–BuzzFeed launched its first smart appliance: the Instagram-ready Tasty One Top, a $149 induction cooker designed to pair with the company’s Tasty app. Via TechCrunch.
–Business of Fashion profiles the next generation of shoppers: Generation Z.
–Sephora’s new Studio store is an “intimate boutique” embedded in Boston’s Newbury Street, marking a pivot for the brand, writes Fast Company.
–What does it mean to be a working-class brand today? Esquire profiles blue-collar mainstay Carhartt.
–Amazon enters Southeast Asia with two-hour delivery service in Singapore. Via Bloomberg.
–What are teenagers up to this summer? Attending summer camp to become an internet celebrity, writes the Verge.
–Facebook’s profits soared this year, writes the Verge.
–Snapchat’s mainstream retail test launches this week: a Spectacles pop-up shop inside London department store Harrods. Via TechCrunch.
–Lyft has launched a new partnership with Taco Bell for seamless late-night snacks. Via Mashable.
–On Fifth Avenue, Vetements is making a statement against excess consumerism with a window display of unwanted clothes. Via Fashion and Mash.
–For China’s generation Z, Dior tops the luxury list. Via Fashion and Mash.
–This earnings season, millennials are popping up in earnings calls, writes CNBC.
–A new study suggests that time-saving measures can, in fact, buy happiness. Via The Atlantic.
–Better is the new app that wants to handle medical insurance claims. Via Fast Company.