Yahoo Travel explores how virtual reality will impact the travel biz while Digiday considers brands’ love affair with emojis.
–Business of Fashion explores the oft-overlooked $17 billion plus-size fashion industry.
-“Now is the perfect time to be a female entrepreneur,” says TechCrunch.
–TechCrunch looks at why huge tech companies have been snatching up tiny, nimble startups.
-In the not-too-distant future, thanks to wearables, companies will have access to the most intimate parts of our lives, via Fusion.
–The Atlantic unpacks our cultural obsession with food.
-With Cuba opening up its borders, The New York Times considers the implications for the fashion world.
-Emotional ads that deliver relevant messages to consumers will win on mobile, says Luxury Daily.
-A Medium writer explores how overworking is impacting our health and well-being.
-Millennials’ infatuation with sriracha is driving a national spice movement, says Money.
–The New York Times Magazine on “the muddied meaning of ‘mindfulness.’”
-Etsy’s IPO was a testament to a changing business climate that values social good and sustainability alongside profit, says The New York Times.
–BuzzFeed profiles Munchery, an anomaly in the on-demand economy that offers workers salaries and benefits.
-In line with our Predictive Personalization trend, Fast Company explores the coming wave of anticipatory design.
–Digiday considers brands’ love affair with emojis.
-Print books remain popular among screen-weary Millennials and teens, reports The Guardian.
-Typing is eroding our memory, according to Fast Company.
-Maybe insects aren’t the food of the future after all, says Fusion.
–Pew Research looks at how teens navigate social media under the watchful eyes of connected parents.
-Why women aren’t having children, via The Atlantic.
-In a piece on photo curators and our image-overloaded world, The New York Times Magazine writes, “The flood of images has increased our access to wonders and at the same time lessened our sense of wonder.”
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