In the fourth edition of Dispatches, we raise an eyebrow at Instagram stepping out in fancy new mall garb (spoiler alert – we reckon this’ll be BIG), the mixed-up world of co-mingled orders fulfilled by Amazon, chin-stroke at how Levi Strauss endures like your dad’s old 501s, and much more besides.
In the third edition of Dispatches, we celebrate 30 years of the World Wide Web (and ponder its future), take a peek at Hudson Yards, Manhattan’s shiny real estate development behemoth, and fist-bump the retailers who are showing how to thrive in the Internet age.
In the second edition of Dispatches, we have some cracking articles on how Aldi transformed the way Britain shops, the intriguing story behind Chinese telecoms giant, Huawei, Calvin Klein calling time on designer fashion, and lots of other great stuff too.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Dispatches, our hand-picked round-up of the most interesting ideas, innovations, and insight from the global retail, fashion, and tech industry news over the past week (or so).
We’ve go some great stuff for you – from the hip-hop economy through to the re-birth of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, and how FC Barcelona are preparing for the future of football – so what are you waiting for? Feed your mind!
Zozo: Not fit for purpose
When promising to build a size-free world, seeing is believing.
A new way to shop in Finland
It gives us great pleasure to announce the opening of Zsar Outlet Village – the first premium outlet village in the Nordic region.
Destination: Africa @ MAPIC 2018
Join us at MAPIC 2018, where we’ll be moderating the ‘Destination: Africa’ session. À bientôt!
Essential Questions for Fashion Fit
We are on the cusp of developing the tech that is going to enable us to physically ‘size’ our consumers, but are we actually prepared to handle the results?
Getting the fit down to a science
From reduced costs of production and distribution, through to tighter stock control and fewer returns, the implications of for the fashion industry are enormous… if it works.
How employee engagement is crucial to customer satisfaction
Keeping your employees engaged is absolutely crucial to customer satisfaction, and your bottom line.