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Added 1 November, 2018

"Today's pet parents are thoughtful, conscientious, and passionate. Many of them see their pets as their children. They care not only about providing the best products to maximize pets' lifespans, but also keeping them as comfortable and happy as possible," said Natalise Kalea, Chief Operating Officer of CUDDLY, a pet gift registry featuring...

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Added 28 October, 2018

Equinox is one of the largest owner of gyms in America. When the company opens its first line of hotels in 2019, it will also enter another travel industry sector by rolling out multi-day luxury tours around the world next April. New York-based Equinox has partnered with Leah Howe, formerly of Toronto-based Butterfield & Robinson, and New...

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Added 18 October, 2018

UK company vclean life is launching a network of vending machines for busy Londoners to drop off their dirty laundry and pick it up clean and folded within 24 hours. the vdrop is introduced as more convenient, eco-friendly alternative to the standard dry-cleaning service, and is fit with an inbuilt tracking system which allows users to keep an...

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Added 15 October, 2018

The fad around cryptocurrencies seems to have faded away, but the larger trend is that cybercash is not going away, but getting ingrained in our culture. To wit, Swiss watch company Hublot has announced the launch of a special limited edition its Big Bang watch that can only be purchased with Bitcoin. The special edition has been created to...

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Added 13 October, 2018

Who’s your favorite towel-maker? If you’re anything like me, you’re probably struggling to think of a single towel brand. Some of the best recommended towels on Amazon have names so forgettable–Superior, Martex, Pinzon–you’d need to go back to your order history to remember what you bought. The brands stocked by Target and Bed, Bath &...

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Added 28 September, 2018

Renault has introduced the world its latest concept at Hannover Motor Show, Renault EZ-PRO Autonomous Urban Delivery Robo-Vehicle. It’s a concept electric, fully connected, and shared robo-pod concept that offers agile, last-mile delivery solutions for professional merchants. In the fast E-commerce growth, the problem can rise where consumers...

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Added 26 September, 2018

We don't know if is a trend, but it should be. Lufthansa crews are taking off in traditional Bavarian costume – just in time for Munich’s Oktoberfest. As the yearly tradition, Lufthansa's cabin crews are wearing traditional Bavarian costume on selected flights from Munich instead of their uniforms. Additionally, Lufthansa is bringing beer kegs...

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Added 16 September, 2018

Standard Cognition, which is eliminating the hassle of retail checkout by removing it entirely, has opened San Francisco’s first public cashierless store. The Standard Market proof-of-concept store allows consumers to shop and pay without scanning or stopping to check out. An alternative to Amazon Go, the Standard Cognition platform is the...

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Added 4 September, 2018

If you live in Seattle and want to pick up a quick snack without having to wait in a checkout line, you’ve now got two options for where you can do so, as Amazon officially opened its second cashier-less convenience store. To begin a shopping experience at an Amazon Go location, a customer must first download the Amazon Go app and swipe it upon...

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Added 3 September, 2018

If you live in certain neighborhoods in San Jose, California, you can now get some of your groceries delivered by a self-driving car. Bright green cars from the self-driving startup AutoX–with a backup driver inside–will pull up with your order in the trunk. In the backseat, the window rolls down to offer a shelf of extra food to buy. “Last...