March 8, 2019

Revieve and Samsung Launch Selfie Skin Analysis for Galaxy S10

Revieve a leading beauty-technology company based in Finland has built a partnership to bring a selfie-based skin analysis and personalized skincare product recommendations to Samsung mobile devices, starting with the Samsung flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S10 in US and Korea.
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February 20, 2019

L'Oreal's AI-Skin Diagnostic and the Future of Beauty

L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty brand, made an exciting announcement today regarding the launch of their brand new AI-based skin diagnostic solution powered by the L'Oreal acquired beauty-technology company ModiFace. Although AI-based skin diagnostic tools that help consumers figure out which products to use are no longer a novelty, this recent announcement by L'Oreal is significant from multiple perspectives.
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February 6, 2019

2019 – The Year of Beauty Gadgets?

During 2018 beautytech slowly and steadily established itself as a term widely used across various beauty-related hardware and software innovations. 2019 has also started with a bang with CES revealing new beautytech innovations and NRF showcasing the latest retail innovations for the upcoming year. But what did we learn from 2018 and what’s really ahead for 2019?
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January 3, 2019

Beautytech 2019

Beautytech has been trending in 2018 across all regions of the world and we've seen big exits by Modiface or GlamST where brands and retailers are acquiring not just technology but also talent from the limited amount of established expertise available.We are still in early days of leveraging technology to serve the demanding beauty customers and in 2019 we will be still taking baby steps to achieve significant results. But lets do a short recap of 2018 and what is expected in 2019?
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December 10, 2018

Revieve, Visual Image Display and the Attic Group Partner to bring a personalized beauty experience in-store

UK-based leading digital technology provider Visual Image Display Ltd, the leading retail design agency the Attic Group and the leading beauty personalization solution provider Revieve have partnered to bring a personalized turnkey beauty experience to in-store customers globally.
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November 19, 2018

Recommendation engines for growth and customer experience

Some of the biggest businesses on this planet are using recommendation engines for hacking their growth, customer flow and -experience. Revieve does to beauty what Netflix does for movies and Spotify for music. In beauty, the factors that play in are countless as every skin is literally different, personal preferences, allergies, and weathers vary across the board massively and a simple segmentation is simply not enough.
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August 22, 2018

Selfie-Skin Analysis Drives Online Conversion for Beauty

Many beauty retailers offer their customers with questionnaire-based selection tools to assist in the discovery and selection of beauty products. Whilst these tools are helpful, we recently conducted a study comparing the actual increases in conversion and average transaction size resulting from pure questionnaire-based guided-selling solutions vs Digital Beauty Advisors, which provide the consumer with the ability to receive personalized beauty advice and recommendations based on their selfie.
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July 5, 2018

Beauty personalization and conversion & how to make the best out of it!

I’ve seen many personalization efforts from beauty brands and retailers. I like the trend and the efforts for innovation and personalization. However, while I strongly believe anything is better than nothing there is strong evidence that how you personalize does matter in terms of returning customers, conversion and purchase size. The how is a matter of whether you’d like to increase sales by 1,5x or 6x. Like I said, anything is better than nothing. Moreover the how also determines which demographics are even more inclined to try the products recommended.
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June 29, 2018

Providing better service for beauty customers

You know you're on the right track when the competition is high, right? We are seeing a lot of competition in beauty tech. Everyone has their specific approach on how to personalize probably the most personal of all retail; beauty. Competition is always welcome. That's how we can ensure the results keep on improving to serve everyone as good as possible. That's when the industry grows. How you wish to personalize depends heavily on your core values and how you want to be perceived from shoppers perspective. And who do you want to reach!
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June 29, 2018

Is Asia leading the beauty personalization game?

In Asia where the culture is far more collective and conservative in many aspects, you’d think that same would apply to adapting technologies. Right? Think again. It’s quite the opposite. When I think about it though it seems to me that many Asian countries have traditionally been culturally on the other end of the spectrum compared to Europe and North America in dimensions such as power distance, masculinity and individualism for instance (source).
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March 14, 2018

How Digital Solutions are Transforming Beauty Commerce

Digital Solutions are transforming beauty commerce. These solutions are transforming the customer experience for beauty shoppers through offering delightful product discovery, surprising inspiration, valuable advice and a throughout personal experience that has the power not only to inform, educate and inspire, but transform the perception of a brand or beauty retailer in the minds of the consumer.
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February 7, 2018

Beauty & Voice - Trends for 2018

The year 2018 will be voice-driven for beauty retailers & brands as more gadgets from Google & Amazon are popping up. Soon Facebook will be joining the race too. More countries globally are being covered every month by the different platforms and the natural dialogue capabilities are getting much better to create actually engaging experiences via voice.But how about Beauty & Voice?
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February 1, 2018

NordicFeel selects Revieve for beauty-shopping personalization

We're extremely excited to announce our recent partnership with NordicFeel, the leading Nordic beauty-retailer who has selected Revieve with its Digital Beauty Advisor –solution to provide its shoppers with personalized beauty product advice and recommendations based on shopper selfies.
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January 21, 2018

Guiding through the jungle of choices

Do you have a large range of products at your online store? Does it become difficult for the customer to find the products or just browse through? Do you even know your customers' preferences?
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January 13, 2018

Personal Assistant - Anytime, Anywhere!

Would it be nice to get the luxury of having a personal assistant to guide you through shopping in the jungle of endless possibilities and brands where one-size definitely does not fit all?
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January 3, 2018

Personalized Beauty Shopping on Amazon Alexa

Beauty-brands and retailers are increasingly looking to provide new purchase channels and engagement alternatives for their digitally-native audience. One key focus of these experience is the emergence of voice-shopping through platforms such as Amazon Alexa or Google Voice Assistant.
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December 19, 2017

Beauty: Augmented Reality (AR) alone doesn't convert - So what does?

Beauty sales moving online is a fact. What remains a challenge is the personalization online. The beauty consumer still is the most challenging customer for retailers and brands to offer similar level personalization as you can do in-store.
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October 25, 2017

Beauty Retail - Digital and Personal

Beauty is likely the most personal vertical of all retail. As such, being successful in beauty retail requires more personalization efforts from retailers and beauty brands alike than other verticals do.
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October 23, 2017

Bridging Online and Offline through Digital Beauty Solutions

The trust generated by the in-store beauty consultant creates a shopping environment where customers have faith in the products they are buying, largely due to the influence of a physical person who serves them in the store.
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August 11, 2017

Retail Week Tech Startup of the Year Finalist

As part of the nomination, Revieve will be present at the Tech. powered by Retail Week event’s Discovery Zone as well as on stage competing against the other finalists.
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June 21, 2017

The Rise of Selfies in E-Commerce

Over the last few years, e-commerce has evolved from a supporting act into a leading role. Retailers globally are looking for e-commerce to drive their future growth. As a part of this effort, retailers are realizing the benefits of providing an exceptional customer experience for their online shoppers.
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June 1, 2017

Save Your Shoppers Time

Let's face it. The conversion number (shoppers vs buyers) for your e-commerce site sucks. Amazon (excluding Amazon Prime) gets a 14% conversion. You're likely getting nothing of the sort. Even if you consider your conversion "better than average", lets say 7%, that means 93 out of every 100 people who come to your e-commerce store don't buy anything.
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May 3, 2017

The Choice-Paralysis in E-Commerce

E-commerce retailers are working hard to provide their entire product inventory available for online shoppers. As they should. There is no excuse not having your entire inventory available online. In fact, if anything, you should have a larger product selection available online than you do in your physical stores.
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April 27, 2017

What do beauty-buyers look for online?

As consumer preferences shift and beauty-buying online heats up, many e-commerce retailers are striving to stay competitive and retain market-share.
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April 19, 2017

The ROI of guided-selling in e-commerce

Guided-selling is a term that is being used for a variety of purposes in e-commerce. Often referred to as digital assistants, taking the form of chatbots or purpose-built digital experiences, guided-selling refers to the act of providing your shoppers with some form or proactive assistance, helping them navigate their way towards a purchase in your e-commerce store.
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April 10, 2017

The Pain of Transforming the E-Commerce Customer Experience

Making incremental improvements to your existing e-commerce customer experience isn't difficult. Improving the checkout process, faster shipping times, improving search capabilities and having a better shopping cart abandonment -solution in place are all incremental improvements retailers are working on.
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April 5, 2017

Digital Advisors as Retail Store Associates Online

Your online shoppers want service. They are the same individuals who visit your brick-and-mortar stores and simply because they are using a digital channel to shop with you doesn't mean they don't want you to serve them.
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April 3, 2017

5 ways technology is making online shopping personal

Technology has the power to transform the online shopping experience for consumers. Advancements in various technologies, including AI, computer-vision and the abundance of data generated by shoppers online every day make it possible for retailers to finally create a truly personal e-commerce experience. And change their bottom lines as a result.
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March 31, 2017

Treating your e-commerce shoppers as individuals

You navigate to an e-commerce site looking to buy a t-shirt. After adding the t-shirt to your shopping cart, the e-commerce stores "personalization" algorithm decides that many people who bought that type of a t-shirt also bought a pair of jeans. So you get recommended multiple different pairs of jeans. Great experience, right? Wrong.
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March 30, 2017

The Digitalization of Beauty

The world of discovering, buying and learning about beauty products has gone digital. This revolution started organically from peer-to-peer online sources, discussion forums, video blogs and has now made itself into the actual retail experience.
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March 29, 2017

Building Loyalty in Beauty-Shoppers Online

Building loyalty among your customer-base online is challenging. The Internet provides your shoppers with countless of opportunities for price comparisons, information gathering and makes shoppers far more likely to shop around than those visiting your brick-and-mortar stores.
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March 24, 2017

Skincare eCommerce Customer Experience vs Marketing Gimmicks

Your online beauty shoppers are smart. Smarter than you think. They can smell marketing gimmicks a mile away and likely don't think you're acting in their best interest if they do. When you provide them with a faceless, non-interactive questionnaire that results in product recommendations, they smell marketing.
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March 24, 2017

Who is doing the selling in your e-commerce store?

Your e-commerce store is most powerful channel you have today to reach shoppers. Through e-commerce, your shoppers are not tied to time or place and can shop your store at their convenience.
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March 22, 2017

The Real form of e-commerce Personalization

E-commerce personalization is a hot topic that retailers attending events like Shoptalk, the Internet Retailing Expo and IRCE are talking about in 2017.
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March 15, 2017

What exactly are Digital e-Commerce Advisors?

E-commerce retailers today are bombarded by information, insights and opinions about different services, technologies and functionalities that they could implement in their e-commerce stores.
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March 13, 2017

Hello! I'm your one-size-fits-all e-commerce sales associate!

Don't know what you're looking for? Don't worry. We have a one-size-fits-all e-commerce sales associate who knows everything about every product we have, every product category and is as knowledgeable about the latest women's fashion trends as they are about the warranty conditions of refrigerators. Because this is e-commerce and not one of our brick-and-mortar stores, we don't need to provide you with an expert in women's fashion who understands you like the in-store women's fashion sales associate does. Nor do we need to provide you with a beauty-expert who understands your skin and beauty needs like the in-store beauty consultant does. We call it "personalization". And its "just for you". Based on how you navigated our website, you clearly belong to customer category B, so we've got you covered.
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March 12, 2017

The skincare product buying experience on mobile

Mobile has evolved into an important channel for e-commerce retailers. Mobile used to be simply a channel for shoppers to find information about products, brands and compare prices. Those days are long gone. Mobile today is a serious contender as a purchase channel for e-commerce shoppers, as highlighted by the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper - study.
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March 7, 2017

5 Ways Digital Advisors Improve the e-commerce Experience

E-commerce has transformed from a side-business into a leading part of retail strategy. As a result, shoppers in online stores are also more selective than ever in who they shop with and how.
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March 6, 2017

Personalization has failed e-commerce

As consumer purchasing patterns have evolved and the importance of e-commerce as a channel for retailers has increased, a great number of tools, services and solutions that provide personalization to the e-commerce experience for consumers have appeared. These solutions promise to help retailers to provide a unique, customized e-commerce experience for their shoppers by identifying patterns of behaviour the consumer exhibits on-site and enabling retailers to promote products to customers based on those patterns.
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