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Netflix Star Marie Kondo Now Sells Us Shit We Don’t Need

Igor Beuker - December 4, 2019

A few years ago my family suddenly labeled me as a semi-hoarder. Oh boy, have they terrorized me with ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ by Marie Kondo. The process that should ‘spark joy’...

Retail & eCommerce
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A Tribute To Futurist Alvin Toffler – Author Of Future Shock

Igor Beuker - February 11, 2019

Perhaps the greatest futurist of his time, Alvin Toffler is best known for his best selling book Future Shock (1970). As a guru of the post-industrial age, Toffler’s radical vision inspired many global (business)...

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New Retail Record: Alibaba Singles Day 2018 Hits $30.8 Billion

Igor Beuker - November 12, 2018

On Singles Day 2018 China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba smashed all worldwide digital shopping and retail records, hitting the staggering amount of $30.8 billion in online sales. In just 24 hours! That topped the $25.3...

Retail & eCommerce
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Stephen Hawking: His Last Stirring Words To The Internet

Igor Beuker - March 19, 2018

Legendary English physicist, cosmologist, author and award-winning mastermind Stephen Hawking’s last stirring words to the internet really touched me. Two years ago, his last post was to the public internet forum a Reddit AMA,...

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The Space Economy: Modern-Day Gold Rush 100x Bigger Than Bitcoin

Igor Beuker - February 23, 2018

The Space Economy is a modern-day gold rush 100 times bigger than Bitcoin. Asteroid mining will create a multitrillion-dollar industry. So, I was surprised to see that the leading business magazines didn’t take their...

Marketing

Shazam For Fashion, New Trends & Tech To Boost Retail Revenues

Igor Beuker - February 8, 2016

Retail chain John Lewis operating in Great Britain has launched a ‘Shazam for fashion’. The findSimilar search function in the retailer’s iPad app uses image recognition to recommend customers fashion items they might like...

Retail & eCommerce