My article yesterday about "Parcel Pirates" proved to be very popular. I mentioned that Amazon has developed Amazon Key to combat parcel theft, and finally I’ve found a review from someone who [...]
In the list of first world problems, a man who threw away his computer which held 7,500 Bitcoins is right up there, as is “parcel theft”. Now that we are having goods delivered form companies [...]
Amazon now offers "Amazon Key" which offers "in-home" delivery. With an Amazon enabled smartlock and internet camera you can have deliveries and trusted services (eg cleaners) access your home.
The unintended consequences of how the products we make are being used is becoming more important in the age of digital.
A report in the Sydney Morning Herald shows that retail centres in Australia are starting to feel the effects of online shopping in a big way. The report by one of the operators of 84 centres [...]
Interesting that the CEO of UK upmarket retailer John Lewis, Andy Street seems to think that the “Black Friday” phenomenon, transferred from the US to the UK doesn’t really [...]
The UPS delivery issues over Christmas 2014 point to a dramatic change in online shopping behaviours
I was reading the cover story from Bloomberg Businessweek’s December 2014 edition titled “Can UPS Save Christmas” during some downtime over the last week. The article profiles [...]
With the news that the UK’s largest music retailer HMV is to go into administration, hot on the heels of photography retailer Jess ops, the stark reality is [...]