Smartphones Make Catwalks Instantly Shoppable

BCBG MAX AZRIA spring/summer 2015 | Source: NowFashion

Fashionistas who want the latest looks from New York’s Fashion Week no longer need an invite to the exclusive event. A group of tech savvy women are making designs from the catwalk instantly shoppable for deep-pocketed consumers thousands of miles away.

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In Japan’s Largest E-Commerce Deal, Rakuten Acquires Ebates For $1 Billion

Rakuten, the largest e-commerce site in Japan | Source: Shutterstock

Rakuten Inc. agreed to buy U.S. rebates website Ebates Inc. in Japan’s largest e-commerce deal on record as the operator of the country’s biggest online mall seeks overseas growth through acquisitions.

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Twitter Testing ‘Buy’ Button as E-Commerce Plans Take Shape

Twitter | Source: Shutterstock

For Twitter Inc., a tweet will soon be more than a form of communication or an ad — it will be an invitation to buy. The San Francisco-based microblogging company is testing a “buy” button so consumers can purchase directly from tweets posted on its service.

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Amid Bid Rumours, Ferragamo Chairman Denies Stake Sale

Daria Werbowy in the Salvatore Ferragamo campaign 2014 | Source: Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo SpA Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo ruled out selling a stake in the luxury shoemaker founded by his father amid speculation that the company could attract interest from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.

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