1. Buy the purse that German industrial design legend (and the figure behind the “10 principles for good design”) Dieter Rams secretly designed for his wifein 1963: For the first time ever, the “931” bag is available for anyone to buy through the boutique Frankfurt label Tsatsas, a luxury leather goods company. – Read More on Fast Co.
2. Barbie to Hit the Big Screen With Margot Robbie: "Barbie is one of the most iconic franchises in the world," said Mattel Chief Executive Officer Ynon Kreiz. And investors seem interested. Mattel's stock rose nearly 6 percent in early afternoon trading on Tuesday to around $11.85 after news of Robbie’s casting broke. – Read More on Bloomberg
3. RETRO READ: The $1 Billion-Plus Battle Over Bratz. Bribery, Monopoly-Building and Barbie. How a diverse group of fashion-forward dolls came for Barbie’s crown and were the first ones to truly given Barbie marker Mattel a run for its money. – Read More on TFL
4. In the luxury fashion retail industry, one of the biggest challenges is stock inventory management. Net-a-Porter is using AI to “perfect the system, with the ultimate goal of preventing us from duplicating the entire inbound inventory process, which can include taking photos and styling alongside other merchandise in a studio, writing product descriptions and more.” – Read More on Medium
5.How the Internet of Things Is Grappling With Protecting Consumers as Privacy Laws Evolve: The world of IoT is now facing real business consequences if it mishandles personal information thanks in large part to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. – Read More on AdWeek