Dutch retailer Hema will open three stores in Dubai. The company, which will partner with Dubai’s Apparel Group, also plans to opens additional stores across the Middle East within the next five years.
New technologies YouCam will roll out include real-time AR hair coloring; artificial intelligence (AI) "Look Transfer" that brings makeup looks to life from printed photos through 3D face AR tech, and AR training tools.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.