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InformationWeek 500: 20 Great Ideas To Steal

These InformationWeek 500 innovators are trying unique approaches to solve business problems. Could your company use a few extra bright ideas?
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Teen clothing retailer Wet Seal's iRunway iPhone app takes personalized marketing to a new level. It lets customers scan product bar codes in Wet Seal stores and see all outfits that other customers have put together with that item.

IRunway links to Wet Seal's social media platform, where customers post outfits created with the retailer's clothing. Eighty-five percent of all items in a store have customer-generated outfits that are rated by their peers.

Wet Seal uses products customers scan to create personalized notifications and product offers for them.

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