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  1. Wearable Tech Startups Pitch Their Wares at SXSW 2014 Some of the hottest new ideas for wearable technologies.
  2. iPad DJ Launches Lightwave To Provide Wearable Today, a new startup called Lightwave is using wearable technology to provide analytics around live events for performers and artists.
  3. Paris is For Lovers or for Startups? Paris is known for many things, including fine art, fashion and food, but tech startups? Mais oui! Artistic, tech-savvy entrepreneurs, ready to subvert conventional business models and make big money.
  4. Nasty Gal Founder Plans Brick-and-Mortar Expansion This Year
    The fast-growing e-commerce site for vintage-inspired fashion, is gearing up for its first brick-and-mortar store.

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  1. Nasty Gal is Opening a Store
    On Thursday, Sophia Amoruso – the e-tailer’s founder – announced the company’s first brick-and-mortar location via her Twitter account.
  2. ShopKeep Goes Custom, Releasing a Speedy New System for Holiday Shopping
    ShopKeep POS is releasing a new version of its iPad-based sales management system to cut checkout time in retail locations.
  3. Why Companies Desperately Need to make Wearables Cool
    Both consumer electronics and apparel are notoriously difficult businesses competing in mature industries.
  4. StreetHub Brings “Click & Collect” to Independent Retails
    A new online marketplace. StreetHub, has launched to help independent retailers tap into the growing “click & collect”.

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  1. 5 Surprising Places Where E-Commerce is Taking Off
    What characterizes a market that’s primed for e-commerce growth…?
  2. Fashion Retailer ASOS Set to Beat Profit Forecasts as Sales Soar
    Asos says sales rose 40% to £754m for the full year following a strong fourth quarter in the UK and abroad.
  3. A Powerful Platform to Manage your Social Commerce
    The start-up’s client list includes Coach, Nasty Gal and Dannijo to name a few.
  4. Online Gifting Retailer Wantful Ceases Operations
    Nordstrom Inc. took a minority stake in Wantful a few months ago, and now the online gifting retailer has gone belly up. 

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  1. Sophia Amoruso Expands Nasty Gal
    In just seven years, the founder of Nasty Gal turned an eBay store peddling vintage clothes in to a multimillion-dollar company through social media, smart investments and raw instinct.
  2. Mobile Shopping Startup Snapette gets Snapped up by PriceGrabber
    Snapette, a 500 Startups-backed mobile shopping app, has been acquired by price comparison site PriceGrabber.
  3. J.Crew Debuts Falls Catalog on Pinterest
    J.Crew is the first clothing brand to debut its catalog on the image-based network.
  4. Givenchy Debuts New Products Via Social Video
    The French fashion label released an exclusive behind-the-scenes social video, debuting Givenchy’s latest cosmetic collection, the Givenchy Teint Couture.

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Retailing 2013: Fashion and Tech Trends to Watch
Zappos Lab’s director Will Young shares his top fashion and tech retail trends for 2013 — including big data, mobile and 3-D printing — with Forbes.

Fashion 2.0: Online Vintage Heats Up
Business of Fashion looks at the sudden surge of activity in the online resale of vintage and worn fashion goods. What are the challenges and what is the long-term impact of this wave of startups?

Google Glass (And Sergey Brin) Ride the NYC Subway
Google Glasses spotted on the 3-train! “Wearable computing enthusiast” Noah Zerkin apparently looked up at the seat opposite him on a NYC subway to find Google Glasses co-founder Sergey Brin sporting his now-trademark eye wear. Reported by Mashable.
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