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These Fashion Apps Are As Close To IRL Shopping As You Can Get [Video]

Thanks to Covid-19, hitting the high street during your lunch hour has largely been replaced by online shopping and to-your-door delivery. But, convenience aside, finding a stand-out new summer dress or the perfect shade of concealer on your phone all too often leads to disappointment, confusion and multiple returns. Cue the rise in try-on apps and virtual dressing rooms.

Even before the pandemic, brands and stores were embracing cutting-edge technology to improve our shopping experiences. Advanced augmented reality and digital tools may never predict with 100 per cent accuracy what’s going to work in real life — after all, the joy of fashion and beauty products isn’t just about the look, but how we feel when we put them on — they can certainly improve the success rate, not to mention cut down on the environmental impact of packaging and delivery. And they’re pretty fun to play with, too.

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Amazon is pushing for a milestone union vote to take place in person despite the pandemic [Video]

Amazon is once again asking the National Labor Relations Board to direct thousands of the company's warehouse workers at an Alabama facility to cast votes in-person on whether to form a union, rather than by mail, despite the ongoing pandemic.