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Does fashion need to re-evaluate its obsession with data?


Back in 2013, Business of Fashion published an interview with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think. Discussing the fashion industry, they described an era where brands would endlessly collect and analyse data on customer’s interactions. They had it right. The potential to […]

What does sustainability actually mean?


The concept of “sustainability” in fashion has started to become a little convoluted. It’s an issue, a movement and an incredibly important conversation encompassing everything from eco-friendly production to ethical treatment of workforces. But how exactly can we assess what we consider to be “sustainable practice”? The Business of Fashion looked recently at Milan-based menswear […]

Connecting the Dots between Content and Commerce


Content and commerce: the power couple of the moment. It’s difficult to go more than minutes without someone reminding you of the importance of strong, engaging online content in winning the respect of your customers. And, sure, they’re right: an inspired visitor is more likely to become a loyal shopper. But really there’s no guarantee […]

How Customer Experience Became Adobe’s Favourite Buzzword.

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Adobe’s Digital Intelligence Briefing is a comprehensive report which analyses the state of digital proliferation and how it will impact both the retailer and consumer. You can read it for free, right here. Otherwise, here’s the skinny… Customer Experience is the New Black. Customer Experience (CX) is how customers interact with your organisation. Although it’s […]

Bespoke Experiences for Online Luxury Customers

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Special treatment for big spending customers is nothing new in the world of luxury shopping. As high- end retailers continue to move into e-commerce, the digital innovators of the pack are using insight to deliver customised experiences to an identified bracket of high-value shoppers. But how is this interpreted by the other “Just Customers”? Can […]