The Year Ahead: What Product Passports Will Do for Brands
Brands are adopting new technologies that store and share product information to improve authentication, provide transparency and boost consumer trust. However, for “product passports” to truly gain traction, businesses must coalesce around common standards and engage with pilot projects at scale.
As leader of the Aura Blockchain Consortium, Daniela Ott is tasked with persuading brands to join brands such as LVMH, Prada and Richemont-owned Cartier on the shared digital platform which creates ‘product passports’ for luxury goods.
A new wave of start-ups is building tools that take the capabilities of the market’s top generative-AI models and tailor them to fashion’s specific needs. Among them is Raspberry, which just raised $4.5 million in funding from a number of big-name backers.
The social-media giant is making it easier for users to find inspirational images of people with similar hair, skin and body types as them, helping it attract Gen-Z consumers who are using shopping features on the platform at a higher rate than any other group.