Consumer Goods





AI Helps Deter Wine Fraud

In the world of wine retailing, where the origin of a grape can massively impact the value of the finished bottle, the temptation to pass off one provenance of grape in favour of another is overwhelming.

Consumer Goods - January 17, 2024 midnight

Fashion and Sportswear Industry Advocate for Digital Labelling

In an open letter, 130 global fashion and sportswear-related organisations, including the Apparel and Footwear Association and the International Apparel Federation, have called for digital labelling to reduce waste and increase consumer access to information.

Consumer Goods - September 29, 2023 midnight

Nike Joins Surge in NFC Tags on Sneakers

Nike is conducting a pilot programme with AntChain for a new sneaker featuring an NFC chip. The programme enables consumers to access product origin information by tapping their smartphone against an NFC chip on the sneaker.

Technical Features - August 30, 2023 midnight

Authenticity Problems in Global Watch Market

A new report by Watchfinder & Co, a luxury pre-owned watch specialist, revealed that 14% of British collectors have counterfeit timepieces in their rotations. Specifically, the research identified a staggering total of 1,010,572 watches.

Consumer Goods - August 30, 2023 midnight