Digital retail, Google wins EU ruling, Saks to shutter weak doors, Indian mass fashion, Weight and wellness

Jeremy Renner in Esquire's Augmented Reality Fashion Spread | Source: Esquire

Jeremy Renner in Esquire's Augmented Reality Fashion Spread | Source: Esquire

Luxury brands focus on digital retail experience (Marketing)
“Brands and high-end retailers, including House of Fraser and Selfridges, are preparing to launch virtual shopping experiences using cutting-edge digital technologies.”

Google wins EU ruling in fake luxury goods case (AP)
“Google Inc. won a key European Union court ruling Tuesday that says it did not violate luxury goods trademarks by allowing counterfeiters to buy brand names as advertising key words that link to their online stores.”

Saks Plans to Cull Weaker Stores (WSJ)
“Luxury-goods retailer Saks said Tuesday it plans to close two Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Portland, Ore., and is considering closing others that aren’t profitable and have leases expiring.”

Indian fashion for the masses (BBC)
“High Fashion has never been in so much demand in India. A growing section of the population is young, rich and not shy of flaunting their wealth and beauty.”

Health Matters: Weight and Wellness in Fashion (Fashionologie)
Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, and Natalia Vodianova gathered in Boston to participate in a panel discussion entitled ‘Health Matters: Weight and Wellness in the World of Fashion,’ where they addressed current industry efforts to prevent eating disorders.”