Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
PARIS, France — Apple has poached a senior executive from Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer, which could be to help it with the launch of its iWatch expected this autumn.
TOKYO, Japan — Japan surpassed the U.S. as the top-grossing market for apps in October as use of smartphones surged and wireless carriers started billing customers directly for downloads from Google Inc.’s online store.
The Savigny Luxury Index lost ground in October, as consumer appetite for mega-brands continues to cool and management changes shake up the industry.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the next instalment of "When They Were Kids," a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
SINGAPORE, China — The smartwatch could be as revolutionary as the smartphone - an intelligent device on our wrist that connects our bodies to data and us to the world - but only a handful of companies have the heft and vision to be able to pull it off.