Fossil Group announced on Thursday that it will double wearable production in 2017, adding 300 new products, which will smartwatches from new brands. The American fashion designer has several connected watches on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, from a variety of popular fashion brands. See Also: Wearables find themselves […]
It’s been another wild year in swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The last events wrap up today, but it’s been hard to miss the appearance of more technology poolside this year, even if all you noticed were the headphones helping Michael Phelps maintain his death-stare: But getting into the zone while on deck […]
London’s high-end department chain Selfridges will begin experimenting with an Internet of Things zone at its flagship Oxford Street store. Electronic products distributor Bullboat will be in charge of stocking the zone, which is located on the ground floor of the famous store. It intends to make the zone an “experience” for shoppers, teaching them […]
A new report confirms that Americans really love their gadgetry, buying almost twice the number of smartwatches and fitness wearables than Western Europeans. An article by Warc.com cites a recent report by research firm Kantar Worldpanel that broke down wearable buying patterns in the U.S. compared to Europeans. The report found that an average of […]
With the health and fitness wearables segment growing rapidly, big players are bulking up in order to compete in a fast growing global market. In a recent article, TheStreet.com observes the mounting consolidation-related activity in the health wearables space. And with Woodside Capital Partners predicting global shipments of wearables to grow from 19.6 million units […]
Though consumers are still opening their wallets for smartwatches, things are definitely not sunshine and lollipops for Fossil Group which saw its shares plunge more than 30% on poor wearables revenues. As reported by Investing.com, shares of the Texas-based maker of designer jewelry and smartwatches plummeted in after-hours trading yesterday as it missed analysts’ forecasts […]
Wearable makers are starting to look closely at the Chinese market, as more customers in the country pick up their first wearable product. In the past few months, Fitbit entered the market through a deal with Alibaba and Motorola launched the Moto 360 in late 2015. The smartwatch has seen impressive sales, though the Apple […]
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