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Armarium Pulls In USD1.25m For Luxury Fashion Platform

On-demand luxury fashion startup Armarium has pulled in USD1.25m investment from Metamorphic Ventures, Net-a-Porter, and angel investors. The New York-based startup was recently launched. The platform enables users to access short-term rental pieces from...

Read More02 Jun 16
Richemont Merges Net-a-Porter With Yoox

Richemont SA will merge Net-a-Porter with Italian rival Yoox in a deal that will create the Toox Net-a-Porter Group, trading on the Italian Stock Exchange. The deal marks the firm’s ambitions to increase leadership and size in a move to protect its...

Read More31 Mar 15
4 Trends Shaping Fashion Tech

The worlds of tech and fashion continue to converge and nowhere is that more apparent than at London Fashion Week. There's fashion brand Hunter streaming its show to shopping centres, Burberry's #tweetcam hashtag, which triggers a camera to take pictures...

Read More26 Feb 15
ASAP54 pockets USD3m for smart-search app

ASAP54 has swallowed a USD3m investment sum from e.Ventures, Ceyuan Ventures and Novel TMT Ventures. The search app allows users to locate items of clothing by taking a picture. Its integrated image recognition technology then finds that piece of...

Read More14 Mar 14
Fashion site Lyst snatches USD14m investment

Fashion website Lyst has raised a funding of USD14m. The firm, which creates a personalised shopping feed for its users, received the backing from investors Balderton Capital, DFJ Esprit and Accel Partners. Other angel investors included Carmen Busquets...

Read More24 Jan 14
Publishers must become "software companies" for revenues

Publishers need to become software companies, rather than pure content providers, if they want to make the most of the shift to digital, according to digital publishing consultant Dominic Jacquesson. Speaking at the Publishing Expo event in London, he...

Read More29 Feb 12
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