Category Archives: BAU

Grocery Panic Buying and the Coronavirus

The grocery industry is going to be sorely tested over the coming weeks and months as people have begun panic buying of groceries, in response to the first person in New Zealand to get Coronavirus or Corvid 19. Our local … Continue reading

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Solving the Traffic Jam Problem – Getting Cities Moving Again

I got pretty excited when I read the press release about Volkswagen getting together with D-Wave, using quantum computing to demonstrate real time traffic optimised routing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon which starts tomorrow. I wish I was … Continue reading

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The Blockbuster Effect

I was listening to the Zig Ziglar Show on the way home tonight Episode 481 with Mark Sanborn and had to pause when I heard the following statement which resonated so much with previous blogs I have written on the … Continue reading

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Why restaurants need a hyper-local influencer marketing strategy

The founders of Pizza Pilgrims know a thing or two about influencer marketing. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com I was so frustrated with Foursquare, I was an ambassador but they wouldn’t let people manage multiple clients and the reality is … Continue reading

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How Uber conquered London | Sam Knight

The long read: To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com This is a fascinating insight into the world of Uber. It’s a 15 minute … Continue reading

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Uber mocks Australian state’s stiff fines, takes away the Ubers

Imagine a world without Uber? Okay, now come back to 2016. Unless you are in Queensland, Australia. Sourced through Scoop.it from: mashable.com I arrived at Newark airport on my first trip to NYC at midnight. There was a sign above … Continue reading

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China’s tech entrepreneurs have stopped copying and started innovating (Wired UK)

China’s startups used to follow the lead of Apple and Facebook but Meituan, XinCheJian and YY are forging their own paths Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.co.uk Apparently Seoul is the most ‘drunk’ city in the world. So Chinese entrepreneurs has … Continue reading

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