SXSW Top Trends, Predictably Dumb Companies And Disturbing P ...

What can United learn from Buffalo Wild WIngs? Is ride sharing evil? What are the top trends from SXSW?

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StockX Takes On Ebay (And Wins), Predictive Banking And A Su ...

Can a reality show convince you to commit murder? What is predictive banking? How is StockX beating eBay?

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Why Are Icelanders So Creative? Hint – It’s Not ...

Creativity in Iceland. Tokyo’s Digital Art Museum. Hypnosis for empathy. A college where students only pay after getting a job. IKEA tries renting furniture.

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Utah Ski Resort Embraces Its One Star Rating In Clever Print ...

This story has made the rounds this week, but it deserves it. The Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah received a one star review, based on how insanely difficult the mountain was … so they embraced it. The original review reads: “I’ve heard Snowbird is a tough mountain, but this is ridiculous. It felt like every trail

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Peercel Lets You Ship Packages By Sending Them With Stranger ...

What if you could have a stranger hand deliver your package internationally? While intriguing on paper this idea has many challenges given security concerns and the relative inconvenience of actually delivering. With all the potential pitfalls, what would it take for an idea like this to succeed? Adding a social community could be the key.

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Singapore Changi Aims To Become The World’s Fastest Ai ...

In their bid to improve upon being named the best airport in the world, Singapore’s Changi Airport is using technology to get even better. From robot chefs to smart wheelchairs, travelers are well taken care of. I find it more interesting how much of Changi’s innovation is behind the scenes. For example, giving their 600 baggage handlers

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How Brands and Small Town America Are Cashing In On The Ecli ...

As the highly anticipated solar eclipse approaches, there are plenty of towns and brands finding creative ways to cash in. 

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How Monte Carlo Is Embracing The Future Of Luxury

Monte Carlo has a fairly sophisticated strategy to promote itself which hinges on being about more than just gambling and opulence.

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The Swiss Town That Banned Travelers Posting Photos On Socia ...

How do you get attention for a sleepy little Swiss ski resort town that few people have ever heard of? Ban photos and promise to fine tourists for sharing them online. That’s the genius strategy behind this move from the town of Bergün, but the explanation of why is even better. “We don’t want to

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Starbucks’ Mobile Crisis, Lego’s New Social Netw ...

Fascinating stories from the world of business this week included Lego’s bold move to finally create a safe social network online for kids, Starbucks’ growing pains from its mobile app that perhaps works too well, a new startup that will pay business travelers to skip the hotel mini bar to save money, and how augmented

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