Chanel’s Foray Into 3D Printing

Chanel, one of the most iconic haute couture houses, has been at the forefront of additive manufacturing compared to its peers. The brand recently debuted a 3D printed mascara that it had been perfecting for over a decade. While the jury is still out on if 3D printing will become an integral part of the luxury retail sector for the future, Chanel has taken a clear stance to invest in the technology for the long term.

Pretty in Plaid? Burberry’s Hits and Misses with Machine Learning

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Retail is not typically the industry that comes to mind when implementing new technologies—high fashion and big tech typically do not mix. But through the use of machine learning, Burberry is revolutionizing this notion to improve its in-store customer experience. The question remains, however, whether it will continue this trend in other aspects of their business.