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Tokyo Toilets, the World’s Rudest Billboard and Richard Branson’s Next Big Idea
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This week’s stories span from a new design for the many buttons on Japanese toilets to a deeper look at the flaws inside one of the most frequently used metrics in business to measure loyalty: the Net Promoter Score. Other stories that stood out this week were a Swedish coughing billboard that may or may ...

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5 Ideas From CES 2017 That Should Get You Excited

5 Ideas From CES 2017 That Should Get You Excited

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Jan 06, 2017

I’m here in Las Vegas at CES checking out the latest in innovative technology, and so that’s going to be the focus of this week’s newsletter. Enjoy the latest from CES, and next week I will be back to curating the best stories of the week for you. As always, I would love to hear

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Hasbro Saves Families, Amazon’s Uber Idea, CES 2017 an ...

Hasbro Saves Families, Amazon’s Uber Idea, CES 2017 an ...

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Dec 23, 2016

Given it is the end of the year, this week’s stories include several holiday themes, including an inside look at the PR strategy behind Hatchimals, a great strategic idea from Hasbro UK and an app designed to reduce food wastage. Other stories I selected this week include Amazon revealing its bold ambitions to transform the

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Glow-In-The-Dark Hair, Secret NYC Trains, Nike’s Anti- ...

Glow-In-The-Dark Hair, Secret NYC Trains, Nike’s Anti- ...

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Dec 16, 2016

First of all, thank you for indulging me for the past two weeks as I shared my favorite books of the year and also announced my latest book – this week I’m back with my picks for the most interesting and under appreciated stories of the week and they range from a brilliant new ad

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15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consume ...

15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consume ...

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Dec 09, 2016

Are you a member of the media? Visit our media kit to download a trend summary and more information about requesting an interview with Rohit >> This week I launched the seventh edition of my annual trend report featuring all of my research from throughout the year on trends. Many of you have already picked

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The 15 Best Business Books Of 2016 | Non-Obvious Book Award ...

The 15 Best Business Books Of 2016 | Non-Obvious Book Award ...

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Dec 09, 2016

Every year as part of my trend research and idea gathering, I go through more than a hundred business books and select my shortlist of 15 best ones published in 2016 to share with you. These are all profiled in a short presentation along with a review of each and my selections for the Most

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How To Avoid Getting Burned Out And The Most Important Thing ...

How To Avoid Getting Burned Out And The Most Important Thing ...

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Nov 25, 2016

I hope you are having a week to be thankful for and spending it with family, whether you celebrate American Thanksgiving or not! My chosen stories this week range widely, from a potentially industry changing announcement from Airbnb to the rise of a new inclusive type of fashion that caters to people with physical disabilities.

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How Bernie Sanders Could Replace Trump, Nike’s Big Exp ...

How Bernie Sanders Could Replace Trump, Nike’s Big Exp ...

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Nov 18, 2016

The most hopeful news this week was the many new efforts to fight back against the disturbing rise of fake news sites and disreputable sources of information. Apart from this fight, there were stories this week about the bold economic policy of Indian Prime Minister Modi, Nike’s biggest retail experiment and the latest and greatest displays

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Cocktail Flavored Detergent, How Drones Affect Ownership and ...

Cocktail Flavored Detergent, How Drones Affect Ownership and ...

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Nov 11, 2016

The US election is thankfully over, but it was hard to get past the coverage this week to find some truly interesting stories to share with you in this issue. I did include one piece about the neuromarketing lessons of the campaign this week, alongside the story of Coca-Cola’s latest brilliant bottle idea just in

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