Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has acquired Fit Analytics, a startup in the field of apparel and footwear technology.
The acquisition will help Snap add a substantial e-commerce technology business into its portfolio.
Leading apparel brands and retailers, including North Face, Asos, Calvin Klein, Patagonia, Puma and more are using Fit Analytics’ platform to solve sizing.
This acquisition will strengthen Fit Analytics’ position as an industry leader in apparel and footwear technology.
The main focus going forward will be to scale the Fit Analytics business and work with Snap to grow their shopping platform, leveraging its technology and expertise.
The Fit Analytics sizing platform combines the world’s largest database of garment and fit information with hundreds of billions of dollars of purchasing records and consumer preferences.
“By applying the power of machine learning to this unique data set, we’ve created a range of innovative solutions that help you drive improvements throughout the apparel lifecycle from manufacturing to marketing,” Fit Analytics said.