50+ Hispanic consumers, the end of tipping culture, hologram healthcare.
–A new hotel in Mexico uses tech to offer guests a “hyper-personalized” stay, writes Condé Nast Traveler.
–Shyp announces “address-free shipping,” the first step in its plan to disrupt logistics, reports Wired.
–At The Edge, a new office building in Amsterdam, “every light has its own IP address.” Via Fast Company.
–Nielsen profiles 50+ Hispanic consumers, who are expected to number 42 million by 2060.
–Multiscreening continues to disrupt video behavior, as eMarketer notes with new data.
–An intriguing eye emoji that has popped up on iOS keyboards is designed to support a social cause. Via Adweek.
–What a Chinese celebrity wedding says about product placement in the country. Via Jing Daily.
–“What’s behind the internet’s obsession with Disney princesses?” The New York Times wonders, and “millennials of a certain age” weigh in.
–Celebrated restaurateur Danny Meyer has eliminated tipping at his restaurants, and Eater NY looks at what this means for the future of dining.
–Royal Caribbean thinks it can use Periscope to get millennials booking cruises. Skift profiles the effort.
–The number of companies using Instagram will nearly double in 2016, eMarketer writes.
–In an interesting new pairing, comic books tackle the fashion industry, writes Refinery 29.
–What’s coming up in China for this year’s Singles Day? WWD looks at the holiday’s impact on offline retail.
–New York magazine explores “how food porn hijacks your brain.”
–Are hologram house calls the future of medicine? Fast Company profiles a new clinic that’s betting yes.
–“The future of news is not an article,” says the New York Times R&D lab.
–What makes H&M’s designer collaborations work? Business of Fashion investigates as Balmain readies a collection.