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Added 9 March, 2019

MAC Cosmetics China has entered the ‘new retail‘ space with the launch of its experience center integrating both online and offline brand experiences. The center blends product discovery, social engagement and purchase into an immersive journey, making it one of the more sophisticated interactive retail experiences in the cosmetics category in...

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Added 6 March, 2019

Pizza Hut is collaborating with FedEx for a new autonomous delivery device aimed to automate local delivery. The FedEx delivery robot is in development by FedEx and the DEKA Research and Development Corp., and is equipped with technology that allows it to navigate unpaved surfaces, curbs, and even steps to deliver a door-to-door delivery...

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Added 24 February, 2019

a partnership between US grocery retailer Albertson and medical tech company Genomind saw Genomind’s DNA testing kits made available to purchase at select Albertson stores. The test – called the Genecept Assay – helps determine how an individual will respond to different psychiatric medications by studying genes responsible for neurotransmitter...

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Added 19 January, 2019

If even more evidence were needed that healthful, meatless eating is trending, look no further than Carl’s Jr. which is introducing a Beyond Famous Star Burger featuring Beyond Meat’s new Beyond Burger 2.0 patty. The Beyond Famous Star Burger features a quarter-pound Beyond Burger patty cooked on an open flame and comes topped with American...

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Added 5 December, 2018

A new service has launched in Milton Keynes in the UK that allows people to order deliveries by robot. Residents can get parcels sent to a depot and receive a notification once they arrive. They can then get the items delivered to their door by robot, at a time of their choosing. A monthly £7.99 ($10) app subscription covers an unlimited number...

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Added 2 December, 2018

A company called Buglife has found a way to use the infrared depth sensors found on some iPhones to analyze facial expressions. The company has designed a software development kit that works in any iOS app. The product can help companies and marketers capture user reactions to a product or a piece of content. It offers two modes of operation:...

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Added 29 November, 2018

The Inc. 5000 list is out and one of the most interesting revelations from it is that all of the fastest-growing franchises from this year's are all part of a health-focused wellness trend. The leaders are: Orangetheory Fitness, FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers, Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids, iLoveKickboxing, GYMGUYZ, Club Pilates...

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Added 26 November, 2018

A UK startup Bidooh is using advanced technology to create targeted billboard advertising. The platform uses AI profiling combined with blockchain technology to match the adverts to the attributes of the passersby. The digital display will therefore change its appearance to best suit the profile of the passerby. Sex and age are both...

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Added 1 November, 2018

"Today's pet parents are thoughtful, conscientious, and passionate. Many of them see their pets as their children. They care not only about providing the best products to maximize pets' lifespans, but also keeping them as comfortable and happy as possible," said Natalise Kalea, Chief Operating Officer of CUDDLY, a pet gift registry featuring...

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Added 28 October, 2018

Equinox is one of the largest owner of gyms in America. When the company opens its first line of hotels in 2019, it will also enter another travel industry sector by rolling out multi-day luxury tours around the world next April. New York-based Equinox has partnered with Leah Howe, formerly of Toronto-based Butterfield & Robinson, and New...