Big Food, Honor of Kings, the Walmart vending machine.
–The Verge calls Okja the “first great Netflix movie,” one that “functions as a billboard for creative freedom and unhinged budgetary leniency.”
–Is the electric car revolution here? Bloomberg predicts that electric cars will outsell fuel-powered ones within two decades.
–”Big Food is in big trouble”: Why America’s megabrands are struggling, and what that means for the grocery aisle. Via the Wall Street Journal.
–Chinese internet giant Tencent will limit the amount of time children can play the world’s highest-grossing mobile game, Honor of Kings, amid concerns about internet addiction. Via the Verge.
–In Oklahoma, Walmart is testing a giant self-serve grocery kiosk to take on Amazon. Via Business Insider.
–“In 10 years, we’ll look back and laugh about how in the old days you had to pay upfront for online purchases.” Why Amazon’s ‘try before you buy’ service is part of a broader shift. Via the New York Times.
–How is Airbnb addressing diversity? Inside a Cannes Lions panel that shows the tech giant rethinking its brand. Via Fast Company
–In New York City, The Drug Store is a new “non-alcoholic cocktail bar” from detox drink brand Dirty Lemon. Via Gothamist.
–How has the growth of e-commerce affected retail jobs? New charts from the New York Times track the shift.
–Racked takes on the “paradox” of accessible luxury in today’s retail climate.
–Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith outlines the challenges facing the casual-dining industry in Business Insider.