gets smarter across fashion and beauty, Glossy explores how the French skin-care brand L’Occitane is using AI to build loyalty and create better online customer experiences.