–Hipanda’s new store in Tokyo incorporates AR, AE (augmented experiences) and storytelling for an immersive retail concept, reveals Designboom.
–Well + Good describes how cognitive boosting nootropic supplements are gaining popularity.
–Bars and clubs are incorporating health and wellness practices to “help ravers find self-care after dark,” writes Healthyish.
–Pantene is working to eliminate gender bias from online search results with their new initiative Search. Human. Equalizer. (S. H. E.), reveals Marketing Dive.
–Dezeen unveils contraceptive jewelry, which administers drugs through skin absorption.
–Marriott is moving into home-sharing with a new service to rival Airbnb, announces Bloomberg.
–A Somali-American model is the first Muslim model to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated wearing a burkini, BBC reports.
–Everything from the place settings to the furniture is for sale at this restaurant in Milan, writes Dezeen.
–Samsung released a new vertical television that is optimized for smartphone-friendly video. Via Fast Company.
–Instagram has added a new in-app shopping feature that lets retailers team up with content creators so viewers can shop directly from influencers’ feeds, marking Instagram’s “next step into the future of e-commerce,” writes The New York Times.