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This article has been contributed by Tim Gray | Entrepreneur Insights Series Supply chains crisscross the globe and bring together goods, technology, people, innovation, training, and investment to manufacture products that most people couldn’t access, or afford to buy, a few decades ago. Supply chains form the backbone of the global economy. And when times […]
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Back in October, I wrote about how Japan’s traditionally cash-centric culture was a barrier to the advent of cashless technologies. At the time, I also noted that the Abe government was seeking to accelerate the trend towards cashless as one way to address the country’s labor crunch. What a difference a few months makes. The end […]
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I joined iPrice in the summer of 2016. At the time, a very promising regional affiliate player with an encouraging initial traction and around 1M monthly users. I left at the end of last year, after a terrific journey which saw us becoming the leading meta-search e-commerce aggregator in SEA, growing our userbase to over 15M monthly […]
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 We The People (WTP), the global arm of the world’s only multichannel crowdfunding retail chain and community, today announced that it is seeking to expand its presence by offering franchise opportunities to open stores across the countrythrough its U.S. subsidiary Funded USA LLC. WTP established its first U.S.-based store in St. Louis in March 2019 and has plans to open more corporate locations before the […]
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With start-up culture’s rise in popularity, insight and transparency around the conditions that produce successful innovations are talked about more than ever. One of the more popular trends we have adopted from the startup world is the notion of ‘embracing failure.’ Fail fast. Fail often. Failure is not only an option, it’s often a celebrated […]

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The Singapore police are to deploy two robots, named Xavier, on the streets of the city-state, intended to detect what they consider “undesirable behavior”, such as smoking in non permitted areas, street vending, or violation of pandemic-related restrictions on gathering or movement. The robots will report any infractions to officers at a central control. The deployment, still in […]

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In “The Variant,” an episode from the Disney+ hit streaming show “Loki,” it’s tough to miss the barrage of product placements, with fast-paced action and dialogue taking place in front of Charmin toilet paper, Dove soap and Arm & Hammer deodorant. At one point, Loki barrels down an aisle with vacuum cleaners and fights off […]
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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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