Monthly Archives: January 2012

Luxottica’s facts

http://www.luxottica.com/en/activities/production/ In 2010, around 56.6 million pairs of sunglasses and frames were produced, of which around 45% were in metal and the remainder in plastic. The manufacturing process for metal frames has approximately 70 phases, beginning with the production of basic … Continue reading

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Luxottica’s Creativity

Source: Luxottica website

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Retail’s New Business Models

Source: HBR blog, Jan 2012 Private Sales Private sales spark demand by creating perceptions of urgency and scarcity; they work because the perceptions are real. That drives some seriously intense emotional engagement with the site. Access over Purchase But Hyman … Continue reading

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Mobile Commerce Set to Grow in 2012!

Source: WWD, Jan 2012 According to experts, further mobile growth in 2012 will be fueled by: offering mobile-exclusive offers to consumers; differentiating mobile experiences by device; merging mobile shopping with the in-store experience; broadening mobile and tablet capabilities beyond Apple products, … Continue reading

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Beachmint: Celebrity-Backed Shopping Experiences

Source: TechCrunch, Jan 2012 BeachMint — an ecommerce startup that lets customers subscribe to receive products hand-picked by celebrities each month  — has quickly become one of the hottest companies in Los Angeles.

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3D Face Scanning within 1.4 secs

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Disney Facial Scanning Research

Click on the images for the sources.    Useful video available HERE

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