Wake Up Round Up: EBay Goes Mobile


“Mobile shopping is said to be the wave of the future, and for eBay Inc. that future is now. EBay has redesigned its Web site with enhancements to encourage shoppers to make ebay.com the platform of choice for both buyers and sellers, particularly when it comes to mobile commerce.” [WWD]

“What Vogue is to young designers, W magazine wants to be to young photographers. In the November issue marking its 40th anniversary, W is introducing an annual feature called ‘The Shot,’ which seeks to identify and support the next generation of stars in fashion photography.” [New York Times]

“James Franco, renaissance man, is back with another video for 7 For All Mankind, his sixth for the denim brand. Past installments, which all feature Franco as a vampire and center on a ‘Hollywood Resurrection' theme, have featured Lou Doillon and Cody Horn. Next up, we’ve got an exclusive look at Franco’s latest starring Lily Donaldson looking impossibly cool motorcycle. #hairenvy.” [Fashionista]

“The explosion of digital television channels has left Hollywood wondering if it’s witnessing the end of the traditional small screen or the dawn of a new, far more lucrative, entertainment age. Condé Nast Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff, a veteran of conventional TV, is firmly in the latter camp.” [WWD]

“The New York Public Library is taking advantage of the little dust-up between feminist writers and the notion…offering $10 off tickets to see the perennially controversial Roiphe speak tonight. Just use the satirical hashtag ‘SORRYFEMINISTS' at checkout.” [The Cut]

“British fashion house Burberry , which warned on profit last month, confirmed retail sales growth slowed sharply in its second quarter as demand eased in the UK and China.” [Reuters]

“Men’s marketing veteran Paul Witt has launched the new Wittmore e-commerce site. The online boutique, at Shopwittmore.com, focuses on directional premium and contemporary brands such as Gant Rugger, Ian Velardi, Mark McNairy, Riviera Club, Miansai, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Sandqvist and Norse Projects.” [WWD]

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