CES 2021 Panel: Future Of Contactless Shopping

Consumers and retailers adopting contactless shopping tech

CES 2021 Contactless Shopping panel: (left) Laura Heller, Director Editorial Content & Communications, Publicis Health Media, and Peter Peng, founder and CEO, Jetson AI

Since the beginning of shopping time, retailers have continually admonished shoppers to “look, don’t touch.” In the age of COVID, consumers are now actively avoiding unnecessary touching goods in stores themselves.

But, Laura Heller, editorial content and communications director for Publicis Health Media and moderator of the CES 2021 “Future of Contactless Shopping conference,” noted that

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The Future of Plus-Size Sustainable Fashion Is Bright

First came the muted capsule staples from ethical brands dipping their toes in size inclusion, like Sotela, Only Child, and of course, Elizabeth Suzann, the sadly now defunct brand beloved by ethical fashion minimalists. Then just as quickly, in a desperate stretch to compete with the eye-grabbing prints and sequins of fast fashion houses like ASOS and Eloquii, select ethical fashion brands started releasing brighter and bolder collections. “We’ll have what they’re having!” proclaimed the plus-size consumer.

For me, it all started with a brightly embroidered matching wide-leg pant and tank set from Nettle Studios that arrived at my doorstep

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