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Millennials love plants so much they’re convincing tech companies to replace office artwork with ‘living walls’

Tech companies are increasingly installing greenery, particularly living walls, in offices and retail spaces. Apple became one of the latest adopters of this trend with two living walls in its redesigned Fifth Avenue store. These installations are primarily driven by millennials’ propensity for plants and wellness. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Millennials love plants so much they’re convincing tech companies to replace office artwork with ‘living walls’
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Amazon is selling a $35 wool sneaker that looks suspiciously similar to Allbirds, the $95 shoe of choice for Silicon Valley power players

A wool sneaker has appeared on Amazon‘s online store that bares a striking resemblance to shoes made by Allbirds, the footwear brand sweeping Silicon Valley and the nation. Amazon‘s version is about $US60 cheaper. Reviewers on Amazon specifically call out their similiarites as a selling point. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Amazon is selling a $35 wool sneaker that looks suspiciously similar to Allbirds, the $95 shoe of choice for Silicon Valley power players
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47 red-hot tech startups that became worth billions this year

When Instagram sold to Facebook for $US1 billion in 2013, it felt like a massive sum of money. Five years later, we seem to be numb to the billion-dollar acquisitions and valuations around us. WhatsApp was acquired for $US19 billion. Uber is valued at $US72 billion. Yet, to build a […]
47 red-hot tech startups that became worth billions this year
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Startups like Everlane and Allbirds are turning this once-struggling real-estate market into a hotbed of retail activity, and now Amazon is joining in

Amazon recently opened its newest store concept, Amazon 4-star, in SoHo. It’s the latest of several e-commerce-focused retailers to open up shop in that neighbourhood, including popular retail startups Allbirds,Everlane and Casper. SoHo has become a place where e-commerce companies can test out their brick-and-mortar strategies. According to Nicole LaRusso, […]
Startups like Everlane and Allbirds are turning this once-struggling real-estate market into a hotbed of retail activity, and now Amazon is joining in
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The company behind the ‘world’s most comfortable shoe’ is planning on opening stores across America. Here’s what it’s like to shop at one.

Allbirds, the company behind the so-called “world’s most comfortable shoe,” just opened its first permanent flagship store in New York City. The store is around the corner from its temporary store in SoHo. It’s the first flagship store from the company, and it’s meant to be organic and “undesigned,” like […]
The company behind the ‘world’s most comfortable shoe’ is planning on opening stores across America. Here’s what it’s like to shop at one.
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Nordstrom is banking on Instagram-famous brands to avoid retail’s deadliest mistake

Nordstrom is expanding its partnerships with so-called “strategic” brands such as Reformation, Allbirds, and Bonobos to drive traffic to its stores and set it apart from rivals. These direct-to-consumer brands now make up 40% of overall revenue at Nordstrom’s full-price stores. Co-president Erik Nordstrom told investors at the company’s annual […]
Nordstrom is banking on Instagram-famous brands to avoid retail’s deadliest mistake
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