retail therapy

Is Amazon unstoppable?

This post is written by Charles Duhigg, the author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better (two books I enjoyed). “Politicians want to rein in the retail giant. But Jeff Bezos, the master of cutthroat capitalism, is ready […]

book recommendations

Delta-V

Author: Daniel Suarez Daniel Suarez is my favorite modern sci-fi author. I try to stay current on the cutting edge of science and technology. Without fail, Suarez has always been a few steps ahead. Reading his books feels like he’s […]

big ideas

Remember to think long-term. 

“Installation has finally begun on Jeff Bezos’ 10,000-year clock, a project that the Amazon CEO has invested $42 million in. The actual idea for the clock comes from Danny Hillis, who originally proposed a 10,000-year clock in 1995 as a […]

retail therapy

Amazon is funding markdowns on marketplace. 

In a new tactic, Amazon is discounting some products below prices that marketplace sellers set. They’re funding the difference themselves. Why? One reason – brick & mortar competitors won’t price match marketplace sellers. This means you can’t buy these products […]