By Christian McKenzie Walmart offers Voice Order grocery shopping through Google’s Home assistant 14% Generation Z is comprised of African-Americans who are open to trying voice-assisted shopping services Buying groceries at Walmart (WMT -0.52%) just got easier for customers who can now speak into any Google (GOOG -1.52%) Home assistant device to shop at the
By Christian McKenzie Snap hired Oona King & Airbnb hired Melissa Thomas-Hunt to help with diversity The black tech workforce is less than 5% black A lot of tech companies have been brutally plagued with stories about their lack of racial sensitivity and astuteness. Many are coming to the realization that the lack of diversity
By Christian McKenzie P&G continues to win awards for content focused on racial bias 38% of Black consumers expect brands to support social causes Over the past few years, P&G (PG +0.53%) has launched a series of commercials and partnerships that focus on social justice. Brand loyalty for Black consumers is driven by the belief
By Christian McKenzie Chanel has hired a Head of Diversity & Inclusion amid industry backlash Chanel generated $9.6 billion in 2018 Luxury fashion labels have been worn and lauded in songs by urban entertainers for decades and now European fashion house Chanel has hired a new Head of Diversity & Inclusion. When you consider 2019
By Christian McKenzie Serena Williams recruits external designers of color for her new Nike line Athletic apparel brands have a dearth of designers of color Serena Williams has taken her 30 plus years of experience wearing high performance athletic gear and applied it to a multitude of fashion collaborations. She’s launching the Serena Design Crew
By Christian McKenzie Virgil Abloh’s Off-White is shifting operations from producing fashion items to face masks Pyer Moss designer Kerby-Jean Raymond created a $50K emergency relief fund for small businesses Emerging fashion labels already operate on tight margins, but when a worldwide pandemic prevents customers from shopping at their stores or stockists, it can put
By Christian McKenzie The FTC fines Fashion Nova $9.3M in settlement fees for violating its return policy by issuing store credit only Famous collaborators include Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Fashion Nova, the not so fast-fashion label beloved by Instagram models has been caught by the government for violating their own customer shipping policies.