Close to three quarters of all the adults on earth now have a smartphone, and most of the rest will get one in the next few years. However, the use of this connectivity is still only just beginning. Ecommerce is still only a small fraction of retail spending, and many other areas that will be transf
Reader View · ~19 min read · From 2017 · As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.
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Reader View · ~11 min read · From 2019 · One shop sells nothing but buttons, another sells only liquorice, and another is ‘the world’s first textile butcher shop’. In the age of Amazon, it seems the way to thrive is to specialise · Shared by 48, including Thomas Power, Adrian Swinscoe, Gerd Leonhard, Gianluca Diegoli, Loughlin O'Nolan, Merkstatt
Reader View · 3 min read · From 2020 · Retailers are going all in on the internet of things. Whether it’s with cameras that monitor for shoplifters or sensors that track individuals via their smartphone’s Wi-Fi when they step inside a… · Shared by 45, including Blake Morgan, Matteo Carbone, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Tamara McCleary, Vodafone IoT
Reader View · ~18 min read · From 2017 · The spillover from retailer debt will flow far and wide across the economy. · Shared by 112, including Kim Dik, Lelio Simi, Cory Doctorow, Andres Saldarriaga, Nir Eyal, derekbrown.eth, Rand Fishkin, Jeremy Caplan, Thomas Power
Reader View · 2021-10-13 · What do traditional retailers own or control? The buildingThe inventoryThe relationship with vendorsData about who is shopping and how they shopTrust with vendors, customers, employees and landlord… · Shared by 32, including LARRY ELKAN, Johannes Dornisch
Reader View · ~15 min read · 2021-12-01 · Taking a break isn’t lazy – learning to recharge is a skill that will allow you to enjoy a more creative, sustainable life · Shared by 973, including Rachel Miller | #InfluencerMarketing, Neil Hart 💙, Nir Eyal, David Nagel, Anita Hill, Harpreet Singh, Oscar MacDonald, Esther Schindler, Michael Sumner, Jason Silva, David Pennington
To Aristotle, work was drudgery and necessity; only in leisure could we cultivate our mental and moral abilities, and become better people.
Reader View · 7 min read · From 2018 · A look at the experience of shopping at the Amazon Go store, and how the artificial intelligence that lets you walk in, fill a bag, and walk out could shape retail. · Shared by 120, including Curadoria | Update or Die!, Mariella Petrigni 🌍 Translator, 𝐦𝐫𝐯𝐧 , Oliver Ewinger, Remy Bataille, Ron McIntyre, Liliane Ferrari ™, Merkstatt
Reader View · 9 min read · 2021-11-25 · When we feel extreme fatigue most of us focus on sleep problems. But proper relaxation takes many forms. I spent a week exploring what really works · Shared by 521, including Jo Hemmings 🇺🇦, Katja Evertz, Stephanie A Kowalski, Dr. Andy
It’s easy and rewarding to set a phone reminder to roll my neck, clench and unclench my hands, or stand up and rock on my heels.