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LAS VEGAS: Legendarily short-sighted camera company Kodak has become the latest company to dangle the term cryptocurrency in front of investors, with the move widely read as a gamble on the hype surrounding this little-understood technology.

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GLOBAL: Unilever, like other FMCG giants, has found in recent years that globalisation has come with the countertrend of consumers increasingly opting for local, insurgent brands, yet the Anglo-Dutch company is fighting back.

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BEIJING: An epidemic of entrepreneurial fervour in China has led to venture capitalists pumping money into unproved, marginal ideas that has created a boom-and-bust cycle playing out in the country’s sharing economy.

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Ten media and technology trends and their implications for brands, including e-commerce, loyalty, Chinese influence, voice, blockchain and smart cities.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Barney Harford is the brand new Chief Operating Officer of Uber, the ride-hailing tech firm, and even before he takes up his post in January he has signalled major changes, including the company’s approach to marketing.

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Explains how Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) brands place customer relationships at the heart of their business strategies and often position themselves as challengers who seek to disrupt their category by providing a unique online offering with high levels of innovation.

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WASHINGTON DC: T-Mobile, the mobile telecoms brand owned by Deutsche Telekom, has announced plans to launch its own disruptive TV service across the US in 2018 after acquiring start-up Layer3 TV for an undisclosed sum.

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Blue-chip companies were not ready for digital and the start-ups that grew from it; they now need to adapt to the new rules.

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This annual report by J Walter Thompson Intelligence charts 10 emerging trends across 10 sectors that will shape marketing globally in 2018, spanning culture, tech, travel and more.

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BEIJING: Following last month’s bankruptcy of China’s third-largest bike-sharing company, there is growing speculation that two or more of the remaining major players may be forced to merge to have any chance of becoming profitable.

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Foodpanda, one of Asia’s largest food delivery companies, considers customer experience to be a brand touchpoint, with reliability a core focus.

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VANCOUVER: The government of British Columbia has received a pitch from computing giant IBM to integrate blockchain technology into Canada’s cannabis trade, ahead of legalisation next year, as provinces scramble to find solutions to the ...

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LONDON/NEW YORK: There is no one way to innovate and whatever approach is taken it needs to suit a company’s culture and the scale of innovation it is looking to pursue, an industry figure has advised – a business may have to explore a ...

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Innovation – the practice of identifying and implementing new products, services and business models – falls into four broad approaches that can help deliver the transformative growth that so many organisations seek.

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Laundrapp was born from the simple observation that dry cleaners and laundrettes had yet to be disrupted by digital, but not all of its initial assumptions were so astute.

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SYDNEY: Australian media executives have hit back at technology competitors disrupting the local market, noting that their ability to scale is an advantage.

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This article looks at the impact that rapidly advancing technology is having on every player in the Australian and New Zealand media business, from print to TV to digital.

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NEW YORK: Ownership may be going out of fashion, as a brand set up eight years ago to rent out formal women’s wear now eyes more customers, and is trialling a method of encouraging consumers to use rented clothes more often.

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This article explains how financial services brands can protect themselves from fintech disruption by digitally evolving.

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TOKYO: While eyewear remains a luxury purchase for many Asian consumers, Japanese discount retailers, including Owndays and Zoff, see an opportunity to enter the market with a streamlined model similar to that of Uniqlo.

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This article aims to investigate the consistency of the consumer motivational process in accordance with the acquisition and disposition of tangible goods through collaborative consumption.

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This article outlines six trends in financial services that are likely to shape the future for marketers, including the sharing economy, fee transparency and artificial intelligence.

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RICHMOND, VA: Just over half (51%) of US consumers say they’re likely to use sharing economy services for their summer travel bookings this year, a new survey has revealed.

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This event report looks at the use of storytelling to drive all aspects of one online wine retailer's unique business model.

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This event report looks at how beauty subscription box Birchbox is driving growth in the UK.