Retail tech startup Swiftly valued at $1B after bagging another $100M

Swiftly Systems entered unicorn territory after announcing today that it grabbed another round of $100 million, this time in a Series C. The new funding was led by BRV Capital Management. If you’re feeling some deja vu, you would be right: this is the second $100...

Walmart introduces virtual try-on tech which uses customers’ own photos to model the clothing

Walmart is expanding its support for AI-powered virtual try-on technology that allows online shoppers to better visualize clothing on models that look like themselves in both appearance and body type. Before, Walmart.com customers could select from among dozens of...

Bloomingdale’s goes all-in on metaverse with new virtual store

Iconic department store Bloomingdale’s is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a new virtual store, designed by Emperia, that will go live during New York Fashion Week, which starts September 9. Virtual department stores aren’t a new concept. You might recall eBay...