Archive for April 2015

By Rachel Brown

The retail industry is more active on Twitter than most industries.

According to a retail index released by SocialRank today gauging retailers’ Twitter followings and engagement, 58.1 percent of retailers tweeted in the last 90 days, a figure that puts them behind the 63.6 percent of technology start-ups that have recently tweeted, but ahead of the 49.8 percent of leading global brands, 54.7 percent of technology media firms and 50.8 percent of technology companies that have tweeted lately.

By Lorraine Sanders

Amid a spate of high-tech bags on their way to market this spring, the HiSmart convertible urban bag by Lepow aims to stand out, thanks to a two-in-one chip that enables technology the Silicon Valley company has been working on for nearly three years.