Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?
Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?

There was a session at the recent GeekWire Summit on how the IoT explosion will impact retail stores where underpants were discussed. It’s humous but very illustrative of how every item in every store, electronic or not, will be tracked.

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway: Amazon is a Monopoly that Should be Broken Up
NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway: Amazon is a Monopoly that Should be Broken Up

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway says that Amazon is a monopoly that should be broken up. “When one company can take down the price of any other company, almost by a third, just with press releases, the markets are no longer competitive.

Finery: A Hot Startup That Seeks To Be the Digital Wardrobe for Women
Finery: A Hot Startup That Seeks To Be the Digital Wardrobe for Women

Finery, which was just listed in CNBC’s Upstart 100 list of promising young startups, keeps track of all your clothing purchases and creates a digital wardrobe and then helps style you in the clothes you already own.

ThirdLove Leveraging Data and Tech to Successfully Compete With Victoria's Secret
ThirdLove Leveraging Data and Tech to Successfully Compete With Victoria’s Secret

How does a startup compete with a huge brand like Victoria’s Secret which by some accounts has nearly a 50 percent market share? By being different and utilizing technology and data.

What are Retargeting Ads and Why Should Your Business Use Them?
What are Retargeting Ads and Why Should Your Business Use Them?

Online retailers and small businesses understand how crucial advertising is in driving traffic to their…

Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale
Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale

The world’s largest freelancing network Upwork raised $187 million in their initial public offering this week. They currently have 375,000 freelancers working for nearly 500,000 clients.

CaaStle CEO: Our Clothing as a Service (CAAS) Technology is not Disruptive
CaaStle CEO: Our Clothing as a Service (CAAS) Technology is not Disruptive

The clothing as a service business model is not disruptive for clothing retailers says CaaStle founder and CEO Christine Hunsicker. “One of the big things about this technology is that it’s not disruptive.”

Turo is the Airbnb of Cars and Rental Companies Hate Them
Turo is the Airbnb of Cars and Rental Companies Hate Them

Turo, the Airbnb of cars, allows private car owners to rent out their vehicles either online or via a mobile app says Turo CEO Andre Haddad.

Blitzscaling: Grow a High-Value Business at Lightning Speed
Blitzscaling: Grow a High-Value Business at Lightning Speed

Hoffman describes blitzscaling as a form of high-impact entrepreneurship, the kind that generates a lot of jobs and affects other industries.

Amazon SVP on $15 Minimum: We Decided That This Was a Place We Could Lead Now
Amazon SVP on $15 Minimum: We Decided That This Was a Place We Could Lead Now

Amazon announced today that effective November 1st they are raising the minimum wage in the U.S. to $15 per hour. They are also raising the minimum in the U.K similarily.