Tag: e-commerce

The coronavirus pandemic will radically accelerate automated self-service in the food sector. At the time of writing this, I was sequestered at home with my wife and boys with flu-like symptoms that we can’t rule out as coronavirus due to the shortage of...
Polished exterior + Effortless Organisation = Functional Luxury Bags for Men  What's your story?Faire Leather Co. is an online leather goods label that is focused on Functional Luxury. It taps traditional know-how from decades of experience to create stylish products designed for maximum function....
Collide With Singapore’s Largest Community of Good Doers What's your story?I did my MBA at Tsinghua Uni in Beijing. During my research, I discovered that in the mid- nineties, pharmaceuticals went to central China to buy blood. Villagers sold their blood and illegal blood...
Pharmaceutical distribution vary from country to country, but all of them are subject factors that make genuine competition in the sale of prescription drugs a complex matter. The need to verify that the patient requesting a given medicine has obtained the corresponding prescription from a doctor, as...
Imagine for a moment that Uber drivers, rather than Uber stockholders, own Uber. That is one way to understand what a platform cooperative is. Uber is a company built on a software platform that connects service providers with customers. As a platform co-op, it...
Saket Singhi, a serial entrepreneur, has 17 years of experience in successfully incubating and building new teams and ventures. What's your story?I have been a long-time serial entrepreneur with 17 years of expertise in incubating and building new teams and ventures, resolving business issues...
How many followers is good enough? Everyone wants more followers in social media. Businesses, too. At the same time, marketing experts are shouting at the top of their lungs that the actual number of followers doesn’t really matter; it’s all about having the right...
The online grocery wars are heating up and the stakes are far bigger than any battle between Amazon and Walmart. The real story here is the automation of grocery stores and the service economy more broadly. Amazon’s Grocery Expansion This week,...
Pitched internally as an answer to the competitive threat posed by Facebook, project “Emerald Sea” eventually became Google+. I remember Joseph Smarr and Chris Messina writing back in 2011 something to the effect that ‘sharing on the web was broken,’ which was what first gave me the sense that this...
The seeds of our primary interface with machine intelligence rest in the humble origins of the vending machine. Here is the brief story of this evolution of self-service. The Process and Technology of Self-Service Not that long-ago, shop clerks pulled merchandise for us from high shelves behind a counter. Today, we...