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Bits & Bytes | Lab-Grown Leather, Zalando Expands, Instagram Business Tools

This week, Instagram and Pinterest expand their offerings to businesses, and a New York start-up is engineering lab-grown leather.
Lab-grown leather | Source: Modern Meadow
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  • Christopher Morency

"In-Depth With Modern Meadow: The Bioengineering Start-Up Growing Leather In a Lab" (Forbes)
"The results of Modern Meadow have the potential to have a significant impact on leather as a $100 billion raw material market."

"Zalando Plans Foreign Gubs to Get Frocks Out Faster" (Reuters)
"Faced with growing competition from Amazon which is expanding into fashion, Zalando is also investing in logistics and technology to offer customers more delivery options."

"Instagram Launches Business Tools to Help Users Buy and Sell" (Wired)
"The three tools are designed to help businesses find new customers on the Facebook-owned app."

"Pinterest Follows Rivals Into Selling Video Ads(The New York Times)
"The move puts the social-bookmarking site in competition with the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat."

"Alibaba's E-Commerce App Has a Social Network Facebook Would Love" (Bloomberg)
"China's largest online shopping company is building a social network that keeps users buying more."

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