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Wednesday, February 19 2020

The hype machine: Streetwear and the business of scarcity

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Streetwear brands are using scarcity and social media hype to supercharge the traditional supply-and-demand model – and fuelling a remarkably lucrative resale industry in the process....    READ MORE HERE

12 INSANE WATCHES You Won’t Believe Exist

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IF THE VIDEO DOESN'T START CLICK HERE From miniature moving bird sculptures to solar systems on your wrist, check out these 12 insane watches you won’t believe exist!  

THE FUTURE OF SHOPPING MALLS

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Malls of the future have an opportunity to fulfill other community needs besides commerce, June Williamson, a City College of New York architecture professor and the author of "Retrofitting...

Adidas Made 2 Million Sneakers out of Waste Plastic

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Each shoe uses an average of 11 plastic bottles per pair and incorporates recycled plastic into the shoe's laces, heel webbing, heel lining, and sock liner covers. The company revealed...

How Amazon Became Corporate America’s Nightmare

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Amazon makes no sense. It’s the most befuddling, illogically sprawling, and—to a growing sea of competitors—flat-out terrifying company in the world. It sells soap and produces televised soap operas. It...

Are Reusable Bags Really Better For the Planet?

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Disposable plastic bags have less of an impact on the environment according to their Life Cycle Assessment - LCA. But as the war against plastic bags intensifies, it's worth taking...

22 Iconic Brands That Could Disappear in 2018

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It’s been called the “retail apocalypse.” Seems like every day there’s another news article about a once-thriving business closing multiple locations in an attempt to stay alive. (Hint: That...

What Amazon does to wages – Unfulfillment centres

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WHEN Amazon announced in 2010 that it would build a distribution centre in Lexington County, South Carolina, the decision was hailed as a victory for the Palmetto State. Today...

App Delivers Leftover Food To The Hungry, Instead of the Landfill

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Food waste is a HUGE issues in our society. Goodr is an app that helps with that problem. Diverting food from landfills to those in need. “Hunger is not a...

The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon

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How our urban centers are building toward the future. “Retail is under huge pressure, but the death of stores is greatly exaggerated,” says Galloway, who believes that while Amazon will...