Kohl’s announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group, owner of Nine West, to include the iconic lifestyle brand into its powerful brand portfolio. In addition to Nine West footwear, handbags and outerwear, Kohl’s will debut a new women’s apparel collection.
Forever 21, one of the largest, most recognized independent fashion retailers in the world, is moving beyond text-based online search to offer shoppers AI-powered visual search and navigation developed by Donde Search.
Best Buy Co. Inc., a leading technology products and services provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GreatCall Inc. for $800 million in cash. GreatCall is a leading provider of connected health and personal emergency response services to the aging population, with more than 900,000 paying subscribers.
T3, the Austin-based innovation agency, has been selected by Le Pain Quotidien to assist with the bakery restaurant’s global digital transformation efforts, including its website, online ordering and loyalty program. A major focus is to deliver a seamless experience for guests as they order from Le Pain Quotidien stores around the world by redesigning the brand’s digital ordering systems.
Wayfair Inc., one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, announced that its e-design platform, Design Services, is now available to shoppers on Wayfair.com. Starting at $79 for a one-room project and available on desktop and mobile, Design Services connects interior designers with Wayfair customers who are looking for a convenient and affordable design solution as they shop for their homes.