Uncovet.com, a design oriented eCommerce platform is launching to the public in the next days, including a new recommendation engine for analysing your type of style in order to build a ‘style graph’ for you. The style graph should enable very specific design-centric offers for their customers. Uncovet will use social shares and purchase history for building your own, very specific style graph. This solution is called spontaneous recommendation engine, such like Fab and Ofakind.
For me recommendation engines are the actual hype topic at the moment. Platforms like Spotify or LastFM recommend the user the next music track to stream, Amazon and ebay are recommending products and others are recommending new friends or people to meet.
The company considers itself a spontaneous recommendation engine like Fab and Ofakind, except focusing on personalization, current trends and seasons vs. inventory it needs to unload. Like Fab, users get rewards and discounts for signing up their friends and followers. → Read More