UK-based Metail, a technology firm that specialises in ‘virtual’ try-on services, has raised £10 million from existing investors as it seeks to expand, to add men’s avatars to its service and to become profitable.
Parent-group Inditex has implemented RFID technology in Zara distribution centers and stores, and is now extending the system to its Massimo Dutti and Uterqüe networks, soon to be followed by Pull&Bear.
Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday at the opening of a startup mega-campus in the French capital.
If any brand made an impact in Paris this past weekend it has to be Birkenstock, the venerable German shoemaker, which held a garden party and elaborate presentation attracting the great and the good of men’s fashion.
The tech tradeshow, dedicated to start-ups, kicks off this Thursday. With 250 sessions planned, Viva Technology showcases the best of luxury with the involvement of several different brands from LVMH Group.