Monthly Archives: March 2017

Amazon and Walmart Fight for the On-Demand Grocery Shopper

On March 28, Amazon fired a shot in its war with Walmart to define the future of the $600 billion grocery industry. The world’s biggest online retailer announced the beta launch of AmazonFresh Pickup, an on-demand grocery service. With AmazonFresh … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants to Be Your Personal Stylist

Amazon sure knows how to keep everyone off balance. While retailers are figuring out how to use automated chatbots to service customers, Amazon is pushing a new personal styling feature that relies on the human touch. The Launch of Outfit … Continue reading

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Drake and Jay Z Write Rules for Music Moguls

Drake and Jay Z are among the most successful musicians year after year. Between them, they earned $92 million in 2016 while making the list of Forbes highest-paid musicians, adding to the nearly $97 million they pulled down in 2015, … Continue reading

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How the Apple Watch May Simplify Your Next Doctor’s Visit

Doctors and dentists are not exactly renowned for managing the flow of information in their offices effectively. How many times have you been to a doctor’s or dentist’s office and gotten the sense that providers spend an inordinate amount of … Continue reading

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The Four Elements of the On-Demand Economy

Big brands continue to transition to the $57.6 billion on-demand economy, which is characterized by┬áthe complete removal of friction from consumer purchases: Jaguar and Shell recently rolled out a partnership to make it possible for people to prepay for gas … Continue reading

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