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Bits & Bytes | Ringly, Reinventing Retail, Wahanda, Paper Magazine

Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
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  • Kate Abnett

"Here's Why Andreessen Horowitz Placed a Big Bet on Ringly" (Venture Beat)
"Without really thinking about it, Ringly founder Christina Mercando started a company that might represent the future of wearable technology."

"Retailers Must Reinvent Their Stores, Says Report" (The Business of Fashion)
"Retailers and brands must reinvent their physical stores to better suit the behaviours and expectations of today's hyper-connected consumers, says a report published by PSFK."

"Health and Beauty Marketplace Wahanda Acquires App Agency to Hit Mobile" (TechCrunch)
"Wahanda, the Health and beauty marketplace — which has grown to be Europe's largest to date — has acquired Lithuanian-based Lemon Labs for an amount understood to be in the seven figures."

"How Paper Magazine's Web Engineers Scaled their Back-End for Kim Kardashian" (Medium)
"There was one part of the Internet that Paper didn't want to break: The part that was serving up millions of copies of Kardashian's nudes over the web."

"A Startup That Pairs Stylists With People Who Are Too Busy To Shop Has Raised $6 Million" (Business Insider)
"In January 2013, Han and Mak founded Keaton Row, an online platform that pairs women who are too busy to shop with stylists who can pick out clothes for them."

"High-End Malls Get Boost From High-Tech Stores" (The Wall Street Journal)
"At a time when some big department stores are struggling and Internet shopping is on the rise, the mall industry is doing surprisingly well."

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