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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.
IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.