High street fashion brand Ted Baker has created its first ever virtual store and could soon roll out the concept across its estate according to brand communications director Craig Smith.
Ted Baker is introducing new 24/7 beacon technology to its Westfield White City store that enables customers to communicate with in-store mannequins via their smartphones as the creator predicts the technology can become commonplace within UK retailers.
Asos saw 50% of its sales come through a mobile device in February, with the online fashion retailer reporting 3.2 million downloads of its mobile app in the six months to 29 February.
From the digital after-life to the growth of synthetic media, futurist Tracey Follows sets out the key trends that will shape the marketing industry over the next five years.
The School of Marketing is launching Mentoring Gen Z, which aims to connect young people with marketing leaders from brands including Boots and Direct Line in a bid to avert the “ticking timebomb” of youth unemployment.
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