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The H&M Fast-Fashion Empire Is Crumbling

A fast-fashion empire is crumbling.<p>H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB (HNNMY) all but admitted it was a disaster this week, saying that same-store sales would …

Google now lets you see what's on shelves at stores near you, and it's a powerful new weapon against Amazon

Google is launching a tool that will let shoppers find out what products are in stock at stores near them.<p>Shoppers will be able to access the tool, called See What's In Store (SWIS), from Google's main search bar and within Google Maps.<p>Shoppers can use the tool to search for a specific product and …

Google Maps

The 'supply-and-demand model of labor markets is fundamentally broken,' and that's why you're not getting a pay raise anytime soon

Troy Taylor, the CEO of the Coca-Cola franchise for Florida, was asked at a recent conference of the Federal Reserve's Dallas branch whether he expected pay raises in the future. The context to the question is that America has ultralow unemployment. In fact, it has even reached what policymakers …

Economics

Inside Netflix’s TV-Swallowing, Market-Dominating Binge Factory

Above, Ryan Murphy, Spike Lee, Laverne Cox, Alison Brie, Jane Fonda, Robin Wright, and Jason Bateman.<p>“What do you think about gas in the tank for the …

Today's Sharing Economy Is Different Than Anything You've Seen Before. Here Are 7 New Strategies to Use

Without these strategies, you will quickly be left behind.<p>As dialogs with peers become easier and more trusted via smartphones and the Internet, people are more willing to share their assets with others, and capitalize on the potential for a quick return for very little effort.<p>The sharing economy …

Ranking Every NFL Backfield Heading into the 2018 Season

Today's NFL is pass-driven. Quarterbacks and pass-catchers have become the offensive stars, while defensive backs and pass-rushers have become the most in-demand players on the other side of the ball.<p>The ground game still has an important place in modern football, but it doesn't look like it once …

Shopping in The Digital Age: A Tale of Two Online Grocery Experiences

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” Charles Dickens wasn’t talking about …

CVS-Aetna merger is not about the minute clinic, Aetna CEO says

CVS Health’s recent acquisition of Aetna has sparked talk of a pharmacy of the future, in which CVS’s walk-in “minute clinics” offer more services, …

Health Care

Orlando Police Testing Amazon's Real-Time Facial Recognition

<b>Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET</b><p>Tech companies are trying to sell police real-time facial recognition systems, which can track and identify people as they walk down the street. As NPR reported two weeks ago, American police have generally held off, but there's new evidence that one police department — …

Surveillance

Importance of web crawling in the age of Big Data

<b>Big Data</b> has become an Internet buzz lately. Not a day goes by without a mention of Big Data in many articles published by media or tech companies …

The NBA Is Making a Big Data Play

Who knew that when Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul passes the ball to a teammate within five feet of the basket, there’s an 89 percent …

Data Scientist vs Data Engineer

As the field of data science continues to grow and mature, it is nice to begin seeing some distinction in the roles of a data scientist. A new job …

A leaked look at Facebook’s search engine for influencer marketing

Facebook’s next money-maker could be this tool for connecting marketers to social media creators so they can team up on sponsored-content Facebook ad campaigns. The Branded Content Matching search engine lets advertisers select the biographical characteristics of creators’ fans they want to reach, …

Data-science talent war is driving up salaries for people who can turn social media clicks into code

Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master's degree in applied statistics and landed four job offers upon graduation.<p>Webb, 33, …

Data Science

Smart Cities: Helping People and Engaging Citizens

The hype around Jetsons-esque visions of ‘smart cities’ seems to be settling down, and now public leaders and urban planners are turning their minds …

Target's Revamped Restock Service Blows Amazon Prime Pantry Out of the Water

Target's offering is both cheaper and faster by a wide margin.<p>After years of treating e-commerce as an afterthought, <b>Target</b> (NYSE:TGT) has finally …

It's Time To Stop Sleeping On Zara's Sister Brand

We know, we know. It’s hard not to be easily seduced by Zara’s constant stream of new arrivals, especially at the start of a new season. But as much …

Retail's Innovation Problem

If retail’s battle cry is truly ‘innovate or die,’ why are so many choosing death?<p><b>TORONTO, Canada</b> — In 2012, US grocery chain Kroger announced what …

Square launches a service to run restaurant operations, and suddenly its 'Caviar' acquisition makes sense

Payments processor Square said Tuesday it is launching Square for Restaurants, a software platform for restaurant operations designed to bring more …

Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local retailer Magazine Luiza SA <MGLU3.SA>.<p>She swallowed her doubts and hit the "buy" button. Two days later …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Home Depot is launching its biggest tech hiring spree ever to protect its lead over Amazon

The home improvement retailer will add more than 1,000 technology hires this year.<p>With a stock price that has increased 135 percent over the last five years, Home Depot remains one of the few giant brick-and-mortar retailers to find success in the age of Amazon.<p>Now, the $200 billion home …

Home Depot

YouTube CEO addresses demonetization anger: ‘We know the last year has not been easy’

“We are working to make this faster,” Susan Wojcicki said<p>YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki today addressed ongoing frustration and anger within the creator community over demonetization.<p>Wojcicki published a blog post looking at the past year, focusing on the last few months following the company’s changes …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Three retail trends to watch in 2018

Physical retail is facing unparalleled challenges in the era of e-commerce. Innovation research and advisory company Stylus has identified three …

Supreme Was (Obviously) the Most Popular Brand on Grailed in 2017

With only a few days left of the hellfire known as 2017, everyone is looking back at the best and worst that this past year had to offer. From a …

The Brands Fighting to Make Your Clothes Brighter, Better and More Affordable

"It's a game," I heard an editor say at fashion week in September. "Hunting out new, unknown pieces on Instagram. It's just so much cooler to buy the …

Top Fashion And Style Trends To Expect In 2018

All shades of purple, mashed-up prints, fringe, feathers and more are set to dominate 2018's fashion trends.<p>Here comes another year, and the internet …

We've Never Seen a Jacket Like This Before, Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid is no stranger to inventive outerwear: The supermodel has an impressive collection of statement coats and jackets, all of which we'd like …

Meet the 34-Year-Old Founder of Stitch Fix, Who Just Became One of America's Richest Self-Made Women

From teen raver to youngest-ever female startup IPO.<p>Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on …