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•  Bloomberg reports that Walmart is acquiring Zeekit, an Israeli technology company that "lets customers try on clothing without ever entering a store’s fitting room," allowing them to see "a digital rendering of themselves wearing an item of clothing … Shoppers can upload a picture of themselves, or choose a model that best represents their height, shape and skin tone."

"Zeekit" is the Hebrew word for "chameleon."

The story says that as part of the deal, Zeekit will stop working with other brands, though it is unknown when Walmart customers will be able to access the service.  

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Clearly an indication of exactly how much emphasis Walmart is putting on its apparel business going forward, and the degree to which it is investing in technologies to propel it into a new world of customer service.