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Ecommerce

NYC

How a New Chrome Plugin Combats Our $17B Impulse Shopping Problem

By | Sep 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ecommerce loves instant gratification. It’s likely the biggest change that the trillion-dollar commerce industry has seen during its introduction to the internet: Customers can now see something, click a button, and own it. Impulse shopping is up, and the fashion industry is struggling to…

Art

15 Must-See Burning Man Fashion Photos

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 5:25 pm

Burning Man has turned into a place where celebrities, technology entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders go in search of a unique “off the grid” experience with others. With the Burning Man week wrapping up soon we thought it would be fun to share some of the…

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Ecommerce

How Your Ecommerce Business Can Boost Sales With Discounts

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

For ecommerce businesses offering discounts in percentage and dollar amount can help drive people through the shopping cart process. However, not all deals provide the equal value but customers tend to choose the easier route. We’ll take a look at how the fashion industry…

Ecommerce

How to Understand Fashiontech and the $2.4 Trillion Fashion Industry

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

Whenever an entire industry gets disrupted by 21st century technology, the tech gets a vague and all-encompassing title. We already saw “fintech” for the financial sector. Now, as the fashion world figures out how to handle new tech, we have fashiontech. So what does…

Trends

NYC

The Digital Renaissance of Fashion

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As a serial entrepreneur, Techstars alum, Cofounder of the New York Fashion Tech Lab, and advisor and mentor to numerous fashion tech companies around the globe, I’ve had a front row seat in witnessing, contributing to, and shaping the reinvention of fashion, retail and…

Fashion

How Modanisa Tapped Into the $200 Billion Global Muslim Fashion Market

By | May 9, 2017 at 9:15 am

The Muslim fashion industry is making a buzz around the world. This industry can potentially lay claim to represent nearly 2 billion Muslims around the world. Naturally, it is a huge market segment, one that offers $200 billion estimated sales in a year and is…

Marketing & Social Media

Turns Out Men Buy Things From Instagram Ads More Than Women

By | Apr 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Instagram is likely the most popular social media platform for marketers and advertisers currently. Marketers’ posts on the network have more than doubled since 2013, and in 2016 alone, ads jumped 22 percent over the year prior. The visual-and-mobile-focused site offers a direct, niche connection to specific audiences, which…

Events

Dallas

The 5 Hottest Events at Dallas Startup Week

By | Mar 29, 2017 at 5:50 pm

No startup is an island. Surviving the business world takes more than a good idea and a quality team. If you want to see your idea come to fruition, you’re going to need support from your local ecosystem. Whether it’s capital or mentoring, your…

Events

New Orleans

Somavac and HABERDAShe Win Delta Entrepreneurship Network Pitch Competition

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Some people think that great companies only come from the coasts. They believe that New York and San Francisco have bogarted so much talent and capital that there’s no way anyone outside of these tech hubs could possibly create, develop, and sell something of…

Inspiration

Seattle

Data Meets Fashion: How One Man Used Coding to Excel in the Art World

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when Lichtner was considering how to spend his last few weeks in the Galvanize program, he came up with something that is quintessential Seattle….

Social Media

NYC

The 3 Reasons Why All Fashion Retailers Love Instagram

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The construction of a prototype for a leather hat lining is displayed, mid-stitch. A completed beaver felt bowler rests on head of cork. A small child and a middle-aged architect both proudly display their own hats inside a Manhattan-based hat store. These beautifully constructed…

Opinion/Analysis

How Online Shopping Has Become More Personal and Effective

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

More and more, we’re seeing online businesses add new features and services with the goal of replicating and even surpassing the personal ways we shop at brick and mortar stores. A perfect example is how men’s fashion site JackThreads is revolutionizing online clothing shopping…

Personal Branding

5 Ways to Look the Part When You Pitch Prospects

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to pitching a prospect, especially investors, but you shouldn’t make the mistake of focusing only on the content of your presentation. Beyond the substance, you also need to think about how you look and what…

Fashion

London

This Augmented Reality App Turns Your T-Shirt Into a Social Experience

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 12:50 pm

What you wear gives people an indication about who you are: your hobbies, your culture, even your current mood. One startup is finding another way for you to express yourself through augmented reality and create connections along the way. Founded in 2016, London-based company…

Startups & Apps

Keep Track of the Hottest Giveaways with myRobinHood

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We all like to treat ourselves with nice things. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to get the latest fashion and lifestyle items. Giveaways can be useful for those people, because they are a means to get those products for free. However, the…

Startups & Apps

NYC

TechStyle NYC Leads Exploration Into Fashion Tech

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Brands of the future, especially those with the greatest potential for growth, often diversify their offerings, products, or services. Uber is getting into self-driving cars, Alphabet is far more than a search company, and Facebook is still having identity issues. Regardless of what these…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Cinderly: Your Outfit-of-the-Day Guide in One App

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 9:00 am

If you are looking for inspiration for your daily outfit, there is good chance you’ll be able to find it in the more than85 million #ootd tagged Instagram posts. And, let’s face it, there are some great ideas out there, so why wouldn’t you browse…