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Bits & Bytes | Amazon & Jabong, Vloggers, Wanelo, Smartwatches

Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos | Source: Courtesy
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  • Kate Abnett

"Amazon in Talks to Buy Jabong for $1.2 Bn" (Business Standard)
"In its first acquisition in India, American online retail giant Amazon is planning to buy out the fashion portal."

"Vloggers Warned to Come Clean When They Advertise(BBC News)
"Video bloggers – or 'vloggers' – need to make it clear when they are paid to promote products, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has warned."

"Urban Outfitters and 200 Others Start Selling Directly in Shopping App Wanelo(Recode)
"Wanelo is partnering with 200 brands, including Urban Outfitters and Nasty Gal, to let its users make purchases directly within the app."

"Luxury Watchmakers Crack Down on Copycat Android Wear Watch Faces(Recode)
"A new platform has emerged for copies of luxury goods: Android Wear smartwatches."

"This Innovation Lab Is Designing the Mall of the Future" (Adweek)
"For the past two years, Westfield Group—which owns and operates 40 shopping centers around the world—has run a testing lab inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre for high-tech experiments looking at how digital and brick-and-mortar shopping work together."

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