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Digital snippets: Christmas 2011 special

The fashion industry has been celebrating the festive season with all manner of digital initiatives. Here’s a look at some of the things they’ve been doing:

  • Ralph Lauren transforms online catalog into holiday greeting cards (as pictured) [Mashable]
  • Coach launches New York-themed gift tags campaign featuring eight animated videos, e-cards and Facebook application [WWD]
  • Marc Jacobs invites fans to upload their family holiday snaps with ‘MarcFam’ campaign [StyleCaster]
  • Calvin Klein partners with Shazam for interactive in-store displays and unique holiday song [L2 Blog]
  • Burberry sends festive cheer with interactive music videos [Burberry]
  • Tiffany & Co unveils digital storybook, ‘The Winter Carousel’, to tie in with store windows [Luxury Daily]
  • Macy’s extends annual Believe campaign with augmented reality app [Macy’s]
  • John Lewis launches window display featuring its ‘Top 30 favorite things for Christmas’, allowing shoppers to buy directly via QR codes [PSFK]
  • JC Penney invites consumers to personalise their gifts with ‘Santa Tags’; QR codes that host voice recordings [JC Penney]
  • Alexander Wang compiles 12 days of Christmas gift guide [Global Grind]
  • Uniqlo UK offers shoppers the chance to win their Christmas wishlist [Uniqlo]
  • Esprit partners with Yvan Rodic of FaceHunter as part of Make Your Wish holiday campaign [PR Newswire]
  • Gap gives shoppers head start on holiday shopping with Shop Yourself Social initiative [RIS News]

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By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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