Business

France demands for Wish app and site to be removed

A number of French politicians and the country’s Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) have ordered search engines and app stores to delist Wish, a US e-commerce platform, stating product safety concerns as the defining reason. The move comes after more than 100 products sold through the site were...

3 hours ago

Retail

Fashion ecommerce sites still fail Google’s user experience requirements

New data suggests around 50 percent of the top 100 most visible¹ websites on Google.com still fail to deliver a “good” page experience on desktop as defined by the Core Web Vitals (Page Experience) update which finished rolling out in August 2021. And 44 percent of the top 100 websites fail on mobile. Fashion ecommerce sites are one of the worst...

4 hours ago

People

Remembering Abloh: the man who brought the street to the runway

Virgil Abloh reimagined the profile of a fashion designer, merging streetwear, music and high fashion, and shattering glass ceilings as the first black creative director at Louis Vuitton. Abloh died on Sunday at the age of 41, with few aware that he had been battling a rare form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma, since 2019. His partnership with...

4 hours ago

Fashion

Fashion design education matters for the metaverse

In 1964, Arthur C Clarke, science writer and futurist, predicted "the invention to end all inventions". He called "the replicator", a duplicating machine to create copies of anything at any time: "Confronted with such a device, society will probably sink into a kind of gluttonous barbarism because everybody would want unlimited quantities of...

9 hours ago

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