Bricks to Clicks and Back Again

When you need to buy something, what’s your first thought – walk into a store, or buy online? Research shows that most people don’t fit neatly into either of these categories. There are more factors at play – factors that affect how people shop, and which make the case for integrated solutions in fashion retail. […]

Virtually Possible – A New Frontier for Skills Training

Imagine walking up to a Porsche 911 and knowing exactly how to take apart and reassemble its engine – even if you’re not a mechanic, and it’s the first time you’ve ever seen the car. Or operating an MRI machine to scan a patient. Or conducting a surgical procedure. Or checking an entire power plant […]

The Virtual Lap of Luxury

‘An estimated 40 percent of luxury brands still don’t sell online,’ says a recent report from Bain Consultants in a Bloomberg Businessweek article. Luxury retail – two words that together evoke images of high fashion, top models strutting on runways, sports cars and Italian marble. No pretenders to the business of high chic, luxury brands […]

The Fashion Retail Runway

The world of fashion and apparel retail is barreling towards change at a blistering pace. Disruptors in the industry range from wearables to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Virtual & Augmented Reality. There has never been a better time to be a consumer, and never a more trying time for companies to venture into the rapidly […]

The Birth of VR Fashion

Buzz about virtual reality is everywhere these days and various business ‘gurus’ have called 2016 ‘The year of Virtual Reality’. However, VR in the fashion industry has been slow to take off. In healthcare, education, architecture and interior design, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are already gaining great popularity. So when is fashion […]