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Perfect Corp. Launches New “YouCam Makeup” App for Shopify as the Digital-First E-Commerce Solution to Drive Online Beauty Sales

The new YouCam Makeup plug-in for Shopify offers small to medium beauty brands hyper-realistic digital makeup try-ons with precise color and texture matching for a personalized online beauty shopping experience.

Perfect Corp., the leading AI + AR beauty tech solutions provider, introduces the new “YouCam Makeup” app available for Shopify, to bring virtual makeup try-on capabilities to Shopify beauty merchants. The plug-in features 25 themed template designs and true-to-life color and texture matching for a seamless integration directly onto Shopify beauty e-commerce sites, providing hyper-realistic virtual beauty AR try-on to shoppers. The unique “YouCam Makeup” app for Shopify allows consumers to virtually try on makeup products in real time via live camera mode, delivering a try-before-you-buy digital experience to help with more confident purchase decisions and an improved consumer shopping experience on e-commerce.

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Perfect Corp. launches new “YouCam Makeup”

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women

Black female politicians are rare. Opportunity PAC could be solution

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This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy.

In late May, Mona Das watched as protests unfolded in Minneapolis over the killing of George Floyd.

A senator in Washington state, Das felt like she needed to do something to address the systemic racism that had created conditions for a white police officer to kneel onto the neck of Floyd, a Black man, for more than eight minutes.

“I was sitting on the couch thinking, ‘What can I do?’” she recalled.

Das observed people on her social media feed raising matching funds to help arrested protesters with bail money. As she witnessed the collective power of people opening their wallets to respond to the moment, Das thought about how that might help candidates of color — specifically, she knew of several Black women running for the Washington statehouse —

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gift

Blackhawk Network Announces New End-to-End eGift and Gift Card Issuance and Program Management Solution

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network announced it has launched its Issuance and Program Management Solution, which enables brands to fully outsource their gift card and eGift programs. With omnichannel distribution, gift cards can drive new customer acquisition and brand awareness, increased shopper frequency and spend, and larger basket sizes. By leveraging Blackhawk’s resources expertise, brands can optimize their programs while limiting their internal costs and support structure. This offering is an extension of the gift card services Blackhawk has long provided as a leader in first- and third-party gift card and eGift solutions. Adding eGift and gift card issuance to Blackhawk’s capabilities mix has created truly end-to-end services for its customers.

Blackhawk’s Issuance and Program Management Solution provides a holistic gift card program execution for brands with existing gift card programs; it can also support new gift card program launches

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shopping

Bambuser Establishes U.K. and U.S. Business Operations Following Remarkable First-year Momentum for Live Video Shopping Solution

LONDON, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  As brands and retailers increasingly seek innovative ways to engage with and convert digital audiences, interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser today revealed that, after just one year since launch of its flagship Live Video Shopping technology, the company is establishing Bambuser U.K. Ltd. and Bambuser U.S.A. Corp. in order to address the accelerated pace of adoption in the regions.

The expansion, which begins with the hire of Vice President of Sales César Bravo de Rueda Sandoval, closely follows the company’s entry into the U.S. market, where recruitment efforts have accelerated. César, who is based in London, was most recently with Amazon, where he spent three years as Business Development and Partnerships Manager. Previously, he was with rewardStyle, where he served in numerous managerial roles. At Bambuser, he will be responsible for building and leading business development in the region.

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