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Global 100 Brands: Tech Dominates Traditional Retail, Consumer Brands

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New York—In its 16th annual Best Global Brands report, released Tuesday, Interbrand points out the 100 most valuable global brands. Technology and automotive brands dominate this year’s ranking, holding a combined 28 positions. Technology brands, in particular, dominate—collectively making up more than a third (33.6%) of the total value of …

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“Wearables” Market Could Reach $80 Billion by 2020: Report

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Basingstoke, England—The market for “wearables”—technology that’s wearable—could amount to a $80 billion business by 2020, especially if there’s a fashionable interpretation. In its new report “The World in 2020—A technology Vision,” Juniper Research argues that invisible wearables (i.e. wearables indistinguishable from non-smart technology) are likely to see significant adoption before …

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Week in Review: 10 Must-Remember Online Articles

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New York—“The epicenter of stupidity”…that’s how outspoken L Brands chairman Leslie Wexner referred to Washington, specifically Capitol Hill, this week during the nerve-wracking hours leading up to a temporary debt ceiling solution. Like many retailers and business leaders, Wexner is concerned about how the political gridlock and its subsequent effects …