Posts filed under “Consumer Spending”

Twenty Years of Amazon

Source: The Economist

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

The World’s Fish: Growing Demand, Shrinking Supply

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Consumer Spending, Food and Drink, Science

Internet Rules

NEVER TRY TO CORRAL THE CUSTOMER People balk at being controlled. Once you place limits, the public abandons you or finds a way to circumvent what you are doing. Give people the opportunity to do more, to expand their horizons, to share. Once you tell them what they cannot do, you’re screwed. This is why…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Web/Tech

High Number of Zero-Savers

47% of households have a 0% personal savings rate, see chart below. Source: Torsten Sløk, Ph.D., Deutsche Bank Securities

Category: Consumer Spending, Investing, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

The Strange Things People Google in Every State

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

Online Shopping Trends

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Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Retail, Technology, Web/Tech

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Think Tank

Houses Keep Getting Bigger

I am having lunch today with Jonathan Miller of Miller Samuel, and that means the latest (and some of the craziest) NYC real estate updates. In honor of this meal, have a look at the long term trend in home sizes in the US:   Source: Treehugger

Category: Consumer Spending, Real Estate

Where Apple’s Money Comes From

Source: Business Insider

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Technology

The Not So Friendly Skies

@TBPInvictus I’m excited about, the website that is currently being sued by United Airlines and Orbitz for enabling “hidden city ticketing” (which you should read up on before continuing). I needed to travel to Cincinnati last spring. During a period in which my plans were tentative, round-trip fares were in the mid-$300 range or…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Current Affairs, Really, really bad calls, Travel, Web/Tech