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Everlane To Deliver Clothes To Your Door In Less Than 60 Minutes

One of the downsides of online shopping is having to wait for package delivery. Everlane, an online purveyor of affordable, basic clothing, hopes to become the e-commerce answer to shoppers’ desire for instant gratification. This week, the clothing company is launching Everlane Now, a month-long …

eCommerce

London’s Regent’s Street to become beacon hotspot

Hugo Boss AG is a German luxury fashion, It is named after its founder Hugo Boss (1885–1948).<br>In 1924, Hugo Boss started his clothing company in …

How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)

Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.<p>There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to “innovation.” And it’s an ironic elephant given that we’re all so hooked on data analytics, a/b testing, and getting metrics for anything and …

Innovation

New Look Marketing Strategy

Video Transcript<p>Danny Barrasso: So what I wanted to cover this morning, I definitely don’t have any elephant analogies in my presentation but I can …

Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready?

Face it: We’ve gotten too used to our familiar search results. The simple lists, the basic titles, the easy tags and categories; they’ve all been with us since the dawn of the search engine age. 2013 saw a few changes in search engine results page (SERP) format, but for the most part, our SERPs …

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

European Travel

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms, not pixels.<p>We live in an age of touch-screen interfaces, but what will the UIs of the future look like? Will they continue to be made up of ghostly pixels, or will they be made of atoms that you can reach …

Touchscreens

J.Crew Debuts Fall Catalog on Pinterest

J.Crew's at-home catalog subscribers won't be the first to glimpse the brand's September issue: That honor will fall for the first time to J.Crew's …

Indie no-go: only one in ten projects gets fully funded on Kickstarter's biggest rival

A comparison of the two crowdfunding giants<p><i>Illustration by Dylan C. Lathrop.</i><p>When the Ubuntu Edge high-end smartphone raised $3.4 million in the first 24 hours of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, it seemed poised to crush previous crowdfunding records. Two weeks later, the Edge is projected …

Five Ways to Innovate Faster

One of the most common complaints senior executives have about disruptive innovation is its seemingly snail-like pace. How is it, they wonder, that it takes us forever to pursue ideas that promise to create new markets when the world seems to be innovating at a dizzying pace?<p>This frustration is …

Ikea's new augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog.<p>With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home.<p>The …

Retailers must switch on to the discovery channel

<b>It’s an empowering time for online retailers. Thanks to sites like Pinterest and Curisma, retailers know more about what their consumers are</b> …

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

Smart sock can help joggers run better and detect injuries

The Sensoria sock includes a sensor that can not only suggest exercise improvements, but also inform the wearer of bad running habits and track …

New Camera Sensor Eliminates Need for Flash

No flash? No problem. A new imaging sensor could soon make it possible for photographers to take clear, sharp photos, even in dim lighting.<p>Created by …

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Five sites for exploring Edo-era Tokyo

Technology and fashion might be the first things that come to mind when you think of Tokyo, but even the city's most cutting-edge characteristics are framed by a past when 'Edo' (the pre-1868 name for Tokyo) was the world's biggest city and military Shogun ruled the country. While the US has its …

Japan

A Guide to Singapore’s Hawker Food Culture

The spicy broth steamed up my glasses as I pulled the long, golden noodles from the bowl of <i>prawn mee</i> in front of me. If that chili-infused dish didn’t satisfy my hunger, the bowl of savory fish ball soup next to it would, or even the <i>shu mai</i> dumplings next to that.<p>These were a few of the delicacies …