Weekly digest
From L’Oréal’s collaboration with Facebook through to American Express’ wearable payment device, we round up five pieces of digital news to have caught our eye this week.

1. JWT Intelligence explores how the convenience of mobile apps and automation is shaking up café and restaurant culture in China.

2. American Express plans to introduce a wearable payment device at the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, which lets customers pay for purchases.

3. According to a recent consumer study by Splitit, 87% of online shoppers will abandon their shopping carts during checkout if the process is too laborious.

4. L’Oréal has announced a long-term collaboration with Facebook to create augmented reality-powered makeup try-on experiences for users.

5. “The retail apocalypse may have a silver lining after all”, says Digiday, as online retailers start using empty mall spaces to test products.