Style Notes: Abercrombie & Fitch Looks to Middle East; DJ Khaled Stays Quiet Around Beyonce
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Abercrombie & Fitch Looks to Expand to Middle East [WWD]
Abercrombie & Fitch is expanding its presence in the Middle East through a franchise agreement with Dubai-based holding company Majid Al Futtaim Fashion, which also operates the teen retailer's eight stores in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. According to the agreement, stores will open in Qatar in early 2017 and then in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia later that year.
DJ Khaled Talks Style, Beyonce and Major Keys [New York Times]
In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, Snapchat king DJ Khaled revealed that there can never be too many "keys to success," a mantra he's known for repeating on the social media platform. "The keys can never run out, you know what I’m saying? Sometimes when you get a key, it gets you another key, and gets you another key," he told the mag. And just like the rest of us, he bows down to Beyonce. "I'm very quiet. Every time I’ve ever seen her is when I’m with my brother Jay Z, and I just say, 'Hi,' and I look the other way so fast, and I kind of run," he said.
Instagram's New Algorithm Adds Shopped Products to Your Feed [Adweek]
Instagram will begin to roll out ads based on specific or related items you've been checking out online, giving advertisers a way to better target their audience. The dynamic ads, which Facebook has already implemented since February 2015, will appear either as photos or video carousels.