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China’s Guangzhou Tengshi secures further funding to expand automated convenience stores | South China Morning Post – interesting store concept that turns the retail space into a giant vending machine Germany accuses China of using LinkedIn to recruit informants-Sino-US – not terribly surprising brandchannel: Unboxing Boxed: 5 Questions With CMO Jackson Jeyanayagam  – good to […]

The crowdfunded product problem with PopSlate as an unfortunate case study

I’ve go in involved in a few crowdfunded products and some of them have worked out but the majority haven’t. The latest example was the high profile e-ink phone cover PopSlate. PopSlate got over $1 million dollars of funding and was widely covered by the media. “popSLATE 2 is E-Ink for your iPhone done right.” […]

Living with the Casio G-Shock GWF -D1000 Frogman watch

A focus on the design tweaks in the new Casio GWF-D1000 Frogman watch in comparison to previous Frogman models and some gripes that become obvious once you live with the watch for a bit. Looking to buy a GWF-D1000? Have a read of this first.

I like: L2’s seven predictions for 2016

L2 have some interesting ideas for how online business will develop in 2016, more in this video ‘ 7 predictions for 2016’

Mobile OS versus Shop OS

I decided to write this post to reflect on the very different visions of digital retailing that consumers are currently experiencing. I’ve labelled these two visions Mobile OS and Shop OS respectively. The Mobile OS I went to Wagamama with some colleagues from Racepoint where we were encouraged to all download Qkr!. Qkr! is an application […]