Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will invest 200 billion yuan ($28 billion) in its cloud infrastructure over three years, following a boom in demand for business software as the coronavirus outbreak peaked in China.
The data firm, which counts fashion brands including Zara, Mango, Chloé, Puma, Boohoo and Tommy Hilfiger as customers, provides a platform that helps retailers optimise their buying and merchandising decisions.
Adidas has taken the next step in its work with 3D printing specialist Carbon. After reimagining performance footwear using the tech, it's now producing 3D-printed face shields to help with the Covid-19 crisis.
Fashion houses have begun reaching out to their massive global communities via social media to encourage creativity at home, healthy living and inter-connectivity during the global lockdown caused by coronavirus.
Adidas has announced that it’s to roll out free virtual experiences across social and digital channels, "to support our community as they stay active, practice mindfulness, learn and seek entertainment”.
As Covid-19 continues to cause disruption around the world, the maker of YouCam Makeup is offering beauty brands a complimentary AR live training service so they can train their employees from a distance.